Category: AWC weekly giveaways

WIN “Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables: On the Lookout”

This week we have THREE copies of the fantastic children's book Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables: On the Lookout by Tim Harris and illustrated by James Hart to give away. Yes, Australia's favourite teacher is back – but has Mr Bambuckle met his greatest challenge yet? Vex is gone! We... read more

COMP CLOSED: WIN ‘Baby’ by Annaleese Jochems

This week we have FIVE copies of Baby by New Zealand writer Annaleese Jochems to give away. This sunburnt psychological thriller of obsession and escape by one of the most exciting new voices in New Zealand fiction has been described by Eleanor Catton as, "Heavenly Creatures for a new generation... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win ‘Death on the Derwent’ by Robin Bowles

This week we're giving away FIVE copies of  Death on the Derwent by bestselling true crime author, Robin Bowles. When Bob Chappell disappeared from his yacht on the night of 26 January 2009, he left behind his pipe and tobacco – something that his partner Sue Neill-Fraser knew he... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win ‘Three Little Lies’ from Laura Marshall

Our giveaway book this week is sensational psychological thriller Three Little Lies by Laura Marshall – the author of 2017’s bestselling Friend Request. When Sasha North comes into Ellen's life, Ellen falls under her spell. But she doesn't see the darkness that lies beneath their bohemian lifestyle. Not... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win David Astle’s ‘Rewording the Brain’

Our giveaway book this week is Rewording the Brain – by master wordsmith and crossword guru David Astle. In it, he shows how cryptic crosswords can boost your brain power and improve your memory and cognitive capacity. Recent studies have shown that puzzle-solving and wordplay are among the most effective... read more

COMP CLOSED: Pop Bing – win ‘Words That Go Ping’!

Happy 2019! We hope that you had a whizz-bang festive season and that you’re ready to smash, crash and KERBLAM your way into your best year yet. And if that hasn’t got your “onomatopoeia” instincts piqued, then maybe this week’s book giveaway will. It’s called... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win our 12-book summer reading pack!

It’s the 12th month of the year, so what better way to celebrate summer than with a 12-book pack giveaway! That’s right folks – one lucky winner will be starting 2019 with a big enough stack of bookish delights that they could easily turn it into a bedside... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win a 2019 Australian Literary Diary

We’re excited to be giving away three copies of the inaugural Australian Literary Diary – the ideal organisation tool for readers, writers and book lovers. It is a week to a page planner packed with the good stuff – the major and regional Australian literary festivals, the cute book town festivals... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win a backstage pass to new book ‘Roadies’

This week, we have three copies to be won of Roadies: The Secret History of Australian Rock 'n' Roll by Stuart Coupe – an author, music commentator, publicist and radio broadcaster who has been involved with music all his life. Amongst the books Coupe has written, edited or collaborated on are... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win ‘Believe Me’ by JP Delaney

This week, thanks to our friends at Hachette, we’re giving away three copies of Believe Me – the sensational new psychological thriller from JP Delaney, internationally bestselling author of The Girl Before. Claire Wright likes to play other people. A British drama student, in New York without a green card... read more

COMP CLOSED: WIN double passes to ‘The Old Man & the Gun’

This week, we have 10 double passes to the new movie The Old Man & the Gun – starring Robert Redford and Casey Affleck, opening in cinemas nationwide on 15 November 2018. Inspired by a true story, The Old Man & the Gun follows Forrest Tucker (Redford), a career robber from... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win ‘Rocky Road’ – the Darrell Lea story

This week we have three copies of Rocky Road: The Incredible True Story of the Fractured Family Behind the Darrell Lea Chocolate Empire, by Robert Wainwright to give away. It’s a marvellously strange but true story of the family behind Australia’s most well-known confectionery company. In the... read more

COMP CLOSED: WIN double passes to ‘Beautiful Boy’

This week, thanks once again to our friends at Transmission Films, we have 10 double passes to new movie Beautiful Boy starring Steve Carrell and Timothée Chalamet. It opens in cinemas nationwide on 25 October 2018. Beautiful Boy is a deeply moving portrait of a family's unwavering love... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win this AWC success pack!

This week, we’re celebrating two recently published projects by graduates of AWC, by giving away THREE sets of The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell and Hotels with Cats travel directory by Ashleigh Mills. THE SINGLE LADIES OF JACARANDA RETIREMENT VILLAGE Joanna Nell's life-affirming... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win Liane Moriarty’s new book

This week, we’re excited to be giving away three copies of a new book by Australian author Liane Moriarty. The book is called Nine Perfect Strangers. Of course, Moriarty is no stranger to international acclaim, with her hit novel Big Little Lies being successfully adapted into one of the... read more

COMP CLOSED Win new book ‘Amazing Australian Women’

This week, thanks to Hachette, we’re giving away three copies of new book Amazing Australian Women by Pamela Freeman and illustrated by Sophie Beer. This isn’t some weighty wordy textbook – not at all! It’s a bright and colourful look at 12 incredible Australian women who helped shape... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win new memoir “A Letter from Paris”

This week we’re giving away three copies of a new book A Letter from Paris by Louisa Deasey. Louisa is a Melbourne-based writer who has been published widely in publications such as Overland, Vogue, The Australian, and The Saturday Age. Her first memoir, Love and Other U-Turns... read more