July 22, 2018

Australian author Allison Rushby is a prolific children’s and YA writer with many well-known bo...

July 10, 2018

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we asked t...

In this fascinating insight into the minds of two of our best children's literature writers, Ma...

February 7, 2018

One summer, so many new books. Briar Lawry reviews three fiction books which serve as a reflect...

February 2, 2018

Weather. We can't avoid it. And right now, after six weeks of glorious warm weather that we nev...

September 28, 2017

We may not yet have reached the Season of the Age of Aquarius, but it certainly appears to be S...

July 27, 2017

How well do you know classic New Zealand children's novels? Do you think you could recognise th...

July 9, 2017

As part of our coverage of this year's NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we've aske...

June 8, 2017

Earlier this month we published a short excerpt from Pieces of You, a major new YA novel from a...

May 3, 2017

Today, Release, a new YA novel by Patrick Ness, hits the shelves of New Zealand bookshops. We a...

April 18, 2017

Elizabeth Knox finds a lot to praise about Laini Taylor's inventive, lyrical and compelling new...

April 6, 2017

An excerpt from David Hill's Flight Path, a YA novel about 18-year-old Jack who wanted to escap...

March 26, 2017

Bestselling YA author Amie Kaufman will appear at the Auckland Writers Festival, performing bot...

March 20, 2017

Briar Lawry reviews Maurice Gee's latest, The Severed Land, as well as The Edge of Everything b...

March 3, 2017

Miriama Kamo is one of New Zealand's foremost broadcasters. She looks back on her book-loving c...

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