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We would love to see you on Bookshop Day, to celebrate our 22nd Birthday… how the time has flown!
BOOKSHOP DAY Saturday 7th October ’17 Join us as we celebrate our 22nd Birthday 22 customers will receive a 22% DISCOUNT VOUCHER off books!
Join in the social media fun #MyBookshop #BAMB Tweet or FB about the book currently in your #BAMB tote bag on 2nd Oct, let us know your favourite bookshops on 3rd Oct, on 4th Oct describe your favourite book about bookshops, 5th Oct describe your dream bookshop, 6th Oct let us know your favourite bookseller recommendations, 7th Oct book bought on #BookshopDay, 8th Oct your best bookshop memory!
Children’s Book of the Week is ‘The Wizards of Once’ new series by Cressida Cowell, wizards, warriors, giants and sprites, ideal reading for these dark autumn nights!
The Book Group are reading ‘All at Sea’ by Decca Aitkenhead, a true story of love and loss.
Staff Choice by Anna, who is reading poetry, ‘Hollie McNish’ ….. deep, delicate, warm conversational … totally of the minute, and written with humour and love.
It’s National Poetry Day this Thursday 28 Sept ’17, we have a great selection of poetry here. Especially ‘Poetry from the Heart’ £5, by various local poets, including some of our customers, & a Foreward by Kate Fox. All proceeds go towards Thirsk Community Care.
We hosted UK EXCLUSIVE BOOK LAUNCH Garden Party of Julian Norton’s new book ‘A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons’ it was a great success!
Fans met Julian Norton, star of Channel 5’s TV series ‘The Yorkshire Vet’, who signed copies of his new book.
Bookshop owner, Sue Lake was delighted to have been granted exclusive rights, by publishers Michael O’Mara, to sell the book 14 days before its official release.
On Tues 15th Aug, 2pm, local author Benedikt, age 9 years, will launch his debit book with us. Come along & meet Benedikt, and find out what inspired him to write ‘The Pig Who Wanted To Get To The Moon’!
Meet Jane Clack on Sat 5th Aug, 10.30am, the author of these fantastic children’s books ‘Lonesome Lawrie’ and ‘Oscar the Osprey’. Enjoy storytime, chat and fun with Jane, bringing her books to life!
Book of the Week 31/7/17 -Summer ~ An Anthology for the Changing Seasons Edited by Melissa Harrison £12.99, ” A collection of prose and poetry spanning 800 years” inspiring and beautiful.
The Book Group are reading Cousins by Salley Vickers.
Anna is reading The Running Hare by John Lewis… the author rents a field and farms it in an old-fashioned way, transforming it into a traditional wheat field that attracts wildlife.
Book of the Week 24/7/17 – is ‘Larkinland’ by award winning author Jonathan Tulloch. We have signed copies available.
The Book Group are reading ‘As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning’ by Laurie Lee.
Anna’s choice is ‘I Found My Tribe’ by Ruth Ritzmaurice… “Urgent, vital, inspirational… my book of the year so far” says Anna.
July news – click the link below
15 July – Book Launch Garden Party this weekend with local award winning author Jonathan Tulloch, from 2pm, signing copies of his new book ‘Larkinland’
19 July Wine & Book Talk Evening with Peter Robinson – talking about and signing copies of his new book ‘Sleeping in the Ground’, tickets £5, inc Welcome Drink, from 7pm (doors open 6.30pm).
9 September Book Launch Party with Channel 5’s ‘The Yorkshire Vet’ Julian Norton, (time tbc) launches his new book ‘A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons’. Pre Orders now being taken – tel 01845 524353, e-mail email@example.com to reserve a copy.
We have had to cancel the author event this evening (4.7.17) . We apologise for any inconvenience.