Markus Zusak

The 2019 Indie Book Awards | Shortlist Announcement

Australian independent booksellers, members of Leading Edge Books, are thrilled to announce their Shortlist for the Indie Book Awards 2019, for the best Australian books published in 2018!

Established in 2008, the Indie Book Awards recognise and celebrate this country’s incredible talent and the role independent booksellers play in supporting and nurturing Australian writing.

Who will win in each category in 2019?

Who will take out the overall ‘2019 Book of the Year’ Award?!

Without further ado, here is the Shortlist for the 2019 Indie Book Awards:

Currently Reading - The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

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It's a tricky choice this one - I've got a couple of other books that have recently arrived, written by local authors that I desperately want to read - but this is next month's bookclub book, and I love those discussions - and I want to have read this book and had some time to think about it. So it's jumping in front of a couple of other ones and I've got my fingers crossed for a cold weekend (given up even contemplating the vague possibility of rain).

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