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Posted on 22 Jun 2016 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

Winter Solstice 2016 giveaways

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imagesIt’s winter, we’ve just had the shortest day, so you must need more books to keep the cold at bay. This winter solstice we have not one but TWO terrific bundles of books to give away to two lucky winners. To enter, email your name and address to with ‘Solstice giveaway’ in the subject line by 6pm Thursday 23 June 2016. Because we cannot afford to post giveaway bundles overseas, entries are restricted to Australian residents only.


family lawBenjamin Law The Family Law

You’ve seen the SBS TV series, now read the book … Or just treat yourself and read the book. ‘Family memoir at its giddy, poignant best,’ said Lou Murphy in NRB.

Courtesy of Black Inc

eligibleCurtis Sittenfeld Eligible

The Bennet sisters Liz and Jane have been summoned home from New York City … The bestselling author of Prep and American Wife rewrites Pride and Prejudice for the 21st century.  ‘Sheer joy’ – Jessie Burton

Courtesy of HarperCollins

roadtowinterMark Smith The Road to Winter

For the past two winters Finn has lived alone on the coast since a deadly virus wiped out his parents and their community. Then a girl runs onto the beach, an asylum seeker, and everything changes …

Courtesy of Text Publishing

girl in greenDerek B Miller The Girl in Green

The author of Norwegian by Night returns with a new novel set in the Iraqi desert.  British journalist Thomas Benton and American private Arwood Hobbes attempt to save the girl they failed decades before …

Courtesy of Scribe


orchardTracy Chevalier At the Edge of the Orchard 

Ohio, 1838. James and Sadie Goodenough plant apple trees in Black Swamp to reclaim the land as their own. Fifteen years later, in California their youngest son is forced to confront the reason he left behind everything he loved. From the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Courtesy of HarperCollins

lustAugusten Burroughs Lust and Wonder

This new memoir from the bestselling author of Running with Scissors examines what it means to be in love, in lust, and figuring it all out. ‘I’ve never once read a memoir that I read with such urgency and amazement’ – Goodreads

Courtesy of Pan Macmillan

nothingErik Storey Nothing Short of Dying: A Clyde Barr thriller

Deep in Colorado’s thick forests, Clyde Barr receives a frantic phone call for help from the youngest of his three sisters. Then the line goes dead. He doesn’t know who has her, but he’s determined to save her. ‘Nothing short of brilliant’ – Jeffery Deaver

Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

dubarryLesley Truffle Hotel du Barry

The ‘Hotel du Barry Baby’ was found in a pair of bloomers pegged to a clothesline of this magnificent hotel. Years later, when the hotel’s owner dies in mysterious circumstances, the grown-up Cat du Barry determines to solve the mystery … A novel to charm, amuse and delight.

Courtesy of HarperCollins

Remember, to go in the draw email your name and address to with ‘Solstice giveaway’ in the subject line by 6pm Thursday 23 June 2016.