Winners of the third annual CBC Bookie Awards were announced on April 17. The CBC asked the Canadian public to suggest award categories, propose finalists and vote for the winners of their favouite Canadian and international books and authors. Although no cash prizes were involved, each of the winners were sent a golden beaver certificate in the mail!
Check out some of the winners below!
The Overlookie Bookie Award for Most Underrated Canadian BookThe Winner: Cosmo by Spencer Gordon
The Brangelina Award for Most Attractive Book Cover
The winner: The Flame Alphabet by Ben Marcus
Canadian Book You Would Most Recommend to Someone Who Doesn't Have Much Time to Read
The winner: The Stone Thrower by Jael Ealey Richardson
The Up All Night Award for Most Spine-Tingling Canadian Book
The winner: Beach Strip by John Lawrence Reynolds
The Ron MacLean Award for Most Hilarious Canadian Book
The winner: Up and Down by Terry Fallis
Best International Book
The winner: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Best Canadian BookThe winner: The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny
For a complete listing of the finalists and winners, visit the CBC website