Iain McKenzie

Iain McKenzie Iain McKenzie is a Director of NZ Booklovers, and is the person to contact about the products we offer on our shop. He is also the Publisher for McKenzie Publishing. An avid book lover, Iain reads hundreds of books every year, and especially enjoys well-written and engaging fiction, as well as lifestyle and cook books.


Ho Chi Minh City in 12 Dishes: How to Eat Like You Live There

This book is the second in a series for people who love to travel and eat good local food. Ho Chi Minh City in 12 Dishes is a compact edition that bursts with comprehensive information for eating out in this part of the world. (The first book in the series was Shanghai in 12 Dishes, [...]

100 Great New Zealand Wineries by Douglas Renall

This is a beautifully presented volume about allows the reader to discover 100 wonderful New Zealand Wineries that are open to visit by the public. Author Douglas Renall is a wine expert after completing a Bachelor of Wine Science and Viticulture, and he’s toured the country visiting vineyards and cellars, and he’s talked to people [...]

Feasts by Sabrina Ghayour

Sometimes referred to the ‘golden girl’ of Persian cookery, Sabrina Ghayour is an Iranian-born, award-winning food writer who has produced two previous cookbooks that have been bestsellers. Her latest offering, Feasts, deserves its name for it is a feast for all the senses, with its visually stunning design and tempting photos, and recipes that will [...]

Interview: Karen McMillan talks about Everyday Strength, the book she co-authored with Sam Mannering

Everyday Strength is an invaluable resource for families facing cancer. Going through treatments for cancer is undoubtedly challenging, which authors Sam Mannering and Karen McMillan well know from personal experience. But this book is packed with practical, everyday things you can do to make each day a little brighter during this difficult time. There are [...]

Jarulan by the River by Lily Woodhouse

Although at first this historical novel appears to be about land owner Matthew Fenchurch, in reality Jarulan by the River is the story of Rufina, who arrives as a German maid to the northern New South Wales property, Jarulan, a beautiful home of grandeur that is now decaying. Spanning from 1917 until the modern day, [...]

Interview: Karen McMillan talks about her latest novel, Brushstrokes of Memory

Karen McMillan is the author of 11 published books, a mixture of fiction and non-fiction. Her novels have been bestsellers and include the historical novels The Paris of the East, and The Paris of the West. Her non-fiction books include Unbreakable Spirit: Facing the Challenge of Cancer in New Zealand, From the Blitz to the [...]