Like BookieMonster on Facebook and win a copy of The Laughterhouse by Paul Cleave!

It’s Christmas, a time for giving. So I’m doing the giving! And what a gift… Just like BookieMonster on Facebook and enter the draw to win your very own copy of The Laughterhouse by Paul Cleave! From the author of the international best-selling thrillers The Cleaner, The Killing Hour, Cemetery Lake, Blood Men and Collecting […]

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Win a copy of The New Zealand Woman! (plus a bonus draw for Twitter followers)

It’s time for another competition dear readers! And this is a doozy too… I’ve got three copies of The New Zealand Woman: 80 Glorious Years of Fashion, Food and Friendship From the Pages of the New Zealand Woman’s Weekly by Bee Dawson to give away! Check out my review here. Winning is, as they say, a […]

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Book Review: The New Zealand Woman by Bee Dawson

The New Zealand Woman: 80 Glorious Years of Fashion, Food and Friendship From the Pages of the New Zealand Woman’s Weekly by Bee Dawson, Whitcoulls, RRP $24.99, ISBN 9781877327513, Available now. The New Zealand Woman’s Weekly. It’s an institution and now it’s 80 years old. Yes, 80! I didn’t realise it had been around that […]

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Win a Jane Eyre DVD thanks to Universal Home Pictures!

Jane Eyre DVD cover

  In the 19th Century-set story, Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) suddenly flees Thornfield Hall, the vast and isolated estate where she works as a governess for Adèle Varens, a child under the custody of Thornfield’s brooding master, Edward Rochester (Michael Fassbender). The imposing residence – and Rochester’s own imposing nature – have sorely tested her resilience. With nowhere else […]

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Exclusive ‘Down-Under’ create a character competition from Derek Landy!

While writing Mortal Coil, bestselling children’s author, Derek Landy gave his readers around the world the chance to put their powers of imagination to the test and create a character to be written into the book. Of the entries, Derek said ‘it’s been STAGGERING. It’s been MIND-BLOWING. The quality has been immense, the imagination has […]

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