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Jan 21 2019

Indie Book Awards 2019 longlist

Australian independent booksellers, members of Leading Edge Books, are thrilled to announce their Longlist for the Indie Book Awards 2019!

CHILDREN'S
All the Ways to be Smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys (Illus) (Scribe Publications)
The Tales of Mr Walker by Jess Black and Sara Acton (Illus) (Penguin Random House Australia)
A-Z of Australian Animals by Jennifer Cossins (Hachette Australia)
Lenny's Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee (Allen and Unwin)
Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris by Megan Hess (Hardie Grant Egmont)
Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan (Hardie Grant Egmont)
Cicada by Shaun Tan (Hachette Australia)
Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan (Allen and Unwin)
Room on Our Rock by Kate and Jo Temple, Terri Rose Baynton (Illus) (Scholastic Australia)
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (Hachette Australia)

YOUNG ADULT
Hive by A. J. Betts (Pan Australia)
Just Breathe by Andrew Daddo (Penguin Random House Australia)
Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein (Walker Books Australia)
Amelia Westlake by Erin Gough (Hardie Grant Egmont)
P is for Pearl by Eliza Henry Jones (HarperCollins Australia)
A Song Only I Can Hear by Barry Jonsberg (Allen and Unwin)
Obsidio: The Illuminae Files 03 by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Allen and Unwin)
Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff (Allen and Unwin)
Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina (Allen and Unwin)
Tin Heart by Shivaun Plozza (Penguin Random House Australia)

FICTION LONGLIST
The Lost Man by Jane Harper (Macmillan Australia)
The Fragments by Toni Jordan (Text Publishing)
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty (Macmillan Australia)
The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton (Allen and Unwin)
The Children's House by Alice Nelson (Penguin Random House Australia)
Shell by Kristina Olsson (Scribner Australia)
The Other Wife by Michael Robotham (Hachette Australia)
Cedar Valley by Holly Throsby (Allen and Unwin)
The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton (Penguin Random House Australia)