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Welcome to Scorpio Books

A treasure trove for booklovers

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Scorpio Books is an independent bookstore with the best range of carefully curated books in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Our staff are friendly, knowledgeable, eclectic readers ready with recommendations. Shop our online store, or come in and browse the shelves where you can settle into a comfy chair, discover our staff favourites, the best new releases in fiction and non-fiction, and all manner of bookish delights.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, let us know and if it’s still in print we will order it in for you especially.

Welcome to Scorpio Books - a treasure trove for booklovers

Scorpio Books is an independent bookstore with the best range of carefully curated books in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

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  • Marilynn Webb: Folded in the hills

    $75.00
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  • Flora: Celebrating Our Botanical World

    $80.00
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  • Bird Life

    $38.00
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    Big Fat Brown Bitch

    $30.00
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  • Pacific Arts Aotearoa

    $65.00
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  • Rugby League In New Zealand: A People’s History

    $59.99
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  • BRAT: A Ghost Story

    $38.99
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  • Heart in Winter

    $36.99
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  • Allow Me To Introduce Myself

    $36.99
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  • At The Grand Glacier Hotel

    $37.00
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  • Walk the Blue Fields

    $24.99
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  • Max

    $37.99
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  • Why Women Grow: Stories of Soil, Sisterhood and Survival

    $27.99
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  • Wide Wide Sea

    $40.00
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  • No Judgement: On Being Critical

    $39.99
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  • Waitohu: A Journal for Making Meaning

    $35.00
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  • Tarot

    $25.00
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  • Life Less Punishing: 13 Ways To Love the Life You’ve Got

    $37.99
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  • Friday Afternoon Club

    $39.99
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  • Maurice and Maralyn: A Whale, a Shipwreck, a Love Story

    $45.00
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  • Piano Player of Budapest: A True Story of Holocaust Survival, Music and Hope

    $37.99
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  • Committed: A Memoir of Finding Meaning in Madness

    $39.99
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  • Moederland: Nine Daughters of South Africa

    $39.99
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  • Grief is for People: A Memoir

    $27.99
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  • Vitamin Txt: Words in Contemporary Art

    $110.00
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  • Eat Pacific: The Pacific Island Food Revolution Cookbook

    $60.00
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  • Organic Vegetable Gardening: A month-by-month guide to growing your own food

    $45.00
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  • Under the Stars Camping Australia and New Zealand

    $49.99
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  • Six-legged Ghosts: The Insects of Aotearoa

    $55.00
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  • Kismet: Bright, Fresh, Vegetable-Loving Recipes

    $70.00
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  • Damsel

    $24.99
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  • Not Like Other Girls

    $22.99
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  • Infinity Alchemist

    $22.99
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  • Brothers Hawthorne

    $23.00
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  • Ghost Drum

    $22.99
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  • Where Sleeping Girls Lie

    $22.99
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    Garden Against Time: In Search of a Common Paradise

    $49.99
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    There are Rivers in the Sky

    $37.00
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    Other Valley

    $36.99
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    Navola

    $38.99
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    Sight Lines: Women and Art in Aotearoa

    $69.99
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    Anaconda Attack

    $19.99
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  • Kinfolk Wilderness (Kinfolk Adventures)

    $110.00
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  • From Soul to Sole: The Adidas Sneakers of Jacques Chassaing

    $140.00
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  • History: The Definitive Visual Guide (4th edition 2023)

    $100.00
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  • Illustrated World of Tolkien: The Second Age

    $80.00
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  • Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volumes 1 and 2 Slipcased)

    $145.00
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  • Hobbit/ The Lord of the Rings (4 Volume Faux Leather, Boxed Set)

    $169.00
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The perfect gift for book lovers! Choose from physical vouchers to use in store, or a digital gift card to use in our online store.