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The New Everyday

Wattie's Heinz

Food in a Minute's new fully illustrated cookbook is overflowing with healthy, quick and easy recipes to inspire Kiwi cooks everyday.

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. A must-have for every child in New Zealand.

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

The Girl Who Lived Twice

David Lagercrantz

The sixth in Stieg Larsson's DRAGON TATTOO series - more than 99 million copies sold worldwide.

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.

The Guardians

John Grisham

The explosive new thriller from international bestseller John Grisham.

Imaginary Friend

Stephen Chbosky

An epic literary event twenty years in the making: the new novel from Stephen Chbosky - author of multi-million copy sensation THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER.

The Institute

Stephen King

Combining the suspense of THE OUTSIDER with the childhood camaraderie in IT, THE INSTITUTE is a powerful new novel from Stephen King which is destined to become the No. 1 blockbuster of Spring 2019.

A Madness of Sunshine

Nalini Singh

New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh's sizzling debut thriller for Nora Roberts fans who love books like THE DRY.

The Family Gift

Cathy Kelly

A warm and wise story from international bestseller Cathy Kelly about how it's never too late to find your place in the world.

The Christmas Looky Book

Donovan Bixley

If you loved Donovan Bixley's bestselling LOOKY BOOK, you will adore THE CHRISTMAS LOOKY BOOK - a hilarious 24-page festive puzzle book with hours of quality fun for readers aged five and up.

The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

Kes Gray

A brilliantly funny picture book about what happens the night before Christmas Eve - from the bestselling author of Oi Frog!

Oscar the Hungry Unicorn Eats Christmas

Lou Carter

Oscar the Hungry Unicorn saves Christmas in this brilliantly funny second book from Lou Carter, the bestselling author of THERE IS NO DRAGON IN THIS STORY

Ninth House

Leigh Bardugo

NINTH HOUSE is the long-awaited adult debut by the bestselling author of KING OF SCARS, SIX OF CROWS and the GRISHA TRILOGY, soon to be a NETFLIX series

The Rise of Magicks

Nora Roberts

The brilliant conclusion to the CHRONICLES OF THE ONE trilogy - an epic story of love, war, family and magic


Ian Rankin

A masterclass in cat-and-mouse espionage suspense - and the last lost novel - from the iconic Number One bestseller Ian Rankin...

Warren Gatland: My Autobiography

Warren Gatland

The definitive autobiography of the legendary rugby coach who has led Wales for well over a decade, and master-minded two hugely successful southern hemisphere tours at the helm of the British and Irish Lions.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey

Harry Potter Thea Productions, Jody Revenson

The official behind-the-scenes book of the record-breaking award-winning play HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD.

The Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times

Cressida Cowell

No.1 Bestselling Series from the Blue Peter Award winning author of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON. Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic in an exciting new fantasy adventure.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Renee Chin

Join Ruru, the New Zealand native owl, while she delivers the mail to her avian friends like Tui and Pukeko at night. With the lyrics from Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, this bilingual book is wonderful to read with children.

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut Australian author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world - but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.

Asterix: Asterix and the Chieftain's Daughter

Jean-Yves Ferri

The next action-packed adventure from Asterix and Obelix!

A Game of Birds and Wolves

Simon Parkin

'Find out what is happening in the Atlantic, find ways of getting the convoys through, and sink the U-boats!' Prime Minster, Winston Churchill

Lady in Waiting

Anne Glenconner

The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in THE CROWN this spring. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.

Elton John by Terry O'Neill

Terry O'Neill

A photographic portrait of Elton John, by iconic photographer Terry O'Neill.

Journeys in the Wild

Gavin Thurston

From Gavin Thurston, the award-winning Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II cameraman, comes extraordinary and adventurous true stories of what it takes to track down and film our planet's most captivating creatures.


Megan Phelps-Roper

The metamorphic journey of Megan Phelps-Roper: a young woman raised in a religious hate group, who has become an advocate for equality, diversity and tolerance.

Ian McKellen

Garry O'Connor

The intimate and definitive biography of Ian McKellen, theatrical knight and a national treasure.

How To

Randall Munroe

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

Doctor Sleep

Stephen King

From master storyteller Stephen King, his unforgettable and terrifying stand-alone sequel to THE SHINING - an instant international No. 1 bestseller.

The Wife and the Widow

Christian White

With more than 70,000 copies sold of his award-winning debut, THE NOWHERE CHILD, Christian White returns with his highly-anticipated second novel.

Meet Me in Bombay

Jenny Ashcroft

MEET ME IN BOMBAY is a breathtaking story of separation, tragedy and fierce love set against the exotic world of colonial Bombay and the tragedy of the First World War.

James Cook

Peter FitzSimons

Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated. But who was the real James Cook?

The Sisters of Auschwitz

Roxane van Iperen

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

From the Oven to the Table

Diana Henry

The new cookbook from bestselling, award-winning food writer Diana Henry.

Home Work

Julie Andrews

The second volume of beloved actress Julie Andrews' memoirs: Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music and her enduring career in Hollywood.

F**k No!

Sarah Knight

The latest no-f**ks-given guide from New York Times bestselling author of the international sensations THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF NOT GIVING A F**K, GET YOUR SH*T TOGETHER, YOU DO YOU, and CALM THE F**K DOWN.

Catch and Kill

Ronan Farrow

In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost.

The Deserter

Nelson DeMille, Alex DeMille

Military cop Scott Brodie is the guy you send in when the other guys can't solve a case. Now he's on the hunt for a dangerous ex-Delta Force deserter named Kyle Mercer, and may have met his match.

Love Letters from Montmartre

Nicolas Barreau

LOVE LETTERS FROM MONTMARTRE is an ode to love, Paris and empathy from international bestselling author Nicolas Barreau

A Dream of Italy

Nicky Pellegrino

The No. 1 bestselling author makes southern Italy come alive in her most captivating, delicious drama yet

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.

The Bee and the Orange Tree

Melissa Ashley

Melissa Ashley, bestselling author of award-winning novel THE BIRDMAN'S WIFE, returns to shine a light on another trailblazing woman overlooked by history ... the woman who invented fairy tales.


Jessica Andrews

A stunning new voice in British literary fiction, for fans of Rachel Cusk and Sally Rooney.

The Wheels on the Bus

Donovan Bixley

This limited edition of Donovan Bixley's The Wheels on the Bus is to celebrate 10 years in print of this visually brilliant, iconic take on The Wheels on the Bus song that is constantly in demand.

The Pug Who Wanted to Be A Reindeer

Bella Swift

When her family loses its Christmas spirit, Peggy heads to the North Pole to get it back! A festive adventure starring a loveable little pug with a heart of gold.

The Impossible Boy

Ben Brooks

Believe in the impossible this Christmas - a magical story celebrating the power of children's imagination, from the bestselling author of STORIES FOR BOYS WHO DARE TO BE DIFFERENT


Brandon Sanderson

The sequel to the New York Times bestseller SKYWARD!

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the RECKONERS series, WORDS OF RADIANCE, the MISTBORN trilogy, and THE STORMLIGHT ARCHIVE comes the second book in an epic series about a girl with a secret in a dangerous world at war for humanity's future.


Brittney Morris

BLACK PANTHER meets READY PLAYER ONE. A fierce teen game developer battles a real-life troll intent on ruining the BLACK PANTHER-inspired video game she created and the safe community it represents for black gamers.

SAS Shadow Raiders

Damien Lewis

The incredible story of the radar wars - Britain's most secret battle

Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories

Enid Blyton

Celebrate Christmas with this festive collection of classic stories by the world's best-loved storyteller!

The Great Successor

Anna Fifield

The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of North Korea.

Ben Stokes - On Fire

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes tells the story of England's electrifying first ever Cricket World Cup triumph, as well as this summer's momentous Ashes Test series, in the ultimate insider's account of the most nerve-shredding but riveting three-and-a-half months in English cricket history.

Checkpoint Charlie

Iain MacGregor

Published to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, CHECKPOINT CHARLIE is a vivid and poignant exploration of the history surrounding the Berlin Wall through the lens of interwoven first-person experiences.

Gordon Ramsay Quick & Delicious

Gordon Ramsay

Good food fast from the global superstar chef.

The Strawberry Thief

Joanne Harris

The long-awaited new CHOCOLAT novel from the multi-million-copy bestselling author Joanne Harris.

Call Me Evie

J.P. Pomare

An incredible literary thriller for readers of bestsellers such as GONE GIRL, BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP and GIRL ON THE TRAIN from an exciting new Australian voice.

The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker

Joanna Nell

Joanna Nell's follow-up to the bestselling THE SINGLE LADIES OF JACARANDA RETIREMENT VILLAGE is a poignant ode to love and the memories that make a well-lived life

No Mercy

Martina Cole

The brand new novel from the queen of crime and No. 1 bestseller Martina Cole

Finding Chika

Mitch Albom

International number one bestseller Mitch Albom's first work of non-fiction in ten years - his most personal story to date.

The Red Daughter

John Burnham Schwartz

Running from her father's brutal legacy, Joseph Stalin's daughter defects to the United States during the turbulence of the 1960s. For fans of WE WERE THE LUCKY ONES and A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, this sweeping historical novel and unexpected love story is inspired by the remarkable life of Svetlana Alliluyeva.

Voices of History

Simon Sebag Montefiore

A collection of history's greatest speeches, with commentary from internationally bestselling historian Simon Sebag Montefiore


Laura Waters

For anyone who has ever dreamed of returning to the simplicities of the natural world.

Twisted Twenty-Six

Janet Evanovich

The gripping new adventure in the unputdownable Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of LOOK ALIVE TWENTY-FIVE and ONE FOR THE MONEY.

The Burning White

Brent Weeks

The spectacular final novel in Brent Week's internationally bestselling LIGHTBRINGER series

The Tenth Muse

Catherine Chung

A brilliant and gripping novel about a young woman's gift for mathematics, and the secret of her past bound up in World War II.

Oi Puppies!

Kes Gray

Frog, Dog and Cat are back - and they're minding some very unruly puppies who just will not SIT! From the multi-award-winning creators of OI FROG!

Stories for Every Season

Enid Blyton

A beautiful treasury of stories for every season from one of the world's best-loved storytellers, with full-colour illustrations throughout.

A Lion in the Meadow

Margaret Mahy

A new edition, with an updated cover of this timeless classic A Lion in the Meadow by the Hans Christian Andersen award-winning author Margaret Mahy.

A Lion in the Meadow

Margaret Mahy

'Originally published in 1969, with Jenny William's re-illustrated edition then published in 1986, it's an inter-generational delight!' - The Sapling

Edmonds Cookery Book (Fully Revised)

Fielder Goodman

Completely revised with up-to-date recipes and ingredients - this is the new Edmonds Cookery Book.


Andrew Sean Greer

The Pulitzer prize-winning novel about a failed writer trying to escape his problems by traveling abroad.

When All is Said

Anne Griffin

Five toasts. Five people. One lifetime.


Jo Wood

A never-before-seen look inside the world of the Rolling Stones.

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

Dominic Bradbury

A groundbreaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes one of the most popular styles of our time

Houses: Extraordinary Living

Editors Phaidon

The world's most innovative and influential architect-designed houses created since the early 20th century

Great Women Artists

Editors Phaidon

Five centuries of fascinating female creativity presented in more than 400 compelling artworks and one comprehensive volume

Fashion in LA

Krista Smith, Tania Fares

The first book to document Los Angeles s remarkable explosion onto the global fashion scene



A lyrical, poignant ode to wrinkles and the stories they tell, by the worldrenowned photographer and public artist JR

My Penguin Year

Lindsay McCrae

MY PENGUIN YEAR recounts author Lindsay McCrae's adventure to the end of the Earth, spending a year living alongside the most resilient creatures in nature - emperor penguins.

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

Juliet Grames

A perfect book club and holiday read that crosses from mountainside Calabrian villages in the early 20th century to Hartford, Connecticut after the immigration boom and will appeal to fans of Elena Ferrante, CAPTAIN CORRELLI'S MANDOLIN, ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE and BROOKLYN.

A Little Hatred

Joe Abercrombie

War. Politics. Revolution.

The Age of Madness has arrived . . .

Into the Dark (The Cincinnati Series Book 5)

Karen Rose

The fifth novel in the explosive CINCINNATI series from Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose.

The Silver Spoon

Phaidon, Phaidon

A luxurious collection of the best recipes from the world's leading Italian cookbook - with all new photography and design

Two Riders Were Approaching: The Life & Death of Jimi Hendrix

Mick Wall

A biography of the world's greatest guitarists, Jimi Hendrix, by international bestselling author Mick Wall.

The Jewish Cookbook

Leah Koenig

A rich trove of contemporary global Jewish cuisine, featuring hundreds of stories and recipes for home cooks everywhere

The Lost Boys

Paul Byrnes

The incredibly powerful and moving stories of the Anzac kids who lied about their age to fight in the First World War.

Rebel Ideas

Matthew Syed

An inspiring book about creative problem-solving from the No.1 bestselling author of BOUNCE, BLACK BOX THINKING and YOU ARE AWESOME.

Breaking Ground

Jane Hall

A ground-breaking visual survey of architecture designed by women from the early twentieth century to the present day

The Reckoning

John Grisham

The electrifying new thriller from internationally bestselling author John Grisham.

Scar Tissue

Anthony Kiedis

The frank, shocking and inspiring autobiography of Anthony Kiedis, lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers - 'the world's biggest band' (MOJO)

Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng

The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller

The Nowhere Child

Christian White

With over 50,000 copies sold, the No.1 fiction bestseller THE NOWHERE CHILD is one of the biggest books of 2018.

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend

Wunder is gathering in Nevermoor ...

Morrigan Crow may have defeated her deadly curse, passed the dangerous trials and joined the mystical Wundrous Society, but her journey into Nevermoor and all its secrets has only just begun. And she is fast learning that not all magic is used for good.

The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic

Cressida Cowell

The No.1 Bestselling Series. Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic in an exciting fantasy adventure from the author of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON.

This Little Kiwi Went to Market

Renee Chin

A New Zealand re-imagining of 'This Little Piggy Went to Market' with a special picnic twist, for readers aged 4 and up.

The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village

Joanna Nell

Joanna Nell's life-affirming debut is a moving, funny, heartwarming tale of love and community in the spirit of THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY and GRACE AND FRANKIE.

The Flatshare

Beth O'Leary

A quirky love story from a fresh new talent. The MUST READ book for 2019


Julie Andrews

The heroine of MARY POPPINS and THE SOUND OF MUSIC tells her life story from the music halls of London to Broadway stardom.


Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund

'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA

Timely, short and essential, FACTFULNESS reveals the power of facts in a post-truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling ('a true inspiration' - Bill Gates) and his long-term collaborators Ola and Anna.

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Maria Semple

'Like A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD written by Tina Fey' (Sam Baker, RED). The 2013 Women's Prize shortlisted, NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig and Billy Crudup.

It Chapter FTI

Stephen King

Film tie-in for the new 2017 film, which will be in cinemas from September 7th.

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

"An astonishing achievement . . . if anyone has lost their love of storytelling, THE GOLDFINCH will most certainly return it to them." The Guardian

The Adventures of a Curious Cat

Zelda Curious

The first book from social media star, @CuriousZelda

The Pug Who Wanted to Be a Unicorn

Bella Swift

Always be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn . . .


Matilda Rose

What happens when a princess wishes for a unicorn . . . but gets a PUGICORN instead?

What If?

Randall Munroe

Science's most intriguing questions answered by the web's favourite writer, the genius behind Munroe's hilarious and compelling answers explain everything from the odds of meeting your one true soulmate to how many humans a rampaging T-Rex would need to eat a day.

Written in History

Simon Sebag Montefiore

A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some of history's most famous figures

Oi Frog!

Kes Gray

Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this bestselling rhyming story is guaranteed to get children giggling. Over 1 million copies sold!

Oi Dog!

Kes Gray, Claire Gray

The absurdly funny sequel to the award-winning OI FROG! from vibrant pairing Kes Gray and Jim Field.

Oi Cat!

Kes Gray

From the creators of the award-winning and bestselling OI FROG! and OI DOG!, comes the absurdly funny rhyming picture book OI CATt!

Oi Duck-billed Platypus!

Kes Gray

A brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book - jam-packed with animals and silliness! From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of OI FROG!

The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k

Sarah Knight

How to stop spending time you don't have with people you don't like doing things you don't want to do.

Get Your Sh*t Together

Sarah Knight

The much-anticipated follow up to the bestselling THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF NOT GIVING A F**K.

You Do You

Sarah Knight

Hilarious and empowering advice, tips and life-changing wisdom on being yourself and doing your thing - from our favourite 'anti-guru' and bestselling sensation Sarah Knight.

Calm the F**k Down

Sarah Knight

The latest no-f**ks-given guide from New York Times bestselling author of the international sensation THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF NOT GIVING A F**K, GET YOUR SH*T TOGETHER and YOU DO YOU.

Calm the F**k Down Journal

Sarah Knight

When life hands you a big fat f**king lemon, who better than bestselling anti-guru Sarah Knight to help you through the sh*tstorm with practical ways to manage the situation, not to mention your anxiety about it


Phaidon Editors, Will Norwich

A stunning collection of the best living spaces created and commissioned by the most influential people in interior design

Born to Party, Forced to Work

Bronson van Wyck

The internationally acclaimed event producer shows his ideas and inspiration for ultimate and intimate celebrations

Customer Service Wolf

Anne Barnetson

Therapy for anyone who's ever worked in retail.

Puppy Talk - Opposites

J.C. Coates

A gorgeous board book full of playful puppy pics, perfect for learning basic terms.

The Official Pokemon Encyclopedia


Gotta catch 'em all! Become a true Pokemon master with this ultimate guide to Pokemon and the Pokemon universe.

The Official Pokemon Early Reader: Alola Adventure


Gotta Catch 'Em All! A fantastic full-colour early reader that Pokemon's youngest fans have been waiting for!

The Official Pokemon Early Reader: The Guardian's Challenge


Gotta Catch 'Em All! A fantastic full-colour early reader that Pokemon's youngest fans have been waiting for!

Detective Pikachu Story of the Movie


Get ready to go on an adventure with Detective Pikachu! The official story of the movie.

Pokemon Coloring Kit

Press Running

Pokemon comes to our growing and hugely successful coloring kit series!

FORTNITE Official: Supply Drop: The Collectors' Edition

Games Epic

The OFFICIAL SUPPLY DROP HANDBOOK from Epic Games, creators of FORTNITE, the BIGGEST gaming brand in the world.

FORTNITE Official: The Battle Royale Survival Guide

Games Epic

The OFFICIAL BATTLE ROYALE SURVIVAL GUIDE from Epic Games, creators of FORTNITE, the BIGGEST gaming brand in the world. Includes all the top tips and tricks you'll need to dominate Battle Royale!

FORTNITE Official: Battle Journal

Games Epic

The OFFICIAL BATTLE JOURNAL from Epic Games, creators of FORTNITE, the BIGGEST gaming brand in the world. Use this logbook to keep track of your most legendary Fortnite battles!

FORTNITE Official: How to Draw

Games Epic

The OFFICIAL How to Draw guide from Epic Games, creators of FORTNITE, the biggest gaming brand in the world. Includes over 30 Outfits, vehicles, weapons and more!

FORTNITE Official: Outfits: The Collectors' Edition

Games Epic

The OFFICIAL Outfits handbook collectors' edition from Epic Games, creators of FORTNITE, the biggest gaming brand in the world. Featuring all your favorite Outfits from Battle Royale.

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