Home Learning Resources📚

We have compiled a list of learning resources to support those of you who are educating younger children from home! Including English, Maths, Geography, History and Language titles, these books can be used alongside your child’s set work to further and enhance their studies- and hopefully provide a bit of fun for all! Find ourContinue reading “Home Learning Resources📚”

Recommended Reads for Lockdown III

Stuck on what to read during Lockdown? Check out our new lists for uplifting titles and hefty tomes to see you through… Uplifting Reads for Lockdown: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/uplifting-reads-for-lockdown Long Lockdown Reads: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/long-lockdown-reads Also take a look at the five amazing winners of the Costa Book Awards 2020: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/costa-book-awards-2020-winners You can order these by phone (01822 617244),Continue reading “Recommended Reads for Lockdown III”

How Much of These Hills is Gold Book Review

How Much of These Hills is Gold By C Pam Zhang“What makes a home a home?” This question runs through the core of C Pam Zhang’s Booker-nominated novel, set on the sun-bleached planes of the American West following the Gold Rush. The answer is desperately sought by siblings Lucy and Sam, whose Chinese heritage makesContinue reading “How Much of These Hills is Gold Book Review”

Raynor Winn Event 9th December at 7pm

Join Colin Midson as he talks to award-winning author Raynor Winn about her latest book, The Wild Silence. This is the second in a new series of regular online events held in collaboration with Cornwall and Devon independent bookshops. In The Wild Silence, Raynor picks up the story where the Salt Path left off. AsContinue reading “Raynor Winn Event 9th December at 7pm”

It Starts with a Book

Check out the link below: https://uk.bookshop.org/lists/it-starts-with-a-book-d708c759-3730-4ab9-92ee-f4ba5bf319d4 For each sale of a title in this list via our online shop, a book will be donated to a grassroots organisation (including local foodbanks) which help disadvantaged people across the UK and Ireland. This initiative is kindly supported by Penguin Random House and Neighbourly. #itstartswithabook

Our Latest Review From Tavy Links

Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell One of our very favourite authors here at Book Stop,  Booker Prize nominated author David Mitchell has this time served up something quite different to his usual mind-bending metaphysical romps across space and time, with a wonderfully nostalgic and bittersweet tale of 1960s rock and roll.  Utopia Avenue form in 1967Continue reading “Our Latest Review From Tavy Links”

Convenience Store Woman

by Sayaka Murata Welcome to the weird and (occasionally) wonderful world of Keiko Furukura and her beloved Convenience Store. Marginalised by ordinary society, and following a confusing and at times problematic childhood, Keiko finds it difficult to find her place in the modern world, until she stumbles accross the Convenience Store.  In this delightful fableContinue reading “Convenience Store Woman”