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Biography of the Year

  • ANTI COOL GIRL small WATERLAND Rosie Troll Doll Headpiece 1 CREDIT Patrick Boland 2015

    The Anti-Cool Girl (Rosie Waterland, 4th Estate, HarperCollins)

  • Reckoning MAGDA_KJC4072_Konrad Winkler

    Reckoning: A Memoir (Magda Szubanski, Text Publishing)

  • FLESH WOUNDS Fairfax Media columnist, Richard Glover. Spectrum. photo: Marco Del Grande

    Flesh Wounds (Richard Glover, ABC Books, HarperCollins)

  • A Mothers Story Rosie Batty

    A Mother’s Story (Rosie Batty with Bryce Corbett, HarperCollins, HarperCollins)

Book of the Year for Older Children

  • Cat With the Coloured Tail Gillian Mears

    The Cat With the Coloured Tail (Gillian Mears, illustrated by Dinalie Dabarera, Walker Books)

  • Illuminae Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman_creditChristopherTovo

    Illuminae (Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, Allen & Unwin, Allen & Unwin)

  • Friday Barnes Rachel Spratt

    Friday Barnes 2: Under Suspicion (R.A. Spratt, Random House Australia Children’s, Penguin Random House)

  • Cloudwish Fiona Wood3 3 2014 credit Giulia McGauran

    Cloudwish (Fiona Wood, Macmillan Australia, Pan Macmillan)

Book of the Year for Younger Children

  • This is a Ball (1) Matt Stanton

    This Is a Ball (Beck & Matt Stanton, ABC Books, HarperCollins)

  • The Amazing True Story of How Babies Are Made (1) Fiona Katauskas USE THIS ONE

    The Amazing True Story of How Babies Are Made (Fiona Katauskas, ABC Books, HarperCollins)

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    The 65-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths, illustrated by Terry Denton, Pan Australia, Pan Macmillan)

  • Perfect IMG_1491

    Perfect (Danny Parker, illustrated by Freya Blackwood, Little Hare, Hardie Grant Egmont)

General Fiction Book of the Year

  • The Pefumers Secret Fiona McIntosh

    The Perfumer’s Secret (Fiona McIntosh, Michael Joseph, Penguin Random House)

  • Patterson Girls Rachael Johns Approved Author Photo SMALLER

    The Patterson Girls (Rachael Johns, MIRA, Harlequin Enterprises)

  • The Lake House kate2015

    The Lake House (Kate Morton, Allen & Unwin, Allen & Unwin)

  • Close Your Eyes Michael Robotham BW

    Close Your Eyes (Michael Robotham, Sphere, Hachette Australia)

General Non-Fiction Book of the Year

  • The Dismissal (1) Troy and Paul web image v2

    The Dismissal (Paul Kelly and Troy Bramston, Viking, Penguin Random House)

  • One Life photo by Darren James   james.darren@gmail.com

    One Life: My Mother’s Story (Kate Grenville, Text Publishing)

  • Island Home Tim Winton

    Island Home (Tim Winton, Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)

  • Australias Second Chance (1) NEWS: Staff Dinkus Melbourne Bureau. George Megalogenis.

    Australia’s Second Chance (George Megalogenis, Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Random House)

Illustrated Book of the Year

  • Wendy Whiteley Hawley Janet credit Jason Busch

    Wendy Whiteley and the Secret Garden (Janet Hawley, Lantern, Penguin Random House)

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    The Happy Cookbook (Lola Berry, Plum, Pan Macmillan)

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    I Quit Sugar: Simplicious (Sarah Wilson, Macmillan Australia, Pan Macmillan)

  • 9781743362969 Cornersmith Portrait

    Cornersmith (Alex Elliott-Howery and James Grant, Murdoch Books, Murdoch Books)

International Book of the Year

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    The Story of the Lost Child (Elena Ferrante, Text Publishing)

  • 9780857522320 Girl on a Train Paula_Hawkins-64027-persondefaultoriginal-1

    The Girl on the Train (Paula Hawkins, Doubleday, Penguin Random House)

  • Gut ENDERS-Giulia

    Gut: the inside story of our body’s most under-rated organ (Giulia Enders, Scribe Publications)

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    Grandpa’s Great Escape (David Walliams, HarperCollins Childrens Books, HarperCollins)

Literary Fiction Book of the Year

  • 9781408866504 Mireille Juchau_credit Alex Craig_very high res

    The World Without Us (Mireille Juchau, Bloomsbury Publishing, Bloomsbury)

  • The Secret Chord Geraldine Brooks

    The Secret Chord (Geraldine Brooks, Hachette, Hachette Australia)

  • The Other Side of the World Stephanie Bishop

    The Other Side of the World (Stephanie Bishop, Hachette, Hachette Australia)

  • 9781760111236 Charlotte Wood vertical pic Tobias Andreasson 300dpi_1mb

    The Natural Way of Things (Charlotte Wood, Allen & Unwin, Allen & Unwin)

Matt Richell Award for New Writer

  • Salt Creek nicholaspurcellstudio-lucytreloar-102

    Salt Creek (Lucy Treloar, Picador Australia, Pan Macmillan)

  • 9781743535943 high res Shirley Barrett credit - Karl Schwerdtfeger

    Rush Oh! (Shirley Barrett, Picador Australia, Pan Macmillan)

  • MAGDA_KJC4072_Konrad Winkler

    Reckoning: A Memoir (Magda Szubanski, Text Publishing)

  • ANTI COOL GIRL small WATERLAND Rosie Troll Doll Headpiece 1 CREDIT Patrick Boland 2015

    The Anti-Cool Girl (Rosie Waterland, 4th Estate, HarperCollins)

Small Publishers' Adult Book of the Year

  • 9781742234434 AAF family shot

    The Art of Free Travel (Patrick Jones and Meg Ulman, NewSouth, NewSouth Publishing)

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    Give the Devil His Due (Sulari Gentill, Pantera Press)

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    Body Lengths (Leisel Jones with Felicity McLean, Nero, Black Inc)

  • All Fall Down Matthew Condon_BW_credit Russell Shakespeare cropped

    All Fall Down (Matthew Condon, UQP, University of Queensland Press)

Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year

  • The Underwater fancy-dress parade Davina Bell

    The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade (Davina Bell, illustrated by Allison Colpoys, Scribble, Scribe Publications)

  • Numerical Street hb_ap_photo400x0_q20

    Numerical Street (Hilary Bell, illustrated by Antonia Pesenti, NewSouth, NewSouth Publishing)

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    My Pop is a Pirate (Damon Young, illustrated by Peter Carnavas, UQP, University of Queensland Press)

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    Kookoo Kookaburra (Gregg Dreise, Magabala Books)