Christmas Gift Guide by Hachette NZ
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Troubled Blood

Robert Galbraith

TROUBLED BLOOD is the next thrilling instalment in the highly acclaimed, international bestselling series featuring Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott, written by Robert Galbraith, a pseudonym of J.K. Rowling.

Midnight Sun

Stephenie Meyer

It's here! Number one bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with this highly-anticipated companion; the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view

A Time for Mercy

John Grisham

The incredible new thriller from international bestseller John Grisham.

Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

Strange things are happening in Nevermoor...

Morrigan Crow faces her most dangerous challenge yet in her latest Wundrous adventure. The highly anticipated third book in the award-winning Nevermoor series from one of Australia's best selling and most loved authors.

The Ickabog

J.K. Rowling

The Ickabog is coming... A mythical monster, a kingdom in peril, an adventure that will test two children's bravery to the limit. Discover a brilliantly original fairy tale about the power of hope and friendship to triumph against all odds, from one of the world's best storytellers.

The Return

Nicholas Sparks

The New York Times and international number one bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with a powerful new love story.

A Song for the Dark Times

Ian Rankin

From the iconic Number One bestseller Ian Rankin, comes one of the must-read books of the year: A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES.

The Windsor Diaries

Alathea Fitzalan Howard

The never-before-seen diaries of Alathea Fitzalan Howard, who lived alongside the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret at Windsor Castle during the Second World War.

Home Stretch

Graham Norton

In the compelling new novel, HOME STRETCH, Graham Norton demonstrates his keen understanding of the power of stigma and secrecy - with quietly devastating results.

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Celeste Ng, WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.

Edmonds My First Cookbook

Goodman Fielder

EDMONDS MY FIRST COOKBOOK is a brilliant fully illustrated cookbook aimed at children taking their first steps at independent cooking.

Rhythm of War

Brandon Sanderson

The Stormlight Archive saga continues in Rhythm of War, the eagerly awaited sequel to Brandon Sanderson's #1 New York Times bestselling Oathbringer, from an epic fantasy writer at the top of his game.

No Time Like the Future

Michael J Fox

A moving account of resilience, hope, fear and mortality, and how these things resonate in our lives, by actor and advocate Michael J. Fox.

Let Love Rule

Lenny Kravitz

The autobiography of rock icon, Lenny Kravitz

The Reacher Guy

Heather Martin

The definitive, authorised biography of Lee Child

Nala's World

Dean Nicholson

Instagram phenomenon @1bike1world Dean Nicholson reveals the full story of his life-changing friendship with rescue cat Nala and their inspiring adventures together on a bike journey around the world


Matthew McConaughey

From the Academy Award -winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction.


Sam Heughan, Graham McTavish

A road trip book with a difference. Stars of Outlander - Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish - explore Scotland, a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare.

Tiny Pieces of Us

Nicky Pellegrino

From bestselling author Nicky Pellegrino comes a magnificent novel about the unexpected ways in which our lives weave and tangle, and the bravery we find in the most difficult circumstances.

The Good Old Looky Book

Donovan Bixley

Award-winning illustrator and author, Donovan Bixley returns with a new puzzle book in The Looky Book series. Travel through time and explore the history of Aotearoa within 11 awesome puzzles that are bursting with information.

The Boy with Two Shadows

Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy's magical story, The Boy With Two Shadows, is re-released with new illustrations from the Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize Winner Sarah Greig.

The Awakening

Nora Roberts

The bestselling author of the epic Chronicles of The One trilogy, returns with the first in a brand new trilogy where parallel worlds clash over the struggle between good and evil.

Just Ignore Him

Alan Davies

A new memoir from the brilliant comedian, actor and broadcaster Alan Davies, star of QI and JONATHAN CREEK.

Me and White Supremacy

Layla Saad

Essential for all people who hold white privilege. This book will open your eyes and change your life.

Parting Words

Benjamin Ferencz

100-year-old Benjamin Ferencz is the last surviving prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials, where he prosecuted 22 leading Nazis. PARTING WORDS follows the story of Ben's life, and each chapter includes his learnings on how we can all make the most of ours - from the subjects of ambition and determination, to happiness and love.

The Tower of Fools

Andrzej Sapkowski

A brand new epic fantasy trilogy from the author of the legendary Witcher series, which inspired the blockbuster Netflix show starring Henry Cavill

Murder On Mustique

Anne Glenconner

Warm, witty, surprising and endlessly entertaining, Murder on Mustique draws on Lady Glenconner's wealth of knowledge about the island and love of storytelling to create a gripping murder mystery. It delivers perfect escapism!

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to Happiness

Bill Bailey

A compilation of funny, personal, and meditative essays about happiness by national treasure Bill Bailey, fully illustrated by Bill Bailey himself.

The Grandest Bookshop in the World

Amelia Mellor

Can Pearl and Vally save their home - and their father - before time runs out?

The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home

Joanna Nell

The joyous, charming and utterly irresistible new novel from the author of mega-bestseller The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village

Breaker Morant

Peter FitzSimons

The epic story of the Boer War and Harry 'Breaker' Morant: drover, horseman, bush poet - murderer or hero?

Maiden Voyages

Sian Evans

How the Golden Age of transatlantic travel between the wars transformed women's lives across all classes - a vivid portrait of life on-board the iconic ocean liners.

Christmas Wishes

Enid Blyton

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this festive collection of stories from the world's best-loved storyteller.

Elephant Me

Giles Andreae

The empowering story of little elephant Num-Num, who discovers the importance of simply being YOU! From the creators of international bestseller and much-loved classic Giraffes Can't Dance.

Dolly Parton, Songteller

Dolly Parton, Robert K. Oermann

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

Dialogue's super lead for 2020. From the author of the New York Times bestseller THE MOTHERS, a powerful new novel about the parallel lives of estranged twin sisters who choose to live in two very different worlds - one black and one white.

Stranger Planet

Nathan W. Pyle

The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon STRANGE PLANET, featuring more hilarious and poignant adventures from the fascinating inhabitants of Nathan W. Pyle's colourful world.

All the Young Men

Ruth Coker Burks

Erin Brockovich meets Dallas Buyers Club, All The Young Men is a gripping and triumphant tale of human compassion, telling the true story of a young single mother who finds herself driven to the forefront of the AIDS crisis, and who risks everything to give victims back their humanity.


Sabrina Ghayour

The new cookbook from the Sunday Times no.1 bestselling author of PERSIANA, SIROCCO, FEASTS and BAZAAR

Like Father, Like Son

Michael Parkinson

A look at the life and times of the man Sir Michael most looked up to.

60 Years of Coronation Street

ITV Ventures Limited, Abigail Kemp

An official and comprehensive celebration of 60 years of Britain's favourite soap.

Toto Among the Murderers

Sally J Morgan

An atmospheric debut novel set in 1970s Leeds and Sheffield when attacks on women punctuated the news

My Life in Red and White

Arsene Wenger

The first book by one of the most successful, respected and legendary football managers of all time, Arsene Wenger


Bernhard Schlink

The life of one woman - Olga - from late 19th century Prussia to modern Germany.

A novel of love, passion and History from beloved modern master Bernhard Schlink.

The Night After Christmas

Kes Gray

A brilliantly funny picture book about what Santa and his elves get up to the night after Christmas - from the bestselling author of Oi Frog!

The Secret Life of the Savoy

Olivia Williams

The story of the Savoy's founders, through three generations and a hundred years of luxury

The Lonely Century

Noreena Hertz

'Indispensable, engaging and brilliant book about the pervasiveness of loneliness in the twenty-first century and its far-reaching impact...a hopeful book that couldn't be more important or timely.' Philippa Perry, author of The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read

Magical Fairy Tales

Enid Blyton

A brand-new collection of magical short stories and fairy tales from the world's favourite storyteller Enid Blyton.

The Worry (Less) Book

Rachel Brian

This fun and practical book is the perfect teaching tool and empowering guide to dealing with anxiety for kids and families everywhere. The second book from the co-creator of the viral "Tea Consent" video, Rachel Brian.

A Madness of Sunshine

Nalini Singh

New York Times best-selling author Nalini Singh welcomes you to a remote town on the edge of the world where even the blinding brightness of the sun can't mask the darkness that lies deep within a killer....

How To

Randall Munroe


Welcome to the world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling WHAT IF? and THING EXPLAINER

Oi Aardvark!

Kes Gray

Let Frog, Dog and Cat guide you through the alphabet from Aardvark to Zebra in this hilarious new picture book from the creators of OI FROG!

The Goody

Lauren Child

A touchingly funny tale of being GOOD, being BAD, and most importantly, being YOU from Lauren Child, multi-award-winning, bestselling creator of Charlie and Lola.

In the Clearing

J.P. Pomare

'another breathtaking page-turner from the author of CALL ME EVIE' - Christian White, bestselling author of THE NOWHERE CHILD

State Highway One

Sam Coley

A stunning debut novel about what it means to come home, from the winner of the 2017 Richell Prize for Emerging Writers.

Burning the Books: RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK

Richard Ovenden

'A stark and important warning about the value of knowledge and the dangers that come from the destruction of books. Vital reading for this day and age' PETER FRANKOPAN


S. R. White

Riveting, atmospheric and unforgettably original, HERMIT is perfect for fans of acclaimed crime authors like Jane Harper, Chris Hammer, Tana French and Susie Steiner.

Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend


Flea, the iconic bassist and co-founder, alongside Anthony Kiedis, of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.

SAS Band of Brothers

Damien Lewis

The new SAS epic from bestselling military historian Damien Lewis

The Wizards of Once: Never and Forever

Cressida Cowell

The final book in the Wizards of Once quartet. Warriors and Wizards combine forces against the dreadful power of the Kingwitch, whose searing evil threatens not only the Wildwoods, but all its creatures.


Marilynne Robinson

From one of the English language's great writers. Revisiting her beloved characters, Jack joins Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer; Home, winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction and Lila, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. This is the compassionate and heart-breaking story of the beloved and wayward son, Jack Boughton.

The Wizard In My Shed

Simon Farnaby

Meet Merdyn the Wild (the world's most badly-behaved wizard), Rose (the world's most ordinary girl) and Bubbles (the world's best guinea pig) on a hilarious adventure that might just end in an epic wizard battle in the garden - if you're lucky.

The Ministry for the Future

Kim Stanley Robinson

From the visionary New York Times bestselling author of New York 2140 comes a near-future novel that is a gripping exploration of climate change, technology, politics, and the human behaviours that drive these forces.

The Sisters of Auschwitz

Roxane van Iperen

The international bestselling and life-affirming story of female bravery, Jewish Nazi resistance and surviving the horrors of Auschwitz

Under The Golden Sun

Jenny Ashcroft

How far would you travel to find home? A captivating and sweeping historical love story, set against the raw beauty and epic expanse of a cattle station in rural Queensland from the much-loved Jenny Ashcroft.

The Dressmaker of Paris

Georgia Kaufmann

A beautifully written, sweeping historical women's fiction novel that spans both time and the globe as we follow one woman's journey from simple country girl to global fashion icon.

Tale of a Tail

Margaret Mahy

Nonstop Nonsense

Margaret Mahy

These Violent Delights

Chloe Gong

Perfect for fans of The Last Magician and Descendant of the Crane, this heart-stopping debut is an imaginative Romeo and Juliet retelling set in 1920s Shanghai, with rival gangs and a monster in the depths of the Huangpu River.

Homeland Elegies

Ayad Akhtar

An American son and his immigrant father search for belonging - in post-Trump America, and in their relationship with each other

Dare to Be You

Matthew Syed

Discover the power of diverse thinking in this exciting new book from the bestselling, award-winning author of YOU ARE AWESOME, Matthew Syed.

The Butterfly Effect

Marcus Moore

An intimate, definitive celebration of the world's most successful and critically acclaimed musician

Aston Martin

Ben Collins

An extraordinary story of spies, speed and hard-driving genius, by the man who was The Stig.

The Trouble With Peace

Joe Abercrombie

Conspiracy. Betrayal. Rebellion.

Peace is just another kind of battlefield . . .

Tall Tales and Wee Stories

Billy Connolly

Outrageously funny story-telling from the nation's favourite comedian.

TALL TALES AND WEE STORIES brings together the 'Best of Billy Connolly'.

'One of stand-up's great naturals. No one told a story better.' Guardian

Living Better

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell's honest, moving and life affirming account of his lifelong struggle with depression

The Ultimate Animal Alphabet Book

Jennifer Cossins

From the Adelie penguin to the zigzag heron, this A-Z book is jam-packed with over 400 animal species and all kinds of interesting animal facts. A companion book to Jennifer Cossins' Ultimate Animal Counting Book, this one's for budding zoologists aged 5+.

Pugicorn and the Christmas Wish

Matilda Rose

Pugicorn saves Christmas for his friends in this fun-filled festive adventure with a super-sparkly glitter cover!

Ten Little Elves

Mike Brownlow

Listen and count along with the brilliant book and CD edition of this hilarious Christmas rhyming adventure

The New Everyday

Wattie's Heinz

Food in a Minute is back with a fresh collection of their most popular recipes and some exciting new dishes to inspire your everyday cooking. The recipes are simple, delicious and easy to follow with customisable tips to satisfy any tastebud. The New Everyday is sure to be your best friend in the kitchen.

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