Love Your Bookshop Day


Join us for Love Your Bookshop Day, Saturday 12 August as we celebrate all that's good about books, bookshops and reading! 

All your favourite Avid Reader activities return (Author Advice Booth, Krazy Chris's Bargain Table, 50 Word Flash Fiction Prize as well as some great new ones - Design a Tea Towel!

From 12.00pm we'll have our Indie Publishing Showcase featuring Tim Heard (The Australian Native Bee Book), Claude Tranchant (Boots to Bliss), Cameron Murray (Game of Mates), Kimberley Wilson Brisbane Art Deco, Brenda Fawdon and Christine Sharp (Eat Local) and more!

As well Nick Earls will join us from 2.00pm to celebrate the many successes of his award winning novella series. Join us as we raise a glass of Gotham Wine with Nick. Everyone who buys a novella from Nick's Wisdom Tree series receives a ticket to win two bottles (a red and a white) from Gotham Wine, and anyone who buys the set of five gets a bonus ticket (six tickets altogether).

But in preparation for our big day you need to get your 50 Word Flash Fiction entry in by Monday 7 August to have a chance at Australia's richest per-word writer's prize.

If drawing and design are more your thing you can enter our Design a Tea Towel competition. Designs due by Thursday 3 August. Details HERE

Spend over $50 and go in to the draw to win a weekend for two at the Headlands Chalet, Point Lookout on North Stradbroke Island - Minjerribah.

There is 20% off all cookbooks from now until Saturday 12 August. Buy a cookbook and go in to the draw to win weekend away at Kurrajong Guest House Country Retreat.

I look forward to seeing you on Love Your Bookshop Day. Happy reading, Fiona

P.S. Love Your Bookshop Day was previously known as National Bookshop Day.