DREAMTIME – pt 1 of Guardians of the Shimmer by Garth LAWLESS

From the moment I realized the fantasy is set in New Zealand, is well written, and its antagonists are a family of parents and teenagers, I knew the author is on a winner.His descriptive passages are vivid; we See the green bush, the space between the shimmer curtain, the safe haven, the dream worlds ... … Continue reading DREAMTIME – pt 1 of Guardians of the Shimmer by Garth LAWLESS

Norma DELGARNO – BECOMING KARL

BECOMING KARL –A brain-injured baby’s journey to recoveryAUTHOR: Norma DELGARNOwww.normadelgarno.com ISBN: 978-0473-19565-6 (paper-bacK)Publisher: Wildcat Publications, Rotorua NZCover Illustration and Epilogue: Karl ROTHKOAvailabilty:McCloud's Book Shop, Rotorua NZ ($NZ30)www.amazon.com, ($c. NZ48)also via http://www.normadelgarno.com Within the pages of Norma’s book, I found inspiration, shared her frustrations and dreads, admired her stubborn determination to raise Karl. I delighted in … Continue reading Norma DELGARNO – BECOMING KARL

A BETTER PLACE – A novel of early New Zealand

A BETTER PLACE – A novel of early New ZealandAuthor: Enid MEYER;               Cover Illustration: watercolour by Enid MEYERPublisher: Fraser Books, Masterton NZ.     ISBN – 9 780986 459375A Better Place tells the stories of early European settlers in and around the township of Greytown in the Wairarapa district in the late 1860s. Through the experiences of … Continue reading A BETTER PLACE – A novel of early New Zealand