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Ngaio Marsh Awards 2013

The Ngaio Marsh Awards are awarded to authors in the New Zealand field of great Mystery Thriller authors and here are four titles that have made the short list:

Death on Demand by Paul Thomas (Hachette NZ)

The Laughterhouse by Paul Cleave (Penguin)

Faceless by Vanda Symon (Penguin)

Little Sister by Julian Novitz (Random House).

Check the libraries for a copy we've all four titles.

For further information check out Facebook Ngaio Marsh Awards

Big Library Read returns with Fancy Nancy

The Big Library Read returns on Overdrive with a childrens book in both ebook and audiobook format.

All you young Fancy Nancy fans can read her Super sleuth title until the 30th September.

Many thanks to Jane O'Connor for making this book available worldwide for this time.

More Fancy Nancy books can be found in our libraries in both the First Reader and Picture Book areas


Into the River result

Into the River has not been restricted.

The censor has given it an M classification.

This certification is; Unrestricted: suitable for mature audiences 16 years of age and over.

As it had been suggested that it should be considered for censorship, those of you will be relieved that it has been.