The Summer Read 2014–15

Celebrate local books and sunny days by taking part in the annual Summer Read. Head to a participating public library to borrow one of the 10 recommended books, and go into the draw to win a fabulous book pack.

The annual Summer Read runs from 1 December 2014 to 15 February 2015. Take part and discover some great Victorian books and authors – tell us the name of your favourite book and you could win some fantastic prizes.

Look out for the Summer Read books and special events at public libraries across the state.

2015 Summer Read books

  • An American in Oz Sara James
  • Cairo Chris Womersley
  • Demons Wayne Macauley
  • Driving under the influence Jenna Martin
  • Golden boys Sonya Hartnett
  • The feel-good hit of the year Liam Pieper
  • St Kilda blues Geoffrey McGeachin
  • Tree palace Craig Sherborne
  • Warning: the story of Cyclone Tracy Sophie Cunningham
  • What came before Anna George

Enter to win a fabulous book pack

Go into the draw to win a book pack filled with great Victorian reads.

  • First prize: 50 Victorian books
  • Second prize: 30 Victorian books
  • Third prize: 20 Victorian books
  • Additional prizes: Packs of 10 books

To enter, simply tell us:

a)   the name of a book you've read from this year's Summer Read list

b)   a favourite book (any book at all) that you recommend

Enter online, or download and print the entry form in Word or PDF format (see below). Drop it into the entry box at a participating public library, or mail it to:

Brad Langoulant, Project Officer
The Summer Read
State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Winners will be drawn randomly and will be notified after 11 March 2015. We'll list the most popular recommended titles from late March 2015.

Please read the competition terms and conditions and our privacy statement.

Participating library services