Inspire Teen Reads presents its 5th Annual Book Pitch Competition, in which youth aged 12-18 attempt to convince a panel of esteemed authors to read their favourite book in 5 minutes. 

This year, we've seen more powerful and creative talent than ever before, so we want to hear from you, the audience! Vote now for your favourite Book Pitch contestant and they might just receive a $25 gift card to Indigo to expand their bookshelf.

Vote at



text INSPIRETEENR025 to 37607 once to join, then choose A, B, C... for your favourite pitch

A) Ishan Abhi

  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

B) Alexandra Guevara

  • Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

C) Neel Mandal

  • Refugee by Alan Gratz

D) Sherry Shu

  • Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson

E) Tahiyah Syeda

  • Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

F) Gabrielle Cole

  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt

G) Tess Larsen

  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

H) Vicky Nguyen

  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

I) Thooya Jeyapalan

  • The Tribes of Palos Verdes by Joy Nicholson

J) Jacqueline Chen

  • When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

K) Nithila Shyam

  • The Breadwinner Series by Deborah Ellis


Vote below: