The Summer Read 2015-16

Celebrate great Victorian 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 fabulous prizes.

The annual Summer Read closes on Sunday 14 February – enter now!

Take part and discover great Victorian books and authors, and you could win fantastic prizes!

Simply name the book or books you've read from the Summer Read 2015–16 list, and recommend another book you've enjoyed (it doesn't need to be a book from the Summer Read list).

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

2015–16 Summer Read books

  • The unbroken line by Alex Hammond
  • Between us: Women of letters curated by Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire
  • Certain admissions by Gideon Haigh
  • Hello, beautiful! Scenes from a life by Hannie Rayson
  • Please don't leave me here by Tania Chandler
  • Dangerous games by Larry Writer
  • Leap by Myfanwy Jones
  • Bad behaviour by Rebecca Starford
  • The secret son by Jenny Ackland
  • Tumbledown Manor by Helen Brown

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 pick up a form at a participating public library and drop it into the entry box.

Winners will be drawn randomly and will be notified after 11 March 2016. We'll list the most popular recommended titles from 11 March 2016.

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

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