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Twice voted Bookseller of the Year, this book shop specializes in fiction, music, science, biography, travel and New Zealand books. They also have a section called "brainy stuff" described as intellectual but interesting, and a good selection of gay fiction. Select magazines and designer greeting cards are also sold, and they offer a mail order service.
You would not believe you were just meters away from Queen Street, let alone in this century, when you walk into this quiet, antiquarian and second-hand book store. Pop in for some peace of mind, find a quiet corner, and breathe in the atmosphere of ages past. The shop winds upstairs and down, with books overflowing onto the staircase. Exceptionally rare and valuable books are stored in glass cases. Books are bought and sold, a valuation service is offered, catalog's are issued, and they will search for requested titles.
Formerly Classics & Suchlike Books now known as The Open Book, is a secondhand bookstore. It deals with buying and selling old books, so you will be able to find a number of classics and other kinds. The shop is quite cozy and the aroma of books, makes the place feel warm and welcoming. They are ready to help you look for the book of your choice, so head to Classics & Suchlike Books, if you in search of literary treasure.
Everyone who loves children's books will love this store. It is run by ex-teachers whose love for what they are selling is obvious. They have a broad range of titles, subjects and genres. The collection of picture and story books is particularly impressive. There are many educational books, toys and other resources—such as games, puzzles and music cassettes. Special reference books for children are available, as well as a New Zealand section. There is a playpen, which is handy if you want to browse in peace. Handily located five minutes from central Auckland.
Dear Reader is a premium book-store and is considered among the best in the city. Here any reader would feel at home as the store is filled with books on varying subjects like architecture, fashion, gardening, cooking, design, traveling, culinary art and much more. You can order your book of choice on their website as well. Collect, gift or just come and read, at Dear Reader.