The Spinoff Review of Books

Books
Jul 3, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending July 3

The 20 books that the brightest book buyers in New Zealand are devouring this very monent.

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Books
Jun 27, 2020

The Unity children's bestseller chart for the month of June

The 20 most popular books for young 'uns this month.

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Books
Jun 26, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending June 26

Twenty books that are a snapshot of the times.

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Books
Jun 19, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending June 19

Twenty books snapped up by your good selves this week.

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Books
Jun 12, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller list for the week ending June 12

This week, Black Lives Matter's influence on your reading habits is clear.

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Books
Jun 5, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 5 June

Godspeed to these two and their stoic attempt at the to-read pile.

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Books
Jun 4, 2020

Behold! The finalists of the 2020 Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

All the finalists plus a brief analysis from our books editor.

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Books
May 31, 2020

The Unity Books children’s bestsellers for the month of May

The new Hunger Games book has been in the world for approximately 11 days and we have read it twice. Here is our considered verdict.

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Books
May 29, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending May 29

Top-selling books for the last week of this extraordinary autumn.

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Books
May 22, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending May 22

What you bought at Unity Books in this past, almost-normal week.

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Books
May 15, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending May 15

The books you were buying in the final endless week of level three.

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Books
May 8, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending May 8

The first post-lockdown bestseller lists from Unity Books.

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Books
May 1, 2020

The Unity chart for the strange week ending May 1: Abstinence and craving

The sixth and hopefully the last of our lockdown top 10s. This week, the theme is all about what we're missing or holding ourselves back from.

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Books
Apr 30, 2020

‘It brought tears to our eyes’: A warm-fuzzy update from Unity Books

A brief and illuminating update on how level three is treating Unity Books.

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Books
Apr 24, 2020

The Unity Books chart for the strange week ending April 24: Short and snappy

Week five, somehow, of these lockdown lists, compiled by the staff of Unities Auckland and Wellington. On the back of widespread reports that brains across the country have turned to custard, …

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Books
Apr 17, 2020

The Unity Books chart for the strange week ending 17 April: Sweetness and light

The theme of this week's lockdown Top 10 is basically 'carbs in book form'.

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Books
Apr 10, 2020

The Unity Books chart for the strange week ending 10 April: Other worlds

Discover some of the greatest fantasy and science fiction ever written.

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Books
Apr 3, 2020

The Unity Books chart for the strange week ending April 3: The wild west

In this week's lockdown edition of the books chart, Unity staff select their top 10 westerns.

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Books
Mar 29, 2020

No shops, no launches – but the NZ book scene is finding new ways to reach people under lockdown

Books editor Catherine Woulfe with an energising walk round the block of NZ books in the first week of lockdown under Covid-19.

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Books
Mar 27, 2020

The Unity Books chart for the strange week ending 27 March: cookbooks

A selection of favourite cookbooks to plug the hole where the bestseller lists used to be. 

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Books
Mar 20, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 20 March

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 20 March, plus a note on how best to clean books, by Siouxsie Wiles.

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Books
Mar 13, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 13

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Mar 6, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending March 6

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Mar 2, 2020

The Unity children’s bestseller chart for the month of February

What’s the best way to get adults reading? Get them reading when they’re children – and there’s no better place to start than the Unity Children’s Bestseller Chart.

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Books
Feb 28, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending February 28

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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Books
Feb 21, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 21 February

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand is the top 10 sales list recorded every week at Unity Books’ stores in High St, Auckland, and Willis St, Wellington.

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