Words of the Day: Monday, 11 November 2013



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Book reviews
Booksellers NZ’s Preview of Reviews, Issue 2, Friday 8 November

Book Review: The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud

ODT on Wake. Very nice.

Our review of The Devouring Dragon (Awa Press) talks about trad chinese medicine…

New Releases
Tragedy at Pike River Mine by Rebecca Macfie on sale today at all good bookstores and (if you don’t live near one) on Awa’s website

Peter McLeavey: The life and times of a New Zealand Art Dealer – listing & great book trailer

Dr Laurence Fearnley and Arno Gasteiger talk about their book 45 South

Author Interviews
An interview with Pip Adam. Booknotes Unbound ask her about her new novel VUP Books and what she’ll build next

If you are in the mood for a bit of Kiwi gothic, Beryl Fletcher’s Juno & Hannah is for you. Win a copy.

(Sarah) Did you see our contibution to the Maia & What Matters blog tour? It has a giveaway..

Our competitions: you have two hours to enter for the 100 People giveaway  But wait, there’s more…

New Zealand’s Lost Heritage, reviewed here is launching tomo eve @Auckland_Libs central. @NewHollandNZ

Book News
An official notification for our member stores from Penguin NZ

Two great pieces of news from Friday

Bookstores – check out our indiebound promo materials for Christmas. Sign up now!

Meet Maia Blog Tour: Story Bridge, an inter-generational storytelling project inspired by Maia and What Matters

Mega-bumper issue of @4thFloorJournal is live now. Check it out – HEAPS of great writers

Another young writer to watch out for: Claire Vaye Watkins wins the Dylan Thomas Prize

From around the internet
10 famous mean book reviews, edited for Buzzfeed Books’ new positive-only policy

A worthwhile read about online advertising

Nice to know it’s not just us…

What 20 years of best sellers say about what we read via @usatoday

Enjoy folks, and don’t forget if you are enjoy this blog post, to share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too…

1 thought on “Words of the Day: Monday, 11 November 2013

  1. You can definitely see your skills in the article you write.
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