Book and Tea Shop

Welcome to Chapter! The book and tea shop located in Mt Eden Village, Auckland.

At Chapter we understand that there’s something perfectly relaxing about the combination of a good book and a cup of steaming tea. Our welcoming store will have you feel immediately at ease as you browse our selection of gourmet loose leaf teas and shelves full of novels to lose yourself in.

At Chapter, we believe in the expression
“read books, drink tea, be happy!”

Trading Hours

Chapter is open Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm, weekends 9am-4pm and public holidays (except Mondays) 10am-4pm. Chapter is closed on Mondays. After hours, email info@chapter.co.nz or contact 021-635 027.

Our Books

We are an independent bookshop specialising in the romance fiction genre. We have a great
selection, and receive new titles every month.

Our Teas

We have a range of the finest loose leaf teas available, as well as teapots and other tea

Tea Tastings

We hold tea tastings (three teas each week) on Sundays from 10.30am - 11.30am (EXCEPT in December and the first half of January).


Chapter's café serves a range of teas, espresso coffee, delicious cakes, savoury treats and yummy cookies.

Buy our Books and Teas Online

We provide a full mail order service (further details are provided). However, for your convenience, we offer a selection of our teas on TradeMe.

Upcoming Author Event: Meet Karen Rose

The Chapter Book and Tea Shop is delighted to host an event featuring Karen Rose, the internationally bestselling, RITA-award winning, author of thrillers and romantic suspense. Her debut novel, DON’T TELL, was released in July 2003. Since then, she has published fourteen more novels and two novellas. We hope to have early copies available of her sixteenth novel, CLOSER THAN YOU THINK.

Karen’s books have appeared on the bestseller lists of the New York Times, USA Today, London’s Sunday Times, Germany’s der Spiegel (#1), and the Irish Times, as well as lists in South Africa (#1) and Australia! Her novels, I’M WATCHING YOU and SILENT SCREAM, received the Romance Writers of America’s RITA award for Best Romantic Suspense for 2005 and 2011. Five of her other books have been RITA finalists. To date, her books have been translated into twenty-four languages. 

Do come and “Meet Karen Rose” on Thursday 30 October from 6.00pm-7.00pm. We expect early copies of CLOSER THAN YOU THINK to be available at the event. Our Karen Rose titles are On Special at the event and for this month only – with great prices as follows – UK small paperbacks $18-$20 (RRP $24.99-$27.99) and UK large paperbacks $25 (RRP $37.99). N.B. Our Book Card programme will not apply for our specially priced Karen Rose titles.

Book prizes to be won at our event. Light refreshments provided. This is a Free event. However, bookings are essential. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/1572320202996087/. To RSVP, please contact Chapter E info@chapter.co.nz T 09-6232319.


Read About Karen Rose's Books Here

'Like' Us on Facebook and 'Love' Us on Localist

'Like' us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChapterBookAndTeaShop, and enter the draw for a great prize. And, if you enjoyed your experience with us, please 'Love' us on Localist at www.localist.co.nz/l/chapterbookteashop.

    Useful Links

    We've included a few links that might be useful to visitors to Mt Eden (or residents) or Auckland.

    Buy Our Teas on TradeMe

    • We provide a full mail order service. However, for your convenience, we offer a selection of teas on TradeMe.


      Meet Bestselling Author Karen Rose

      • Meet Karen Rose on Thursday 30 October at 6pm. KAREN ROSE titles on special at the event and this month only. Book prizes to be won. Light refreshments provided. A free event. However, bookings are essential.  Details here.


        Contemporary Romance & Romantic Suspense

        • Susan Elizabeth Phillips – Heroes Are My Weakness – USA Trade Paperback

        Crime & Mystery & Thriller

        • J.D. Robb – Festive in Death – In Death Series – UK Trade Paperback
        • Alexander McCall Smith – The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Café – No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Series – UK Hardcover

        Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

        • Yasmine Galenorn – Priestess Dreaming – Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon Series
        • Faith Hunter – Broken Soul – Jane Yellowrock Series
        • Larissa Ione – Chained by Night – Moonbound Clan Vampire Series
        • J.R. Ward – Immortal – Fallen Angel Series – UK Trade Paperback
        • Eileen Wilks – Unbinding – World of the Lupi Series

        Historical Romance

        • Jennifer Ashley – Rules for a Proper Governess – Mackenzies and McBrides Series
        • Karen Hawkins – The Prince Who Loved Me – Oxenburg Princes Series


          Coming Soon

          • Ilona Andrews – Burn for Me
          • Mary Balogh – Only Enchanting
          • Jude Deveraux – Change of Heart – Paperback Release
          • Janet Evanovich – The Job – Trade Paperback
          • Kristan Higgins – In Your Dreams
          • Sophie Kinsella – Shopaholic to the Stars – Trade Paperback
          • Stephanie Laurens – By Winter’s Light – Hardcover
          • Kylie Logan – The Legend of Sleepy Harlow
          • Nora Roberts – Blood Magick – Trade Paperback
          • Nalini Singh – Archangel’s Shadows


          Please contact us if you wish to check availability or would like to reserve a book.

          Web site updated 2 October 2014.