The Indie Book AwardShortlist

Given by Australian Independent Bookseller

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The Indie Book Awards were established in 2008 with the aim of creating a unique award recognising and rewarding the best Australian writing as chosen by Australian independent booksellers. The mostrar mais Awards celebrate the enormous depth and range of literary talent in this nation.

The Indie Book Awards differ from other literary awards because they are chosen by independent booksellers who are renowned for their love of books and reading, support new and emerging Australian authors and foster a love of quality writing.
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Todos, Winner (66), Shortlist (213), Longlist (374)
Todos, 2024 (21), 2023 (6), 2022 (6), 2020 (16), 2019 (18), 2018 (24), 2017 (20), 2016 (21), 2015 (13), 2014 (12), 2013 (16), 2012 (16), 2011 (16), 2009 (4), 2008 (4)

Shortlist 213

The Secret of Lillian Velvet de Jaclyn MoriartyChildren’s books2024
Silver Linings de Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2024
Kimmi: Queen of the Dingoes de Favel ParrettChildren’s books2024
Green Dot de Madeleine GrayDebut fiction2024
The Visitors de Jane HarrisonDebut fiction2024
Lenny Marks Gets Away With Murder de Kerryn MayneDebut fiction2024
Salt River Road de Molly SchmidtDebut fiction2024
Lola in the Mirror de Trent DaltonFiction2024
The Seven de Chris HammerFiction2024
Edenglassie de Melissa LucashenkoFiction2024
The Bookbinder of Jericho de Pip WilliamsFiction2024
The New Modernist House de Patricia CallanIllustrated Non-fiction2024
The Bird Art of William T. Cooper de Wendy CooperIllustrated Non-fiction2024
Good Life Growing de Hannah MoloneyIllustrated Non-fiction2024
Bright Shining de Julia BairdNon-fiction2024
Wifedom: Mrs Orwell's Invisible Life de Anna FunderNon-fiction2024
The Remarkable Mrs Reibey de Grantlee KiezaNon-fiction2024
Killing for Country: A Family Story de David MarrNon-fiction2024
Welcome to Sex de Unknown AuthorYoung Adult fiction2024
The Sinister Booksellers of Bath de Garth NixYoung Adult fiction2024
Stuck Up & Stupid de Angourie RiceYoung Adult fiction2024
Runt de Craig SilveyChildren’s books2023
All That's Left Unsaid de Tracey LienDebut fiction2023
Horse de Geraldine BrooksFiction2023
First Nations Food CompanionIllustrated Non-fiction2023
The Book of Roads and Kingdoms de Richard FidlerNon-fiction2023
The Brink de Holden SheppardYoung Adult fiction2023
Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief de Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2022
The Silent Listener de Lyn YeowartDebut fiction2022
Still Life: Contemporary Painters de Amber Creswell BellIllustrated Non-fiction2022
Love Stories de Trent DaltonNon-fiction2022
Once There Were Wolves de Charlotte McConaghyNon-fiction2022
The Monster of Her Age de Danielle BinksYoung Adult fiction2022
The Tiny Star de Mem FoxChildren’s books2020
How to Make a Movie in Twelve Days de Fiona HardyChildren’s books2020
Young Dark Emu: A Truer History de Bruce PascoeChildren’s books2020
Wearing Paper Dresses de Anne BrinsdenDebut fiction2020
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone de Felicity MacLeanDebut fiction2020
Heart of the Grass Tree de Molly MurnDebut fiction2020
Bruny de Heather RoseFiction2020
The Wife and the Widow de Christian WhiteFiction2020
The Weekend de Charlotte WoodFiction2020
Finding the Heart of the Nation: The Journey of the Uluru Statement towards Voice, Treaty and Truth de Thomas MayorIllustrated Non-fiction2020
The Whole Fish Cookbook: New Ways to Cook, Eat and Think de Josh NilandIllustrated Non-fiction2020
Your Own Kind of Girl de Clare BowditchNon-fiction2020
Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct de Kitty FlanaganNon-fiction2020
Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World de Tyson YunkaportaNon-fiction2020
It Sounded Better In My Head de Nina KenwoodYoung Adult fiction2020
Monuments de Will KostakisYoung Adult fiction2020
All the Ways to be Smart de Davina BellChildren’s books2019
Tales From the Inner City de Shaun TanChildren’s books2019
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow de Jessica TownsendChildren’s books2019
Scrublands de Chris HammerDebut fiction2019
The Tattooist of Auschwitz de Heather MorrisDebut fiction2019
The Nowhere Child de Christian WhiteDebut fiction2019
The Lost Man de Jane HarperFiction2019
Shell de Kristina OlssonFiction2019
The Shepherd's Hut de Tim WintonFiction2019
Bridge of Clay de Markus ZusakFiction2019
Family: New Vegetarian Comfort Food to Nourish Every Day de Hetty McKinnonIllustrated Non-fiction2019
Australian Dreamscapes: Movement, Light and Colour de Claire TakacsIllustrated Non-fiction2019
The Land Before Avocado de Richard GloverNon-fiction2019
Eggshell Skull de Bri LeeNon-fiction2019
Any Ordinary Day: What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life? de Leigh SalesNon-fiction2019
Hive de A. J. BettsYoung Adult fiction2019
Amelia Westlake de Erin GoughYoung Adult fiction2019
Catching Teller Crow de Ambelin KwaymullinaYoung Adult fiction2019
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow de Jessica TownsendChildren’s books2018
Pig the Star de Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2018
I'm Australian too de Mem FoxChildren’s books2018
The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster de Sally RippinChildren’s books2018
Wimmera de Mark BrandiDebut fiction2018
Australia Day de Melanie ChengDebut fiction2018
The Last Man in Europe de Dennis GloverDebut fiction2018
See What I Have Done de Sarah SchmidtDebut fiction2018
The Choke de Sofie LagunaFiction2018
Force of Nature de Jane HarperFiction2018
On the Java Ridge de Jock SerongFiction2018
City of Crows de Chris WomersleyFiction2018
Native: art and design with Australian plants de Kate HerdIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Maggie's Recipe for Life de Maggie BeerIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Cornersmith: Recipes from the Cafe and Picklery de Alex Elliott-HoweryIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Beyond the rock : the life of Joan Lindsay and the mystery of picnic at Hanging Rock de Janelle McCullochIllustrated Non-fiction2018
Saga Land de Richard FidlerNon-fiction2018
Working Class Man: The No.1 Bestseller de Jimmy BarnesNon-fiction2018
The Museum of Words: a memoir of language, writing, and mortality de Georgia BlainNon-fiction2018
The Trauma Cleaner de Sarah KrasnosteinNon-fiction2018
Wilder Country de Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2018
Beautiful Mess de Claire ChristianYoung Adult fiction2018
Take Three Girls de Cath CrowleyYoung Adult fiction2018
Untidy towns de Kate O'DonnellYoung Adult fiction2018
Circle de Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2017
Pig the Winner de Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2017
The 78-Storey Treehouse de Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2017
Wormwood Mire de Judith RossellChildren’s books2017
The Dry de Jane HarperDebut fiction2017
The Birdman's Wife de Melissa AshleyDebut fiction2017
The Midnight Watch de David DyerDebut fiction2017
Goodwood de Holly ThrosbyDebut fiction2017
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos de Dominic SmithFiction2017
The Good People de Hannah KentFiction2017
Truly Madly Guilty de Liane MoriartyFiction2017
Where the trees were de Inga SimpsonFiction2017
Everywhere I Look de Helen GarnerNon-fiction2017
The Hate Race de Maxine Beneba ClarkeNon-fiction2017
Ghost Empire de Richard FidlerNon-fiction2017
Fight Like A Girl de Clementine FordNon-fiction2017
Words in Deep Blue de Cath CrowleyYoung Adult fiction2017
Gemina de Amie KaufmanYoung Adult fiction2017
The Road to Winter de Mark SmithYoung Adult fiction2017
Our Chemical Hearts de Krystal SutherlandYoung Adult fiction2017
The Bad Guys de Aaron BlabeyChildren’s books2016
The 65-Storey Treehouse de Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2016
Olive of Groves de Katrina NannestadChildren’s books2016
The Singing Bones de Shaun TanChildren’s books2016
Salt Creek de Lucy TreloarDebut fiction2016
Rush Oh! de Shirley BarrettDebut fiction2016
The Anchoress de Robyn CadwalladerDebut fiction2016
Relativity de Antonia HayesDebut fiction2016
Golden Boys de Sonya HartnettFiction2016
The Natural Way of Things de Charlotte WoodFiction2016
The Other Side of the World de Stephanie BishopFiction2016
The Secret Chord de Geraldine BrooksFiction2016
A Guide to Berlin de Gail JonesFiction2016
Reckoning: A Memoir de Magda SzubanskiNon-fiction2016
Flesh Wounds de Richard GloverNon-fiction2016
One Life: My Mother's Story de Kate GrenvilleNon-fiction2016
The Anti-Cool Girl de Rosie WaterlandNon-fiction2016
Cloudwish de Fiona WoodYoung Adult fiction2016
The Ruins of Gorlan de John FlanaganYoung Adult fiction2016
Soon de Morris GleitzmanYoung Adult fiction2016
Prince of Afghanistan de Louis NowraYoung Adult fiction2016
Withering-by-Sea de Judith RossellChildren's & YA2015
Pig the Pug de Aaron BlabeyChildren's & YA2015
The 52-Storey Treehouse de Andy GriffithsChildren's & YA2015
Lucy and Linh de Alice PungChildren's & YA2015
Foreign Soil de Maxine Beneba ClarkeDebut fiction2015
The Strays de Emily BittoDebut fiction2015
Lost & Found de Brooke DavisDebut fiction2015
After Darkness de Christine PiperDebut fiction2015
When the Night Comes de Favel ParrettFiction2015
O Efeito Rosie de Graeme SimsionFiction2015
The bush : travels in the heart of Australia de Don WatsonNon-fiction2015
Cadence de Emma AyresNon-fiction2015
Where Song Began de Tim LowNon-fiction2015
Alphabetical Sydney de Hilary BellChildren’s books2014
WeirDo de Anh DoChildren’s books2014
The 39-Story Treehouse de Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2014
The Night Guest de Fiona McFarlaneDebut fiction2014
Mr Wigg de Inga SimpsonDebut fiction2014
O Projeto Rosie de Graeme SimsionDebut fiction2014
Coal Creek de Alex MillerFiction2014
Barracuda de Christos TsiolkasFiction2014
Eyrie de Tim WintonFiction2014
The Good Life de Hugh MackayNon-fiction2014
Murder in Mississippi de John SafranNon-fiction2014
Stalking of Julia Gillard: How the media and Team Rudd contrived to bring down the Prime Minister de Kerry-Anne WalshNon-fiction2014
The Brides of Rollrock Island de Margo LanaganChildren’s books2013
The 26-Story Treehouse de Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2013
The Convent de Maureen McCarthyChildren’s books2013
Unforgotten de Tohby RiddleChildren’s books2013
The Light Between Oceans de M. L. StedmanDebut fiction2013
Eleven seasons de Paul D. CarterDebut fiction2013
Secrets of the Tides de Hannah RichellDebut fiction2013
The cartographer de Peter TwohigDebut fiction2013
Nine Days de Toni JordanFiction2013
Questions of Travel de Michelle De KretserFiction2013
Lost Voices de C. J. KochFiction2013
The mountain de Drusilla ModjeskaFiction2013
QF32 de Richard De CrespignyNon-fiction2013
Sandakan de Paul HamNon-fiction2013
The Essential Leunig: Cartoons from a Winding Path de Michael LeunigNon-fiction2013
Lake Eyre de Paul LockyerNon-fiction2013
The Little Refugee de Anh DoChildren’s books2012
The Jewel Fish of Karnak de Graeme BaseChildren’s books2012
The 13-Story Treehouse de Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2012
The coming of the whirlpool de Andrew McGahanChildren’s books2012
All That I Am de Anna FunderDebut fiction2012
Watercolours de Adrienne FerreiraDebut fiction2012
Past the Shallows de Favel ParrettDebut fiction2012
The Roving Party de Rohan WilsonDebut fiction2012
The Street Sweeper de Elliot PerlmanFiction2012
Caleb's Crossing de Geraldine BrooksFiction2012
Five Bells de Gail JonesFiction2012
Foal's Bread de Gillian MearsFiction2012
Worse Things Happen at Sea: Tales of Life, Love, Family and the Everyday Beauty in Between de William McInnesNon-fiction2012
Notebooks de Betty ChurcherNon-fiction2012
After Words: The Post-Prime Ministerial Speeches de P. J. KeatingNon-fiction2012
A Private Life: Fragments, Memories, Friends de Michael KirbyNon-fiction2012
Mirror de Jeannie BakerChildren’s books2011
The Legend of the Golden Snail de Graeme BaseChildren’s books2011
The very bad book de Andy GriffithsChildren’s books2011
Museum of Thieves de Lian TannerChildren’s books2011
Rocks in the Belly de Jon BauerDebut fiction2011
Book of lost threads de Tess EvansDebut fiction2011
The Old School de P. M. NewtonDebut fiction2011
The Legacy: A Novel de Kirsten TranterDebut fiction2011
Bereft de Chris WomersleyFiction2011
When Colts Ran de Roger McDonaldFiction2011
Indelible Ink de Fiona McGregorFiction2011
That Deadman Dance de Kim ScottFiction2011
The Happiest Refugee de Anh DoNon-fiction2011
How To Make Gravy: A to Z, A Mongrel Memoir de Paul KellyNon-fiction2011
The Well at the World's End de A. J. MackinnonNon-fiction2011
Street Fight in Naples de Peter RobbNon-fiction2011
Pearl Verses the World de Sally MurphyChildren’s books2009
The Virtuoso de Sonia OrchardDebut fiction2009
Jasper Jones de Craig SilveyFiction2009
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee de Chloe HooperNon-fiction2009
Tales from Outer Suburbia de Shaun TanChildren’s books2008
Addition de Toni JordanDebut fiction2008
Breath de Tim WintonFiction2008
American Journeys de Don WatsonNon-fiction2008


The Indie Book Awards were established in 2008 with the aim of creating a unique award recognising and rewarding the best Australian writing as chosen by Australian independent booksellers. The Awards celebrate the enormous depth and range of literary talent in this nation.

The Indie Book Awards differ from other literary awards because they are chosen by independent booksellers who are renowned for their love of books and reading, support new and emerging Australian authors and foster a love of quality writing.

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