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.
Nominated for the fiction prize is The new ships by Kate Duignan.
Are friends electric? by Helen Heath is on the short list for the award for poetry.
On the Illustrated Non-fiction Award list is Wanted : the search for the modernist murals of E. Mervyn Taylor edited by Bronwyn Holloway-Smith.
Maurice Gee has made the short list for general non-fiction for his memoir Memory pieces.