Book Review Schedule Nine to Noon April 2017

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. The next intake will be for April 2017.
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.
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 ( 

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Date Cover Details Reviewer

Mon 03 April

Earthly Remains
Donna Leon
Penguin Random House, $37.00
ISBN 9781785151378
Graham Beatie
Tues 04 April Birdcage Walk
Helen Dunmore
Penguin Random House, $37.00
ISBN 9780091959418
Carole Beu
Wed 05 April
The Little Breton Bistro
Nina George
Hachette NZ, $34.99
ISBN 9780349142227
Rae McGregor
Thurs 06 April The Starlings
Vivienne Kelly
Text Publishing, $37.00
ISBN 9781925498059
Laura Caygill
Fri 07 April   Unity Books Review Tilly Lloyd
Mon 10 April The Shadow Land
Elizabeth Kostova
Text Publishing, $40.00
ISBN 9781925410723
Gail Pittaway
Tues 11 April Leap of Faith
Jenny Pattrick
Penguin Random House, $38.00
ISBN 9780143770916
Ralph McAllister
Wed 12 April

NZ Books Review

Geoff Cochrane
Victoria University Press, $25.00
ISBN 9781776561117

Harry Rickets
Thurs 13 April Sorry to Disrupt the Peace
Patty Yumi Cottrell
Text Publishing, $37.00
ISBN 9781925498431
Stella Chrysostomou
Fri 14 April   Children's Book Review  
Mon 17 April Larchfield
Polly Clark
Hachette NZ, $34.99
ISBN 9781786481931
Catriona Ferguson
Tues 18 April Breaking Ranks: Three Interrupted Lives
Sir James McNeish
Harper Collins NZ, $35.00
ISBN 9781775540908
David Hill
Wed 19 April

Inside Vogue: A Diary of My 100th Year
Alexandra Shulman
Penguin Books Ltd, $45.00
ISBN 9780241978375

Leah McFail
Thus 20 April Obsession
Elspeth Sandys
Upstart Press, $34.99
ISBN 9781927262900
Lisa Finucare
Fri 21 April   Unity Book Review Kiran Dass
Mon 24 April Universal Harvester
John Darnielle
Farrar, Straus and Grioux, $35.99
ISBN 9780374282103
Charlotte Graham
Wed 26 April

NZ Books Review

The Hope Fault
Tracy Farr
Fremantle Press, $37.00
ISBN 9781925164404

Louise O'Brien
Thurs 27 April The Changeover
Margaret Mahy
J.M. Dent, $19.99
ISBN 9781869713553
Hannah August
Friday 28 April   Children's Book Review John McIntye