2020 Indie Book Awards longlist

We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been longlisted for the 2020 Indie Book Awards!

Fiction:
- Silver by Chris Hammer
- Bruny by Heather Rose
- Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas
- The Weekend by Charlotte Wood

Nonfiction:
- Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch
- 488 Rules for Life by Kitty Flanagan

Debut fiction:
- Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern

Young Adult:
- The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim
- Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Children’s:
- Into the Wild by Anh Do, illustrated by Jeremy Ley
- Mr Chicken All Over Australia by Leigh Hobbs
- The Painted Ponies by Alison Lester

The shortlists will be announced on 15th January.

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

Six Minutes

by Petronella McGovern

An unputdownable thriller for fans of Liane Moriarty and Caroline Overington. If you were gripped watching The Cry, you'll be hooked on Six Minutes.

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Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life

by Kitty Flanagan

488 Rules for Life is Kitty Flanagan's way of making the world a more pleasant place to live. Providing you with the antidote to every annoying little thing, these rules are not made to be broken.

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The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling

by Wai Chim

A novel about growing up in a migrant Asian family with a mother who is suffering from a mental illness, from the highly commended author of Freedom Swimmer.

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The Painted Ponies

by Alison Lester

A little girl whose family runs a travelling show falls in love with some wild ponies...but what will she do when she realises they long to be set free?

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Mr Chicken All Over Australia

by Leigh Hobbs

Australia is full of big things, and Mr Chicken wants to see them all. A triumph from the 2016-2017 Australian Children's Laureate.

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Into the Wild: Wolf Girl 1

by Anh Do, Illustrated by Jeremy Ley

A wildly exciting new adventure series from bestselling author Anh Do.

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The Weekend

by Charlotte Wood

The brilliant new novel from Charlotte Wood, acclaimed author of The Natural Way of Things.

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Your Own Kind of Girl

by Clare Bowditch

ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir.

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Aurora Rising: The Aurora Cycle 1

by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of The Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic . . .

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Silver

by Chris Hammer

Martin Scarsden returns in the sequel to the bestselling Scrublands.

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Damascus

by Christos Tsiolkas

The stunningly powerful new novel from the author of The Slap...

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Bruny

by Heather Rose

The brilliant and explosive new novel from the author of the award-winning The Museum of Modern Love.

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