We’ve got the latest edition of Booktime magazine! There are loads of author interviews, including Shaun Bythell (Confessions of A Bookseller), Nicci French (the spouse team behind The Lying Room) and Jenny McLachlan (The Land of Roar) The online version is here. If you’d like to order anything from the magazine, please get in touch. … More Booktime – September/October 2019
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!
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
The winners of the IBW Book Awards 2019 have been announced! Adult Category The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker (Penguin) £8.99 When the Greek Queen Helen is kidnapped by Trojans, the Greeks sail in pursuit, besieging the city of Troy. Trapped in the Greek soldiers’ camp is another captured queen, Briseis. Condemned to … More Independent Bookshop Week – IBW Awards Winners
The BA Children’s Bookselling Group has announced A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry as its Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month for May. From the author of The Turn of the Tide, A Wolf Called Wander is the story of Swift, a young wolf who is separated from his pack and forced to … More May – Indie Children’s Book of the Month