Blogs are the perfect websites to learn about the latest book releases, authors, and publishing. The blogs on this list are all based in New Zealand, providing the best chance of staying up-to-date on the latest international and local book news.
NZ Booklovers – nzbooklovers.co.nz
NZ Booklovers is a multi-critic site for reading reviews on local and international books. They are passionate about books and believe in inspiring people’s lives by recommending new and profoundly well-written works.
The blog does not only provide reviews but also does extensive interviews with authors and professionals in the publishing industry. Visit NZ Booklovers frequently for some of the most interesting and factual articles about books and authors.
Te Herenga Waka University Press / These Rough Notes – teherengawakapress.co.nz
Te Herenga Waka University Press is the leading publisher of new fiction poetry on non-fiction books in New Zealand. The publication was first established in the early 1070s as Victorian University Press of Wellington.
The blog provides a perfect space for learning more about local New Zealand authors and their latest offerings. The blog also has an online shop section for purchasing all the latest novels published by them.
Writers Plot, Readers Read – writersplotreadersread.wordpress.com
Writers Plot, Readers Read is a popular blog that frequently posts new book reviews and interesting articles on local authors. The blog is managed by the actual book shop with the same name that focuses on selling and reviewing local New Zealand authored books.
They also love the new self-publishing method that’s been taken up by the indie community, and they love to review and stock books from indie authors.
Visit any of the blogs on this list to stay up to date on all the latest news on literature and publishing with a special focus on literature in New Zealand.