Top 5 most popular books for kiwis by Whitcoulls

There is a wide range of books that people from New Zealand love to read and this is apparent in the Whitcoulls Top 100 list as announced recently. You can discover the top five and a short description about them right here.

  • 1. The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

It’s an oldie but a goodie and the Harry Potter series is sure to always make its way into the Whitcoulls Top 100. More and more people continue to get lost in the magical world of Harry, Ron and Hermione because it is a book series that anyone young and old can enjoy.

  • 2. Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

The Outlander books have been going strong for many years now, with a variety of different short novels and stories that will really get you thinking. There is a bit of everything in these books including romance, mystery, sci fi and more.

  • 3. Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

This is an absolutely heartbreaking book that has also been made into a movie. The writer has a lot to say about the subject of love. Without giving too much away, this book will have you feeling a range of emotions all the way through so get the tissues.

  • 4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F by Mark Manson

This is a self help style book but with a difference. Life isn’t perfect and the author shows you this with his wicked and crass humour. It teaches you how to handle everything that life throws at you with a smile on your face and how to be yourself without apologies.

  • 5. The Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien

Just like Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings is a classic and will always top lists such as this one. If you’ve only ever seen the movies, add reading the amazing books to your bucket list.