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The winner of £10 worth of books in the Loyalty Card Easter Draw will be announced on Good Friday. Your filled loyalty cards are put in a draw every quarter.
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We are delighted to announce this year’s winners of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards, which were presented last night at a ceremony hosted by Mishal Husain at Foyles in London. This is the second year of these unique awards; the shortlists are curated by booksellers and voted for by the book-loving public. With the exception of the Readers’ Choice Award which is voted for by the public without an initial shortlist. Read More
Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition. A once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British Library, it promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry – from Alchemy and Potions classes through to Herbology and Care of Magical Creatures.
On sale now £26 (RRP £30) Read more on Younger Readers page
Don’t forget we have our very own Gift Vouchers to spend on anything in the shop – not just books! £5 or £10 with a matching envelope.
The Man Booker 2017 Prize winner is the Folio Prize-winning and National Book Award shortlisted, American writer, George Saunders with his extraordinary first novel about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil War. The American Civil War rages while President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son lies gravely ill. In a matter of days, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. Read More
Books are my bag is what it’s all about.
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The first book in Cressida’s brand new series, The Wizards of Once 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. Read More
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 Mackenzie, 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! Read More
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.
For more details http://janeausten200.co.uk/