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Comedy for Women in Print prize nominations

Need a fun read? The Comedy Women in Print Prize is the only award in the UK and Ireland to recognise work by funny women. These books all made the shortlist.

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A Love Story

By Jeanette Winterson
Narrated by: John Sackville & Perdita Weeks
Length: 7 hours 10 minutes

Since her astonishing debut at twenty-five with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson has achieved worldwide critical and commercial success as “one of the most daring and inventive writers of our time” (Elle). Her new novel, Frankissstein, is an audacious love story that weaves together disparate lives into an exploration of...

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The Flatshare

A Novel

By Beth O'Leary
Narrated by: Carrie Hope Fletcher & Kwaku Fortune
Length: 9 hours 34 minutes

"Carrie Hope Fletcher and Kwaku Fortune bring genuine emotion to this London rom-com with their impeccable narration about an unlikely friendship." — AudioFile Magazine

"Boasting Carrie Hope Fletcher’s no-nonsense British accent and Kwaku Fortune’s mild Irish brogue...the audio version brings this butterfly-inducing romantic read to life." —...

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By Candice Carty-Williams
Narrated by: Shvorne Marks
Length: 9 hours 45 minutes


“This was excellent on so many levels. It's been comped as a Bridget Jones + Americanah. But, I think that description does all three books a disservice. Queenie does have some LOL moments but it's has many more serious moments and issues. I listened to this and much of the listen, I was stressed as AF for Queenie. I listened to her make terrible decisions and choices and I listened to her hit rock bottom. And, the whole time, I was rooting for her to just get better. There are so many intersections of race, harassment, coming of age and friendships that it made it a satisfying read. And, just as important, the reader was FANTASTIC.”

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The Blessed Girl

By Angela Makholwa
Narrated by: Zuzu Robinson
Length: 7 hours 40 minutes

Young, beautiful, and ambitious, Bontle Tau has Johannesburg wrapped around her finger. Her generous admirers are falling over themselves to pay for her Mercedes, her penthouse, and her Instagrammable holidays. It's a long way from the neighborhood she started out in, and it's been far from easy. Along with making sure she always looks...

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Christmas Shopaholic

By Sophie Kinsella
Narrated by: Nathalie Buscombe
Length: 12 hours 2 minutes

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns with a festive new Shopaholic adventure filled with holiday cheer and unexpected gifts. 'Tis the season for change and Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is embracing it, returning from the States to live in the charming village of Letherby and working with her best friend, Suze, in the... Read more »

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The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

By Abbi Waxman
Narrated by: Emily Rankin
Length: 9 hours 3 minutes

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

“What a joyous, charming, funny and beautiful celebration of books and the people who love them. There is so much detail in both the wonderful, wide-ranging cast of characters and in the setting. Quirky in the very best sense of the word. I will certainly return to the world of Nina Hill again and again.”

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