Booker Prize Longlist & Summer Reads🌞

The 13 titles up for this year’s Booker were announced this week- shop them here Also- take a look at our summer reading recommendations: To Escape 🌞: Stories from the beach, adventures in Crete, romance in the Tamar Valley… our list of escapist titles has everything you could want for uplifting, feel-good summer reads. ShopContinue reading “Booker Prize Longlist & Summer Reads🌞”

July Events with Brit Bennett and Claudia Winkleman✨

Join two wonderful online events this July: 7th July: Claudia Winkleman In Quite, Claudia shares her observations on topics such as the importance of melted cheese, why black coats are vital, and how nurses are our most precious national treasure. Hear her talk about all this and more with Emma Freud on the 7th. To attend, pre-orderContinue reading “July Events with Brit Bennett and Claudia Winkleman✨”

Independent Bookshop Week 19th-26th June📚💗

Come and have a browse in Book Stop and get staff recommendations, vouchers and more! Can’t make it to Tavistock? Take a look at our online shop We also have two fantastic online events coming up featuring four authors shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards: 22nd June, 7pmAn event on the theme of “Family”:Sarah Moss andContinue reading “Independent Bookshop Week 19th-26th June📚💗”

📚Father’s Day Books🎁

Take a look at our list of perfect Father’s Day gifts for this Sunday. Including new novels, inspiring nature writing, intriguing history books and more, we have a great selection of titles to say thank you on the 20th! Shop Father’s Day Books 📚 You can order these titles from us by phone (01822 617244),Continue reading “📚Father’s Day Books🎁”

QI Elves Event: 7th June at 7pm

Come along to this fantastic online event with the clever clogs behind QI’s questions, talking about their new book, just out in paperback, Funny You Should Ask. Join Andrew Hunter Murray, Anne Miller and James Rawson for an evening that will be unashamedly brainy, intriguing and funny. To attend, buy your copy of Funny You Should AskContinue reading “QI Elves Event: 7th June at 7pm”

🌞Explore the UK This Summer 🧳

“I read; I travel; I become”― Derek Walcott Take a look at our list of titles to suit all adventurous appetites: whether you’re a cyclist, a swimmer or a kayaker; planning your route on foot or by caravan; looking for a city break, a cosy country getaway or a wild camping experience- we have youContinue reading “🌞Explore the UK This Summer 🧳”

Online Event with Anna Jones

Join bestselling food writer, stylist, cook and author Anna Jones as she discusses the elements behind her book One Pot, Pan, Planet, and the ways to cook now: quickly, sustainably and stylishly… How to Attend the Event: Buy your copy of One Pot, Pan, Planet from us by phone (01822 617244) or email ( and you will receiveContinue reading “Online Event with Anna Jones”

An Event and Our Recommendations for Earth Day 2021🌎🌱

On Earth Day, Thursday 22nd April, at 6.30pm, there will be a special event with author and Iceland MD Richard Walker in an online debate with naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham to discuss the role corporate activism should play in the fight against climate change. To attend this event, buy your copy of Richard Walker’s The Green Grocer from usContinue reading “An Event and Our Recommendations for Earth Day 2021🌎🌱”

Pre-Order Your Signed Copy of Richard Osman’s Forthcoming Book!

Richard Osman’s sequel to the bestselling The Thursday Murder Club, The Man Who Died Twice, is coming later this year… It’s the following Thursday. Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. He’s made a big mistake, and he needs her help. His story involvesContinue reading “Pre-Order Your Signed Copy of Richard Osman’s Forthcoming Book!”