Book corner – book some time out


A book for Mother’s Day is more than just a book; it is an invitation to sit down and relax and indulge in the gift of some time for yourself. We’ve put together a selection of our recommended reads for Mother’s Day…

Dinnertime Goodness
By Nadia Lim
$45, Penguin

From a shy MasterChef contestant to a true foodie inspiration, Nadia Lim exudes good health – and delights in sharing her passion for delicious food. This is My Food Bag’s third cookbook  and it’s one you should treat yourself to – as well as friends and family. Hero ingredients are themed into their place of source; ground, sea and sky. Celebrating local growers and ingredients, step-by-step instructions allow even the most hesitant cook to achieve impressive results. Many of the recipes are tailored to gluten free and dairy free options. This is likely to become your weekly go-to source of meal inspiration.

Enter to win a copy of Dinnertime Goodness by Nadia Lim by simply clicking here!

The Little Breton Bistro
By Nina George
$34.99, Hachette

Follow one woman’s journey from utter desolation to slowly rediscovering a life never lived, in this refreshingly unique tale. Be warned – the beauty of rural France and of second chances may ignite your own wanderlust.  



A Secret Garden
By Katie Fforde
$37, Century

This is the book equivalent of a deliciously layered cake, oozing surprising nuggets of flavour. A tasty read, packed with loveable characters and sparkling humour. You’ll want to curl up and read it non-stop through to the end.



Juggling in High Heels  – How to Organise Chaos
By Lisa O’Neill
$45, Random House NZ

Relatable and approachable, Lisa O’Neill has become something of a modern day guru for Kiwi women. This is the perfect book to dip into for ideas, inspiration and reassurance, to help find your way from chaos to calm.

Enter to win a copy of Juggling in High Heels by Lisa O’Neill by simply clicking here!

The Mistress
By Danielle Steel
$37, Penguin NZ

There’s something instantly recognisable about Danielle Steel’s writing style and if you’re a fan, you’ll love this story. Love,  jealousy, obsession and a touch of intrigue. The perfect weekend read.


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