Right now, you can see the books that have been nominated for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2019.
Find out what all the fuss is about and borrow them from our libraries.
Winner of the fiction prize is This mortal boy by Fiona Kidman.
Are friends electric? by Helen Heath won the award for poetry.
The Illustrated Non-fiction Award winner is Tatau : a history of Samoan tattooing by Sean Mallon and Sebastien Galliot.
The winner of the general non-fiction prize is Hudson & Halls by Joanne Drayton.
He kupu tuku iho by Timoti Karetu and Wharehuia Milroy took out the Maori language award.