UKYA Book of the Year: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein December 15, 2012 by K Nominated by Brigid Coady: “A heartbreaking but affirming adventure story about female friendship. Set in World War 2, from its first line is ‘I AM A COWARD’ it hooks you in and doesn’t let go. “I can’t say much more about the plot without giving it away. Let me say this, I have bought copies as Christmas presents for two of my best friends and my mother. You MUST read this book!” Advertisements Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Author: K YA writer. Voracious reader. Feminist. Home educator. Addicted to tea and Twitter.