Cressida Cowell’s The Wizards of Once


Out now the first book in the new The Wizards of Once series is on sale in the shop NOW! Set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites. This is the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who have been taught since birth to hate each other like poison; and the thrilling tale of what happens when their two worlds collide. Continue reading “Cressida Cowell’s The Wizards of Once”

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Opening Hours This Week

SHOP CLOSED SIGNOur apologies once again for a change to opening hours this week. Monday to Thursday opening hours are the same.

We will be open from 10am to 4pm on Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Monday 25th September

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Man Booker 2017

The six shortlisted for the Man Booker 2017


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Philip Pullman’s new adventure series

Out next month, the first volume in Philip Pullman’s brand new fantasy adventure series The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage.

Only available in hardback pre-order price here £15 please support your local independent bookshop Continue reading “Philip Pullman’s new adventure series”

Harry Potter Trivia Quiz Results

And the winners are . . . . . .

The winning team – Basilisks won by a margin of just 2 points!. Our congratulations to all the team members, Isobel Rayworth, Jayne Rayworth, Sophie Mickenzey, and Sammy Barton. They will be travelling to London later in the year for the second round of this national quiz. Huge thanks to all the other teams for supporting us and well done – your knowledge of the Harry Potter books amazed us! Continue reading “Harry Potter Trivia Quiz Results”

Jane Austen 200

July 18th 2017 marks the 200th Anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, one of the world’s most famous authors. Jane has been a household name for more than two centuries and interest in her, and her books, is only likely to increase during the next 12 months as we mark the 200th anniversary of her death, in 2017.

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Stephen Booth new book

Yes, it’s Stephen Booth’s new book!

The master crime writer ventures into the Peak District’s dark subterranean world for a brand new, stunning and gasp-inducing Cooper & Fry thriller. How do you prove a murder without a body? Published 13th July

‘A modern master’ the Guardian.

Stephen will be visiting the shop on Saturday 29th July from 12 midday till 2pm, drop by for a chat and have your book signed.

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Peak District Boundary Walk


The Peak District Boundary Walk guide is on sale here now.

Saturday 17June 2017 Grand Opening of The Peak District Boundary Walk.

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Amazing Experiences Start Here

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We are an official Lonely Planet hub with the most up to date guides to countries and cities around the world.  If we happen not to have your destination – we have next day delivery, subject to availability. Lonely Planet ‘tough’ cotton bags are free with every purchase,  made to withstand the most gruelling of trips! Continue reading “Amazing Experiences Start Here”

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