Archive for August, 2017

On the bookshelves: September 2017

August 28, 2017
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New releases coming in September. FICTION Good Friday, by Lynda La Plante: From the creator of the award-winning ITV series Prime Suspect, this is Jane Tennison’s story, from rookie police officer to fully fledged detective (Zaffre, RRP $33). The Mummy Bloggers, by Holly Wainwright: Three women sharing their lives online are suddenly thrown together...

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Three-word story ideas unexpectedly complete

August 10, 2017
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Three-word story ideas unexpectedly complete

Three Words: An Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women’s Comics, edited by Rae Joyce, Sarah Laing & Indira Neville (Beatnik Publishing, RRP $49.99) If you happen to read the mainstream newspapers and magazines in this country (in fact, in most countries) you could be forgiven for thinking there were no women comic writers. Even at first glance...

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