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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 15/04/2019 10:11 a.m.

April 2019

Topic: New Zealand history

  • Great Barrier Island ed by Don Armitage
  • The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800-2000 by Vincent O'Malley
  • The Sugarbag Years by Tony Simpson
  • The Penguin History of New Zealand by Michael King
  • There Was a Time by Dorothy Butler
  • Tuai: a traveller in two worlds by Alison Jones
  • Waggoner Jack and Us by Alma Stevenson
  • New Zealand Then and Now by Jenny Haworth
  • Maori Sovereignty by Donna Awatere Huata
  • The Voyage of the Golden Lotus by Brian Clifford and Neil Illingworth
  • Doctor Smith, Hokianga's King of the North by Graham Kemble Welch
  • The Quest for Origins by Kerry Ross Howe
  • An Eyewitness History of New Zealand by Robin Bromby
  • Mud Beneath My Boots by Allan Marriott 

March 2019

Topic: a book by Alexander McCall Smith

  • In the Company of Cheerful Ladies
  • The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
  • The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
  • The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
  • The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
  • Friends, Lovers, Chocolate
  • A Distant View of Everything
  • A Conspiracy of Friends
  • The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse: a wartime romance
  • 44 Scotland Street 

February 2019

Topic: an author you have recently discovered

  • Last Letter Home by Rachael Hore
  • The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
  • War Gardens by Lalage Snow
  • Hold by Michael Donkor
  • Spin the Bottle by Monica McInerney
  • Fool's Gold by Fleur McDonald
  • Highest Duty by Chesley Sullenberger
  • Stella Rimington
  • Robert B Parker
  • Stuart MacBride
  • Jacqueline Winspear
  • The Conjuror's Bird by Martin Davies
  • The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham
  • The Year of the Farmer by Rosalie Ham
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • The Time in Between by Marcello Fois
  • Orkney Twilight by Clare Carson



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