The 2013 INDIE Book Awards Shortlist

AND THE WINNERS ARE

The Book of the Year – The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

Best Fiction – Nine Days by Toni Jordan

Best Non-Fiction – QF32 by Richard de Crespigny

Best Debut Fiction – The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

Best Children’s Book – Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan

The Shortlist for the 2013 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards has been announced. Parramatta City Library has copies for loan. If you need to find out availability just click the embedded links with titles or authors.

The shortlisted books for the Indie Awards 2013 are:

Fiction

Nine Days by Toni Jordan (Text)
Lost Voices by Christopher Koch (HarperCollins)
Questions of Travel  by Michelle de Kretser (Allen & Unwin)
The Mountain by Drusilla Modjeska (Random House)

Non fiction
Lake Eyre by Paul Lockyer (HarperCollins)
QF32 by Richard de Crespigny (Macmillan)
Sandakan by Paul Ham (Random House)
The Essential Leunig: Cartoons from a Winding Path by Michael Leunig (Penguin)

Debut fiction
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman (Random House)
Eleven Seasons by Paul D. Carter (Allen & Unwin)
The Cartographer by Peter Twohig (HarperCollins)
Secrets of the Tides by Hannah Richell (Hachette Little Brown)

Children’s

The Convent by Maureen McCarthy (Allen & Uwnin)
The 26-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton (Macmillan)
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin)
Unforgotten by Tohby Riddle (Allen & Unwin)

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