Win all 16 books on the Nero Book Awards shortlist

Start 2024 with some incredible reads and Caffè Nero treats!

To celebrate the inaugural Nero Book Awards, we're giving away a set of all 16 books on the Nero Book Awards shortlist plus a bundle of Caffè Nero goodies: Caffè Nero Winter Blend and Classic Ground Coffee, Caffè Nero Napoletano and Classico Coffee Capsules, Caffè Nero takeaway coffee cup, coffee tin, notebook, and pen.

This sensational prize includes the four category winners, announced on 30th January:

Fiction
The Bee Sting by Paul Murray

Debut Fiction
Close to Home by Michael Magee

Non-Fiction
Strong Female Character by Fern Brady

Children's Fiction
The Swifts by Beth Lincoln

Launched in May 2023 as part of Caffè Nero's programme to sponsor the arts, the Nero Book Awards celebrate the craft of great writing and the joy of reading, providing readers of all tastes with a combination of high-quality writing and readability. The Awards celebrate outstanding books of the last 12 months.

The four category winners go forward for the overall prize – the Nero Gold Prize Book of the Year – to be revealed at a ceremony on Thursday 14th March.

Discover the titles in bookshops near you. 


Win the shortlist

This competition ended on 29/02/2024

Terms and Conditions

1 x winner will receive a set of all 16 books on the Nero Book Awards shortlist and Caffè Nero Winter Blend and Classic Ground Coffee, Caffè Nero Napoletano and Classico Coffee Capsules, Caffè Nero takeaway coffee cup, coffee tin, notebook, and pen.

  • By entering this competition, you also agree to the Caboodle Terms and Conditions
  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday 29th February 2024. 
  • No purchase necessary.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted. Entrants may not win more than one prize.
  • The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, and Republic of Ireland 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 (such as the publisher) in order to fulfil the dispatch of competition prizes.
  • The prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives, and are 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.
  • If National Book Tokens gift cards or e-Gift cards are included in the prize, they can be spent in participating bookshops. Find out more.
  • If signed copies are included in the prize, books will either be signed directly by the author/illustrator(s) or signed bookplates will be provided (either separately or stuck in the book).
  • The Promoter will choose winners at random from all qualifying entries.
  • The Promoter will contact winners by email shortly after the closing date. In the event of a winner not responding after 14 days, the Promoter reserves 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 winners not receiving the Promoter’s communications due to their spam filter, accidental deletion, incorrect email provided, or for any other reason. In the event of this, the Promoter is unable to provide compensation.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for winners not receiving their prize once it has been dispatched. On a case-by-case basis, the Promoter will do their best to compensate the winner but regretfully this may not always be possible.
  • 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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