If you are looking for some inspiration on what to read next, then look no further than this year’s Indie Book Awards. There are four categories to choose from - Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children’s Fiction and Picture Book - so there’s something for everyone. Titles on the shortlist, all chosen by independent booksellers, are paperbacks and are all great summer reads whether you are reading at home or on the beach or somewhere further afield.
Thirteen-year-old Skandar Smith has only ever wanted to be a unicorn rider. To be one of the lucky few selected to hatch a unicorn. To bond with it for life; to train together and race for glory; to be a hero. But just as Skandar's dream is about to come true, things start to take a more dangerous turn than he could ever have imagined. A dark and twisted enemy has stolen the Island's most powerful unicorn - and as the threat grows ever closer, Skandar discovers a secret that could blow apart his world forever . . . Get ready for unlikely HEROES, elemental MAGIC, sky battles, ancient secrets, nail-biting races and FEROCIOUS UNICORNS, in this EPIC ADVENTURE series that will have your heart soaring.
- Browns Books Synopsis