Words of the Day: Monday, 4 November 2013


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Book reviews
Book Review: Enough, by Louise Wallace

‘The whole book is filled with stories and language that propel the reader through the collection.’

Book Review: The Last Thirteen, book 1, by James Phelan

Author interviews
Interview with Jenny Bornholdt about A Book is a Book 

A Book is a Happening Thing… Meet the author & illustrator of A Book is a Book this Thursday.

Don’t forget to tune in tomorrow for our #HobbitFanEvent live stream! Watch it here or here pic.twitter.com/xp5Lcbmqfp

Enough – Louise Wallace’s poetry collection launched at The Guest Room in The Southern Cross Bar tonight, Te Aro, Wgtn. 6pm, all welcome.

Reminder: Giveaway of Wake, by @ElizabethKnoxNZ

Book News
Want to lead the writers to a new tomorrow? Situation Vacant: Executive Director, NZ Society of Authors

Sign up for our new ‘Preview of Reviews’ to get the skinny on the reviewing landscape for the weekend.

@Auckland_Libs The Auckland central library has a cool exhibition of classic children’s books for the summer.

From around the internet
Literary Tourist Blog Archive: Good Publishing Houses are Agnostic about how they find Readers

Interesting report showing a lack of ‘quiet time’ prevents children from becoming life-long readers

Another analysis of the ‘Understanding the Children’s Book Consumer’ project by Nielsen.

Selling his book street-side, the street cat.


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