The Indie Book Award

Given by Australian Independent Bookseller

425 Works 132,512 Books 7,173 Reviews ½ 3.9
Australian Independent Bookseller Awards, https://www.indiebookawards.com.au/
Stages:
All, Winner (66), Shortlist (213), Longlist (374)
Categories:
Years:
All, 2024 (52), 2023 (6), 2022 (6), 2021 (48), 2020 (56), 2019 (41), 2018 (60), 2017 (50), 2016 (21), 2015 (13), 2014 (16), 2013 (16), 2012 (16), 2011 (16), 2009 (4), 2008 (4)
Announced:
December 7, 2023: Longlist2024 Recent

Winner 66

WorkCategoryYear
Runt by Craig SilveyChildren’s books2023
All That's Left Unsaid by Tracey LienDebut fiction2023
Horse by Geraldine BrooksFiction2023
First Nations Food CompanionIllustrated Non-fiction2023
The Book of Roads and Kingdoms by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2023
The Brink by Holden SheppardYoung Adult fiction2023
Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief by Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2022
The Silent Listener by Lyn YeowartDebut fiction2022
Still Life: Contemporary Painters by Amber Creswell BellIllustrated Non-fiction2022
Love Stories by Trent DaltonNon-fiction2022
Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghyNon-fiction2022
The Monster of Her Age by Danielle BinksYoung Adult fiction2022
Allegra in Three Parts by Suzanne DanielDebut fiction2020
There Was Still Love by Favel ParrettFiction2020
The Lost Boys by Paul ByrnesIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music by Archie RoachNon-fiction2020
The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai ChimYoung Adult fiction2020
Lenny's Book of Everything by Karen FoxleeChildren’s books2019
Boy Swallows Universe by Trent DaltonDebut fiction2019
Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia by Marcia LangtonIllustrated Non-fiction2019
The Arsonist by Chloe HooperNon-fiction2019
A Song Only I Can Hear by Barry JonsbergYoung Adult fiction2019
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica TownsendChildren’s books2018
Wimmera by Mark BrandiDebut fiction2018
The Choke by Sofie LagunaFiction2018
Native: art and design with Australian plants by Kate HerdIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Saga Land by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2018
Wilder Country by Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2018
Circle by Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2017
The Dry by Jane HarperDebut fiction2017
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic SmithFiction2017
Everywhere I Look by Helen GarnerNon-fiction2017
Words in Deep Blue by Cath CrowleyYoung Adult fiction2017
The Bad Guys by Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2016
Salt Creek by Lucy TreloarDebut fiction2016
Golden Boys by Sonya HartnettFiction2016
The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte WoodFiction2016
Reckoning: A Memoir by Magda SzubanskiNon-fiction2016
Cloudwish by Fiona WoodYoung Adult fiction2016
Withering-by-Sea by Judith RossellChildren's & YA2015
Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba ClarkeDebut fiction2015
The bush : travels in the heart of Australia by Don WatsonNon-fiction2015
Kissed by the Moon by Alison LesterChildren’s books2014
Burial Rites by Hannah KentDebut fiction2014
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard FlanaganFiction2014
Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David HuntNon-fiction2014
The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo LanaganChildren’s books2013
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. StedmanDebut fiction2013
Nine Days by Toni JordanFiction2013
QF32 by Richard De CrespignyNon-fiction2013
The Little Refugee by Anh DoChildren’s books2012
All That I Am by Anna FunderDebut fiction2012
The Street Sweeper by Elliot PerlmanFiction2012
Worse Things Happen at Sea: Tales of Life, Love, Family and the Everyday Beauty in Between by William McInnesNon-fiction2012
Mirror by Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2011
Rocks in the Belly by Jon BauerDebut fiction2011
Bereft by Chris WomersleyFiction2011
The Happiest Refugee by Anh DoNon-fiction2011
Pearl Verses the World by Sally MurphyChildren’s books2009
The Virtuoso by Sonia OrchardDebut fiction2009
Jasper Jones by Craig SilveyFiction2009
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee by Chloe HooperNon-fiction2009
Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun TanChildren’s books2008
Addition by Toni JordanDebut fiction2008
Breath by Tim WintonFiction2008
American Journeys by Don WatsonNon-fiction2008

Shortlist 213

WorkCategoryYear
The Secret of Lillian Velvet by Jaclyn MoriartyChildren’s books2024
Silver Linings by Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2024
Kimmi: Queen of the Dingoes by Favel ParrettChildren’s books2024
Green Dot: A Novel by Madeleine GrayDebut fiction2024
The Visitors by Jane HarrisonDebut fiction2024
Lenny Marks Gets Away With Murder by Kerryn MayneDebut fiction2024
Salt River Road by Molly SchmidtDebut fiction2024
Lola in the Mirror by Trent DaltonFiction2024
The Seven by Chris HammerFiction2024
Edenglassie by Melissa LucashenkoFiction2024
The Bookbinder of Jericho by Pip WilliamsFiction2024
The New Modernist House by Patricia CallanIllustrated Non-fiction2024
The Bird Art of William T. Cooper by Wendy CooperIllustrated Non-fiction2024
Good Life Growing by Hannah MoloneyIllustrated Non-fiction2024
Bright Shining by Julia BairdNon-fiction2024
Wifedom: Mrs Orwell's Invisible Life by Anna FunderNon-fiction2024
The Remarkable Mrs Reibey by Grantlee KiezaNon-fiction2024
Killing for Country: A Family Story by David MarrNon-fiction2024
Welcome to Sex by Melissa and Styles Kang, YumiYoung Adult fiction2024
The Sinister Booksellers of Bath by Garth NixYoung Adult fiction2024
Stuck Up & Stupid by Angourie RiceYoung Adult fiction2024
Runt by Craig SilveyChildren’s books2023
All That's Left Unsaid by Tracey LienDebut fiction2023
Horse by Geraldine BrooksFiction2023
First Nations Food CompanionIllustrated Non-fiction2023
The Book of Roads and Kingdoms by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2023
The Brink by Holden SheppardYoung Adult fiction2023
Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief by Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2022
The Silent Listener by Lyn YeowartDebut fiction2022
Still Life: Contemporary Painters by Amber Creswell BellIllustrated Non-fiction2022
Love Stories by Trent DaltonNon-fiction2022
Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghyNon-fiction2022
The Monster of Her Age by Danielle BinksYoung Adult fiction2022
The Tiny Star by Mem FoxChildren’s books2020
How to Make a Movie in Twelve Days by Fiona HardyChildren’s books2020
Young Dark Emu: A Truer History by Bruce PascoeChildren’s books2020
Wearing Paper Dresses by Anne BrinsdenDebut fiction2020
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity MacLeanDebut fiction2020
Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly MurnDebut fiction2020
Bruny by Heather RoseFiction2020
The Wife and the Widow by Christian WhiteFiction2020
The Weekend by Charlotte WoodFiction2020
Finding the Heart of the Nation: The Journey of the Uluru Statement towards Voice, Treaty and Truth by Thomas MayorIllustrated Non-fiction2020
The Whole Fish Cookbook: New Ways to Cook, Eat and Think by Josh NilandIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare BowditchNon-fiction2020
Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct by Kitty FlanaganNon-fiction2020
Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson YunkaportaNon-fiction2020
It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina KenwoodYoung Adult fiction2020
Monuments by Will KostakisYoung Adult fiction2020
All the Ways to be Smart by Davina BellChildren’s books2019
Tales From the Inner City by Shaun TanChildren’s books2019
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica TownsendChildren’s books2019
Scrublands by Chris HammerDebut fiction2019
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather MorrisDebut fiction2019
The Nowhere Child by Christian WhiteDebut fiction2019
The Lost Man by Jane HarperFiction2019
Shell by Kristina OlssonFiction2019
The Shepherd's Hut by Tim WintonFiction2019
Bridge of Clay by Markus ZusakFiction2019
Family: New Vegetarian Comfort Food to Nourish Every Day by Hetty McKinnonIllustrated Non-fiction2019
Australian Dreamscapes: Movement, Light and Colour by Claire TakacsIllustrated Non-fiction2019
The Land Before Avocado by Richard GloverNon-fiction2019
Eggshell Skull by Bri LeeNon-fiction2019
Any Ordinary Day: What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life? by Leigh SalesNon-fiction2019
Hive by A. J. BettsYoung Adult fiction2019
Amelia Westlake by Erin GoughYoung Adult fiction2019
Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin KwaymullinaYoung Adult fiction2019
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica TownsendChildren’s books2018
Pig the Star by Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2018
I'm Australian too by Mem FoxChildren’s books2018
The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster by Sally RippinChildren’s books2018
Wimmera by Mark BrandiDebut fiction2018
Australia Day by Melanie ChengDebut fiction2018
The Last Man in Europe by Dennis GloverDebut fiction2018
See What I Have Done by Sarah SchmidtDebut fiction2018
The Choke by Sofie LagunaFiction2018
Force of Nature by Jane HarperFiction2018
On the Java Ridge by Jock SerongFiction2018
City of crows by Chris WomersleyFiction2018
Native: art and design with Australian plants by Kate HerdIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Maggie's Recipe for Life by Maggie BeerIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Cornersmith: Recipes from the Cafe and Picklery by Alex Elliott-HoweryIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Beyond the rock : the life of Joan Lindsay and the mystery of picnic at Hanging Rock by Janelle McCullochIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Saga Land by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2018
Working Class Man: The No.1 Bestseller by Jimmy BarnesNon-fiction2018
The Museum of Words: a memoir of language, writing, and mortality by Georgia BlainNon-fiction2018
The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah KrasnosteinNon-fiction2018
Wilder Country by Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2018
Beautiful Mess by Claire ChristianYoung Adult fiction2018
Take Three Girls by Cath CrowleyYoung Adult fiction2018
Untidy towns by Kate O'DonnellYoung Adult fiction2018
Circle by Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2017
Pig the Winner by Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2017
The 78-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2017
Wormwood Mire by Judith RossellChildren’s books2017
The Dry by Jane HarperDebut fiction2017
The Birdman's Wife by Melissa AshleyDebut fiction2017
The Midnight Watch by David DyerDebut fiction2017
Goodwood by Holly ThrosbyDebut fiction2017
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic SmithFiction2017
The Good People by Hannah KentFiction2017
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane MoriartyFiction2017
Where the trees were by Inga SimpsonFiction2017
Everywhere I Look by Helen GarnerNon-fiction2017
The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba ClarkeNon-fiction2017
Ghost Empire by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2017
Fight Like A Girl by Clementine FordNon-fiction2017
Words in Deep Blue by Cath CrowleyYoung Adult fiction2017
Gemina (The Illuminae Files) by Amie KaufmanYoung Adult fiction2017
The Road to Winter by Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2017
Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal SutherlandYoung Adult fiction2017
The Bad Guys by Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2016
The 65-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2016
Olive of Groves by Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2016
The Singing Bones by Shaun TanChildren’s books2016
Salt Creek by Lucy TreloarDebut fiction2016
Rush Oh! by Shirley BarrettDebut fiction2016
The Anchoress by Robyn CadwalladerDebut fiction2016
Relativity by Antonia HayesDebut fiction2016
Golden Boys by Sonya HartnettFiction2016
The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte WoodFiction2016
The Other Side of the World by Stephanie BishopFiction2016
The Secret Chord by Geraldine BrooksFiction2016
A Guide to Berlin by Gail JonesFiction2016
Reckoning: A Memoir by Magda SzubanskiNon-fiction2016
Flesh Wounds by Richard GloverNon-fiction2016
One Life: My Mother's Story by Kate GrenvilleNon-fiction2016
The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie WaterlandNon-fiction2016
Cloudwish by Fiona WoodYoung Adult fiction2016
The Ruins of Gorlan by John FlanaganYoung Adult fiction2016
Soon by Morris GleitzmanYoung Adult fiction2016
Prince of Afghanistan by Louis NowraYoung Adult fiction2016
Withering-by-Sea by Judith RossellChildren's & YA2015
Pig the Pug by Aaron BlabeyChildren's & YA2015
The 52-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren's & YA2015
Lucy and Linh by Alice PungChildren's & YA2015
Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba ClarkeDebut fiction2015
The Strays by Emily BittoDebut fiction2015
Lost & Found by Brooke DavisDebut fiction2015
After Darkness by Christine PiperDebut fiction2015
When the Night Comes by Favel ParrettFiction2015
The Rosie Effect by Graeme SimsionFiction2015
The bush : travels in the heart of Australia by Don WatsonNon-fiction2015
Cadence by Emma AyresNon-fiction2015
Where Song Began by Tim LowNon-fiction2015
Alphabetical Sydney by Hilary BellChildren’s books2014
WeirDo by Anh DoChildren’s books2014
The 39-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2014
The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlaneDebut fiction2014
Mr Wigg by Inga SimpsonDebut fiction2014
The Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionDebut fiction2014
Coal Creek by Alex MillerFiction2014
Barracuda by Christos TsiolkasFiction2014
Eyrie by Tim WintonFiction2014
The Good Life by Hugh MackayNon-fiction2014
Murder in Mississippi by John SafranNon-fiction2014
Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the media and Team Rudd contrived to bring down the Prime Minister by Kerry-Anne WalshNon-fiction2014
The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo LanaganChildren’s books2013
The 26-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2013
The Convent by Maureen McCarthyChildren’s books2013
Unforgotten by Tohby RiddleChildren’s books2013
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. StedmanDebut fiction2013
Eleven seasons by Paul D. CarterDebut fiction2013
Secrets of the Tides by Hannah RichellDebut fiction2013
The cartographer by Peter TwohigDebut fiction2013
Nine Days by Toni JordanFiction2013
Questions of Travel by Michelle De KretserFiction2013
Lost Voices by C. J. KochFiction2013
The mountain by Drusilla ModjeskaFiction2013
QF32 by Richard De CrespignyNon-fiction2013
Sandakan by Paul HamNon-fiction2013
The Essential Leunig: Cartoons from a Winding Path by Michael LeunigNon-fiction2013
Lake Eyre by Paul LockyerNon-fiction2013
The Little Refugee by Anh DoChildren’s books2012
The Jewel Fish of Karnak by Graeme BaseChildren’s books2012
The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2012
The coming of the whirlpool by Andrew McGahanChildren’s books2012
All That I Am by Anna FunderDebut fiction2012
Watercolours by Adrienne FerreiraDebut fiction2012
Past the Shallows by Favel ParrettDebut fiction2012
The Roving Party by Rohan WilsonDebut fiction2012
The Street Sweeper by Elliot PerlmanFiction2012
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine BrooksFiction2012
Five Bells by Gail JonesFiction2012
Foal's Bread by Gillian MearsFiction2012
Worse Things Happen at Sea: Tales of Life, Love, Family and the Everyday Beauty in Between by William McInnesNon-fiction2012
Notebooks by Betty ChurcherNon-fiction2012
After Words: The Post-Prime Ministerial Speeches by P. J. KeatingNon-fiction2012
A Private Life: Fragments, Memories, Friends by Michael KirbyNon-fiction2012
Mirror by Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2011
The Legend of the Golden Snail by Graeme BaseChildren’s books2011
The very bad book by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2011
Museum of Thieves by Lian TannerChildren’s books2011
Rocks in the Belly by Jon BauerDebut fiction2011
Book of lost threads by Tess EvansDebut fiction2011
The Old School by P. M. NewtonDebut fiction2011
The Legacy: A Novel by Kirsten TranterDebut fiction2011
Bereft by Chris WomersleyFiction2011
When Colts Ran by Roger McDonaldFiction2011
Indelible Ink by Fiona McGregorFiction2011
That Deadman Dance by Kim ScottFiction2011
The Happiest Refugee by Anh DoNon-fiction2011
How To Make Gravy: A to Z, A Mongrel Memoir by Paul KellyNon-fiction2011
The Well at the World's End by A. J. MackinnonNon-fiction2011
Street Fight in Naples by Peter RobbNon-fiction2011
Pearl Verses the World by Sally MurphyChildren’s books2009
The Virtuoso by Sonia OrchardDebut fiction2009
Jasper Jones by Craig SilveyFiction2009
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee by Chloe HooperNon-fiction2009
Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun TanChildren’s books2008
Addition by Toni JordanDebut fiction2008
Breath by Tim WintonFiction2008
American Journeys by Don WatsonNon-fiction2008

Longlist 374

WorkCategoryYear
If I Was a Horse by Sophie BlackallChildren’s books2024
The Lonely Lighthouse of Elston-Fright: An Elston-Fright Tale by Reece CarterChildren’s books2024
Walk With Us: Welcome to Our Country by Adam, GoodesChildren’s books2024
169-STOREY TREEHOUSE by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2024
Millie Mak the Maker (Millie Mak, #1) by Sher Rill NgChildren’s books2024
The Collected Regrets of Clover by Mikki BrammerDebut fiction2024
Fed to Red Birds by Rijn CollinsDebut fiction2024
The House of Now and Then by Jo DixonDebut fiction2024
Duck à l'Orange for Breakfast by Karina MayDebut fiction2024
At The Foot Of The Cherry Tree by Alli ParkerDebut fiction2024
The things that matter most by Gabbie StroudDebut fiction2024
Restless Dolly Maunder by Kate GrenvilleFiction2024
The Hummingbird Effect by Kate MildenhallFiction2024
Homecoming by Kate MortonFiction2024
God Forgets About the Poor by Peter PolitesFiction2024
Everyone on This Train Is a Suspect by Benjamin StevensonFiction2024
Stone Yard Devotional by Charlotte WoodFiction2024
The Year I Met My Brain: A travel companion for adults who have just found out they have ADHD by Matilda BoseleyIllustrated Non-fiction2024
The Milkwood Permaculture Living Handbook: Habits for Hope in a Changing World by Kirsten BradleyIllustrated Non-fiction2024
Getting to Know the Birds in Your Neighbourhood: A Field Guide by Darryl JonesIllustrated Non-fiction2024
A Seat at My Table: Philoxenia: Vegetarian and Vegan Greek Kitchen Recipes by Kon KarapanagiotidisIllustrated Non-fiction2024
Showing Up by Nedd BrockmannNon-fiction2024
The Last Charge of the Australian Light Horse by Peter FitzSimonsNon-fiction2024
Best Wishes by Richard GloverNon-fiction2024
The Queen Is Dead by Stan GrantNon-fiction2024
Heartbake by Charlotte ReeNon-fiction2024
Grace Notes by Karen ComerYoung Adult fiction2024
The Lorikeet Tree by Paul JenningsYoung Adult fiction2024
The Isles of the Gods by Amie KaufmanYoung Adult fiction2024
We Could Be Something by Will KostakisYoung Adult fiction2024
Some Shall Break (The None Shall Sleep Sequence, 2) by Ellie MarneyYoung Adult fiction2024
Runt by Craig SilveyChildren’s books2023
All That's Left Unsaid by Tracey LienDebut fiction2023
Horse by Geraldine BrooksFiction2023
First Nations Food CompanionIllustrated Non-fiction2023
The Book of Roads and Kingdoms by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2023
The Brink by Holden SheppardYoung Adult fiction2023
Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief by Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2022
The Silent Listener by Lyn YeowartDebut fiction2022
Still Life: Contemporary Painters by Amber Creswell BellIllustrated Non-fiction2022
Love Stories by Trent DaltonNon-fiction2022
Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghyNon-fiction2022
The Monster of Her Age by Danielle BinksYoung Adult fiction2022
Respect by Aunty Fay MuirChildren’s books2021
The Year the Maps Changed by Danielle BinksChildren’s books2021
The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia MellorChildren’s books2021
The Hunted by Gabriel BergmoserDebut fiction2021
Kokomo by Victoria HannanDebut fiction2021
The Loudness of Unsaid Things by Hilde HintonDebut fiction2021
The Bluffs by Kyle PerryDebut fiction2021
The Coconut Children by Vivian PhamDebut fiction2021
The Morbids by Ewa RamseyDebut fiction2021
Song of the Crocodile by Nardi SimpsonDebut fiction2021
Sheerwater by Leah SwannDebut fiction2021
A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing by Jessie TuDebut fiction2021
The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip WilliamsDebut fiction2021
The Tolstoy Estate by Steven ConteFiction2021
All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent DaltonFiction2021
The Living Sea of Waking Dreams by Richard FlanaganFiction2021
Mammoth by Chris FlynnFiction2021
A Room Made of Leaves by Kate GrenvilleFiction2021
The Survivors by Jane HarperFiction2021
Infinite Splendours by Sofie LagunaFiction2021
Migrations by Charlotte McConaghyFiction2021
The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernanFiction2021
Sam Bloom: Heartache & Birdsong by Samantha BloomIllustrated Non-fiction2021
Plantopedia: The Definitive Guide to Houseplants by Lauren CamilleriIllustrated Non-fiction2021
Golden Daze by Sean DohertyIllustrated Non-fiction2021
Rivers by Ian HoskinsIllustrated Non-fiction2021
To Asia, With Love: Everyday Asian Recipes and Stories From the Heart by Hetty McKinnonIllustrated Non-fiction2021
The flying kangaroo : 100 years of Qantas by Neil Montagnana-WallaceIllustrated Non-fiction2021
Beatrix Bakes by Natalie PaullIllustrated Non-fiction2021
Phosphorescence: On Awe, Wonder, and Things That Sustain You When the World Goes Dark by Julia BairdNon-fiction2021
Stalin's Wine Cellar by John BakerNon-fiction2021
The Last Lighthouse Keeper by John CookNon-fiction2021
The Golden Maze: A Biography of Prague by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2021
Searching for Charlotte: The Fascinating Story of Australia's First Children's Author by Kate ForsythNon-fiction2021
The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie JakuNon-fiction2021
I Catch Killers: The Life and Many Deaths of a Homicide Detective by Gary JubelinNon-fiction2021
People of the River: Lost Worlds of Early Australia by Grace KarskensNon-fiction2021
Truganini: Journey Through the Apocalypse by Cassandra PybusNon-fiction2021
Fire Country by Victor SteffensenNon-fiction2021
Future Girl by AsphyxiaYoung Adult fiction2021
The Lost Soul Atlas by Zana FraillonYoung Adult fiction2021
Catch Me If I Fall by Barry JonsbergYoung Adult fiction2021
Aurora Burning by Amie KaufmanYoung Adult fiction2021
None Shall Sleep by Ellie MarneyYoung Adult fiction2021
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth NixYoung Adult fiction2021
This One Is Ours by Kate O'DonnellYoung Adult fiction2021
The Erasure Initiative by Lili WilkinsonYoung Adult fiction2021
Loner by Georgina YoungYoung Adult fiction2021
The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals by Sami BaylyChildren’s books2020
Mr Chicken All Over Australia by Leigh HobbsChildren’s books2020
The Glimme by Emily RoddaChildren’s books2020
TillyChildren’s books2020
A Trip to the BeachChildren’s books2020
A Constant Hum by Alice BishopDebut fiction2020
Hitch by Kathryn HindDebut fiction2020
Act of Grace by Anna KrienDebut fiction2020
Crossings by Alex LandraginDebut fiction2020
Six Minutes by Petronella McGovernDebut fiction2020
The White Girl by Tony BirchFiction2020
The rip by Mark BrandiFiction2020
Silver by Chris HammerFiction2020
Maybe the Horse Will Talk by Elliot PerlmanFiction2020
Damascus by Christos TsiolkasFiction2020
The Yield by Tara June WinchFiction2020
The Leaf Supply Guide to Creating Your Indoor Jungle by Lauren CamilleriIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Australian modern : the architecture of Stephenson & Turner by Philip GoadIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Australian Designers at Home by Rose-Innes JennyIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Ben Quilty (MacMillan Mini-Art) by Ben QuiltyIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Warndu Mai (Good Food): Introducing native Australian ingredients to your kitchen by Rebecca SullivanIllustrated Non-fiction2020
In An Australian Light by Jo TurnerIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga: A not-so-perfect tree change by Todd AlexanderNon-fiction2020
Against All Odds by Craig ChallenNon-fiction2020
Banking Bad: How Corporate Greed and Broken Governance Failed Australia by Adele FergusonNon-fiction2020
Yellow Notebook: Diaries Volume I, 1978-1986 by Helen GarnerNon-fiction2020
See What You Made Me Do: Power, Control and Domestic Violence by Jess HillNon-fiction2020
Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids by Bernie ShakeshaftNon-fiction2020
How It Feels to Float by Helena FoxYoung Adult fiction2020
Aurora Rising by Amie KaufmanYoung Adult fiction2020
Weapon by Lynette NoniYoung Adult fiction2020
Invisible Boys by Holden SheppardYoung Adult fiction2020
Land of Fences by Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2020
This Is How We Change the Ending by Vikki WakefieldYoung Adult fiction2020
I am change by Suzy ZailYoung Adult fiction2020
All the Ways to be Smart by Davina BellChildren’s books2019
Tales From the Inner City by Shaun TanChildren’s books2019
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica TownsendChildren’s books2019
Scrublands by Chris HammerDebut fiction2019
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather MorrisDebut fiction2019
The Nowhere Child by Christian WhiteDebut fiction2019
Flames by Robbie ArnottDebut fiction2019
The Helpline: A Novel by Katherine ColletteDebut fiction2019
The Ruin by Dervla McTiernanDebut fiction2019
The earth does not get fat by Julia PrendergastDebut fiction2019
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly RinglandDebut fiction2019
The Lucky Galah by Tracy SorensenDebut fiction2019
The Lost Man by Jane HarperFiction2019
Shell by Kristina OlssonFiction2019
The Shepherd's Hut by Tim WintonFiction2019
Bridge of Clay by Markus ZusakFiction2019
The Fragments by Toni JordanFiction2019
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane MoriartyFiction2019
The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate MortonFiction2019
The children's house by Alice NelsonFiction2019
The Other Wife by Michael RobothamFiction2019
Cedar Valley by Holly ThrosbyFiction2019
Family: New Vegetarian Comfort Food to Nourish Every Day by Hetty McKinnonIllustrated Non-fiction2019
Australian Dreamscapes: Movement, Light and Colour by Claire TakacsIllustrated Non-fiction2019
The Land Before Avocado by Richard GloverNon-fiction2019
Eggshell Skull by Bri LeeNon-fiction2019
Any Ordinary Day: What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life? by Leigh SalesNon-fiction2019
The Ship That Never Was: The Greatest Escape Story Of Australian Colonial History by Adam CourtenayNon-fiction2019
Boys Will be Boys by Clementine FordNon-fiction2019
Butterfly on a Pin by Alannah HillNon-fiction2019
The Barefoot Investor for Families by Scott PapeNon-fiction2019
Teacher by Gabrielle StroudNon-fiction2019
Axiomatic by Maria TumarkinNon-fiction2019
Hive by A. J. BettsYoung Adult fiction2019
Amelia Westlake by Erin GoughYoung Adult fiction2019
Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin KwaymullinaYoung Adult fiction2019
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica TownsendChildren’s books2018
Pig the Star by Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2018
I'm Australian too by Mem FoxChildren’s books2018
The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster by Sally RippinChildren’s books2018
Mopoke by Philip BuntingChildren’s books2018
The Very Noisy Baby by Alison LesterChildren’s books2018
Tales from a Tall Forest by Shaun MicallefChildren’s books2018
The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn MoriartyChildren’s books2018
Florette by Anna WalkerChildren’s books2018
Wimmera by Mark BrandiDebut fiction2018
Australia Day by Melanie ChengDebut fiction2018
The Last Man in Europe by Dennis GloverDebut fiction2018
See What I Have Done by Sarah SchmidtDebut fiction2018
The Dark Lake by Sarah BaileyDebut fiction2018
Terra Nullius by Claire G. ColemanDebut fiction2018
Sparrow by Scot GardnerDebut fiction2018
The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie GreenDebut fiction2018
To become a whale by Ben HobsonDebut fiction2018
Storyland by Catherine MckinnonDebut fiction2018
Half wild by Pip SmithDebut fiction2018
The Choke by Sofie LagunaFiction2018
Force of Nature by Jane HarperFiction2018
On the Java Ridge by Jock SerongFiction2018
City of crows by Chris WomersleyFiction2018
A Long Way from Home by Peter CareyFiction2018
The Life to Come by Michelle De KretserFiction2018
First Person by Richard FlanaganFiction2018
The Passage of Love by Alex MillerFiction2018
The Secrets She Keeps by Michael RobothamFiction2018
Taboo by Kim ScottFiction2018
Native: art and design with Australian plants by Kate HerdIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Maggie's Recipe for Life by Maggie BeerIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Cornersmith: Recipes from the Cafe and Picklery by Alex Elliott-HoweryIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Beyond the rock : the life of Joan Lindsay and the mystery of picnic at Hanging Rock by Janelle McCullochIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Ferment: A Guide to the Ancient Art of Culturing Foods, from Kombucha to Sourdough (Fermented Foods Cookbooks, Food Preservation, Fermenting Recipes) by Holly DavisIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Cornersmith: Salads and Pickles: Vegetables with More Taste & Less Waste by Alex Elliott-HoweryIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Paris: Through a Fashion Eye by Megan HessIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Ostro: The Pleasure That Comes from Slowing Down and Cooking with Simple Ingredients by Julia Busuttil NishimuraIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Hummus and Co: Middle Eastern food to fall in love with by Michael RantissiIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Dreamscapes: Inspiration and Beauty in Gardens Near and Far by Claire TakacsIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Flowersmith: How to Handcraft and Arrange Enchanting Paper Flowers by Jennifer TranIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Saga Land by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2018
Working Class Man: The No.1 Bestseller by Jimmy BarnesNon-fiction2018
The Museum of Words: a memoir of language, writing, and mortality by Georgia BlainNon-fiction2018
The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah KrasnosteinNon-fiction2018
Danger music : how teaching the cello to children in Afghanistan led to a self-discovery almost too hard to bear by Eddie AyresNon-fiction2018
Mrs Kelly by Grantlee KiezaNon-fiction2018
Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture, A New Earth by Charles MassyNon-fiction2018
Detours by Tim RogersNon-fiction2018
First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety by Sarah WilsonNon-fiction2018
Tracker: Stories of Tracker Tilmouth by Alexis WrightNon-fiction2018
Wilder Country by Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2018
Beautiful Mess by Claire ChristianYoung Adult fiction2018
Take Three Girls by Cath CrowleyYoung Adult fiction2018
Untidy towns by Kate O'DonnellYoung Adult fiction2018
The Silent Invasion by James BradleyYoung Adult fiction2018
The Secret Science of Magic by Melissa KeilYoung Adult fiction2018
Draekora by Lynette NoniYoung Adult fiction2018
My Life as a Hashtag by Gabrielle WilliamsYoung Adult fiction2018
Finding Nevo by Nevo ZisinYoung Adult fiction2018
Circle by Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2017
Pig the Winner by Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2017
The 78-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2017
Wormwood Mire by Judith RossellChildren’s books2017
Charlie and the war against the grannies by Alan BroughChildren’s books2017
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The Bone Sparrow by Zana FraillonChildren’s books2017
Welcome to Country by Aunty Joy MurphyChildren’s books2017
Molly and Mae: A Friendship Journey by Danny ParkerChildren’s books2017
Artie and the Grime Wave by Richard RoxburghChildren’s books2017
The Dry by Jane HarperDebut fiction2017
The Birdman's Wife by Melissa AshleyDebut fiction2017
The Midnight Watch by David DyerDebut fiction2017
Goodwood by Holly ThrosbyDebut fiction2017
The memory artist by Katherine BrabonDebut fiction2017
The Windy Season by Sam CarmodyDebut fiction2017
Skylarking by Kate MildenhallDebut fiction2017
Music and freedom by Zoe MorrisonDebut fiction2017
The Toymaker by Liam PieperDebut fiction2017
Ruins by Rajith SavanadasaDebut fiction2017
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic SmithFiction2017
The Good People by Hannah KentFiction2017
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane MoriartyFiction2017
Where the trees were by Inga SimpsonFiction2017
The Easy Way Out by Steven AmsterdamFiction2017
Between a Wolf and a Dog by Georgia BlainFiction2017
The Better Son by Katherine Jane JohnsonFiction2017
An isolated incident by Emily MaguireFiction2017
Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina MarchettaFiction2017
The Rules of Backyard Cricket by Jock SerongFiction2017
Everywhere I Look by Helen GarnerNon-fiction2017
The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba ClarkeNon-fiction2017
Ghost Empire by Richard FidlerNon-fiction2017
Fight Like A Girl by Clementine FordNon-fiction2017
Songs of a War Boy by Deng Thiak AdutNon-fiction2017
Working Class Boy by Jimmy BarnesNon-fiction2017
Penguin the Magpie: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family by Cameron BloomNon-fiction2017
Talking to my country by Stan GrantNon-fiction2017
True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David HuntNon-fiction2017
The Boy Behind the Curtain by Tim WintonNon-fiction2017
Words in Deep Blue by Cath CrowleyYoung Adult fiction2017
Gemina (The Illuminae Files) by Amie KaufmanYoung Adult fiction2017
The Road to Winter by Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2017
Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal SutherlandYoung Adult fiction2017
When Michael met Mina by Randa Abdel-FattahYoung Adult fiction2017
The Other Side of Summer by Emily GaleYoung Adult fiction2017
Breathing Under Water by Sophie HardcastleYoung Adult fiction2017
The Sidekicks by Will KostakisYoung Adult fiction2017
My Sister Rosa by Justine LarbalestierYoung Adult fiction2017
One would think the deep by Claire ZornYoung Adult fiction2017
The Bad Guys by Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2016
The 65-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2016
Olive of Groves by Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2016
The Singing Bones by Shaun TanChildren’s books2016
Salt Creek by Lucy TreloarDebut fiction2016
Rush Oh! by Shirley BarrettDebut fiction2016
The Anchoress by Robyn CadwalladerDebut fiction2016
Relativity by Antonia HayesDebut fiction2016
Golden Boys by Sonya HartnettFiction2016
The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte WoodFiction2016
The Other Side of the World by Stephanie BishopFiction2016
The Secret Chord by Geraldine BrooksFiction2016
A Guide to Berlin by Gail JonesFiction2016
Reckoning: A Memoir by Magda SzubanskiNon-fiction2016
Flesh Wounds by Richard GloverNon-fiction2016
One Life: My Mother's Story by Kate GrenvilleNon-fiction2016
The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie WaterlandNon-fiction2016
Cloudwish by Fiona WoodYoung Adult fiction2016
The Ruins of Gorlan by John FlanaganYoung Adult fiction2016
Soon by Morris GleitzmanYoung Adult fiction2016
Prince of Afghanistan by Louis NowraYoung Adult fiction2016
Withering-by-Sea by Judith RossellChildren's & YA2015
Pig the Pug by Aaron BlabeyChildren's & YA2015
The 52-Storey Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren's & YA2015
Lucy and Linh by Alice PungChildren's & YA2015
Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba ClarkeDebut fiction2015
The Strays by Emily BittoDebut fiction2015
Lost & Found by Brooke DavisDebut fiction2015
After Darkness by Christine PiperDebut fiction2015
When the Night Comes by Favel ParrettFiction2015
The Rosie Effect by Graeme SimsionFiction2015
The bush : travels in the heart of Australia by Don WatsonNon-fiction2015
Cadence by Emma AyresNon-fiction2015
Where Song Began by Tim LowNon-fiction2015
Alphabetical Sydney by Hilary BellChildren’s books2014
WeirDo by Anh DoChildren’s books2014
The 39-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2014
The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlaneDebut fiction2014
Mr Wigg by Inga SimpsonDebut fiction2014
The Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionDebut fiction2014
Coal Creek by Alex MillerFiction2014
Barracuda by Christos TsiolkasFiction2014
Eyrie by Tim WintonFiction2014
The Good Life by Hugh MackayNon-fiction2014
Murder in Mississippi by John SafranNon-fiction2014
Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the media and Team Rudd contrived to bring down the Prime Minister by Kerry-Anne WalshNon-fiction2014
The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo LanaganChildren’s books2013
The 26-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2013
The Convent by Maureen McCarthyChildren’s books2013
Unforgotten by Tohby RiddleChildren’s books2013
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. StedmanDebut fiction2013
Eleven seasons by Paul D. CarterDebut fiction2013
Secrets of the Tides by Hannah RichellDebut fiction2013
The cartographer by Peter TwohigDebut fiction2013
Nine Days by Toni JordanFiction2013
Questions of Travel by Michelle De KretserFiction2013
Lost Voices by C. J. KochFiction2013
The mountain by Drusilla ModjeskaFiction2013
QF32 by Richard De CrespignyNon-fiction2013
Sandakan by Paul HamNon-fiction2013
The Essential Leunig: Cartoons from a Winding Path by Michael LeunigNon-fiction2013
Lake Eyre by Paul LockyerNon-fiction2013
The Little Refugee by Anh DoChildren’s books2012
The Jewel Fish of Karnak by Graeme BaseChildren’s books2012
The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2012
The coming of the whirlpool by Andrew McGahanChildren’s books2012
All That I Am by Anna FunderDebut fiction2012
Watercolours by Adrienne FerreiraDebut fiction2012
Past the Shallows by Favel ParrettDebut fiction2012
The Roving Party by Rohan WilsonDebut fiction2012
The Street Sweeper by Elliot PerlmanFiction2012
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine BrooksFiction2012
Five Bells by Gail JonesFiction2012
Foal's Bread by Gillian MearsFiction2012
Worse Things Happen at Sea: Tales of Life, Love, Family and the Everyday Beauty in Between by William McInnesNon-fiction2012
Notebooks by Betty ChurcherNon-fiction2012
After Words: The Post-Prime Ministerial Speeches by P. J. KeatingNon-fiction2012
A Private Life: Fragments, Memories, Friends by Michael KirbyNon-fiction2012
Mirror by Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2011
The Legend of the Golden Snail by Graeme BaseChildren’s books2011
The very bad book by Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2011
Museum of Thieves by Lian TannerChildren’s books2011
Rocks in the Belly by Jon BauerDebut fiction2011
Book of lost threads by Tess EvansDebut fiction2011
The Old School by P. M. NewtonDebut fiction2011
The Legacy: A Novel by Kirsten TranterDebut fiction2011
Bereft by Chris WomersleyFiction2011
When Colts Ran by Roger McDonaldFiction2011
Indelible Ink by Fiona McGregorFiction2011
That Deadman Dance by Kim ScottFiction2011
The Happiest Refugee by Anh DoNon-fiction2011
How To Make Gravy: A to Z, A Mongrel Memoir by Paul KellyNon-fiction2011
The Well at the World's End by A. J. MackinnonNon-fiction2011
Street Fight in Naples by Peter RobbNon-fiction2011
Pearl Verses the World by Sally MurphyChildren’s books2009
The Virtuoso by Sonia OrchardDebut fiction2009
Jasper Jones by Craig SilveyFiction2009
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee by Chloe HooperNon-fiction2009
Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun TanChildren’s books2008
Addition by Toni JordanDebut fiction2008
Breath by Tim WintonFiction2008
American Journeys by Don WatsonNon-fiction2008

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