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Book Review: The House We Grew Up In, by Lisa Jewell
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King – review (Guardian Books)
New Release: Juno & Hannah, by Beryl Fletcher (Spinifex Press)
Giveaway: The Score – tell us what score means to you at email@example.com, 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)
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
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Macmillan’s Swoon Reads looking for unpublished romance & new adult novels.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?