The Spinoff Review of Books

Books
Jan 15, 2021

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending January 15

The return of the Unity top 10s.

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Books
Dec 22, 2020
Pōhutukawa blooming against a blue sky

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the year ending now

The top-selling books of 2020.

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Books
Dec 18, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 18 December

Finally, we come to the final weekly chart of 2020.

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Books
Dec 4, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending December 4

The only published and available best-selling indie book chart in New Zealand.

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Books
Nov 27, 2020

The Unity Books children’s bestseller chart for the month of November

Knock knock, who's there – it's the best-loved kids' books in the country this week.

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Books
Nov 27, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 26

Inside: a peek at what you'll be reading on Boxing Day, probably.

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Books
Nov 20, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 20

Obama's memoir enters the chart with a landslide.

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Books
Nov 13, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending November 13

What you read when you weren't doomscrolling this week.

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Books
Nov 6, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending 6 November

Delighted to see Wellington's number one this week – it's been on the charts since March, just about, and is finally sitting pretty.

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Books
Oct 30, 2020

The Unity Books children’s bestseller chart for the month of October

Sure, you could go and play outside. Or you could snuggle up with a stack of books.

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Books
Oct 30, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 30

Weird old list this week, featuring Sally Rooney (once), K-pop (once), and moles (twice).

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Books
Oct 16, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 16

The best reads of the week are all in here, waiting.

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Books
Oct 9, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 9

Who knew Chelsea Winter had such a vicious streak?

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Books
Oct 2, 2020

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

Come for the very bad dog pun, stay for the very good news about Mophead.

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Books
Oct 2, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 2

A refreshing list featuring absolutely no politics. Not even Trump.

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Books
Sep 25, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending September 25

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.

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Books
Sep 18, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending September 18

Featuring two splendidly complicated cookbooks, the new Elena Ferrante, and a mushroom obsessive.

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Books
Sep 11, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending September 11

A splendid compendium of Māori food continues to carve up the charts.

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Books
Sep 4, 2020
Books
Aug 28, 2020

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

What were our kids reading during the strange month of August 2020?

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Books
Aug 28, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the strange week ending August 28

The books that got you through the last week of lockdown round two.

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Books
Aug 21, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the strange week ending August 21

How did the second week of the second lockdown treat your to-read piles?

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Books
Aug 14, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the strange week ending August 14

The books you're making a beeline for as we head back into lockdown.

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Books
Aug 12, 2020

This children’s book awards speech is the happy cry you need right now

A round-up of winners and general loveliness from the 2020 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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Books
Aug 7, 2020

The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending August 7

A great New Zealand graphic novel enters the chart at number one.

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