Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
I grew up spending a week each summer on what I considered a
magical little beach in California. Ever since, I’ve found stories set near
the ocean to be enchanting. These 13 books, while taking place in vastly
different corners of the globe, each draw their settings from beach towns and
coves. You can find romance, mystery, and heartbreak in these oceanfront
books, whether you’re sitting on the beach or curled up at home. READ