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HomeLatest news for AdultsIndie Book Awards – 2024 Shortlist

Coolbellup Library closed for renovations 27 May – 16 June 2024 Read more!

HomeLatest news for AdultsIndie Book Awards – 2024 Shortlist

Coolbellup Library closed for renovations 27 May – 16 June 2024 Read more!

HomeLatest news for AdultsIndie Book Awards – 2024 Shortlist

Coolbellup Library closed for renovations 27 May – 16 June 2024 Read more!

HomeLatest news for AdultsIndie Book Awards – 2024 Shortlist

Australian independent book sellers have been selecting the best Australian books since 2008.

‘The Indies’, as they’re fondly known, are considered the forerunners of all the major Australian book awards.

The overall winner and the category winners will be announced in a virtual awards event on Monday, 25 March 2024.

It’s exciting to see local author Molly Schmidt on the Debut Fiction shortlist for Salt River Road.

If you’d like to reserve any of the titles below, just click on the cover image.

Fiction shortlist:

Link to Catalogue record for Lola in the mirror
Link to Catalogue record for The Seven
Link to Catalogue record for Edenglassie
Link to Catalogue record for The Bookbinder of Jericho

Non-fiction shortlist:

Link to Catalogue record for Bright shining
Link to Catalogue record for Wifedom
Link to Catalogue record for The Remarkable Mrs Reibey
Link to Catalogue record for Killing for Country

Debut Fiction Shortlist:

Link to Catalogue record for Green dot
Link to Catalogue record for The Visitors
Link to Catalogue record for Lenny Marks gets away with murder
Link to Catalogue record for Salt river road

Children’s shortlist:

Link to Catalogue record for The impossible secret of Lillian Velvet
Link to Catalogue record for Silver linings
Link to Catalogue record for Kimmi

Young adult shortlist:

Link to Catalogue record for Saltwater boy
Link to Catalogue record for Welcome to sex
Link to Catalogue record for The sinister booksellers of Bath
Link to Catalogue record for Stuck up & stupid