The book, which was published by Bloomsbury Raven in February 2018, has already garnered high praise, received multiple nominations and won a number of awards, most notably the Costa First Novel Award 2018.
The category winners will be decided by eight separate judging panels, with judges including acclaimed illustrator Axel Scheffler, star food critic Jay Rayner and Adam Kay, author of the multi-award winning bestseller This Is Going To Hurt. A separate panel which choose the overall Book of the Year, where the Labour MP Jess Phillips is judging alongside Sky News presenter Kay Burley.
The British Book Awards, known as the Nibbies, honour and celebrate the commercial successes of publishers, authors and bookshops. Organised by The Bookseller, the culminate in a gala ceremony presented by Lauren Laverne at the Grosvenor House Hotel on 13th May.