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Win a Hema HX-1 Navigator!

From windswept grey nomads to sun kissed newly-weds, Hema's Go-To Guides are vital companions for every kind of holiday maker.

Purchase one of the four titles in Hema's 'Go To' range with your QBD Books loyalty card - 4WD, Boats, Campers or Caravans- and enter the draw to win one of the hottest navigation tools in the market, The Hema HX-1 Navigator, valued at $699!

The HX-1 features a large 7-inch multi-touch screen with a bright 1024x600 pixel display, which is reinforced with a tempered glass screen protector for added durability.
A powerful 1GB RAM makes the HX-1 impressively fast, while a 5000mAh battery will keep you exploring for up to 6 hours off charge with continuous use.
On the reverse is a 5-megapixel camera, which allows you to capture your adventure with geotagged photos and video up to 480p at 15 frames per second.
Meanwhile, the HX-1's Wi-Fi connectivity makes downloading additional maps, content and device updates quick and easy, so you can spend less time indoors and more time exploring off the beaten track.

Entries close Feb 24th 2020. Terms and conditions apply. Click HERE for details.

Win 1 of 6 Jamie Oliver Prize Packs!


To celebrate the release of Jamie Oliver's fabulous new book, Jamie Cooks Italy, we have 6 packs full of goodies to give away!

Each pack includes items from Jamie's Italian range of products, perfect to go with your new book!

To be in the running to win just purchase Jamie Cooks Italy using your QBD Books Loyalty card in any store or online between August 1st & September 30th 2018.

Our special prize packs include:

  • * 1 Big drizzler
  • * 1 Bruschetta serving board
  • * 1 Set of 3 Antipasti bowls
  • * 1 Set of mini terracottsa Tapas dishes
  • * 1 Terracotta drizzler
  • * 1 Garlic press
  • * 1 Double oven glove
  • * 1 Set cotton napkins
  • * 1 Large all-purpose storage tin

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Terms and conditions:
* Entrants must have purchased 9780718187736 Jamie Cooks Italy using their QBD Loyalty card within the promotional period to enter this competition.
* Competition is open to Australian residents only. Participants cannot be an employee of QBD the Bookshop.
* Entries close 5pm, September 30th 2018. No responsibility will be accepted for late or misdirected entries. All entries are deemed to be received at the time stamp on the entry.
Any entries submitted outside the promotion time and date parameters outlined above, or after the promotion period has closed, will not be included in the promotion
* QBD reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for tampering with the entry process by submitting an entry that is not in accordance with these Conditions of Entry.
* All entries will be the property of QBD. The information entrants provide will be used by QBD for the purpose of conducting this promotion.
* This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. By entering and participating, entrant agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify Facebook, Instagram and Twitter from and against any and all claims, demands, liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), losses, costs or expenses, with respect to or arising out of or related to (i) entrant’s participation in the competition, or (ii) entrant’s participation in any Prize related activities, acceptance of a Prize and/or use or misuse of a Prize (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s).
* Winners will be drawn by 5pm on October 2nd and notified by telephone and/ or email same day. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
* Prizes must be claimed by October 10th 2018. If prize is not claimed byOctober 10th 2018, competition will be redrawn.
* Each prize will be sent by Australia Post trackable post to the winners.

Promoter conducting this promotion is QBD Books ABN 54 614 038 765, 30 Enterprise Street Richlands QLD, 4077.

Adventure with Alice-Miranda

9780857985224Mischief and mayhem abounds at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale!

It's the beginning of term and Alice-Miranda is delighted to be back at school. There is excitement in the air with the news of Miss Reedy and Mr Plumpton's engagement and fast-approaching wedding. When a surprise arrival is added to the mix, both the students and teachers are thrown into a spin. Meanwhile, Caprice and Millie's bickering reaches an all-time high and things look set to explode.

Nearby, in Winchesterfield, there is plenty afoot with the village about to host Chudleigh's, the country's most prestigious dog show. Along with the event come a series of bizarre characters. Could their strange behaviour be hiding something more alarming? If so, Alice-Miranda will need to act quickly to save the day!

To celebrate the release of Alice-Miranda's fabulous new escapade in February, Alice-Miranda to the Rescue, we have a signed set of books AND a bunting to give away!

For your chance to win, tell us where you think Alice-Miranda should go on her next adventure!
Click here to enter.

Want to know more about Alice-Miranda? Check out the youtube video below or visit Jacqueline Harvey's website.

Blood of Olympus Competition


Do you love Rick Riordan? Would you (or someone you know)  absolutely die if you could get your hands of a signed copy of his latest book, Blood of Olympus?

Enter our Instagram competition and you could be a lucky winner!

All you need to do is head over to our QBD Instagram page, follow us, repost the promotional image and add the hashtag #qbdthebookshop. It is seriously that what are you waiting for?

Entries end 5pm Wednesday 19th November 2014!

For more competition info, please see our Events page.


Review Competition WINNER


The lucky winner is....... XSAREA POWER


The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars is an incredibly powerful and thoughtful novel following the conceptual trace of life, loss and the legacy of death. Crafting an eloquent story (if not with a touch of poignancy), Green deftly touches on the delicate issue of cancer while still communicating messages of hope, perseverance and life not being about how many breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away. While the novel often felt pretentious, it is overshadowed by the interesting dynamic of the protagonist’s pragmatism to the love interest’s idealism. Swamped with tears and heartbreak, the story never fails to baffle readers with beautiful writing and deep undercurrents of meaning. The emotional intimacy of the novel leaves you questioning everything about life – the purpose, the point and the proceeding. Green has yet again stunned the literary community with this tragically reflective story and it is truly a worthy achievement by itself. 

Thank-you for all your fabulous entries! We had a great response to this competition and all reviews have now been loaded online for everyone to enjoy (or show to their friends).