It's the Sunburst Book Grab Giveaway!         

The Sunburst Awards are still on hiatus, and that gave us a chance to check out their amazing library of Canadian speculative fiction. Even better, we walked away with a PILE of amazing books, and now we're giving them away to YOU.

Three random draws every week       
Pick the box(es) you want       
Plus automatic entry for the weekly free membership draw       
Giveaways run Monday through Sunday through Oct 22, 2023       
Enter once per giveaway period       
We'll notify winners by email on or before Oct 31, 2023.

Enter once a week!

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Week 1:  Enter September 18 - 24 - CLOSED

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Sunburst Award Favorites

  1. Skin Folk by Nalo Hopkinson

  2. Angry Young Spaceman by Jim Munroe

  3. Flux by Beth Goobie

  4. The Kappa Child by Hiromi Goto

  5. The Annual Migration of Clouds by Premee Mohamed

  6. This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal el-Mohtar and Max Gladstone


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Family Sagas and Epic Fantasies

  1. Three Souls by Janie Chang

  2. Allaigna’s Song Overture by JM Landels

  3. The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan

  4. The Serpent’s Spell by Rae Bridgman


Week 2: Enter September 25 - October 1 - CLOSED

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Middle Grade Mystery and Misc

  1. The Nose from Jupiter by Richard Scrimger

  2. The Mystery of Croaker’s Island by Linda DeMeulemeester

  3. The Island of Mad Scientists by Howard Whitehouse

  4. The Faceless Fiend by Howard Whitehouse

  5. Aggie Morton Mystery Queen: Peril at Owl Park by Marthe Jocelyn

  6. Pickles vs the Zombies by Angela Misri

  7. Like I Care by Stephen Guppy


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Grownup Grab Bag

  1. Big Big Sky by Kristyn Dunnion

  2. Double Blind by Michelle Butler Hallett

  3. Flight of the Shadows by Sigmund Brouwer

  4. Waiting for Sarah by Bruce McBay & James Heneghan (YA but with heavy themes)

  5. Snake City by Joe Rosenblatt

  6. Dark Stories by Danielle L. Jensen

  7. Pyre by James McCann


Week 3:  Enter October 2 - 8 - CLOSED

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Young Adult

  1. Before Wings by Beth Goobie

  2. Demon Princess: Reign or Shine by Michelle Rowen

  3. Shift by Charlotte Agell

  4. Dreamfire by Nicole Luiken

  5. Beast by Megan Crewe

  6. Raven by Allison Van Diepen 

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Romantic Fantasy

  1. The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley

  2. Mable Riley: A Reliable Humdrum Peril and Romance by Marthe Jocelyn

  3. Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey

  4. The Engine’s Child by Holly Phillips


Week 4:  Enter October 9 - October 15 - CLOSED

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  1. Haunted: Field of Screams by Joel A. Sutherland

  2. Daddy’s Back: A Story of the Supernatural by Barbara Ann Lane

  3. Sight Unseen by David Carroll

  4. Tales from Beyond the Brain by Jeff Szpirglas

  5. Breathe by Douglas A. Van Bells

  6. The Dark Beneath the Ice by Amelinda Berube


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Ghosts and Creepy Things

  1. Dead Man’s Gold and Other Stories by Paul Yee

  2. The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

  3. Commander Zero by David Neil Lee

  4. Hunted by Cheryl Rainfield

  5. Here After by Sean Costello


Week 5:  Enter October 16 - 22 - CLOSED

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Sunburst Award Winners and Nominees

  1. The Bloodprint (HC) by Ausma Zehanat Khan

  2. This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal el-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

  3. The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills

  4. The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht

  5. The Kappa Child by Hiromi Goto


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Future Worlds and Past Lives

  1. Believing Cedric by Mark Lavorato

  2. The Bone Collector’s Son by Paul Yee

  3. Disintegrate by Neil Godbout

  4. Halcyon by Catherine Fitzsimmons

  5. Deluded Your Sailors by Michelle Butler Hallett

  6. Regenesis by Eric Walters

  7. Skeet Love by Craig Francis Power

  8. This is the Year Zero by Andrew Weiner



official rules


Giveaway open to residents of Canada and the United States, aged 13+.    
One entry per person per week. Chances of Winning decrease as more people enter the giveaway.      
No purchase necessary.


official rules