I know it’s Adults’ books, but we’re excited by the Booker Prize Shortlist this year! The 2019 Booker Prize shortlist has been announced. • The Testaments (Vintage, Chatto & Windus) by Margaret Atwood (Canada) • Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press) by Lucy Ellmann (USA/UK) • Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) by Bernardine Evaristo (UK) • … More Booker Prize Shortlist Announced!
On 16th July, 1969, the space craft Apollo 11 left earth to head for the moon. On the 20th July, the rocket and its 3 astronauts landed safely on the moon’s surface. There were 3 astronauts, but only 2 of them were to walk on the moon’s surface – Neil Armstrong first, followed by Edwin … More 50 Years since the first Moon Landing
This time, we have an exclusive interview with bestselling author Philippa Gregory on her new novel Tidelands, which is set in on the south coast of England during the Civil War. We also interview author Alix Nathan on her latest novel The Warlow Experiment, the story of a 18th century scientist who employs a man … More Booktime July/August 2019
The winners of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the UK’s oldest book awards for children and young people, were revealed on 19th June. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Electric Monkey) won the Carnegie Medal for writing, while The Lost Words, illustrated by Jackie Morris and written by Robert Macfarlane (Hamish Hamilton), was … More Carnegie and Kate Greenaway 2019 winners
Please note all of the flyers have now been dispensed. If you would like to spend your Book Token with us, and are looking for ideas, then please have a look at our Summer_Books_2019 for inspiration! We’re thrilled to announce High Five for Bookshops; a massive £225,000 giveaway from National Book Tokens, exclusively for the … More High Five for Bookshops!