Words of the Day – Tuesday, 1 October 2013

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Book reviews
Book Review: The House We Grew Up In, by Lisa Jewell
Doctor Sleep
by Stephen King – review (Guardian Books)

New Releases
New Release: Juno & Hannah, by Beryl Fletcher (Spinifex Press) 

Giveaway: The Score – tell us what score means to you at info@booksellers.co.nz, and be in to win.

Mega children’s book giveaway – one pack for younger readers, one for older.

An extract from Demon Dentist, by David Walliams, illustrated by Tony Ross (HarperCollins)

Book News
It’s 1 October folks, which means Booksellers Gift Cards are available at these stores nationwide
What huge recognition for Matters of the Heart author Angela Wanhalla, picking up an $800k Rutherford Fellowship

Publisher behind Book Awards Finalist releases second book

New press and debut publication launched to celebrate 20 years of creative writing @WhitireiaNZ
A Window into NZ Writing: The IIML Documentary — 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Making Baby Float coming on television

Nook hires new chief operating officer and new executive vice president of content and marketing

Awards News
1 October means submissions are now open for the #nzpcba and the #nzpba. Get those books packed & out the door.

From around the internet
William Boyd introduces his new James Bond novel, Solo, to New Zealanders:   #BondSolo

Pop your headphones on and listen to the dulcet tones of Dominic West reading the new Bond book, Solo

Macmillan’s Swoon Reads looking for unpublished romance & new adult novels. How to submit

Yes you can make sales using social media. Here’s how: http://owl.li/pi2MV  #Free #whitepaper

Flavorwire put together a list of 50 books every parent should read their child  What would you add?

Interesting piece about trends in YA lit; whats does success of books like #hungergames say about teens’ concerns?


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