Welcome to the Essex Book Awards 2016! The biggest reading group for secondary students in Essex. Please use this blog to find out more about the books, talk to other readers, share your thoughts and opinions with other readers across the county and write reviews.

We are excited to announce this year's shortlisted books:

To post your comments, simply click on the book above, scroll to the bottom of the page and click 'post a comment'. 

When posting please do not forget to type your name, school and book rating out of ten at the end of each of your comments.  This year we also have awards for pupils and schools who write reviews and engage with this blog, so it is even more important that you tell us who you are.

Please note that EES for Schools, School Library Service will monitor your comments in advance of releasing them. This is a ‘family friendly’ environment so please understand by commenting you automatically agree to our Comments Policy

We hope you enjoy your reading experiences.
If you have any questions or comments please email EES for Schools, School Library Service