The Inky Awards are Australia’s only teen choice book awards. This means they are selected by young adults for young adults, and voted on by people aged 12 to 19. The winners have now been announced on their website

The Gold Inky Award 2019 winner is Whisper by Lynette Noni

The Silver Inky Award 2019 winner is The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Inky Awards 2019 poster

2019 Inky Awards shortlist – Gold Inky Award

Hive by A. J. Betts – read our review!
A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews – coming soon!
Amelia Westlake by Erin Gough
After the Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson

2019 Inky Awards shortlist – Silver Inky Award

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
The Astonishing Colour of After by Emily X.R. Pan
Scythe by Neal Shusterman

2019 Inky Awards longlist – Gold Inky Award

I Am Out With Lanterns by Emily Gale
Ice Wolves by Amie Kaufman
The Art of Taxidermy by Sharon Kernot
Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff
White Night by Ellie Marney

2019 Inky Awards longlist – Silver Inky Award

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi – read our review!
What if It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
Between the Blade and the Heart by Amanda Hocking
I Was Born for This by Alice Oseman
Navigating the Stars by Maria V. Snyder