The Costa Book of the Year Award, announced their category winners last week.
- The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle (Stuart Turton, Bloomsbury)
- Normal People (Sally Rooney, Faber)
- The Cut Out Girl (Bart van Es, Fig Tree)
- Assurances (J O Morgan, Jonathan Cape)
- The Skylarks’ War (Hilary McKay, Macmillan Children’s Books).
The Book of the Year will be announced on the 29th January 2019 from one of these five titles.