Previous winners & sponsors

Please note the following list of winners is for the UKYA Blogger Awards only. If you wish to see the UKYA Book Blogger Awards results, please see 2015 results here and 2016 here.


2019 Winners

Best Newcomer Award sponsored by Andersen Press

Layla – Readable Life @readable_life

Best Established Award sponsored by Bloomsbury Kids

Nicola – Fantastic Book Dragon @PrythianBworm

Publishers’ Choice Award sponsored by Usborne

Read by Jess @JessikahHope

Champion of Diversity Award sponsored by Atom/Hachette/Little Brown

Nadia – Headscarves & Hardbacks @scorpioreads

Most Inspirational Award sponsored by UClan Publishing

Beth – BooksNest @BooksNest

Best Bookish Post Award

Susannah (Perkins) – Girl with Her Head In A Book @headinabook22

People’s Choice for Author Interactions Award sponsored by YALC

Samantha Shannon @say_shannon

Winners’ graphic-badges for your website are available here.


2018 Winners

Champion Adult Blogger
Jo Clarke    @bookloverJo                  (

Champion Teen Blogger
Amy           @GoldenBooksGirl          (

Champion of Diversity
Luna’s Little Library       @lunaslibrary                  ( 

Champion Vlogger
Zoe Collins               @zcollins1994                  (

Champion of Social Media
Lucy Powrie        @LucyTheReader            ( 

Best Newcomer (0-2 years)
Steph Elliott        @eenalol                           (

Best Growing Blogger (2-4 years)
Zoe Collins              @zcollins1994                   ( 

Best Established Blogger (4+ years)
Jim                @Yayeahyeah                   (

Best Content & Design
Mia                 @thecosyreader              (

Marvellous Blogger
Jenn      @JennieLy          (


Find the full 2018 shortlist and longlist here.


2016 Winners

Blogger of the Year
Serendipity Reviews

Champion Vlogger

Champion of Social Media

Champion Newcomer

Champion of YA
Snuggling on the Sofa

Champion Adult Blogger
Read It, Daddy

Champion Teen Blogger
The Bibliomaniac Book Blog

Champion of Content
The Reader’s Corner

Champion of Diversity
The Dark Dictator

2016 Sponsors

Bloomsbury Kids, Curious Fox Books, Egmont UK, Faber & Faber, Firefly Press, Hachette  & Walker Books


2015 Winners

Champion Vlogger
Dark Readers/Casey Ann Books

Champion of Social Media
Winged Reviews

Champion Teen Blogger
Mile Long Bookshelf

Champion Adult Blogger

Champion of Diversity in YA

Champion of Content
Serendipity Reviews

Champion of YA
Queen of Contemporary

Blogger’s Blogger
The Pewter Wolf

Blogger of the Year
Wondrous Reads

Champion Newcomer
Tales of Yesterday

2015 Sponsors

Bloomsbury Kids, Catnip, Egmont UK, Faber & Faber, Hachette, Hot Key Books, Little Tiger Press, Mira Ink, Penguin Random House & Walker Books

Recent Posts

Event info from UKYABA2019 at YALC

In 2019 the UKYABA will be hosted by none other than YALC @ LFCC! Do come and join us for the Awards Ceremony to celebrate our amazing bloggers and vloggers.Square

Date:  Friday 26th July 2019

Venue: YALC @ London Film & Comic Con

How to get there: Travel info here and check out the FAQ here (inc. accessibility info) and on our travel info tab

Tickets: Get your YALC @ LFCC tickets here! You don’t need a separate ticket for the UKYABA.

After party: An informal after-party will be held at the end of the Awards Ceremony. Venue: The Hand and Flower, 1 Hammersmith Road, London W14 8XJ.

Time: 5.30-7pm for the Awards Ceremony (main panel area)… with workshops in the workshop area 1-2pm (b/vlogging top tips) and 2-3pm (working with authors and publishers)

The ‘B/Vlogging Top Tips’ panel will include

Most Inspirational Award 2019 shortlistees Zoe – No safer place @zcollins1994 and Beth – BooksNest @BooksNest #MostInspirational

and Best Newcomer Award 2019 shortlistees Emily A short Book Lover @ashortbooklover and Imi Reviews @imireviewsbooks

It will be Chaired by authors Alexia Casale @AlexiaCasale (YAShot Director) and Karen Gregory.

The ‘B/Vloggers Working with Authors & Publishers’ panel will include

Best Established Award 2019 shortlistees Jenniely @Jenniely, Kate – Reading Through Infinity  @katelovescolour and Nicola – Fantastic Book Dragon @PrythianBworm

and Publishers’ Choice Award 2019 shortlistee Amy McCaw – YA Under My Skin @YAundermyskin

and Champion of Diversity 2019 shortlistee The Reading Fangirl @SofiaSaghir

It will be Chaired by authors Alexia Casale @AlexiaCasale (YAShot Director) and Karen Gregory.

Shortlistees: If you are one of the shortlisted bloggers/vloggers who wins there will be an opportunity for you to say a few words in a short speech (we’ve set aside approximately 1 minute). There is no obligation to do this. If you prefer to just collect the prize that it absolutely fine. If you are unable to attend, we’ll ask if you’d like to be called on the night and, if so, on what number: we’ll then send your trophy on via a friend you nominate or by post.





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