Tuesday, May 14, 2013


The shortlist has been announced for the Australian Nielsen BookData 2013 Booksellers' Choice Award.

We have had an amazing response with a record number of votes placed to create this year’s shortlist. The five books you have chosen to be the Nielsen BookData 2013 Booksellers' Choice Award Shortlist are as follows:
  • Light Between the Oceans - M.L. Stedman
  • QF32 - Richard de Crespigny
  • The Essential Leunig: Cartoons from a Winding Path - Michael Leunig
  • The 26-Storey Treehouse - Andy Griffiths
  • The Secret Keeper - Kate Morton
Voting closed on Thursday 2 May and the winner will be announced at the ABA gala dinner on Sunday 16 June.

Meanwhile there is still time to vote for the New Zealand Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award 2013.
To nominate a New Zealand authored book that you have enjoyed selling the most over the last 17 months, simply email your choice to: booksellerschoice@nielsenbookdata.co.nz by midday on 31 May 2013.

Terms and Conditions apply: New Zealand Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award

Finalists, chosen by Booksellers NZ members, will be announced on 24 July alongside finalists in the Fiction, Poetry, General Non-Fiction and Illustrated Non-Fiction categories of the New Zealand Post Book Awards. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Auckland on the 28 August, with the Nielsen Booksellers’ Choice being announced alongside the treasured People’s Choice Award. 

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