Mike Crowl reviews This Is How It Ends by Eva Dolan. Published by Raven Books.
New research on the bond between dogs and humans shows there is more than tummy love going on. And provides reason to question animal testing, neuroscientist Gregory Berns says.
Two brilliant books were launched at the New Zealand Festival recently, writes Hamesh Wyatt.
Caroline Hunter reviews Sourdough by Robin Sloan. Publisher: Text Publishing.
Peter Stupples reviews Enlightenment Now: a Manifesto for Science, Reason, Humanism and Progress by Steven Pinker. Publisher: Penguin Random House.
Cushla McKinney reviews They Know Not What They Do, by Jussi Valtonen. Publisher: OneWorld/Allen & Unwin.
Willie Campbell reviews This I Would Kill For by Anne Buist. Published by Text Publishing.
Jessie Neilson reviews Mazarine by Charlotte Grimshaw. Published by Penguin Random House.
Rob Kidd reviews Off The Record by Craig Sherborne. Published by Text Publishing.
Rob Kidd reviews Catapult by Emily Fridlund. Published by Hachette.
Alex Bligh reviews The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton. Published by Penguin Random House.
Rob Kidd reviews The Book Of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch, published by Canongate, and The Rending And The Nest by Kaethe Schwehn, published by Bloomsbury.
Mike Crowl reviews Panic Room written Robert Goddard published by Penguin Random House.
Geoff Adams reviews 'Windows' written by Lynda La Plante published by Allen & Unwin/Zaffre.
Willie Campbell reviews 'Pleas Ignore Vera Dietz' written by A.S. King and published by Text Publishing.
Jessie Neilson reviews The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells. Published by Hachette.
Mention of the "young adult'' genre can be enough to put off droves of readers who have left their teens behind.
Ted Fox reviews The Saboteur by Paul Kix. Published by HarperCollins.
Lawrence Jones reviews Telling the Real Story: Genre and New Zealand Literature by Erin Mercer. Publisher: Victoria University Press.
Rob Kidd reviews Lullaby by Leila Slimani. Published by Faber & Faber/Allen & Unwin.