The ‘Inside a Dog’ Inky Awards shortlist has been announced! There are some pretty excited Aussie authors right now – their books have been chosen (as author Claire Zorn noted on Twitter) ‘by real-life young adults‘. The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist selected by young adults, and the winners voted for online by the teen readers of Anyone between the ages of 12-20 can vote to decide who wins. See below for the Shortlist and the link to Inside A Dog to enter your vote (ages 12-20).

For teens looking for great read, or parents looking for a great Young Adult book for their teen, Inside a Dog has book reviews written by teens. Click on the book images below to see what they think! Please see below for more information about Inside a Dog:

Inside a Dog is all about books – by young people, for young people.

Inside a Dog is a place for teen readers and the home of Inky, the reading wonder-dog. On the website you can:

  • Find great reads
  • Share your reviews of books you love – or hate
  • Discuss book news and hot topics on our news blog and in our forumsWin stuff!
  • Gain insight into an authors’ thoughts about writing and reading with our Writer in Residence for August – Eli Glasman.
  • Join or create a book club to talk about your reading.

Click on the book cover images to read a review and click HERE to vote young adults of Australia!! 

There are two awards: the Gold Inky Award for an Australian book, and the Silver Inky Award for an international book.

 Gold Inky Award for an Australian Book


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 Silver Inky Award for an International Book


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Read all of my Book Reviews HERE

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