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Children's Book of the Season



Top Five


Top Five


The Baileys Women's Prize 2017

Congratulations to Naomi Alderman for winning the BAILEY'S Women's Prize for Fiction 2017! 'The Power' is wild and shocking... we love it!













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  The Costa Book Prize 

Congratulations to the winners of the Costa Book Awards, 2017.

Inside the Wave by Helen Dunmore is the Costa Book of the Year 2017.














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Man Booker Prize 2017

Congratulations to George Saunders on winning the Man Booker Prize with his first novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo'. We can safely say it is unlike anything else we have ever read!


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Radio 4 Book at Bedtime


From 30th April 2018

The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole

by SUe Townsend

On the Radio

At the Cinema




by Mary Shelley






The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

by Annie Barrows, Mary Ann Shaffer


Radio 4 Book of the Week


From 16th July 2018

Queen of the Desert

by Georgina Howell

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Watch this space to see which books we've really loved this year.

Wow! We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for Independent Bookshop of the Year (Northern England).


Thank you to everybody for supporting us, and for all the wonderful comments - you really made us smile!


As chosen by Independent Booksellers, the Children's Book of the Season for Spring 2018 is the magnificent Brightstorm, by Vashti Hardy.

An exciting, adventurous tale which follows twins, Authur and Maudie, on a mission to clear the name of their father!


Signed copies of Brightstorm are available in the shop!

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