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2024 Indie Book Awards Shortlist
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2024 Indie Book Awards Shortlist

The Indie Book Awards, chosen by independent booksellers, celebrate the best summer paperbacks, whether you are reading at home or on the beach or somewhere further afield.

Babel

Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of The Oxford Translators' Revolution

By: R. F. Kuang
Narrated by: Chris Lew Kum Hoi & Billie Fulford-Brown
Length: 21 hours 45 minutes

“Finishing a book like this is equal parts pleasure and pain: pleasure in that reading something as striking and beautiful as this is everything a reader hopes to feel in a book juxtaposed by the pain of something beautiful ending and leaving these characters behind in the pages. There are few books that have brought tears to my eyes (I can still... Read more

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Essex Dogs

A Novel

Essex Dogs Trilogy: Book #1

By: Dan Jones
Narrated by: Ben Miles
Length: 13 hours 22 minutes

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2023

The New York Times bestselling historian makes his historical fiction debut with an explosive novel set during the Hundred Years' War.


July 1346. Ten men land on the beaches of Normandy. They call themselves the Essex Dogs: an unruly platoon of archers and men-at-arms led by a battle-scarred captain whose best... Read more

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Old God's Time

By: Sebastian Barry
Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
Length: 8 hours 34 minutes

From the two-time Booker Prize finalist author, a dazzlingly written novel exploring memory, grief, and long-buried secretsRetired policeman Tom Kettle is enjoying the quiet of his new home, a lean-to annexed to a white Victorian Castle in Dalkey overlooking the sea. For months he has barely seen a soul, but his peace is interrupted when two... Read more

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Really Good, Actually

A Novel

By: Monica Heisey
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 10 hours 13 minutes

“Heartbreaking, hilarious, hopeful- this is a story that anyone in their late twenties/early thirties can relate to even if they aren't going through a divorce. Maggie is messy and unlikable for most of the book, but Heisey's writing made me root for her the entire time- even though I knew it was going to be a painful journey, I kept coming back... Read more

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Weyward

A Novel

By: Emilia Hart
Narrated by: Aysha Kala, Helen Keeley & Nell Barlow
Length: 10 hours 51 minutes

“Three women with a deep connection to nature maneuver their way in a world where men try to corral and control them. In 1619, Altha knows what it means to be a Weyward woman, taught healing skills by her mother and understanding her connection to nature and its power. Not surprisingly, she is accused of witchcraft. Violet, in 1942, and Kate, in... Read more

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Yellowface

A Novel

By: R. F. Kuang
Narrated by: Helen Laser
Length: 8 hours 39 minutes

“I hated every character in this book but could not put it down. It was so compelling and truly made you think about how awful people can be. The main character basically murdered her friend and stole her manuscript. Wanting the celebrity that her friend afforded, she is overwhelmed with the publishing world. Such great storytelling Read more

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The Future of Geography

How the Competition in Space Will Change Our World

Politics of Place

By: Tim Marshall
Narrated by: Tim Marshall
Length: 6 hours 52 minutes

“Fascinating account of what's happening and what could be in the world's continuing space exploration. From novel scientific enterprises to complicated political relations, this book covers it all. And does so with a touch of humor! It is thought provoking, a bit scary, and inspirational. Brilliantly read by author Tim Marshall. Read more

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The Farmer's Wife

My Life in Days

By: Helen Rebanks
Narrated by: Esmée Cook & Helen Rebanks
Length: 8 hours 50 minutes

"An exquisite love-letter to the goodness of the natural world, and to shepherding family, marriage, and a farm to health and prosperity." —Nick Offerman, award-winning actor, comedian, and writer
A heartfelt, unvarnished reflection on the power of domestic life.Helen Rebanks' beautifully written memoir takes place across a single day on her... Read more

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Finding Hildasay

How one man walked the UK's coastline and found hope and happiness

By: Christian Lewis
Narrated by: Christian Lewis
Length: 9 hours 4 minutes

In his darkest depression, one idea brought Christian Lewis out of the depths - and into a new life. Finding Hildasay, read by the author, is a brutal and beautiful true story of depression, survival, walking, and the meaning of home.

‘Now I was finally out of the force of the wind, my body began to warm – the part where the real pain sets in.... Read more

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Everything is Everything

As seen on BBC's CLIVE MYRIE'S CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE

By: Clive Myrie
Narrated by: Clive Myrie
Length: 9 hours 8 minutes

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING MEMOIR, NOW UPDATED WITH NEW MATERIAL

Readers LOVE Everything is Everything:
'Clive Myrie is one heck of an author' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Well written and thought provoking. One to come back to again' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Thoughtful, analytical, deeply caring and, at times, very funny' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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As a Bolton teenager with a paper... Read more

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Divine Might

Goddesses in Greek Myth

By: Natalie Haynes
Narrated by: Natalie Haynes
Length: 9 hours 11 minutes

New York Times bestselling author Natalie Haynes returns to the world of ancient Greek myth in this scintillating follow-up to Pandora’s Jar.Few writers today have reshaped our view of the ancient Greek myths more than revered bestselling author Natalie Haynes. Divine Might is a female-centered look at Olympus and the Furies, focusing on the... Read more

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Kicked Out

By: A.M. Dassu
Length: TBA

In this companion novel to the acclaimed Boy, Everywhere, A.M. Dassu returns to extend the story of Sami'sbest friend Ali, who organizes a charity soccer match for their friend Aadam while his whole life is privatelyunraveling.After their friend Mark's mum wins the lottery and gets a giant house with an indoor pool, Ali and Sami have beenhaving... Read more

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Safiyyah's War

By: Hiba Noor Khan
Narrated by: Shala Nyx
Length: 8 hours 15 minutes

Inspired by the true story of how the Grand Mosque of Paris saved the lives of hundreds of Jews during World War II, Hiba Noor Khan weaves a breathtaking tale of suspense, compassion, and courage, starring an extraordinary young heroine readers will never forget. Safiyyah loathes the brutal Nazi occupation of Paris, even though her Muslim... Read more

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The Clockwork Conspiracy

By: Sam Sedgman
Narrated by: Jot Davies
Length: 7 hours 30 minutes

Clever, inventive and a cracking read Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl

A locked-room mystery packed with rooftop chases, hidden codes and mind-bending science, The Clockwork Conspiracy is a must for fans of the Adventures on Trains series and Sharna Jackson's High Rise mysteries.

Aspiring inventor Isaac Turner lives with his dad, the... Read more

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The Wonder Brothers

By: Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Narrated by: Evie Hargreaves, Jessica Peterson, Kenton Thomas & Nico Mirallegro
Length: 4 hours 55 minutes

'A writer of comic genius - he has something of Roald Dahl's magic, but more heart' - Sunday Telegraph

No matter how big the show – family, friendship and adventure shine through in The Wonder Brothers by multi-award-winning author Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated throughout by Steven Lenton.

Cousins Middy and Nathan love magic. The on-stage,... Read more

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The Great Storm Whale

Storm Whale

By: Benji Davies
Narrated by: Richard E. Grant
Length: 7 minutes

Return to the world of The Storm Whale in this dramatic new adventure from award-winning picture book creator, Benji Davies. Read more

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