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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, electronic magazines and comics.

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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September Highlights

A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay

A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay

College professor Paul Davis is a normal guy with a normal life. Until, driving along a deserted road late one night, he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies. That’s when Paul’s "normal" existence is turned upside down. After nearly losing his own life in that encounter, he finds himself battling PTSD and severe problems at work. His wife, Charlotte, desperate to cheer him up, brings home a vintage typewriter—complete ink ribbons and heavy round keys—to encourage him to get started on that novel he’s always intended to write.

Audio Books
Heat by Ranulph Fiennes

Heat by Ranulph Fiennes

Fresh from finishing the Marathon des Sables, Ranulph Fiennes has become the oldest Briton to complete this ultimate endurance test. The world's greatest living explorer, has travelled to some of the most remote, dangerous parts of the globe. Well-known for his experiences at the poles and climbing Everest, he has also endured some of the hottest conditions on the planet, where temperatures regularly exceed 40 degrees and, without water and shelter, death is inevitable.

Audio Books
Maggie And The Flying Pigs by E.D. Baker

Maggie And The Flying Pigs by E.D. Baker

Maggie's adventures in the Enchanted Forest continue in the fourth book of a new chapter book series by E. D. Baker! Maggie's newest chore at her friend Bob's stable is taking care of flying pigs - but they're not so easy to deal with! Maggie's used to putting up with a lot though, like her step-mother Zelia, who is trying to get Maggie's step-brother Peter a job at the stable. Peter working with Maggie? Yeah, right! Maybe when pigs fly . . .

Audio Books
The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him. As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. The chance of getting home feels impossibly small. Except, it seems, someone has been there before them …

Audio Books
Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

Seven perfect days. Then he disappeared. When Sarah meets Eddie, they connect instantly and fall in love. To Sarah, it seems as though her life has finally begun. And it's mutual: It's as though Eddie has been waiting for her, too. Sarah has never been so certain of anything. So when Eddie leaves for a long-booked vacation and promises to call from the airport, she has no cause to doubt him. But he doesn't call. Sarah's friends tell her to forget about him, but she can't. She knows something's happened - there must be an explanation.

Large Print
Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

A battle of wills between mother and daughter reveals the frailty and falsehood of familial bonds in award-winning playwright and filmmaker Zoje Stage’s tense novel of psychological suspense, Baby Teeth. Afflicted with a debilitating condition, Suzette knew having children would wreak havoc on her fragile body. Nevertheless, she brought Hanna into the world, pleased to start a family with her husband Alex. Estranged from her own mother, Suzette is determined to raise her daughter with the love, care, and support she was denied.

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