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The Library Supply Company provides services to public libraries and schools throughout New Zealand. We specialise in the supply of large print and unabridged audio books, holding more stock than any other supplier in New Zealand. We also supply music CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs, backed up by an expert selection service, geared to public library requirements. Our digital services include eBooks, downloadable audio books, and electronic magazines.

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We are New Zealand agents for leading UK supplier Askews & Holts Library Services Ltd.

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The Author Talks - A new series of content

We invite you to our exclusive The Author Talks interviews brought to you by W.F. Howes. Each month, exciting new interviews will be featured with debut and established authors, on video or recorded in the studio where the audiobook was produced.

This month, author Petina Gappah talks about her novel The Book of Memory with narrator Chipo Chung.


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April Highlights

Moving Forward Sideways Like A Crab by Shani Mootoo

Moving Forward Sideways Like A Crab by Shani Mootoo

Jonathan Lewis-Adey was nine when his mother, Sid, vanished entirely from his life. It's not until he's a grown man that Jonathan finally reconnects with his beloved lost parent, only to find, to his shock and dismay, that the woman he knew as 'Sid' in Toronto has become an elegant man named Sydney living in his native Trinidad. For nine years, Jonathan has paid regular visits to Sydney, trying with quiet desperation to rediscover the parent he adored inside this familiar stranger.

Audio Books
A Year At Hotel Gondola by Nicky Pellegrino

A Year At Hotel Gondola by Nicky Pellegrino

Kat has never wanted to live a small life. She's an adventurer, a food writer who travels the world visiting far-flung places and eating unusual things. Now she is about to embark on her biggest adventure yet - a relationship. She has fallen in love with an Italian man and is moving to live with him in Venice where she will help him run his small guesthouse, Hotel Gondola. Kat has lined up a book deal and will write about the first year of her new adventure.

Audio Books
Spectacular Stories For The Very Young by David Walliams

Spectacular Stories For The Very Young by David Walliams

All four of David Walliams’ amazing picture books on one spectacular CD for the first time! Read by the author himself. This unabridged CD compilation includes: The Slightly Annoying Elephant, The First Hippo On The Moon , The Bear Who Went Boo, There's A Snake In My School.

Audio Books
The Five Realms: The Gift Of Dark Hollow by Kieran Larwood

The Five Realms: The Gift Of Dark Hollow by Kieran Larwood

The bard tiptoes out of his room, the crow-dream still echoing in his head, making him twitch at imaginary creaks of iron wings.The bard must leave Thornbury. It is not safe for him to stay. Rue, his new apprentice, travels with him - keen to learn his trade - and hear the next installment in the legend of Podkin One-Ear . . .

Audio Books
Lincoln In The Bardo by George Saunders

Lincoln In The Bardo by George Saunders

In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any other—for no one but Saunders could conceive it. February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. Meanwhile, President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery.

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The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

Women are being brutally murdered all over America, it's going to take an extraordinary mind to uncover the truth before it's too late.The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead.

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