2011 Inky Awards

How to Vote
To learn more about each book, click on the book cover, or scroll down to read a brief summary of each title. Select one title from each of the two categories (one Gold Inky and one Silver Inky) as your favourite. You’ll need to click on the button to make your selection. Then press the Vote button for each category.

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Gold Inky
Awarded to the most popular teen book from an Australian author.

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Silver Inky
Awarded to the most popular teen book from an International author.

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Gold Inky
Awarded to the most popular teen book from an Australian author.

Graffiti Moon
Cath Crowley

Graffiti Moon

Graffiti Moon

Lucy is in love with Shadow, a mysterious graffiti artist. Ed, the last guy she wants to see at the moment, says he knows where to find him. What follows is an intense and exhilarating 24 hours in the lives of four teenagers on the verge: of adulthood, of HSC, of finding out just who they are, and who they want to be.

This Is Shyness
Leanne Hall

This is Shyness

This is Shyness

In the suburb of Shyness, where the sun doesn’t rise, Wolfboy meets Wildgirl and she dares him to be her guide through the endless night. But then they are mugged by the sugar-crazed Kidds. And what plays out is moving, reckless…dangerous.

Silvermay
James Moloney

Silvermay

Silvermay

Sixteen-year-old Silvermay Hawker is drawn to Tamlyn when he and Nerigold seek refuge in her village for themselves and a new-born child. The dark forces of Coyle Strongbow come in search of Nerigold’s baby and Silvermay is swept up in the family’s escape, the startling horror of what the baby might become, and the truth about Tamlyn, too.

Black Painted Fingernails
Steven Herrick

Black Painted Fingernails

Black Painted Fingernails

When James drives out west to do a teaching round, he has no idea that Sophie, a mysterious girl with wild hair and flowing black dress, will ask him for a ride. Sophie trusts James with a secret that will change his direction completely.

All I Ever Wanted
Vikki Wakefield

All I Ever Wanted

All I Ever Wanted

Over the nine days before her seventeenth birthday, Mim’s life turns upside down – she has to retrieve a lost package for her mother, there’s a monster dog hidden in the back shed, the boy she likes has become a creep, and her best friend Tahnee is distant. Mim’s determined to solve all these problems herself.

Silver Inky
Awarded to the most popular teen book from an International author.

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares
Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

Dash and Lily's   Book of Dares

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares

Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on a shelf in her favourite bookshop, waiting for just the right guy to come along and accept them. But is Dash that right guy?

No and Me
Delphine de Vigan

No and Me

No and Me

Lou Bertignac has an IQ of 160 and a good friend in class rebel Lucas. To escape his desolate world, Lou goes often to Gare d’Austerlitz to see the big emotions in the smiles and tears of arrival and departure.

Clockwork Angel
Cassandra Clare

Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel

16-year-old orphan Tessa Gray, whose quiet life is thrown into turmoil when her older brother Nathaniel suddenly vanishes, leaving her alone. Tessa’s search for him leads her into London’s dangerous underworld.

The Agency: The Body at the Tower
Y.S. Lee

The Agency: The Body at the Tower

The Agency: The Body at the Tower

Disguised as a poor apprentice builder and a boy, Mary Quinn must brave the grimy underbelly of Victorian London – as well as childhood memories of fear, hunger, and constant want – to unmask the identity of a murderer.

Where She Went
Gayle Forman

Where She Went

Where She Went

It’s been three years since Adam’s love saved Mia after the accident that annihilated life as she knew it . . . and three years since Mia walked out of Adam’s life forever. But one night in New York City can’t change that, can it?