Congratulations to Douglas Stuart, winner of the Booker Prize 2020 with his debut novel, Shuggie Bain A novel that Booker Prize judges described as ‘an amazingly intimate, compassionate, gripping portrait of addiction, courage and love,’ – Douglas Stuart’s heartbreaking debut Shuggie Bain On sale at £12.99 (RRP £14.99)

NEW – 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 came to the shop, however if you are unable to come THIS IS THE NEW... Continue Reading →

Bookshops are ESSENTIAL for our mental health

Please read this article in The Guardian in support of bookshops remaining open during lockdown If you can tweet your feelings and opinions it would help the BA and booksellers fight their case.  Huge thanks to everyone x England's bookshops should be classed as essential, booksellers argue Booksellers Association appeals to government to reopen England’s bookshops... Continue Reading →

Chapel en le Frith Takes Aim

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 by the men of Chapel had to be documented before the information is lost and... Continue Reading →

Booktime is back!

Welcome back Booktime! This is a new, bumper edition which highlights some brilliant books for adults and children coming out this Autumn. Available in the shop NOW. Collect yours before we run out - when they're gone, they're gone :o( Features include an interview with Maggie O'Farrell, Sarah Perry and also Michael Wood with his... Continue Reading →

Booker Prize Shortlist 2020

13 are now 6 ! Did you pick any of these for the shortlist? The 2020 shortlist is: The New Wilderness by Diane Cook This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart Real Life by Brandon Taylor The winner will be announced on Tuesday 17th November See Book News page for more details

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