> Skip to content

Books for Christmas, beats novelty socks! Take a look at our picks for the perfect Christmas gift, there's something for everyone on this list.

  • Once in a blue moon, things turn out just right: the new Jack Reacher, the thriller hero we can't get enough of.

  • The brand-new standalone novel from the Number One bestselling author of Me Before You, After You and Still Me.

  • Isaac Bell returns for another thrilling mission in a new book from the grand master of adventure, Clive Cussler, featuring Dirk Pitt.

  • This Christmas season, the Women's Murder Club unite to protect the streets of San Francisco once more in James Patterson's latest instalment to the bestselling series

  • In this electrifying sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood answers the question that has tantalised readers for decades: What happened to Offred?

  • Teeming with energy, humour and heart, a love song to black Britain told by twelve very different women.

  • The greatest chronicler of the age turns his incisive gaze to the tumultuous present in this superb new thriller.

  • The magical new novel from the bestselling author of The Night Circus

  • The latest bewitching, kaleidoscopic novel from master storyteller Haruki Murakami, author of The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and 1Q84

  • In this landmark new book celebrated writer and curator Justin Paton takes readers on a journey through the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand as seen by our foremost modern artist.

  • An extraordinary collection of mid century and modern Kiwi objects and the stories behind them from the best-selling author of The Road to Castle Hill.

  • Striking New Zealand houses under 100 square metres, and the clever ways people have gone about breaking into the housing market.

  • A sumptuous showcase of New Zealand interiors now.

  • A beautiful, thoughtful gift book for any person needing a little inspiration in today's world by Ruby Jones, the celebrated young illustrator behind the artwork 'This is your home and you should have been safe here.'

  • Simple, sensational food for the beach, bach and BBQ.

  • Recipes and tips from the highly popular Akaroa Cooking School - plus the stunning scenery of Banks Peninsula.

  • Almost twenty years after French Odyssey, which sold 280,000 copies, Rick returns to his beloved France to discover real, simple French cooking, distilled into this collection of 120 brand-new delicious recipes.

  • Watching Jamie’s Ultimate Veg on Channel 10? Veg lets you make those brilliantly easy, healthy, flavour-packed, accessible and affordable veg recipes at home.

  • 'Peta crafts a story like no other and her titles "tell it like it is".' - Wairarapa Times-Age

  • Eagerly awaited, must-read new science book from the UK's bestselling non-fiction writer. Bryson is the prize-winning author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Road to Little Dribbling

  • Prince

    THE BEAUTIFUL ONES is the official story of Prince's life, told through his own words, work, and personal effects, illustrated in beautiful colour full-colour . It will be an intimate, unconventional narrative, echoing his mantra of creativity, community and identity, giving an unprecedented and inspiring insight into the life of the global superstar.

  • What’s your journey of becoming? Based on Michelle Obama’s bestselling memoir, this gorgeous journal features an intimate and inspiring introduction by the former First Lady and thought-provoking questions and prompts to help you discover—and rediscover—your story.

  • An inspiring guide to acquiring, training and riding your very own wild horse.

More Book Lists

Home and Lifesyle

Thought-provoking, beautiful, and full of ideas. This collection of books will inspire you to make changes in your home and lifestyle.

Kiwi Legends!

This acclaimed series of true stories about the lives of famous Kiwis is written by David Hill and magnificently illustrated by Phoebe Morris!

Books That Make You Go Hmmm...

Brainy books that will make you think! Here are some titles that will enhance your world view, question your perspectives and teach you a thing or two.

Maori Language Week 2019

Te Wiki o te Reo Maori. Upsize your Reo this Maori Language Week 2019 with our selection of Maori Language books.

#LoveLocal

Get excited! Take a look at our list of upcoming local books from incredible New Zealand authors.