Words of the Day: Monday 30 September 2013

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Quote of the day: Giovanni Tiso – Work has begun on the massive Auckland base in which Eleanor Catton will design and build her next novel.

Book reviews
I’ve added a lovely page spread to this review, about the Puffin NZ collection. Great book!  @penguinbooksnz

Book extracts
Here’s an extract from Dave Eggers’s upcoming new novel The Circle:  from ReadingsBooks

You can now read The Roy Shephard Building @IslandMagTas It’s a prequel to I’m working on a building with no spoilers from Pip Adam

Book News
Read about the Creating Readers Hui hosted by @nzbookcouncil and @NLNZ

Featherston community turns out for Joy Cowley book launch

#nzpba people’s choice winner Jarrod Gilbert starts work on his second book, Murder: A New Zealand History

So did you see we have electronic giftcards launching tomorrow?  A fantastic option for christmas pressies!

Read books this holidays, keep children entertained, say children’s booksellers

From around the internet
My favourite golden book was The Colour Kittens – so is my son’s. Any advances?

Dorothy must die…Yes, that innocent from the Wizard of Oz. Can’t wait!

This kid is pretty darn awesome  Reading books definitely improves your spelling.

The woman who read a book from every country in the world. Her choice from NZ – Once were Warriors.

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