The Book Review Schedule - May 2016

The following books are scheduled for review on the Nine to Noon Show, Radio New Zealand National, weekday mornings at about 10.35am. The book reviews on this show are facilitated by Booksellers NZ.

Contact Sarah Forster ( at Booksellers NZ for more information on how to submit a title. 

Books for review are independently selected and assigned to reviewers by the Nine to Noon team, and may be submitted by any New Zealand Publisher directly to Booksellers New Zealand with the submission forms attached..

Publishers have advised that all books listed in the month below are expected to be in bookstores by the date of review. Booksellers NZ makes every effort to ensure details are correct. Review dates may, however, be subject to change.

The printable list can be found here.

After the live broadcast, podcasts of the reviews below are available from the Radio NZ website, by clicking on each book title below, care of Radio NZ National (www.radionz.co.nz).

DATE   BOOK DETAILS  REVIEWER
2 May Fool Me Once
Harlan Coben
Penguin Random House $37.00
9781780894201
Lisa Finucane
3 May


Dodge Rose
Jack Cox
Text Publishing $30.00
9781925355611

Stella Chrysostomou
4 May  

NZ Literature Review

 
5 May

 

Everywhere I Look
Helen Garner
Text Publishing $37.00
9781925355369

David Hill
6 May  

Unity Books Review

 
9 May  

In Dark Places: Confessions of Teina Pora and an Ex-Cop's Fight for Justice
Michael Bennett

Chris Gallavin
10 May The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
HarperCollins $37.00
Sonja de Friez

11 May

The Course of Love
Alain de Botton
Penguin Random House $37.00
9780241145487

Phil Vine
12 May Girls on Fire
Robin Wasserman
Hachette $36.99
9781408707111
 
Charlotte Graham
13 May   Children's Book Review John McIntyre
16 May The Sport of Kings
C.E. Morgan
HarperCollins $34.99
9780007313273
Jenna Todd
17 May

Sleeping Giants
Sylvain Neuvel
Penguin Random House $37.00
9780718181697

Quentin Johnson
18 May   NZ Literature Review  
19 May Men
Marie Darrieussecq
Text Publishing $37.00
9781925240917

Anne Else
20 May   Unity Books Review  
23 May   The End of Alchemy
Mervyn King
Gyles Beckford
24 May First Day of the Somme
Andrew MacDonald
HarperCollins $39.99
9781775540403
Harry Broad
25 May We'll Always Have Paris
Emma Beddington
Macmillan $37.99
9781509817160
Leah McFall
26 May   A French Wedding
Hannah Tunnicliffe
Macmillan $37.99
9781743548103
Gina Rogers
27 May   Children's Book Review John McIntyre
30 May Two Decades Naked
Leigh Hopkinson
Hachette $37.99
9780733634833
Naomi Arnold
31 May Katherine of Aragon
Alison Weir
Hachette $37.99
9781472227485
Lisa Finucane