Book review: Grey by E.L. James

Grey by E.L. James, Arrow, ISBN 9781784753252, RRP $19.99 Grey is the latest instalment in the inexplicably mega-popular Fifty Shades of Grey franchise, and retells the original Fifty Shades of Grey book, this time from the perspective of Christian Grey himself. The fans were apparently clamouring for this novel but that doesn’t stop it from feeling […]

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19th Annual Red Cross Book Fair

New Zealand Red Cross is again holding their popular major fundraising event – now in its 19th year. In 2015 the fair will be held from Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September at Te Rapa Racecourse in Hamilton. Over three days tens of thousands of books, well sorted and categorised, are up for sale […]

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Vote for your favourite New Zealand children and young adults book

Would you like to choose the winners in the 2015 New Zealand Children and Young Adults Book Awards? Be part of the Children’s Choice voting and have your chance to vote for the New Zealand books you think are the best. Children and teenagers across the country have been busy reading and reviewing their favourites amongst all the […]

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Book review: Murder & Matchmaking by Debbie Cowens

Murder & Matchmaking by Debbie Cowens, Paper Road Press, ISBN 9780473315696, Ebook and print. I admit it, I’m an inveterate Pride and Prejudice fan. One of the things I like best about it is Austen’s almost absurd sense of humour, especially with her supporting characters and in Pride and Prejudice Mrs Bennet is probably the best […]

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