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Top 6 Most Sought After Book Genres in Kuwait

Updated: Feb 24



Our customers bases' most popular choices and in-demand books included


There is are many book lovers and books in Kuwait, It's almost a match made in heaven whenever we go out to buy books. However, finding the right book can be a daunting task considering there are many genres to pick from. So we have compiled a list of the most sought after and beloved books genres in Kuwait. Our Online bookstore could be considered an English Bookstore. However, we've invested a lot of time and effort into finding the right Arabic books. We've made this list so that it is inclusive to everyone no matter if you're from Kuwait or an expatriate with a strong English background.


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6 - Romance

For all those hopeless romantics out there, there's a lot of you guys out there! A substantial number of our sales are romance books which surprisingly come from both men and women. In all truth, this still surprises us today given the social stigmas out there about men not being into romcoms and romantic books, however, there certainly is a large number of you. It's important to note a lot of these men are usually buying books for their spouses or significant others as gifts. So if you're ever looking for a book for your wife, girlfriend, or just a female friend, you cant go with Romantic books in Kuwait.


Our favourite picks: Practice Makes Perfect, Landline and The Lucky One.




5 - Young Adult

This book genre is a bit confusing but to all those of you who don't understand what Young adult fiction is about. Young Adult books are typically about friendship, identity, first experiences, and relationships. This book genre is usually read by teens between the ages of 13 and 18. However, a little less than half the readers and buyers of this genre in our store are typically in their twenties and early thirties. Whether you're going through your trying to find your identity as a teen or your a thirty-year-old looking to relive your teens, these books make excellent reads.


Our favourite picks: Child X, Crashing, and Looking for Alaska, and Boo.



4 - Cookbooks

Cookbooks have a special place in all our hearts, food is probably the second-best thing that we can all agree on after books (of course!). The cookbooks on Page Turner are mostly the classic late 1990's & early 2000 cookbooks that you can't buy anywhere else in the world. Most are in pristine condition and never read. Whether you're looking for your favorite childhood desserts and meals or trying to remind yourself of those delicious first meals you had in Kuwait, you can find most of them in the cookbook section of our website.


Our favourite picks: 500 Cupcakes, Lenotre's Desserts and Pastries, vegetarian Pasta CookBook and Cooking with Sundried Tomatoes.



3 - Children's Reads

Our online bookstore has products and gifts for everyone, including your little loved ones, it's never too early to buy them books as we have a toddler section as well as a whole educational toys category called Toystop which you can read more about underneath. The books in this category are mostly Disney classics such as High School Musical, Hannah Montana, and older cartoons. You can also find longer reads like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dork Diaries as well as sticker, activity, and colouring books.

Our favourite picks: A Traitor Among the Boys, The Toilet of Doom, Justin Bieber: Quiz Book and Avengers Assemble Colouring & Activity book.



2 - Self Help

A relatively new book genre aimed at improving certain aspects of a reader's personal and professional life. The Self Help genre books are also known to help people struggling with their self-identities and coping with the pressures and social expectations. What you can expect to find and learn in these books is priceless and will ensure you a better coping mechanism no matter how hard you find life.


Our favourite picks: Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Raising Boys, How to Enjoy Your Life and Your Job and, Save your sleep.



1 - Arabic

At Pageturner, we're very big fans of supporting local Kuwaiti authors and other emerging Arab Authors and books, we're fully committed to supplying everyone with translated Arabic books for those who might not be able to read English which makes some of the great English books accessible to everyone including the older generations. Some of our favourite Authors are Reem Almulla, Ghalia Alfoudari, and Haitham Alsarraf whom you can find in our store as well as many others.


Our favourite picks: اكسب ذاتك ,نظرات في الصخور النارية, فوضى الحواس




Other Honourable Mentions: Children & Toddlers




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