Win the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2020 shortlists

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are back!

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards, sponsored by National Book Tokens, are the only book awards curated by bookshops and chosen by readers. This year's awards include six shortlists chosen by booksellers across the UK and Ireland. 

We're excited to celebrate this year's Readers Awards by giving away all the books on the shortlists – 24 fantastic reads! – to one lucky booklover. The shortlists feature dazzling fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children's fiction, and young adult fiction, as well as four brilliant breakthrough authors. 

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

Plus, you're invited to the virtual awards ceremony, hosted by Grace Dent. Join us and watch live on Books Are My Bag's Twitter, Facebook or YouTube at 5:30pm on Tuesday 10th November to see this year's winners.

5 Caboodle Points


Win the shortlists

This competition ended on 29/10/2020

Terms and Conditions

1 x winner will receive all 24 books on the 2020 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards shortlists

  • No purchase necessary.
  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday 29th October 2020.
  • 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.
  • National Book Tokens gift cards can be bought and spent in participating bookshops across the UK and Ireland. Find a bookshop.
  • 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.

Vote now

Vote now!

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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