Inky Awards 2016 Long List Announced


The 2016 Inky Awards longlist has been announced! Selected by teens and announced on Inside a Dog last week, this year’s list is:

Gold Inky Award (Australian books):

·         Clancy of the Undertow by Christopher Currie

·         The Flywheel by Erin Gough

·         Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

·         Sister Heart by Sally Morgan

·         Carousel by Brendan Ritchie

·         Inbetween Days by Vikki Wakefield

·         Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti

·         Green Valentine by Lili Wilkinson

·         The Guy, The Girl, The Artist and his Ex by Gabrielle Williams

·         Cloudwish by Fiona Wood


Silver Inky Award (international books)

·         Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

·         A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

·         Dumplin by Julie Murphy

·         I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

·         The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

·         All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

·         The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes

·         Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

·         The Marvels by Brian Selznick

·         Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

The shortlist will be selected by a panel of teen judges and announced on 16 August, 2016. Have you read any of these books, and if so, what are your thoughts?