Category: AWC weekly giveaways

WIN: Who would paint YOUR portrait?

This week, thanks to our friends at Transmission Films, we have 10 double passes to the new film Final Portrait – starring Geoffrey Rush as the world-renowned 20th century sculptor and artist Alberto Giacometti. The film, directed by Stanley Tucci, takes place in Paris in 1964, when American writer and... read more

WIN: Fifty Fifty by Candice Fox and James Patterson!

This week we’re excited to be giving away three copies of the latest collaboration between the world’s bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson, and award-winning Aussie crime-writing sensation, Candice Fox. The book is Fifty Fifty – the sequel to last year’s hugely successful Never Never. Pick up... read more

COMP CLOSED: WIN What’s YOUR favourite number?

This week we’re celebrating the success of one of our AWC alumni by giving away a set of her new series of picture books – the ideal gift for the tiniest person in your life. This five-book series by Shelly Unwin is aimed at readers from age one right... read more

COMP CLOSED: WIN What’s your favourite “-oke” word?

This week we’re giving away the new book from award-winning Australian author Sofie Laguna. Her previous novel, The Eye of the Sheep, won the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2015 – and her latest is The Choke. The Choke is a haunting novel about a child navigating a... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win double passes to “Maudie” starring Ethan Hawke

Thanks to Transmission Films, we have 10 double passes to Maudie starring Sally Hawkins in the title role and Ethan Hawke as her initially reluctant employer. This beautifully shot biopic tells the story of Maud Lewis – a Canadian folk artist living on Nova Scotia in the mid-20th century. Check... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win Father’s Day 2-book pack!

Being the first Sunday in September, Father’s Day often stealthily sneaks up on us. But not this year, because we’re getting this giveaway completed before 3 September to allow our winners to choose to either gift it or keep the books for themselves! We have THREE packs to... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win Matt Haig’s “How to Stop Time”

This week’s book is an epic that spans a lifetime. Except that this particular lifetime just happens to include Shakespeare's England, jazz age Paris and surfing in Byron Bay. The book is How to Stop Time – the latest novel by bestselling author Matt Haig, and it has been... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win your fave book on a t-shirt with Litographs!

Okay, so you know how it’s great to GET INSIDE your favourite book and hang out there? Well this week we’re giving you the opportunity to literally (litorally?) do that with a very cool prize – thanks to the folks at Litographs! “What’s a litograph?” you ask? Well... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win “A Monster Calls” book + film packs x 10!

Thanks to Entertainment One, this week we have 10 prize packs of A Monster Calls book + double film passes to give away. The Carnegie Medal-winning novel by British-American author Patrick Ness was released in 2015 and the film adaptation will be released this month on 27 July 2017... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win 2x Harry Potter book packs!

Monday 26 June 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. So, we feel it’s only right to share the Potter love this week. You’ve probably read (and re-read) the original seven books published... read more

COMP CLOSED: Short story challenge: June 2017

Wednesday 21 June 2017 marked the shortest day of the year here in the Southern Hemisphere – the winter solstice. We’re currently having four and half fewer hours of daylight than we’ll get on 22 December (the longest day). Four and a half hours! But it’s okay, because... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win Caroline Baum’s “Only: A Singular Memoir”

This week’s giveaway is Only: A Singular Memoir by Caroline Baum. Caroline is an incredibly experienced journalist and was the founding editor of Good Reading magazine. She has interviewed many of the world’s top authors and now it’s her turn. Only is a painfully honest and entertaining... read more

COMP CLOSED: Win beautiful and clever Book Maps!

We have something a little different this week for our giveaway which we just know you’re going to love. It’s from the clever UK-based design studio Dorothy and it’s a street map made up from the titles of over 600 books from the history of English... read more