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21 August

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Read the review from Crime by the Book.

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The bomb Sacha Cotter

08 August

The Bomb by Sacha Cotter is a winner!

The Bomb by Sacha Cotter, illustrated by Josh Morgan, has won the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award and...

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Nesbo Jo Knife

31 July

Jo Nesbo, Master of Norway Noir

Harry Hole is back in what is possibly jo Nesbo's creepiest novel to more here.

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Andrea Camilleri book

18 July

Andrea Camilleri, creator of Inspector Montalbano, has passed away aged 93

One of Italy’s most popular authors and creator of the Inspector Montalbano series, Andrea Camilleri has died at the age of...

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Juliet Marillier Den of wolves

12 June

Juliet Marillier wins at the Aurealis Awards

See full article here

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Book magnifying glass

05 April

What does it matter who wrote Nancy Drew...

An interesting article on pseudonym more here.

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Laugh sign

29 March

Funniest library signs ever?!?

Have you ever been warned not to eat spaghetti, chew headphones or allow bats in the library? This article shows...

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cat in bookcase

22 March

What to read next?

Here is a neat wee article we stumbled across on how to choose your next read.... More

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Books sitting on

07 March

NZ Booklovers Awards 2019 shortlist announced

Announced mid February, the NZ Booklovers Awards feature a mixture of well-known writers and new authors. Read the full article...

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Reading frown

04 March

When its time to DNF a book and what to do next...

Have you ever struggled through a book refusing to put it down, determined to read it until the very last...

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David baldacci

22 February

Are you a true David Baldacci fan?

 Take the David Baldacci Expert quiz with Goodreads...

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Flynn Berry

14 February

Flynn Berry - A double life

Each month, the Bustle Book Club[] asks an author to recommend a book they think everyone should read. In February, The Girl on...

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The sapling2

29 January

Do you love all things children's books?

Do you love all things children's books? Make sure that you check out The Sapling. The Sapling is a website all...

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Most anticpated books 2019

10 January

Book Riot's most anticipated books of 2019

Popular book website, Bookriot, has released their "Most anticipated books of 2019". See the list here. 

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