Frances Hardinge’s The Lie Tree is the Young Adult Literature winner of this year’s Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The 2017 ceremony is the 37th annual for the L.A. Times Book Prizes.
In The Lie Tree, Faith’s father is found dead and she is determined to find the truth, with the help of a tree that feeds off whispered lies.
The Runner Ups for the YA book prize are: The Head of the Saint by Socorro Acioli, and translated by Daniel Hahn; The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry; March: Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell; and Burn, Baby, Burn by Meg Medina.
The Lie Tree is available now.