The ABIA Shortlist 2018

The Australian Book Industry Awards showcase the talent and diversity of what is the 14th largest publishing industry in the world, and we are delighted to announce that several of our titles have been shortlisted:

Children's Picture Book of the Year (0-6 years):
Do Not Lick This Book by Idan Ben-Barak, illustrated by Julian Frost

Book of the Year for Older Children (13+ years):
My Life as a Hashtag by Gabrielle Williams

Biography Book of the Year:
Danger Music by Eddie Ayres

Literary Fiction Book of the Year:
The Choke by Sofie Laguna

General Fiction Book of the Year:
The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

The winners will be announced 3rd May.

The rest of the shortlists and more information can be found here.

Danger Music

by Eddie Ayres

From the former ABC Classic FM broadcaster comes a remarkable story about the power of music and courage to be one's self

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The Choke

by Sofie Laguna

The Choke is a mesmerising, harrowing and ultimately uplifting novel from the 2015 Miles Franklin winner.

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Do not lick this book

by Idan Ben-Barak, illustrated by Julian Frost

A brilliantly simple, funny, interactive picture book that introduces children to the strange, unseen world of microbes all around them by the award-winning author of Small Wonders and the animator of the insanely successful video 'Dumb Ways to Die'.

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The Dark Lake

by Sarah Bailey

A hot summer. A shocking murder. A town of secrets, waiting to explode. A brooding, suspenseful and explosive debut that will grip you from the first page to the last.

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My Life as a Hashtag

by Gabrielle Williams

From the highly acclaimed author of The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex comes this funny, heartfelt novel about rage, regret and the pitfalls of life in the digital age.

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