Win the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2019 shortlists

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are back!

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are the only book awards curated by bookshops and voted for by booklovers. We're excited to celebrate this year's Readers Awards by giving away all the books on the shortlists – 38 fantastic reads! – to one lucky booklover.

This year's shortlists feature dazzling fiction, poignant non-fiction, brilliant breakthrough authors and magical children's books, from Madeline Miller, Greta Thunberg, Joseph Coelho, Michelle Obama, and many more.

View the shortlists in full and vote for your favourite books (plus you'll be entered to win a £100/€120 National Book Token).

5 Caboodle Points


Win the shortlists

Enter now and collect 5 Caboodle Points. This competition will close after 31/10/2019.

Terms and Conditions

1 x winner will receive a copy of each of the books on the Books Are My Bag Readers awards 2019 shortlists (breakthrough author, novel, poetry, non-fiction, children's, young adult and beautiful book)

  • No purchase necessary.
  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday 31st October 2019.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted. Entrants may not win more than one prize.
  • The prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives, and subject to availability. The Promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize. In exceptional circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to foreclose the competition without notice.
  • The competition is open to UK and Republic of Ireland residents except employees of the Booksellers Association and Book Tokens Ltd., their families, employees of participating bookshops, and anyone else connected with this promotion.
  • Entrants must be aged 16 or over.
  • Entrants will automatically collect 5 Caboodle Points. Find out more about How Caboodle Works.
  • Entrants agree to the Promoter using their details in post-competition publicity. Your details will not be used for any other purpose, or passed onto any third parties, unless specified. Winners’ details may be shared securely with a third-party in order to fulfil the dispatch of competition prizes.
  • We will contact winners by email. In the event of a winner not responding after 14 days, we reserve the right to allocate the prize to another winner, or foreclose the prize. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are incomplete, illegible, incorrect, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the closing date for any reason. Automatically generated entries or entries via third parties are invalid and shall not be considered.
  • The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The Promoter will only use your email address and other personal information as outlined in our privacy policy.
  • Promoter: Book Tokens Ltd, 6 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR.

Win our £1,000 Book Bursary

Win our £1,000 Book Bursary

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The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are back. Vote for your favourite books to be entered to win a £100/€120 National Book Token.

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