A N Arthur, Orphanage Boys. Feilding: Rangitawa Publishing (2016). RRP: $38. Pb, 383pp. ISBN: 9780994138217. Reviewed by Brenda Allen.
Michael Belgrave, Dancing with the King: The Rise and Fall of the King Country, 1864-1885. Auckland: AUP (2017). RRP: $65. Hb, 452pp. Reviewed by Michael Reilly.
Victor Billot, Ambient Terror. Dunedin: Limestone Singularity Media (2017). RRP: $15. Pb, 78pp. ISBN: 9780473370640. Reviewed by Shelley Chappell.
Anthony Byrt, This Model World, Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art. Auckland: AUP (2016). RRP: $45. Pb/flaps, 242pp & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781869408589. Reviewed by Felicity Milburn.
Kate Camp, The Internet of Things. Wellington: VUP (2017). RRP: $25. Pb, 62pp. ISBN: 9781776561063. Reviewed by Jessie Neilson.
Jenny Coleman, Polly Plum, A firm and earnest woman’s advocate, Mary Ann Colclough 1836–1885. Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $39.95. Pb, 8pp photos, 296pp. ISBN: 9780947522522475. Reviewed by Jeni Curtis.
Richard Cuthbert, Seabirds beyond the Mountain Crest, The history, natural history and conservation of Hutton’s shearwater. Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $45. Pb, full colour, 220pp. ISBN: 9780947522643. Reviewed by Mary Cresswell.
Elisabeth Easther, editor, Bird Words: New Zealand Writers on Birds. Auckland: Vintage (Penguin Random House NZ) (2017). H/b, 230pp. RRP: $35. ISBN: 9780143770312. Reviewed by Mary Cresswell.
Bonnie Etherington, The Earth Cries Out. Auckland: Penguin Random House (NZ) Vintage (2017). RRP: $38. Pb, 285pp. ISBN: 97810143770657. Reviewed by Patricia Prime.
Vivianne Flintoff, Kiwi on the Camino: A Walk that Changed My Life. Bloomington, Indiana: Balboa Press (2017). RRP: $30. Soft cover, 304pp. ISBN: 9781504382526. Reviewed by Mary Cresswell.
Peter Gossage, How Maui Slowed the Sun. Auckland: Penguin Group NZ, Picture Puffin, NZ Juvenile (2011). RRP: $19.99. Pb, 32pp. ISBN: 9780143505181. Reviewed by Anna Smith.
Landfall 233, 70th anniversary edition, edited by David Eggleton. Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $30. Soft , 207pp. ISBN: 9780947522520. www.otago.ac.nz/press/landfall/index.html Reviewed by Patricia Prime.
Margaret Mahy, The Christmas Tree Tangle. Illustrated by Sarah Davis. Auckland: Penguin Group NZ, Picture Puffin, NZ Juvenile (2017). RRP: $19.99. Pb, 32pp. ISBN: 9780143770800. Reviewed by Anna Smith.
Amy Hempel, Guest Editor, The Best Small Fictions 2017. Foreword by Tara L. Masih, Series Editor. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Braddock Avenue Books (2017). RRP: $16. Pb, 164pp. ISBN: 10: 0998966717, ISBN: 13: 9780998966717. Reviewed by Jessie Neilson.
James Norcliffe, Dark Days at the Oxygen Café. Wellington: VUP (2016). RRP: $25. Pb, pp80. ISBN: 9781776560837. Reviewed by Olivia Macassey.
Mark Pirie, Rock & Roll: Selected Poems in Five Sets. Australia, Brisbane: Bareknuckle Poets Pocket Series No. 3 (2016). (Distributed in NZ only by HeadworX). RRP: $30. Pb, 156pp. ISBN: 97800994186126. Reviewed by Carolyn McCurdie.
Priscilla Pitts & Andrea Hotere, UNDREAMED OF … 50 years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship. Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $59.95. Hb, full colour, 224 pp. ISBN 9780947522568. Reviewed by Cassandra Fusco.
Michelle Rhodes, Salt Skin. Amazon. RRP: US$14.99. Pb, 410pp. ISBN: 9780473381882. Reviewed by Olivia Macassey.
Victor Rodger, Black Faggot and other plays. Wellington: VUP (2017). RRP: $35. Pb, 170pp. ISBN: 9781776561032. Reviewed by Brenda Allen.
Elspeth Sandys, Casting Off, A memoir (vol. 2). Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $35. Pb, 16pp photos, 224pp. ISBN: 9780947522551. Reviewed by Janet Wainscott.
Laura Solomon, Brain Graft. Hong Kong: Proverse Press (2017). RRP: $38.48. from Fishpond. Pb, 56pp. ISBN: 9789888228645. Reviewed by Jeremy Roberts.
Sport 45, edited by Fergus Barrowman, Kirsten McDougall and Ashleigh Young, with assistance from Holly Hunter. Wellington: VUP (2017). RRP: $30. Pb, 260pp. ISBN: 9781776561995. email@example.com Reviewed by Patricia Prime.
Philip Temple and Emma Neale, Editors. Manifesto Aotearoa, 101 Political Poems. Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $35. Hb, 184pp. ISBN: 9780947522469. Reviewed by Erik Kennedy. .
Richard Walter and Peter Sheppard, Archaeology of the Solomon Islands. Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $50. Pb, full colour, 200pp. ISBN: 9780947522537. Reviewed by Jacinta Beckwith.
Summer Days, Stories and Poems Celebrating the Kiwi Summer by various authors. Auckland: Penguin Group (NZ) Imprint: Puffin (2017). RRP: $45. Hb, 224pp. ISBN: 9780143771593. Reviewed by Anna Smith.
Helen Waaka, Waitapu. Wellington, Whitireia: Escalator Press (2015). RRP: $30. Pb, 205pp. ISBN: 9780994118615. Reviewed by Olivia Macassey.
Redmer Yska, A Strange Beautiful Excitement, Katherine Mansfield’s Wellington. Foreword by Vincent O’Sullivan. Dunedin: OUP (2017). RRP: $39.95. Pb, 296pp. ISBN: 9780947522544. Reviewed by Olivia Macassey.
 Including Margaret Mahy, Joy Cowley, Gavin Bishop, Pamela Allen, Gwenda Turner, Fiona Farrell, Elena de Roo, Melanie Drewery, Sandra Morris, Sue Wootton, Brian Turner, Jenny Cooper, Vasanti Unka and David Elliot.