Christmas is coming

Happy Holidays!

We hope you got some great reading for the holidays but if you need some recommendations please call in to see us (Monday - Friday 10am - 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am - 5 pm)  or shop online anytime. 

 For some great summer reading check out our summer reading guide

A Round Up of 2016

Ladies Litera-Tea 2016

Ladies' Litera-Tea was a great success - above is our line-up of wonderful women writers L to R: Kerrin Sharpe, Yael Shochat, Marilyn Jessen, Emma Neale, Carole Beu, Catherine Chidgey, Lindsey Dawson, Ashleigh Young, Paula Green, Helene Wong, Gina Cole, and Urzila Carlson (not pictured Janice Marriott).


We have been honoured to host some amazing authors and wonderful books.

Simonne Butler with Louise NicholasLaunch of Double-Edged SwordLaurence Fearnley signing The Quiet Spectacular

Julie Helean with We the OnesHelen McNeil with Carole Beu

Nadia Hashimi with A House without WindowsElizabeth Hay & Patricia Kay with His Whole Life

Lindsey Dawson with Scarlet & MagentaMatt Vickers with Lecretia's Choice

From Top L to R: Simonne Butler with Louise Nicholas; Launch of Double-Edge Sword; Laurence Fearnley signing A Quiet Spectacular; Julie Helean with We the Ones; Helen McNeil launching A Striking Truth; Nadia Hashimi with A House without Windows; Patricia Kay (from the Women's Bookshop) & Elizabeth Hay with His Whole Life; Lindsey Dawson with Scarlet & Magenta; Matt Vickers with Lecretia's Choice.

Dick Frizzell signing for customer MichaelaMichele ACourt, Urzila Carlson and Dick Frizzell signing Cooking for ChangeHamish Keith with customer Lesley

We had a riotous night with several of the contributing chefs to Cooking 4 Change. The publishers are donating the proceeds to four NZ charities whilst The Women's Bookshop gave $5 from the sale of each book to the City Mission (one of the four charities).