The Little Grey Girl
Book Review

The Little Grey Girl

The Little Grey Girl is the second in Celine Kiernan’s Wild Magic Trilogy and, if anything, is scarier than the first. Again I was hooked from page one, following this new adventure of Mup and her family in Witches Borough. The evil witch has departed but what has been left behind? While Mum is trying …

The Stripey Badger
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The Stripey Badger, Grassington

This month’s featured bookshop is a lovely little bookshop in North Yorkshire, near Skipton. It also has a cafe attached which looks so comfortable and tasty. So if you’re ever near Harrogate or Skipton this would always be worth a visit. 7 The Square, Grassington, Skipton BD23 5AQ Tel: 01756 753583 Website: www.thestripeybadger.co.uk Twitter: @stripeybadgers …

LJ Ross
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Read Write Walk North East

I received a press release over the weekend and have been dying to share it with you all! LJ Ross, yes that LJ Ross, has launched an initiative to support the North East through these difficult times and into the future. Celebrating and recognising the area as a culturally important region. In this initiative there …

Jenna @ Book Corner
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Book Corner, Saltburn

The Book Corner has a beautiful new website where you can now buy books online from them. Our next shop is the wonderful Book Corner in Saltburn where I got some translated works which were hard reading but well worth it, ran and owned by Jenna who is so nice and friendly. It also has …

Forum Books
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Browse a Bookshop

After having a lovely response for our Bookshop Advent where 24 bookshops sent us answers to some Christmas related questions I thought I could expand it into a questionnaire/interview format and ask bookshops to talk about themselves. After thinking a wee bit, chatting with some bookshops and putting together some questions I decided to go …

Murder Most Unladylike
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Murder Most Unladylike

Just before Christmas (a couple of years back) we found out that Robin Stevens was coming to one of our local schools to talk to the pupils about her books and writing mysteries, have to say I jumped at the chance to organise something to support the schools librarian and the school (but also to …

Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain
Book Review

Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain

Before I started working as a bookseller for Waterstones I would never have contemplated reading a book such as Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain. I would have looked at the blurb and thought ‘why would I want to read a story about real lives intertwining?’ I was far more interested in magic, dragons, …