About Us

It’s highly possible that we’re quite mad (in a good way?).

What you see here is a very special independent bookshop started on October 2nd, 2015. We sit across the road from the Upper Hutt Train Station, and next to a popular cafe, Cake and Kitchen.

Writer’s Plot Readers Read Inc is a not for profit Incorporated Society (#2628891)

We stock fiction across all genres by NZ based authors, children’s books and non-fiction. Our books are mainly published by independent small or medium-sized presses or by overseas publishers. Plus we have included some self-published work.

If you are an author and want your book in our shop, please contact us.

Check out our consignment contract (below) then drop your books (we usually take 3 – 5) into the shop with the signed contract or post them to us with the contract.

Consignment-Contract-from-2017 and


These books and many many others are available in our shop.
These books and many many others are available in our shop.

If you are a reader and want to know what books we have, sign up to our newsletter or browse through the website. We aim to keep this site as up-to-date as possible with all the books available in the shop.

To become a Member of the Inc Soc and support our wonderful kiwi authors – you can join by completing this form Application form and sending it to us (either by post – PO Box 40555, Upper Hutt 5140 OR scan/email us at writersplotreadersread@outlook.com).

Writers Plot Readers Read think all our books should be printed in NZ. We use bookprinting.co.nz. Please tell Chris we recommended you.


We are absolutely thrilled to be a Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2018 Finalist – Upper Hutt

Community Support:

Our thanks to the following organisations who have been and are supporting us in our endeavours –



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2 thoughts on “About Us

  1. Hi there,
    I’ve just finished a book and it will be printed in Hong Kong where I’m from. I shall appreciate you if you would let me know how to turn my ISBN into a barcode. Thank you.

    1. Hi –
      If you google ISBN barcode converter you will get several options to do this yourself. The printer should be able to do this for you if you ask them.
      The top 3 hits were

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