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Michalia Arathimos, Aukati. Reviewed by Elizabeth Coleman

A N Arthur, Orphanage Boys. Reviewed by Brenda Allen

Victor Billot, Ambient Terror. Reviewed by Shelley Chappell

Anthony Byrt, This Model World, Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art. Auckland: AUP (2016). Reviewed by Felicity Milburn

Kate Camp, The Internet of Things. Wellington: Reviewed by Jessie Neilson

Jenny Coleman, Polly Plum, A firm and earnest woman’s advocate, Mary Ann Colclough 1836–1885. Reviewed by Jeni Curtis

Mary Cresswell, Field Notes. Reviewed by Jessie Neilson

Richard Cuthbert, Seabirds beyond the Mountain Crest, The history, natural history and conservation of Hutton’s shearwater. Reviewed by Mary Cresswell

Elisabeth Easther, editor, Bird Words: New Zealand Writers on Birds. Reviewed by Mary Cresswell

Vivianne Flintoff, Kiwi on the Camino: A Walk that Changed My Life. Reviewed by Mary Cresswell

Peter Gossage, How Maui Slowed the Sun. Reviewed by Anna Smith

Amy Hempel, Guest Editor, The Best Small Fictions 2017. Foreword by Tara L. Masih, Series Editor. Reviewed by Jessie Neilson

Thalia Henry, Beneath Pale Water. Reviewed by Shelley Chappell

John Howell, Homeless. Reviewed by Jessie Neilson

Landfall 233, 70th anniversary edition, edited by David Eggleton. Reviewed by Patricia Prime

Kirsten McDougall, Tess. Reviewed by Elizabeth Coleman

Margaret Mahy, The Christmas Tree Tangle. Reviewed by Anna Smith

Emily Perkins and Chris Price, Editors. The Fuse Box: Essays on Writing from Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters. Reviewed by Shelley Chappell 

Mark Pirie, Rock & Roll: Selected Poems in Five Sets. Reviewed by Carolyn McCurdie

Sarah Quigley, The Suicide Club. Reviewed by Anna Smith

Victor Rodger, Black Faggot and other plays. Reviewed by Brenda Allen 

Elspeth Sandys, Casting Off, A memoir (vol. 2). Reviewed by Janet Wainscott

Laura Solomon, Brain Graft. Reviewed by Jeremy Robert

Sport 45, edited by Fergus Barrowman, Kirsten McDougall and Ashleigh Young, with assistance from Holly Hunter. Reviewed by Patricia Prime

Philip Temple and Emma Neale, Editors. Manifesto Aotearoa, 101 Political PoemsReviewed by Erik Kennedy

Richard Walter and Peter Sheppard, Archaeology of the Solomon Islands. Reviewed by Jacinta Beckwith