Check out our collection of very fantastic book lists, carefully curated by our team of well-read buyers and booksellers!



Kino Comic Faves

Mighty superheroes, demon slayers, magical adventures, space alien princesses, a splash of D&D, heartwarming romances, LGBTQIA+ stories, unforgettable young adult characters and tales for the whole family. Here are some of our absolute favourite graphic novels and manga for you to explore!


Motivate. Cultivate. Create.

Whether you’re after a bit of extra motivation in your life, looking to cultivate some ideas, or getting creative, we’ve got a book to help you out!


From Page to Screen: A selection of our favourite film and TV tie-ins

From crazy rich Asians to small town, serial-killer crazy, from a not-too-distant future where gaming is more real than reality, to a post German-occupied island in 1946, from surviving magic school to surviving high school… there are so many fantastic, page-turner books that have been turned into (almost as) fantastic movies and television series!

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At the Intersection: A selection of diverse women’s voices

From women of colour, First Nations authors and Chinese feminists, to queer and trans women, refugee women and differently-abled women, we celebrate a most amazing spectrum of voices, and take inspiration from their stories.

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Crazy Good Asian Authors

From Kwan to Kusama, Tagore to Tamaki, Kang, and beyond… here are some crazy good Asian authors we think you should check out! We’ve gathered a selection of our favourite Asian authors as a jumping off point for some new experiences inspired by some of our closest neighbours.

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Kino Summer Reads

Don’t be lonely by a poolside or beachside somewhere this summer. Make sure you’ve got a good book in your hands… We’ve picked out a bunch of the best books from 2018 to keep you company this summer – here’s a few to check out!