Email digest: Monday 8 April 2013

This is a digest of our Twitter feed that we email out most Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Sign up here for free if you’d like it emailed to you.

Book news
We are VERY happy to announce that voting has opened for the Children’s Choice Award 

Congratulations to Unity Books on their new website 

Nominations are open for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement – nominate your favourite author

The judges have been announced for the 2013 LIANZA Children’s Book Awards 

Book reviews
Nothing Gold Can Stay by Ron Rash

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki 

Carole Beu reviews Instructions For A Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell

Anticipation by Tanya Moir

From around the internet
Some early data on indie bookstore sales of Kobo: beats Google, but miniscule 

The Fall (and Rise) of Independent Bookstores

Read it and stay single, was one verdict…why has everyone got their noses stuck into Gone Girl?

Opportunities
If you wanted your work (must have been published 2012) considered for Best NZ Poems, you need to move very fast! 

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