19 November 2014
Nathan Flier's captivating debut novel, 'The Shock of the Fall' was triumphant in January, but who will wow the Costa Book Awards judges this time around?
The shortlist for the 2015 Costa Book Awards has just been announced, so now is the time to find your favourite before the winner is revealed on 5th January. And the nominees really are an electic mix - from a memoir about brain surgery to a desperately honest portrayal of the impact religion can have on a family and a deeply moving crime drama.
Which book will you be shouting about? Get up to speed with our round-up of the novel, first novel and biography nominees and find out which tomes we're tipping for success...
For the full shortlist go to Costa.co.uk