NZ Booklovers Awards 2020

NZ Booklovers Award for Best Adult Fiction Book 2020
We are looking for the best in storytelling, a novel that we couldn’t put down.

NZ Booklovers Award for Best Lifestyle Book 2020
Cooking, wine, architecture, lifestyle, home and garden, design, fashion – all the non-fiction books that have the ability to enrich our daily lives.

NZ Booklovers Award for Best Children’s Picture Book 2020
We are looking for the best children’s picture that helps engage young readers and foster a love of books.

Prize: $500 for each category to the winning author.

Shortlist announced 20 February 2020, winners announced 19 March 2020.


  • NZ residents, or New Zealanders living overseas, are eligible in each category.
  • Books published between 1 January and 31 December 2019 are eligible.
  • Entries can be entered by the publisher or author, or for self-published authors with book distribution in NZ, by the author, their book distributor or book publicist.
  • Two books for the Fiction and Lifestyle Awards, and three books for the Children’s Awards should be sent to NZ Booklovers at 22/4 Stables Lane, Silverdale, Auckland 0932, with a completed entry form.
  • There is an administration fee of $25.00.
  • All entries need to be sent to NZ Booklovers by 20 December 2019, and we encourage books to be sent to us in the month of publication, if possible, throughout the year.

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