🎄Christmas Reads🎄

Season’s Greetings from Book Stop!

Whether you are able to visit us in-person or would like to order online, we have a beautiful range of books to suit all tastes this Christmas…

Christmas Books

Classic Christmas stories, cosy crime, festive recipes, and much more…

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Christmas Books for Kids

Festive fun from favourite characters, including Clarice BeanPeppa Pig and the Moomins

Shop Christmas Books for Kids 🎅

Stocking Fillers

Inspiring manifestos, nature almanacshumour books and more are included in our list of stocking-filler gems…

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Beautiful Gift Books

Gorgeous books for your coffee table, including art from Tolkien, musings from Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama, poems by Carol Ann Duffy and jaw-dropping nature photography.

Shop Gift Books📚

Autumn Events 🤩

We have two wonderful events coming up in November:

10th November: Yotam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad

World-renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi, and food writer Noor Murad will be taking you through the ingredients and secrets behind their new book Shelf Love.

To attend, buy your copy here and you’ll receive a link to the event on the day!

29th November: Ann Patchett in conversation with Daisy Buchanan

Bestselling author of Bel Canto and The Dutch House Ann Patchett will be in conversation with author Daisy Buchanan on 29th November – pre-order your copy of Ann’s new book, These Precious Days, here to attend!

New Fiction and Non-Fiction Books for Autumn📚

Make sure to keep an eye on our online shop for new fiction and non-fiction reads for adults and children – new releases are being added all the time!

Shop new books here

There’s still time to get your stash of Hallowe’en books…🦇

Shop spooky stories for adults here

Shop Hallowe’en books for kids here

🎃Hallowe’en Books🎃

Get into the spine-tingling spirit with our recommendations for Hallowe’en reads for adults and children! With ghost stories galore, new horror and gothic reads, trick or treat adventures with the Very Hungry Caterpillar and much more, there is something to thrill all ages this October…

Shop Spooky Stories for Adults 🕷

Shop Hallowe’en Books for Kids 👻

And don’t forget- there is free shipping over £40 on our Bookshop site!

🍁Nature Books For Autumn🍂

We have a bumper crop of wonderful nature books to bring in Autumn 2021…

With titles for both adults and children, we have an inspiring list of nature writing, foraging tips, wildlife photography, thoughts on the climate crisis, identification guides and much more…

Shop Nature Books Here

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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.

Shop Escapist Summer Reads

To Thrill 😱: New releases from Mark Billingham, James Patterson, Janice Hallett, Lisa Taddeo and more make up our selection of thrilling page-turners for this summer.

Shop Thriller and Crime Books

To Absorb 🧐: Nominees for the Booker Prize, the Women’s Prize for Fiction and the Costa Awards all feature in this list of absorbing tales.

Shop Absorbing Summer Reads

To Inspire 💡: Inspirational writing on nature, our ancestral history, Feminism and magic are included in this assortment of books to inform and entertain.

Shop Inspiring Summer Books

Happy reading!

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-order Quite in paperback here

13th July: Brit Bennett

Described as an ‘utterly mesmerising novel’ by Bernardine Evaristo, The Vanishing Half tells the story of estranged twin sisters who live very different lives, each with a different racial identity that soon unravels. Brit will be discussing the influences that helped shape the book, and her own upbringing in Southern California.

To attend, order The Vanishing Half here

If you buy either of these books from Book Stop by phone (01822 617244), email (bookstoptavistock@gmail.com) or from our online shop, you will be emailed a link to the relevant event on the day- see you there!

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, 7pm
An event on the theme of “Family”:
Sarah Moss and Ingrid Persaud will be talking about their books Summerwater and Love After Love 

24th June, 7pm
An event on the theme of “Childhood”: 
Grace Dent
and Lemn Sissay will be discussing their memoirs Hungry and My Name is Why

Access to these events is free when you buy a copy of any of the books above from us. You can buy these from Book Stop in store, by phone (01822 617244) or email (bookstoptavistock@gmail.com), or from our online shop and will be emailed a link to the event on the day.

📚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), email (bookstoptavistock@gmail.com) or from our online shop.

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 Ask from us by phone (01822 617244), email (bookstoptavistock@gmail.com) or through our online shop, and you will be emailed a link to the event on the 7th.

🌞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 you covered. Happy travels!

Shop Our UK Travel Guides🥾🚴‍♀️🧳

If you are still itching to travel a little further, we have 25 new titles to transport you from the comfort of home across the globe – and beyond:

Shop Our Travel Novels 🌎📖

You can buy all of these books from Book Stop by phone (01822 617244), email (bookstoptavistock@gmail.com) or through our online shop.