Opening hours next week

We will be open on reduced hours from 25th March – Saturday 1st April as follows

On Saturday 25th March, Monday 27th, Wednesday 29th, Friday 31st and Saturday 1st April we will be open on these days only from 10am – 4pm. We apologise for any inconvenience to our customers. From Monday 2nd April back to usual hours.

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Plenty of ideas here for Mother’s Day present

 Clearly not just Mums!  Bet the house was a mess after 2 month away!

The incredible true story of four ordinary working mums from Yorkshire who took on an extraordinary challenge and broke a world record along the way, proving it’s never too late to go on a life-changing adventure, experience the beauty and power of the elements, 


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Super Readable Books!


We have a growing range of children’s and teenage books in stock for challenged or reluctant readers! Continue reading “Super Readable Books!”

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LitWits Book Group

The next meeting of LitWits is on Wednesday 12th April at 7.30pm

The book this month is RUPTURE, the latest by Ragnar Jonasson.

Scandi crime up the fjords. See LitWits page for more

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Happy World Book Day

wbd-2017-logo-1World Book Day 20 is on Thursday 2nd March. We will have all the books in from Monday 27th February.  We still have the books if you have your voucher! Continue reading “Happy World Book Day”

The Chimp Paradox


Reading Matters is delighted to be supporting Prof. Steve Peters Event at Chapel Town Hall on Friday 3rd March.

Signed copies of the book will be on sale, and also available in the shop.

The Pleyel Ensemble Concerts 2017


New Afternoon Tea Concert dates with the ever popular Pleyel Ensemble.

The next concert is on Sunday 2nd April at 3pm. Tickets are on sale in the shop – cash preferable please.

Sarah’s homemade cakes with your tea in the interval, a treat not to be missed! Continue reading “The Pleyel Ensemble Concerts 2017”

12 Circular Walks



This is a little self published book by two local chaps, Brian Bethune and Dave Singleton. They have put together this guide with maps and instructions for walks based around the 33 mile length of the Cromford and High Peak railway. Continue reading “12 Circular Walks”

Costa Book of the Year 2016


Costa 2016 Book of the Year

Sebastian Barry has become the first author ever to win the Costa Book of the Year award twice, taking the prize this year for Days Without End, his powerful novel of duty and family set against the American Indian and Civil Wars. He first won the Book of the Year in 2008 for his fourth novel, the bestselling The Secret Scripture.


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