Win the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2019 winners

And the winners are...

We're excited to reveal the winners of this year's Books Are My Bag Readers Awards – the only book awards curated by bookshops and voted for by booklovers, like you!

Books can be a force for change and this is demonstrated by the authors you love the most this year. Greta Thunberg scooped up the Breakthrough Author Award, while Caroline Criado Pérez celebrates a much-deserved win in the Readers' Choice category for Invisible Women.

5 lucky Caboodlers will each win a set of the winning books:

Fiction Award: Circe by Madeline Miller
Non-Fiction Award: Becoming by Michelle Obama
Poetry Award: The Flame by Leonard Cohen
Children's Fiction Award: No Ballet Shoes in Syria by Catherine Bruton
Young Adult Award: Toffee by Sarah Crossan
Readers' Choice Award: Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez
Breakthrough Author Award: Greta Thunberg for No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Beautiful Book Award (voted for by bookshops): The Binding by Bridget Collins, designed by Micaela Alcaino (HarperCollins)

Discover more about the Readers Awards.

5 Caboodle Points

Win all eight books

This competition ended on 12/12/2019

Terms and Conditions

5 x winners will each receive a set of the 2019 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards winners

  • No purchase necessary.
  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday 12th December 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.

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