Awards and achievments of the club

Achievements of the “Book Club “Family Leisure Club” company are confirmed by a great number of awards in different fields of activity. Our editions occupy the top ranks of the most popular country book ratings, and the Club authors won the most prestigious international literary awards.

2016
  • Max Kidruk’s “Look into my dreams” entered the long-list of the contest “The BBC Book of the Year”.
  • Personal award of the President of the “Publishers’ forum” Alexandra Koval for a book “The Gates of Europe”.
  • Award of the Lviv Astronomical Society for a book “A Briefer History of Time” by Stephen Hawking in Ukrainian.
  • The Serhiy Zhadan’s “Mesopotamia” book was nominated for the Prize of the President of Ukraine competition “Ukrainian Book of the Year”.
2015
  • Win in the “Best Bookstore” category of the “Favorites of Success” contest.
  • Halyna Vdovichenko’s “Mariupol process” novel won in the “Grand Novels” nomination of the “Word Coronation” contest (“Grand Coronation”).
  • Svetlana Talan became the laureate of the prize “Book of the Year. Earthen cat” in the “Prose” nomination for the “Naked nerve” book.
  • Andriy Tsaplienko became the laureate of the prize “Book of the Year. Earthen cat” in the “Journalism” nomination for the “Book of changes” work.
  • Serhiy Zhadan got a prestigious literary award Angelus for the “Mesopotamia” novel.
  • Max Kidruk was awarded with a literary prize of the “Dnipro” magazine named after Andriy Malyshko.
  • The book “Ukrainian culture. Holidays, traditions, rites” by Natalia Leshchenko and Ruslan Pavliuk won in the “Art-book” nomination of the Ukraine-wide contest “The best book of the country”.
  • The book “Big Mac. Restart” by Serhiy Zhadan won in the “Bestseller” nomination of the Ukraine-wide contest “The best book of the country”.
2014
  • Simona Vilar was awarded with a Ukraine-wide literary prize named after Alexandra Kravchenko (Devyl) — 1 position for the history novel “Stranger”.
  • The book “Marusya” by Vasyl Shklyar won the “Written works. Genre literature” nomination of the Ukraine-wide rating “The Book of the Year”.
  • The winner of the rating “Conscientious taxpayers” from the Association of Ukrainian taxpayers.
  • Serhiy Zhadan got a prestigious Swiss literary Jan Michalski prize for the “Voroshylorgrad” novel.
2013
  • Ukrainian Dan Brown’s “Inferno” edition won in the “Written works. Foreign prose” nomination of the Ukraine-wide rating “The Book of the Year”.
  • Simona Vilar was awarded with a “Karamzin cross” prize within the literary- practical conference “Bastkon” for his novel “The Witch in Tsarigrad”.
  • Personal award of the President of the “Publishers’ forum” Alexandra Koval for a book “Inferno” by Dan Brown.
  • The book “Gunshot and Cutlery” by Serhiy Zhadan won in the “Written works. Poetry” nomination of the Ukraine-wide rating “The Book of the Year”.
2012
  • Volodymyr Lys’s “Yakov’s Century” book got an award in the Ukraine-wide contest “The Best Book of the country”.
  • Industry leader of the National business rating.
2011
  • Vasyl Shklyar became a laureate of Shevchenko’s prize for a book “Abandoned. Black Raven” (after author’s refusal of getting the award, he was presented by National Shevchenko’s prize).
  • Stephen King’s Ukrainian edition of “Under the dome” won in the “Written works. Foreign Prose” nomination of the Ukraine-wide rating “The Book of the Year”.
  • A prize of the State Committee for the book “Yakov’s Century” by Volodymyr Lys in the nomination “Bestseller of the Year”.
2010
  • The Club website bookclub.ua was recognized as the best book website in Ukraine according to Awards Internet UA.
  • Award in the contest “Word Coronation” for the largest circulation of crowned editions.
  • “Ukrainian National Olympus” prize laureate in the nomination “Publisher of the Year”.
  • Volodymyr Lys’ novel “Yakov’s Century” won in the nomination “Grand Novels” of the contest “Word Coronation” (“Grand Coronation”).
  • Award in the contest “The Best Forum-Book” in nominations “Special Award of the Low Translators Jury” (for the book “I’m growing up! Poems for kids” by Alan Myln) and “The Best Author” (Valyl Shklyar for the book “Abandoned”).
  • Award in the nomination “The Best Publishing House” on the Lviv international publishers forum.
  • The book “Voroshylovgrad” by Serhiy Zhadan won in the contest “The BBC Book of the Year”
  • Grand Prix in the nomination “Publishing House of the Year” on the International book festival “World of Books".
  • Volodymyr Lys’ novel “Yakov’s Century” won in the nomination “Grand Novels” of the contest “Word Coronation” (“Grand Coronation”).
2009
  • The Club website bookclub.ua was recognized as the best book website according to Awards Internet UA.
  • The book “Abandoned” by Vasyl Shkyar was awarded with a prize of Ukraine-wide rating “The Book of the Year”.
  • Owner of the prize “Ukrainian National Olympus” in the nomination “The Publisher of the Year”.
  • The book “Take” by Juriy Izdryk won in the contest “The BBC Book of the Year”.
2008
  • The Book “Milk with Blood” by Luko Dashvar won in the contest “The BBC Book of the Year”.
  • The main award of the publishers forum jury for the encyclopedia for kids “The Countries of the World”.
2007
  • The Luko Dashvar’s novel “A Village is not its People” was awarded with a II prize in the “Novels” nomination in a contest “Word Coronation”.
  • Lot “World Bestsellers in Ukrainian” was awarded with a prize of Ukraine-wide rating “The Book of the Year”.
  • Industry Leader of the National business rating.
  • Award of the National Council in culture and spirituality for publishing of the book “The Da Vinci Code” by Dan Brown in Ukrainian.
2006
  • The book “Winnie the Pooh and All, All, All” by Alan Milne won in the nomination “The Best Book for primary school children” of the Ukraine-wide rating “The Best Book of the Year”.
  • Grand Prix in the nomination “Publishing House of the Year” on the international book festival “World of Books”.
  • Lot “World Bestsellers in Ukrainian” was awarded with a prize of the Ukraine-wide rating “The Best Book of the Year”.
2005
  • Winner of the Ukraine-wide rating of taxpayers “State Partner”.
  • Industry Leader of the National business rating.

The Club authors awarded with a distinction “Ukraine’s Golden Author”
(awarded to novelists, who published their books in a combined circulation of more than 100,000 copies):
  • Luko Dashvar
  • Vasyl Shklyar
  • Iren Rozdobudko
  • Andriy Kokotukha
  • Svitlana Talan
  • Myroslav Dochynets
  • Simona Vilar
  • Serhiy Zhadan
  • Dara Korn³y
  • Volodymyr Lys
  • Serhiy Ponomarenko