Anzac Day Book Review: Nice Day for a War by Chris Slane and Matt Elliott

Nice Day for a a War : Adventures of a Kiwi Soldier in World War I by Chris Slane and Matt Elliott, Harper Collins NZ, RRP $29.99, ISBN 9781869509019, Available now. A little Anzac Day special for you – Harper Collins were kind enough to send me a review copy of Nice Day for a War […]

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Guest Post : Mr Monster reviews!

As some of you know Mr Monster runs his own website Military Models and he does occasionally do book reviews (as well as scale model news, scale model kit reviews and general WW2 flim flam. I’m probably not supposed to call it flim flam.) I thought it would be something different and interesting to see […]

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Book Review : The Great Wrong War by Stevan Eldred-Grigg

The Great Wrong War : New Zealand Society in WWI by Stevan Eldred-Grigg, Random House, ISBN 9781869792633, RRP $55, Available now. The Great Wrong War is a true writing achievement for Eldred-Grigg – a very obvious large amount of research, thought and time has gone into this book and it shows. As a history, The Great […]

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Book Spotlight : Freyberg’s War by Matthew Wright

Continuing in our New Zealand Book Month theme of books… Description: Freyberg’s War : The Man, the Legend and Reality. This book will change the way you see one of New Zealand’s best-known historic figures. Lieutenant-General Sir Bernard Freyberg led the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force from 1939 to 1945. He became a national hero, […]

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Better than a mug, more useful than socks – It’s BookieMonster’s Father’s Day Sale!

  Because we think dad’s are extra cool at BookieMonster we’ve decided to have a sale on some specially selected titles that Dad might be interested in. There’s a range here for almost every dad – from science to sport to DIY, gardening, cooking, miltaria, music, Monty Python and William Shatner. That’s right, William Shatner! […]

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