Books first published in paperback in the U.K.
(and books previously published abroad and published for the first time
in paperback in the U.K.) during period 1st May 2017 – 30th April 2018.
Only the first title in a series will be eligible.
Final inclusion in shortlist is dependent on title being in print and available for purchase on 26th November 2018
Is so enjoyable that the reader is passionate about it