Autumn Book Binge 2020

Monday 02 March 2020

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Join us for the 2020 Autumn Book Binge! It's easy to play – just pick up a game card from any of our libraries.

How to play

Read or listen to a book of your choice from any of the nine book categories:

  • Set in Victoria
  • Recent releases
  • Other lives
  • In translation
  • Fact to fiction
  • Book to screen
  • Beastly titles
  • Other worlds
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. 

Fill in your game card to keep track of the books you read or listen to between Monday 2 March and Sunday 31 May 2020.

How to enter

Once you’ve completed a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line on the game card, you can fill out the entry slips attached to the game card.

Show your completed game card to a library staff member and drop your entry into the draw by the last day of each month.

Autumn Book Binge Terms & Conditions


Each month, one lucky reader will win a Readings book voucher valued at $40. View the terms and conditions.

Join the conversation online

Join in the conversation and share your book reviews and recommendations on social media, using hashtag #AutumnBookBinge.


Recommended Reads

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Bronwyn's ready for the Autumn Book Binge with this stack of great reads that ticks every category! You can get (or order) all of these through the app or by visiting us in branch. What would you recommend in each category? Help a fellow book-binger out and show or tell us your recs with #AutumnBookBinge

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab - Fergus Hume (Set in Victoria)
The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. - Neal Stephenson and Nicole Gallano (Alternate Worlds)
Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook - Clive James (Book to Screen)
Notes From a Young Black Chef - Kwame Onwuachi (Other Lives)
See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt (Fact to Fiction)
Australia Day - Stan Grant (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writers)
Cats of the Louvre - Taiyō Matsumoto (Recent Releases)
I Am Behind You - John Ajvide Lindqvist (In Translation)
Kraken - China Miéville (Beastly Titles)


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