Category:

 NZ Fiction

A collection of 24 short stories; the joys and tribulations of being a woman in Samoa and the struggles brought to an island nation by climate change.

Afakasi Woman

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Taukiri was born into sorrow. Aue can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violence that killed his father and sent his mother into hiding, and the shame he feels about abandoning his... read more

Aue

Category:

 NZ Fiction

18 year old Andy Ingle, with his yellow typewriter called Half-Arse under his arm, embarks on one of the great Kiwi road trips, hitchhiking from Palmerston North to Dunedin, over to the West Coast and back up to Auckland. On the way falling in with drug dealers, a washed-ou... read more

Drongo - A Kiwi Road Novel

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Ruby Palmer has been dealt a rough hand. She was left in a kete at the back door of the Porohiwi Home for Children when she was a baby, and then at seven she discovered that Betty who stopped the bad stuff happening to Ruby at the Home has drowned. Now in her thirties, Ruby suspect... read more

The Wild Card

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Let Me Be Frank brings Sarah Laing's popular autobiographical comic series together for the first time. Sarah Laing began blogging her comics in 2009 as a way to shed light on her fiction writing and to record life before it evaporated. The comics soon had a large audience, eager... read more

Let Me Be Frank

Category:

 NZ Fiction

In a radically changed Aotearoa New Zealand, Van's life in the swamp is hazardous. Sheltered by Rau and Matewai, he mines plastic and trades to survive. When a young visitor summons him to the fenced settlement on the hill, he is offered a new and frightening responsibilitya p... read more

The Burning River

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Reading Level:From 8 To 99

Storm Boy and his father live alone in a humpy among the sandhills between the Southern Ocean and the Coorong - a lonely, narrow waterway that runs parallel to a long stretch of the South Australian coast. Among the teeming birdlife of the Coorong, Storm Boy finds... read more

Storm Boy (55th Anniversary Edition)

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Reading Level:near fine

Spanning the four seasons of a year, Necessary Secrets tells the story of Dennis (Den) Sparks and his three adult children. Starting with Den contemplating his mortality on the day of his 70th birthday, the year ahead is told from four different points of view. A searing pictur... read more

Necessary Secrets

Category:

 NZ Fiction

A long-time resident of Tamahere in Waikato, David communicated with farmers for more than 40 years through his cartoons - his main character, Jock, is recognised as a national identity. His cartoons appeared in the New Zealand Farmer for 34 years and on the Jock calendar for the pas... read more

Jock's Country
$39.99(NZD) inc GST
save $10.00(NZD) (20%) $49.99(NZD)

Category:

 NZ Fiction

On tiny, isolated Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf is a treatment facility for alcoholic men. It's here, at the Salvation Army-run home, that three characters at very different points in their lives will find themselves gathered, each for reasons of their own. There is Katherine, known... read more

Rotoroa

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Longlisted for the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2019

The Ice Shelf - an eco-comedy. On the eve of flying to Antarctica to take up an arts fellowship, thirty-something Janice, recently separated, has a long night of remembrance, regret and realisation as she goes about the city looking for a friend to take care of her fridge while she... read more

The Ice Shelf

Category:

 NZ Fiction

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

One of the great autobiographies of the twentieth century ... A journey from luminous childhood, through the dark experiences of supposed madness, to the renewal of her life through writing fiction. It is a heroic story, and told with such engaging tone, humorous perspective... read more

An Angel at My Table