The one where Making Wishes at Bay View has been nominated for the Not The Booker Prize and needs your votes

Best wishes to fellow RNA chum Jessica Redland who’s been long listed for NOTTHEBOOKERRPIZE. I don’t know who will win but its nice to see lots of romantic fiction included this year. Go Jessica.

Jessica Redland Author

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I’ve been nominated for the Not The Booker Prize. Eek!!!!!!

What is it?

You’ve probably heard of The Booker Prize but were you aware of the existence of the Not The Booker Prize?

It was launched by The Guardian in 2009 so this year is its twelfth year. Whereas The Booker Prize is judged by a panel of experts, the Not The Booker Prize invites public participation and the aim is therefore to have a wider commercial appeal.

The longlist is derived purely from public nominations. Launched on 20th July, the public had until 1st August to nominate a book which met certain eligibility criteria (e.g. had to be written in English and published between certain dates). You can read about this stage here.

Making Wishes at Bay ViewWhich book was nominated?

Yesterday, the longlist was announced (you can read the article here) and I am thrilled to say that one of…

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About Lizzie Lamb

I write contemporary women's fiction mostly based in Scotland with hot heroes, feisty heroines and always a happy ending. Along with three other authors - Adrienne Vaughan, June Kearns and Margaret Cullingford - I formed the New Romantics Press under which our books are published. I have published five books since 2012 and am currently writing #6 - check out my Amazon page: viewAuthor.at/LizzieLamb

Posted on August 6, 2020, in Lizzie's Scribbles. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Actually, I voted already. I’m afraid I didn’t vote for this because I haven’t read it. Sorry!

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