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The Adriatic Kitchen

03:41 Wed, 12 May

As exotic as this little book might sound, the recipes are easy to follow and the ingredients will be familiar to most NZ cooks. The...

Pug – How to be the Best You

03:41 Wed, 12 May

At first glance, this book looks like a story for children. In fact, it is a pug dog’s guide to leading a “happier, more optimistic...

Grace & Katie

03:41 Wed, 12 May

This book is described as … “An imaginative story of individuality, sisterhood, creativity and appreciating each other’s strengths” … and that about sums it up....

Founding father

03:40 Wed, 12 May

Captain Martin Krippner, born in Mantau, Bohemia, in 1817, is a controversial character. He is described by various sources as entrepreneurial, educated, a family man,...

Nutting out the Kiwi psyche

09:36 Wed, 5 Jun

A collection of reflections along eight themes is probably the best way to describe Seeking the Centre, Living Well in Aotearoa, a self-published book by...

Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel

09:12 Mon, 4 Feb

By Ruth Hogan In her new novel, Ruth Hogan (bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Things and The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes) writes...