Here are the 15 books that BDS book clubs around the country requested the most in 2023. As in 2022, NZ authors make a strong showing — while around...
Each month, we deliver a set of books and discussion questions to your book club.
You choose your own books from our extensive catalogue of over 1,000 titles, from classic to recent releases.
Each time you meet, you'll collect last month's books and return them to us.
Meanwhile, like magic, another set has arrived for you to hand out to your club members.
The excitement of opening up the latest monthly parcel of books never fades. We have loved the huge variety of titles, many of which we may
never have found and yet
Christchurch Book Group
Book group adds a social dimension to my reading passion. I can bounce ideas off others — and even apart from the book discussion it gives the perfect excuse to have have a fun social get together each month.
Sheryl, Porirua Book Group
That's the value of reading and belonging to an organised book group: we're exposed to different points of view and perspectives and broaden our outlook on things. It makes us more tolerant, I hope!
Michael, Auckland Book Group
Fiction, non-fiction, NZ authors, classics, recent releases and more...we have an incredible range of reads for your book clubView our books
Carl Nixon (NZ)
James Renwick (NZ)
Tan Twan Eng
Barbara Else (NZ)
T M Logan
Catherine Chidgey (NZ)
Amy Lynn Green
Josie Shapiro (NZ)
Joe Bennett (NZ)
Marianne Van Velzen
Sue McCauley (NZ)
David Vass (NZ)
Dr Emma Espiner (NZ)
Witi Ihimaera (NZ)
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This article was originally published on 5 January 2023 by Carly Gooch on Stuff.
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