1. Retellings (of fairytale, legends or myth) The Grace Keepers – Kirsty Logan
2. A book set in a country starting with the letter S (eg. Sweden, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Slovakia) – The Unquiet Dead- Ausma Zehanat Khan – set in Canada and Srebrenica.
3. PI Crime (fiction featuring a private investigator) Limbo – Amy Andrews
4. A novel published before you were born
5.Contemporary romance – The Sunnyvale Girls -Fiona Palmer rural romance.
6.Fiction for foodies (fiction featuring food/food related business)
7.Microhistory (Non Fiction)
8.Science Fiction set in space
9.Sports (Fiction or Non fiction)
10.Featuring diversity – Foreign Soil – Maxine Bebeba Clarke
11.Epistolary Fiction (fiction written in the format of letters/emails/diary entries) What She Left – T R Richmond – narrative told by letters, blog posts, diary entries, text messages, emails, f/book entries, transcription of voice messages etc
12.Middle Grade/YA Adventure – Night Bird – Alice Hoffman