We are now accepting books on exchange and credits to shop cards.
We are not buying stock for cash yet. We are operating under Level 2 restrictions.
Please note that we will require you
* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore
* sign in and sanitise your hands at entry
* maintain a 2m distance between you and other browsing customers
We are here to help you if you need assistance and are happy to organise a delivery for those who are still staying safe at home. Web orders will be processed and delivered via courier and NZ Post.
Store pick ups can be ordered online or organised by phone and email. We will send you an email when your pick up is ready to be collected.
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Our next book club meeting is on Monday 8 November at 6pm. Check out Facebook or email us to find out more.
The Borrower is the superb first novel by acclaimed short story writer Rebecca Makkai. Lucy Hull, a bright college graduate who suffers from a distinct lack of motivation, winds up working in a library in Missouri, checking out classics and recommending her favourites to the local kids. Ian Drake is never out of the place. He finds solace there from his overbearing mother, and reads everything Lucy finds for him. Reprimanded by the glacial Mrs Drake for passing on filth to her son, Lucy begins to see that the control exerted over Ian's reading extends to every area of his life. And then one day, entirely by accident, Lucy kidnaps him. They embark on a road trip with no idea of the destination, followed by Lucy's on-off musician boyfriend, a shady Russian in a white car, and tormented by her parents, who, it would seem, still have stories of their own to share. The Borrower is a novel about stories; the ones we read, the ones we discover, sometimes even the ones we create. It's about journeys and how we got to where we are. This is a dazzling first novel from an exciting and original voice.