Auckland Libraries: Popular Pacific fiction

Popular Pacific fiction

Check out the most borrowed Pacific fiction over the last year!

The topic Pacific has been added to your favourites.

The topic Pacific has been removed from your favourites.

The topic Pacific will be added to your favourites. What does this mean?

When water burns

Lani Wendt. Young

Book

With Nafanua and the Covenant Sisterhood dead, Leila and Daniel are finally able to love without fear of retribution. Or are they?

See more

The bone bearer

Lani Wendt. Young

Book

Leila's selfless act at the closing of 'When Water Burns,' unleashed the demonic fury of Pele the Fire Goddess and now Daniel must fight an epic battle to free the one he loves.

See more

Ancestry

Albert Wendt

Book

In this collection of short stories Albert Wendt continues to explore the nature of love, family and culture through the lives of people caught up in the realities of modern contemporary life and the ancestral ties of their heritage.

See more

'I am Daniel Tahi.'

Lani Wendt. Young

Book

Get to know Daniel Tahi in a whole new way as he tells HIS side of the Telesa story. This novella is a collection of first person narratives from Daniel.

See more

Scarlet lies

Lani Wendt. Young

Book

Sixteen years ago, Scarlet's family sent her away in disgrace. She's been back once - with disastrous consequences. Now, her little sister is getting married and Scarlet's headed home once more.

See more

Breaking connections

Albert Wendt

Book

A dynamic group has emerged in Auckland whose members refer to themselves as the Tribe. Mainly Polynesian, they grow up together, rise from poverty and become successful professionals, bound by love and fierce loyalty.

See more

Black ice matter

Gina Cole

Book

Unpredictable short stories in this collection follow themes of ice and glaciers in the heat of the South Pacific and take us into unusual lives and explorations.

See more

Scarlet secrets

Lani Wendt. Young

Book

What you can't say - owns you. What you hide - controls you. Scarlet knows the truth of these words all too well. As the stress of a family wedding builds, her resolve to be a #GoodDaughter wears thin.

See more

The bottle imp

Robert Louis Stevenson

Book

A Faustian folktale transplanted to the Pacific. The bottle imp was the only one of Stevenson's works to be translated into a Polynesian language in his lifetime. Text in both the English and Samoan versions.

See more

Black marks on the white page

Book

Stones move, whale bones rise out of the ground like cities, a man figures out how to raise seven daughters alone. Here are the glorious, painful, sharp and funny 21st century stories of Māori and Pasifika writers from all over the world.

See more
Auckland Libraries:Book list Recommended reading lists about different topics and genres to help you find new books to read.