Words of the Day: Monday, 13 January 2014

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Book reviews
Book Review: The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd

Events
Hairy Maclary has been loose in Te Papa! Can you find what he’s been looking at in our Hairy Maclary Hunts?

Giveaways
Save money on food with our destitute gourmet prize pack, featured in The Read this week

Book News
The Women’s Bookshop boomed this Christmas

Vanda Symon disappears into her summer reads

Applications for the Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship close today.

A trio of advance copies at VUP to kick the year off.

Nielsen bestsellers for the past three weeks

From around the internet
Apparently there is a secret to writing a best-selling novel – trust the science…

Ebooks you can share.. 

Can you remember the first time you fell in love with a writer?

So many books, so little time.

Winner of today’s Most Misleading Book Cover prize (and what on earth is Daisy doing to his lapel?!)…

GREAT READ about the state of publishing and how Hugh Howey would change things if he were in charge

James K Baxter has joined the poetry animations.

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