Curled up in a big cosy armchair? On the bus while you head off across town? Where's your all-time fave spot to read? In a competition that closed 19 May, entrants were in to win three awesome books kindly supplied by HarperCollins New Zealand. Find out who won.
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in 15 suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (read Alina's review)
Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions – compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive – for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman.
Surviving 7.8: New Zealanders respond to the earthquakes of November 2016 by Phil Pennington
The story of New Zealand's response to our second most powerful earthquake on record. Described by Geonet as one of the most complex earthquakes ever observed, Radio New Zealand's Vicky McKay was first to report on its violence, broadcasting live in the Wellington studio when 7.8 arrived by stealth at 12.02am.
Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies by Jackie French
A tale of espionage, love and passionate heroism. Inspired by true events, this is the story of how society's 'lovely ladies' won a war.
Entries in the “Favourite place to read competition” by 5pm were due Friday 19 May. Sorry, staff of Christchurch City Libraries and Christchurch City Council weren't eligible to enter.
Find the books in our collection
- Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in 15 suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (read Alina's review)
- Surviving 7.8: New Zealanders respond to the earthquakes of November 2016 by Phil Pennington
- Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies by Jackie French
Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions