A fantastic way to discover some fresh and upcoming authors is through literary awards. You know you’re in for a good time when there’s been plenty of commotion and chatter about a particular book. So, like a pair of overly proud, snap-happy parents at a graduation ceremony we’re going to sing from the hilltops about our super talented 2017 award winning authors.
Working Class Boy by Jimmy Barnes – ABIA Biography Book of the Year
Penguin Bloom by Cameron Bloom & Bradley Trevor Greive – ABIA Illustrated Book of the Year
Victoria by Julia Baird – ABIA Biography book of the year, 2017 Walkley Book Award, NSW Premier’s History Award
Wormwood Mire by Judith Rossell – ABIA Book of the Year for Older Children
The One Who Got Away by Caroline Overington – ABIA The Australian Women’s Weekly General Fiction Book of the Year
Talking to my Country by Stan Grant – ABIA General Non Fiction Book of the Year, 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards
Basics to Brilliance by Donna Hay – ABIA Illustrated book of the year
The Golden Child by Wendy James – Ned Kelly Awards
Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler – Queensland Literary Awards 2017
My Brother by Dee & Tiffany Huxley – Prime Minister’s Literary Award
Victoria by Julia Baird – 2017 Stella Awards
There is a Monster On My Holiday Who Farts by Tim Miller & Matt Stanton – ABIA Book of the Year Younger Children
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer – ABIA International book of the year
Hold by Kirsten Tranter – Voss Literary Prize, 2017 Miles Franklin Award
We strongly recommend adding them all to your TBR list ASAP! Tell us in the comments below which book you’re excited to read.
Posted on December 21, 2017 by
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