The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

A seventeenth-century painting becomes the centre of a thirteen-year-old’s world.

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Railhead by Philip Reeve – Carnegie Shortlist 2017

The universe has more in store for Zen Starling than small-time thievery.

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Sputnik’s Guide To Life On Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce – Carnegie Shortlist 2017

Sea chests, gravity surfing, and cow palaces.

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American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Classic Neil Gaiman: full of invention and imagination, poor on character and writing.

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