Jane reports back from the good time that was WORD Christchurch's event with comedian Chris Parker, and Jason Gunn.
Chris Parker is here for a good time – WORD Christchurch Wednesday 16 November 8pm to 9pm
Chris Parker is Here for a good time, and if his Instagram posts are anything to go by then so will I. Chris hails from Christchurch - I vaguely know his aunty ...
Judge a book by its cover and fall in love
Selector Jane looks at the current trend in romance novels - cover designs that pop with colour and more diversity in romantic pairings.
Book adaptations for movies and series: Is this just the beginning?
Netflix and other streaming companies are relying more and more heavily on books to provide storylines for their movies and series.
Cool stuff from the selectors: Pandemic reads
Is it too soon for reading about characters in lockdowns and pandemics? How about the true story of the race to a vaccine?
Great news for fiction readers
In Jane's job as fiction selector, she has noticed a slew of titles getting rave reviews. Here are a bunch of her new and coming-soon picks.
Books are leading the way
Fiction selector, Jane, looks at stories with diverse, authentic voices and real world experiences as their backbone.
Read like a Rose – Schitt’s Creek
What are the Roses reading? Jane delves into the booky habits of the denizens of Schitt's Creek.
Books We Love – The Country Bunny
Books we love - Jane remembers her favourite book about a country bunny.
WORD Christchurch 2020: Landscapes of the Mind
Usually I bathe in the luxury of listening to authors at WORD Christchurch but this year the mood and the energy is low, so I suppose there is a certain synchronicity that I chose to only go to Landscapes of the mind: Adventures in mental health - possibly because my landscape is need a bit…
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