Not the Booker prize 2018 shortlist announced: time to start reading!

In a very close public vote, five novels have emerged as contenders, with one final choice still to come from the judges

The votes have been cast and counted and we have an almost complete Not the Booker prize shortlist for 2018. Here are the five books moving through to the next stage of the competition, ranked by vote:

Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn (110)
Dark Pines by Will Dean (83)
Sweet Fruit, Sour Land by Rebecca Ley (69)
The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan (67)
Sealed by Naomi Booth (64)

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