Category: AWC weekly giveaways

WIN ‘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

COMP CLOSED ‘Salvation Lost’ by Peter F. Hamilton

“Fight together – or die alone…” This week’s giveaway is Salvation Lost by Peter F. Hamilton – the second book in his Salvation Sequence series. We have three copies to give away. In the twenty-third century, humanity is enjoying a comparative utopia. Yet life on Earth is about to change... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘The Huntress’ by Kate Quinn

In the aftermath of war, the hunter becomes the hunted… This week’s book giveaway is The Huntress by Kate Quinn – author of The New York Times and USA Today bestselling 2017 novel, The Alice Network. Quinn’s latest book is a fascinating historical novel about a battle-haunted English... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘In Darkness Visible’ by Tony Jones

This week’s giveaway is In Darkness Visible by Tony Jones – a second novel from the Q&A television host. Jones is already one of Australia's most admired journalists, and here he blurs the lines between fiction and political reality, creating a page-turning, intriguing and gripping thriller... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister’ by Jung Chang

“They were the most famous sisters in China…” This week’s giveaway is Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister by Jung Chang – a new biography from the internationally bestselling author of Wild Swans, Mao and Empress Dowager Cixi. This is a gripping story of sisterhood, revolution, betrayal, and three women... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘The Weekend’ by Charlotte Wood

This week we have three copies to give away of The Weekend – a brilliant new novel from acclaimed author of The Natural Way of Things, Charlotte Wood. “People went on about death bringing friends together, but it wasn't true. The graveyard, the stony dirt – that's what it was... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘TRIM: The Cartographer’s Cat’

A purrfect giveaway this week! We have THREE copies of TRIM: The Cartographer's Cat up for grabs, a delightful book by Matthew Flinders, Philippa Sandall and Gillian Dooley. Detailing the adventures of explorer Matthew Flinders' much-loved feline friend, Trim – learn about the amazing cat who accompanied Flinders on... read more

COMP CLOSED: ‘Bake Australia Great’ by Katherine Sabbath

Something to whet your appetite this week and perfect for the foodies (or pun fans). We have THREE copies of Bake Australia Great by Sydney cake queen Katherine Sabbath to give away! This mad-cap collection of edible Australiana will win over anyone with a love for the land of... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘The Joy of High Places’ by Patti Miller

This week we have three copies to give away of The Joy of High Places – a soaring new memoir about longing, resilience and delight in the natural world, from Australia’s foremost memoirist, Patti Miller.   In this extraordinary and unexpected book, Patti tells the story of her own long-distance... read more

COMP CLOSED: ‘Little Puggle’s Song’ by Vikki Conley

This week we have three copies to give away of Little Puggle’s Song – a delightful picture book from Vikki Conley, with illustrations by Hélene Magisson. Vikki has been a professional writer for many years and with multiple titles set to publish in the coming year, she is emerging... read more

COMP CLOSED: ‘Where the Dead Go’ by Sarah Bailey

This week we have three copies to give away of Where the Dead Go – the new book from bestselling, award-winning author and AWC alumna, Sarah Bailey. This is Sarah’s third book, following on from the success of The Dark Lake (2017) and Into the Night (2018). You can... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘Fake’ by Stephanie Wood

“Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams, marry and live happily ever after…” But this week, our giveaway book presents a very different view. The book is Fake by Stephanie Wood, an award-winning features writer who has created... read more

COMP CLOSED ‘The Blue Rose’ by Kate Forsyth

This week we have three copies to give away of The Blue Rose – the new book from award-winning author and AWC presenter Kate Forsyth. It moves between Imperial China and France during the ‘Terror’ of the French Revolution and is inspired by the true story of the quest for... read more

COMP CLOSED: Double passes to ‘Who You Think I Am’

This week, thanks to Palace Films, we’re giving away 10 double passes to Who You Think I Am – in cinemas around Australia from 1 August. Based on the novel by French author Camille Laurens, this is a gripping and teasing new film about female desire and identity. Academy-award... read more