LISTS 2013 – 2015

PICKS 2013 – 2015

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi (2014) We should all be feminists – February 2015 Picks

Albertine, Viv (2014) Clothes clothes clothes, music music music, boys boys boys – December 2014 Picks

Allen, Sarah Addison (2014) First Frost – March 2015 Picks

Allen, Sarah Addison (2014) Lost Lake – March 2014 Picks

Barrowman, Rachel (2015) Maurice Gee : Life and Work – September-October 2015 Picks

Barrows, Annie (2015) The Truth According to Us – August 2015 Picks

Bartsch, Jeff (2015) Two Across – August 2015 Picks

Beale, Fleur (2015) I am Rebecca – July 2015 Picks

Bivald, Katarina (2015) The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend – December 2015 Picks

Blume, Judy (2015) In the Unlikely Event – November 2015 Picks

Brackston, Paula (2010) The Witch’s Daughter – May/June 2013 Picks

Brown, Al (2014) Depot: the biography of restaurant – February 2015 Picks

Brown, Dan (2013)  Inferno – May/June 2013 Picks

Caldwell, Megan (2013) Vanity Fare – December 2013 Picks

Catton, Eleanor (2013) The Luminaries – September 2013 Picks

Chang, Jung (2013) Empress Dowager Cixi; the concubine who launched modern China – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Clinton, Hillary Rodham (2014) Hard Choices – August 2014 Picks

Clough, Tina (2015) Running towards danger – June 2015 Picks

Coddington, Grace  (2012) Grace: a memoir – March 2013 Picks

Conant, Jennet (2011) A covert affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS – April-May 2014 Picks

Dangerous Women (2013), edited by George R R Martin and Gardner Dozois – February 2014 Picks

De Courcy, Anne (2012) The Fishing Fleet: husband-hunting in the Raj – April 2013 Picks

De Goldi, Kate (2015) From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle – September-October 2015 Picks 

De Los Santos, Marisa (2015)  The Precious One – May 2015 Picks

DeSanctis, Marcia (2014) 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go – July Picks 2015

Diamandis, Peter H & Steven Kotler (2015) Bold: How to go big, create wealth, and impact the world – July 2015 Picks

Diamant, Anita (2014) The Boston Girl – June 2015 Picks

Dicker, Joel (2014) The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair – October 2014 Picks

Disclafani, Anton (2013) The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls – August 2013 Picks

Edgar, Patricia (2013) In praise of ageing – December 2013 Picks

Ellis, Samantha (2014) How to be a heroine or what I’ve learned from reading too much – April-May 2014 Picks

Enright, Anne (2015) The Green Road – July 2015 Picks

Evans, Lissa (2014) Crooked Heart – July 2015 Picks

Feng, Li (2015) Forged from Silver Dollar – November 2015 Picks

Ferrante, Elena (2012) My Brilliant Friend – September-October 2015 Picks

Fielding, Helen (2013) Bridget Jones: Mad about the boy – December 2013 Picks

Fifty shades of Feminism, edited by Lisa Appignanesi, Rachel Holmes & Susie Orbach (2013) – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Flagg, Fannie (2013) The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion – April-May 2014 Picks

Flynn, Gillian (2012) Gone Girl  Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

Forster, Margaret (2014) My life in houses – March 2015 Picks

Forster, Margaret (2013) The Unknown Bridesmaid – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Fowler, Karen Joy (2013) We are all completely beside ourselves – July 2014 Picks

Frankel, Valerie Estelle (2014) Women in Game of Thrones: Power, Conformity and Resistance – November 2014 Picks

Fraser, Antonia (2015) My History: A Memoir of Growing Up – November 2015 Picks

French, Tana (2014) The Secret Place – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Fuller, Alexandra (2013) Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood – May 2015 Picks

Fuller, Alexandra (2015) Leaving Before the Rains Come – July 2015 Picks

Fullerton, Susannah (2013) Happily ever after: Celebrating Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice – June 2014 Picks

Galbraith, Robert (2015) Career of Evil- November 2015 Picks

Galbraith, Robert (2013) The Cuckoos’s Calling – September 2013 Picks

Galbraith, Robert (2014) The Silkworm – June 2014 Picks

Galgut, Damon (2014) Arctic Summer – April-May 2014 Picks 

Geering, Lloyd (2013) From the Big Bang to God; our awe-inspiring journey of evolution – October 2013 Picks

George, Nina (2015) The Little Paris Bookshop – August 2015 Picks

Gilbert, Elizabeth (2013) The signature of all things – November 2013 Picks

Goodin, Maria (2012) The storyteller’s daughter – March 2013 Picks

Gregory, Philippa (2014) The King’s Curse – October 2014 Picks

Gregory, Philippa (2015) The Taming of the Queen – September-October 2015 Picks 

Gregory, Philippa (2013) The White Princess – July 2013 Picks

Grimshaw, Charlotte (2012) Soon – March 2013 Picks

Gruen, Sarah (2015) At the Water’s Edge – May 2015 Picks

Harris, Joanne (2012) Peaches for Monsieur Le Cure –  Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Hawkins, Danielle (2013) Chocolate Cake for Breakfast –  Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Hawkins, Danielle (2012) Dinner at Rose’s – May/June 2013 Picks

Hawkins, Paula (2015) The Girl on the Train – February 2015 Picks

Haynes, Natalie (2014).  The Amber Fury – April 2015 Picks

Hendy, Shaun & Paul Callaghan (2013) Get off the grass; kickstarting New Zealand’s innovation economy – November 2013 Picks

Heyenga, Laura comp. (2013) Art Made from Books: Altered, Sculptured, Carved Transformed – November 2014 Picks

Hillman, Harold (2013) The Imposter Syndrome: Becoming an authentic leader – December 2013 Picks

Hobb, Robin (2013) The Willful Princess and the Piebald Prince – December 2013 Picks

Hoffman, Alice (2015) The Marriage of Opposites – August 2015 Picks

Hoffman, Alice (2014) The Museum of Extraordinary Things – March 2014 Picks

Horan, Nancy (2013) Under the Wide and Starry Sky – September 2014 Picks

Howe, Katherine (2012) The house of velvet and glass – March 2013 Picks

Hunt, Laird (2014) Neverhome – December 2014 Picks

Ihimaera, Witi (2014) Maori Boy: a memoir of childhood – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Ihimaera, Witi (2013) White Lies – October 2013 Picks

Ismail, Salim (2014) Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it) – December 2015 Picks

James, Eloisa (2012) Paris in Love: a Memoir – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

James, Erica (2013) Summer at the Lake – September 2014 Picks

Jio, Sarah (2011) The Violets of March – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

Johansen, Erika (2015) The Invasion of the Tearling – June 2015 Picks

Johansen, Erika (2014) The Queen of the Tearling – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Johnson, Stephanie (2015) The Writers’ Festival – May 2015 Picks

Johnson, Stephanie (2013) The Writing Class – November 2014 Picks 

Jonasson, Jonas (2012) The 100 year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared – March 2013 Picks

Jonasson, Jonas (2014) The girl who saved the King of Sweden – July 2014 Picks

Jones, Lloyd (2013)  A history of silence – October 2013 Picks

Joyce, Graham (2012) Some Kind of Fairy Tale; a tale of enchantment –  Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

Joyce, Rachel (2012) The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry – July 2013 Picks

Kawasaki, Guy (2011) Enchantment: The art of changing, hearts, minds and actions – July 2013 Picks

Kelan, Elisabeth (2012) Rising Stars: Developing Millennial Women as Leaders – April 2013 Picks

Kennedy, Anne (2013) The last days of the national costume – November 2013 Picks

Kidd, Sue Monk (2014) The Invention of Wings – June 2014 Picks

King, Lily (2014) Euphoria – July 2014 Picks

Kingsolver, Barbara (2012)  Flight Behavior – April 2013 Picks

Kleon, Justin (2014) Show your work: 10 ways to share your creativity and get discovered – August 2014 Picks

Kloester, Jennifer (2011) Georgette Heyer; biography of a bestseller – November 2013 Picks

Knoll, Jessica (2015) Luckiest Girl Alive – September-October 2015 Picks

Knox, Elizabeth (2013)  Mortal Fire – July 2013 Picks

Koch, Herman (2012) The Dinner – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Koch, Herman (2014) Summer House with Swimming Pool – December 2014 Picks

Koppel, Lily (2013) The Astronaut Wives Club – September 2013 Picks

Koppel, Lily (2008) The Red Leather Diary; Reclaiming Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal – August 2013 Picks

Laing, Sarah (2013) The Fall of Light – February 2014 Picks

Lepore, Jill (2014) The secret history of Wonder Woman – February 2015 Picks

Levin, Gabrielle (2014) The Collected Works of A.J. Fikry – July 2014 Picks

Lippi, Rosina (2006) Tied to the Tracks – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

Liss, David (2014) The Day of Atonement – December 2014 Picks

Livesey, Margot (2012)  The flight of Gemma Hardy – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

Macdonald, Finlay (2013) The art and life of Lynley Dodd – June 2014 Picks

Mathias, Peta & Julie Le Clerc (2014) Hot pink spice saga: An Indian culinary travelogue with recipes – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Maitland, Sara (2012) Gossip from the forest; the tangled roots of our forests and fairytales – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Malane, Donna (2013) My Brother’s Keeper – March 2013 Picks

Mawer, Simon (2012) The Girl Who Fell From the Sky – August 2015 Picks

Mawer, Simon (2015) Tightrope. Little Brown – August 2015 Picks

Mead, Rebecca (2014) The road to Middlemarch: My life with George Eliot- April-May 2014 Picks

Mills, Marja (2014) The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee – September 2014 Picks

Moggach, Deborah (2013) Heartbreak Hotel – May/June 2013 Picks

Mones, Nicole (2014) Night in Shanghai – March 2014 Picks

Mosse, Kate (2014) The Taxidermist’s Daughter – February 2015 Picks

Moyes, JoJo (2014) The One plus One – February 2015 Picks

Muldrow, Diane (2013) Everything I need to know I learned from a Little Golden Book – February 2014 Picks

Munroe, Randall (2014) What if?  Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions – November 2014 Picks

Nesbo, Jo (2014) The Son – July 2014 Picks

Nicholls, David (2014) Us – March 2015 Picks

Nicholson, Virginia (2015) Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes: The story of women in the 1950s – April 2015 Picks

Nixon, Carl (2013) The Virgin and the Whale; a love story – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Nordberg, Jenny (2014) The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan – June 2015 Picks

Norton, Graham (2014) The life and loves of a He Devil – February 2015 Picks

O’Brien, Anne (2013) The Forbidden Queen – December 2015 Picks

O’Brien, Anne (2014) The King’s Sister – December 2015 Picks

O’Brien, Edna (2012) Country Girl: A memoir – April 2013 Picks

Patchett, Ann (2013) This is the story of a happy marriage – March 2014 Picks

Purnell, Sonia (2015) First Lady: The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill – December 2015 Picks

Quick, Matthew (2015) Love May Fail – June 2015 Picks

Quindlen, Anna (2014) Still life with breadcrumbs – July 2014 Picks

Rakoff, Joanna (2014) My Salinger Year – September 2014 Picks

Rash, Ron (2013) Nothing Gold can Stay: stories – March 2013 Picks

Reichl, Ruth (2014) Delicious: a novel – August 2014 Picks

Robinson, James (2014) Voyages in America: A Story of Homes Lost and Found – November 2014 Picks

Roth, Veronica (2012) Divergent – February 2014 Picks

Rowell, Rainbow (2012) Eleanor & Park – February 2014 Picks

Rowell, Rainbow (2013) Fangirl – March 2015 Picks

Rowell, Rainbow (2014) Landline – February 2015 Picks

Sandberg, Sheryl (2013) Lean In; Women, Work, and the Will to Lead – August 2013 Picks

Sandys, Elspeth (2014) What lies beneath: a Memoir – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Schamroth, Natalia and Carl Koppenhagen (2012) The Engine Room, no 115 – May/June 2013 Picks

Shannon, Samantha (2103) The Bone Season – October 2013 Picks

Simson, Graeme (2014) The Rosie Effect – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Simson, Graeme (2013) The Rosie Project – April 2013 Picks

Sloan, Robin (2012) Mr Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore – August 2013 Picks

Spicer, Paul (2010) The Temptress; the scandalous life of Alice, Countess De Janze – July 2013 Picks

Stedman, M L  (2012) The light between oceans – Jan’s Holiday Reads 2015

Stephens, Richard (2015) Black Sheep; the Hidden Benefits of Being Bad – August 2015 Picks

Stone, Brad (2013) The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon – June 2014 Picks

Straub, Emma (2014) The Vacationers – October 2014 Picks

Sullivan, Rosemary (2015) Stalin’s Daughter: The extraordinary and tumultuous life of Svetlana Alliluyeva – September-October 2015 Picks 

Tartt, Donna (2013). The Goldfinch – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Timberlake, Amy (2013) One came home – October 2013 Picks

Toibin, Colm (2014) Nora Webster – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Treasure, Rachael (2013) The Farmer’s Wife – May/June 2013 Picks

Trollope, Joanna (2013) Sense and Sensibility – November 2013 Picks

Tunnicliffe, Hannah (2015) Season of Salt and Honey – December 2015 Picks

Tyler, Anne (2015) A Spool of Blue Thread – April 2015 Picks

Vashti, Lorelei (2014) Dress, Memory; a memoir of my twenties in dresses – October 2014 Picks

View from the road; exploring New Zealand from State Highway 1, photographs by Arno Gasteiger, text by Kennedy Warne (2014) – October Picks 2014

Walker, Martin (2014) Children at War – August 2014 Picks

Walker, Martin (2011) The Crowded Grave – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

Walker, Martin (2012) The Devil’s Cave – December 2013 Picks

Walker, Martin (2015) The Dying Season: A Bruno Chief of Police Novel – September-October 2015 Picks

Walker, Martin (2013) The Resistance Man – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Walls, Jeannette (2013) The Silver Star – July 2014 Picks

Walliams, David (2012) Camp David: The Autobiography – May/June 2013 Picks

Walter, Jess (2013) Beautiful Ruins – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2014

Watson, Richard (2012) 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know: The Future – Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2013

Watson Richard and Freeman, Oliver (2012) Futurevision; scenarios for the world in 2040 – March 2013 Picks

Weir, Alison (2013) Elizabeth of York; A Tudor Queen and her World – February 2014 Picks

Westwood, Vivienne & Ian Kelly (2014) Vivienne Westwood – Jan’s Holiday Reads January 2015

Whitehouse, David (2015) Mobile Library – April 2015 Picks

Whitehouse, Lucie (2010) The bed I made – November 2014 Picks

Whitehouse, Lucie (2014) Before we met – November 2014 Picks

Whitehouse, Lucie (2008) The House at Midnight – November 2014 Picks

Wilder, Laura Ingalls (2014) Pioneer Girl: The annotated autobiography – March 2015 Picks

Wizenberg, Molly (2014) Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage – September 2014 Picks

Xinran (2015) Buy me the Sky: The remarkable truth of China’s one-child generation – November 2015 Picks

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