Loving Sylvie


Loving Sylvie

with author Elizabeth Smither

We are honoured & delighted to be launching award-winning poet Elizabeth Smither’s latest novel.

With wisdom & humour Elizabeth subtly immerses us into the complex relationship between three women – grandmother, mother & daughter. Described as having 'a gift for wry comedy combined with an eye for pinpoint detail', Elizabeth is one of NZ's finest writers.

Join us at the bookshop Tuesday 16 April at 6pm


Book Club Prize Pack


Win this fabulous prize pack containing THREE copies of the book, Loving Sylvie, some yummy snacks, a $20 Prezzie Card and reading notes. Enter the draw by registering your Book Club with The Women's Bookshop - Just phone or email us with your details.







Fabulous Book Launch for WomanKind


It was a full house for the launch of WomanKind: NZ Women Making a Difference. It opened with a karakia from Hineomoa Elder, continued with a short speech from the Margie Thomson, who interviewed and wrote about the featured women, and ended with a cheer.


Book of Knowing by Gwendoline Smith - Book Launch

Book Launch with Gwendoline Smith (AKA Doctor Know)

& The Book of Knowing - a little book about big feelings


The bookshop stayed open until 10pm & partied with the crowd!

Ponsonby Road Festival

Ponsonby Road Festival

Carole has received an MNZM for Services to the Literary Industry, in our 30th Birthday year! Here we are celebrating with the book trade.

The book trade celebrates Carole Beu's New Year's HonourThe book trade celebrates Carole Beu's New Year's Honour