Bookseller 2017 YA winner announced

The winner of this year’s Bookseller Young Adult Book Price was “Orangeboy” by Patrice Lawrence. Sixteen-year-old Marlon has made his mum a promise – he’ll never follow his big brother, Andre, down the wrong path. So far, it’s been easy, but when a date ends in tragedy, Marlon finds himself hunted. They’re after the mysterious Mr Orange, and they’re going to use Marlon to get to him. Marlon’s out of choices – can he become the person he never wanted to be, to protect everyone he loves?

You can find out more about this year’s winner and the shortlisted titles at Bookseller YA Book Prize 2017