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Author wants to make sure “they don’t just fade away”

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 1:44 pm | BMS Books

Author Mike Ledingham hopes his new novel about old army soldiers struggling to survive will help get more people to read. More >>

Booksellers Embrace Self-Published Books

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:34 am | BMS Books

A BMS Books Ltd survey of booksellers has found widespread support for self-published authors but with reservations around marketing and sales. More >>

strong>Digital Books And Librarians – Pushback on Licensing

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 3:44 pm | BMS Books

A survey of public libraries in New Zealand has found most have embraced digital book options, but some pushback is apparent. More >>

Visits open world of art and writing for students

Monday, 10 July 2017, 2:35 pm | BMS Books

Since the launch of Michelle O’Connell’s children’s book, Tinui – The Last Post, author and illustrator Michelle has been visiting Wairarapa schools and working with students up to 13 years of age. More >>

Tinui Anzac Day children’s picture book a people’s history

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 4:09 pm | BMS Books

Masterton illustrator and writer Michelle O’Connell says telling stories about war is more about people than numbers. More >>

Global terrorism background to suspense novel

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 8:12 pm | BMS Books

Global terrorism background to suspense novel 5 September 2016 News of the harrowing toll of human life in a distant disaster led author David Briggs to write a novel about a group of people overshadowed by a growing threat that they cannot see. More >>

Children’s World War One poems mark National Poetry Day

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 9:30 am | BMS Books

Children from schools in Masterton have joined with local author and illustrator and author Michelle O’Connell in celebrating National Poetry Day by writing poems commemorating the historic crossing of the Rimutaka Range by soldiers in World War ... More >>

Global Peace Film Festival invite for NZ short film

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 1:16 pm | BMS Books

A short film set on the East Coast has been invited to participate in the Global Peace Film Festival. More >>

Tremendous response to NZ film about children’s s struggles

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 7:31 am | BMS Books

Shona Hammond Boys QSM says she has been overwhelmed by the response of the international creative audience at the Fifth World Children’s Festival to her book and an associated short film. More >>

Three new books offer distinctive New Zealand narrative

Friday, 24 April 2015, 1:52 pm | BMS Books

three new books offer distinctive New Zealand narrative on universal topics Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Independent publisher BMS Books Ltd is pleased to offer three distinctive New Zealand books of interest to teachers, children and parents. Although from different ... More >>

Parliament Launch for Opotiki Novel

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 9:42 am | BMS Books

A novel being launched at Parliament this month highlights the important role art can play in nurturing children facing social and economic difficulties will be presented on the world stage later this year. More >>

Initiative offers self-published authors broader reach

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 1:53 pm | BMS Books

Rotorua-based independent publisher BMS Books has launched a Local Books initiative to offer self-published authors the opportunity to extend their reach into broader markets. More >>

Author of Whakatane-based novel launches Local Books venture

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 2:34 pm | BMS Books

The author of a novel centred on a surfer facing challenges in Whakatane will be in the town on Saturday 7 September for the launch of a Local Books venture at the new Atlantis Books store on The Stand. More >>

Grunty Effort Echoes and Reverberates

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 3:22 pm | BMS Books

Once A Grunt, Featherston writer Mike Ledingham’s book of quirky short stories based loosely on his colourful career in the army and beyond, has gone into a second edition and is now also available for Kindle eReaders. More >>

Book brings soldier’s perspective to Battle of El Alamein

Tuesday, 16 October 2012, 11:49 am | BMS Books

Seventy years after surviving the Battle of El Alamein, Charlie ‘Pop’ Knill has put an ordinary soldier’s perspective on one of the fiercest battles of World War II. More >>


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