Category: AWC weekly giveaways

WIN ‘Ribbit Rabbit Robot’ by Victoria Mackinlay

“This lamp is enchanted and I am the genie… I'll grant all your wishes but DON'T be a meanie ...” This week, you have the chance to win a wonderful new picture book from AWC alumna Victoria Mackinlay. The book is Ribbit Rabbit Robot – illustrated by Sofya Karmazina. Victoria... read more

COMP CLOSED: ‘The Love that Remains’ by Susan Francis

“How could I write about the importance of truth and not tell the whole truth myself?” This week’s book giveaway is a memoir from Australian author and AWC alumna Susan Francis. Titled The Love That Remains, it’s an extraordinary tale about secrets, life’s shocking twists and unconditional... read more

COMP CLOSED: ‘The Banksia Bay Beach Shack’ by Sandie Docker

“A year is a long time in the memory of a small town. Stories get twisted, truths become warped, history is rewritten…” This week we have three copies to be won of Australian author and AWC alumni Sandie Docker’s latest novel – The Banksia Bay Beach Shack. Sandie previously wrote... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘The Mothers’ by Genevieve Gannon

“Two couples. One baby. An unimaginable choice.” This week’s book giveaway is The Mothers – a new novel from Australian journalist and author, Genevieve Gannon. It explores a harrowing question: What if the baby you gave birth to belonged to someone else? Grace and Dan Arden are in their forties... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Death of a Typographer’ by Nick Gadd

This week’s giveaway book is Death of a Typographer – Australian writer Nick Gadd’s second novel. Here’s a quick synopsis: In the book, we meet Martin Kern, who has a special sensitivity to fonts – a skill that he uses to solve typographical crimes. When a local printer is... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Platform Seven’ by Louise Doughty

“Two deaths on Platform Seven. Two fatalities in eighteen months - surely they're connected?...” This week’s giveaway is a powerful new thriller from bestselling author of Apple Tree Yard, Louise Doughty. The novel is called Platform Seven and it goes a little something like this… Platform Seven at 4am... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Cross My Heart’ by Pamela Cook

“When a promise kept means a life is broken …” This week’s giveaway is from Australian fiction author Pamela Cook – writer of Black Wattle Lake, Essie’s Way, Close to Home and The Crossroads. We interviewed her recently in episode 315 of our podcast, and her latest novel is Cross... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Finding Chika’ by Mitch Albom

This week’s giveaway is number one bestselling author Mitch Albom’s new book, Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family. Mitch is most known for the international sensation Tuesdays with Morrie. This is his first work of nonfiction in 10 years and his... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Inner Worlds Outer Spaces’ by Ceridwen Dovey

Intimate portraits of people who love what they do... What does it feel like to be passionate about your daily work? How do people find their way into fascinating, unusually fulfilling careers, even against the odds? This week’s giveaway book is Inner Worlds Outer Spaces: Working Lives of Others... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘488 Rules for Life’ by Kitty Flannagan

This week’s giveaway book is 488 Rules for Life – Kitty Flanagan's way of making the world a more pleasant place to live. Providing you with the antidote to every annoying little thing, these rules are not made to be broken. 488 Rules for Life is not a self... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘The Strayan Dictionary’ by Dom Knight

In this holiday week, we’re kicking back and embracing our Aussie-ness, with three copies of Dominic Knight’s new book, The Strayan Dictionary, to give away. This is a true-blue, rinky-dink, the most un-un-Australian dictionary ever created – a hilarious journey through our unique words... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Last Christmas’ by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson

It’s that time of year and this week’s giveaway is Last Christmas – curated by Greg Wise and Emma Thompson. It’s a fascinating collection of personal essays about the meaning of Christmas, written by a unique plethora of voices from the boulevards of Hollywood to the soup kitchens... read more

COMP CLOSED: Double passes to ‘The Truth’

This week, we’re offering up FIVE double passes to new film The Truth (in cinemas Boxing Day 2019) thanks to our friends at Palace Films. After the global success of the Cannes Palme d'Or-winning Shoplifters, master auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda's wry and charming new dramedy The... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘The Truants’ by Kate Weinberg

“People disappear when they most want to be seen.” This week, we’re giving away three copies of The Truants – a “seductive, coming of age debut” from author Kate Weinberg. Jess Walker, middle child of a middle class family, has perfected the art of vanishing in plain sight. But when... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Magical Maths’ by Eddie Woo

There's magic in maths - if you know where to look... This week’s giveaway is Magical Maths by Eddie Woo – a bumper book of fun with maths, stuffed with things to draw, puzzle, invent, order, unscramble, code, decode for kids aged 7+ years from Australia's best known maths... read more