Out today Tuesday 2nd March Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro From the bestselling and Booker Prize winning author of Never Let me Go and The Remains of the Day, a stunning new novel - his first since winning... Continue Reading →
An excellent way to start the week, thanks to Ros & Steve, local bookworms!
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Bookshop.org is the new, ethical alternative to Amazon. Unlike Amazon and most high-street book chains, Bookshop was established to boost sales at local, independent retailers, rather than entice customers away. Of course after lock down we would like it best if you... Continue Reading →
Chapel en le Frith Takes Aim is an account of the history of the local Rifle Volunteers, Territorials and Home Guard between the 1800's and WWII. Compiled by Elizabeth McCormick with plenty of photographs, Liz felt these important roles undertaken... Continue Reading →
Published in collaboration with the National Trust, this beautiful book compiled by Fiona Waters and illustrator, Britta Teckentrup, 'is a poetry anthology all about animals. A glorious collection of as many animal poems we could find, with one for every... Continue Reading →
Call in and see us for some indie goodies and offers on Saturday 3rd October and remember ' to keep us on your High Street - use us'
Out in June/July/August 2020 Place an order now, in advance of July/August publications, and get 10% off Visit Book News page for more
Another book to download for children about understanding the corona virus pandemic. This time it's Winnie and Wilbur up to tricks at home. See Younger Children page for more details
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Test your powers of observation, have a look in the children's window this week and find the odd one out.
Just released by Nosy Crow Publishers a free information book explaining the Coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator, Axel Scheffler. Go to our Younger Readers page
Go to the Younger Readers page for the Dinky Donkey Story!
'Elevenses' David Walliams is reading a short story at 11am everyday. Adults: Make a cuppa and settle down with the children and share! Children: Make sure your responsible adult is sitting down with you and enjoy some hilarious fun... Continue Reading →
Former Moss Side detective James Ellson, with his debut novel 'The Trail' “intelligent and pacy thriller . . . a taut, keenly-observed tale of revenge, perseverance and the struggle against injustice." (Paula Hawkins, Girl On The Train) "The Trail is... Continue Reading →
The overall winner of the Costa Prize 2019 is The Volunteer: A True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz by Jack Fairweather In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold... Continue Reading →
500 Words is the UK’s most successful short story-writing competition for children between the ages of 5 and 13. Since the competition launched 934,296 stories have been entered in thecompetition. It was launched back in 2011, after Chris Evans had... Continue Reading →
The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave. Out on 6th February 2020 Finnmark, Norway, 1617. Twenty-year-old Maren Magnusdatter stands on the craggy coast, watching the sea break into a sudden and reckless storm. Forty fishermen, including her brother and father, are... Continue Reading →
We have the following hardback books on HALF PRICE SALE this month. . . . and more
The 2019 Costa Novel Award Category Winners See Book News page for more information
The next meeting is on Wednesday 4th March 2020 in the shop at 7.30pm. This month is a free read as such - you have your 'Secret Santa' book to read! See you next month :o)
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A Literary Christmas This seasonal compendium collects together poems, short stories, and prose extracts by some of the greatest poets and writers in the English language. Wodehouse's wry story about Christmas on a diet. Enjoy a Christmas Day as... Continue Reading →
World Book Day will take place this year on Thursday 4th March, more details about the vouchers will follow soon. In the meantime, here's the list of books for this year. Teen and YA titles