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 POPPIES HAMILTON IS NOW IN A LOVELY NEW LOCATION

JUST DOWN THE LANE FROM THE OLD SHOP

AND

WE'RE LOOKING FABULOUS!

 

 

WINTER HOURS:                  MONDAY to FRIDAY 9.30AM -5PM

                                  SATURDAY 10AM- 4PM

 

 

 

FRIDAY 13TH APRIL IN OUR SHOP IS-

ELEANOR OLIPHANT DAY! 

 

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is a debut novel from Gail Honeyman. A wonderful story about the very quirky Eleanor who is anything but completely fine, she is funny, smart and has a disastrous back story which affects her everyday survival. However, this is a story  about kindness.

The author won the Costa Debut Novel Award and is in for many more I would say.

To honour this, on Friday the 13th we will be giving away FREE copies of this book as our random act of kindness. Do come on in. 

 

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CECILY- by Celia Anderson. This clever and witty girl whose cards always make you smile is now available in-store on lens wipes, list magnets, tea towels and bookmarks. The perfect gifts for your girlfriend.

 

Knowing how our customers like to be informed; well just for you we're going to give you a monthly update of our top selling books, both fiction and non-fiction.

FICTION:

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

 See above

The Only Story by Julian Barnes

 The story of an older man looking back on his young love with an older woman. Beautiful prose as usual from this acclaimed writer

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

 Author of the best-selling God of Small Things published twenty years ago, this first novel since then is an amazing story of survival and resilience in contemporary India. 

The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton

 A rifle-shot of a novel. Crisp, fast, shocking- another masterpice from Mr Winton

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

 The author, born in Te Awamutu, has thoroughly researched this novel which is based on the true story of two Auschwitz survivors who made their home in Australia. Unputdownable and unforgettable.

NON-FICTION:

Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

Shaun Bythell owns the largest second hand book store in Scotland-The Bookshop -in Wigtown, here he shares his diary from 2014 in which he writes about everything going on in the store as well as in Wigtown. 

 Drawn Out by Tom Scott

Cartoonist,political columnist,playwright and film maker Tom Scott marks his 70th birthday with this Seriously Funny Memoir

Pilgrimage -The Great Routes of Britain and Europe by Derry Rhabbs

Astounding photographs combine with an absorbing text that describe the history and key featurs of each route

Enlightenment Now by Stephen Pinker

 With intellectual depth and literary flair this book makes the case for reason, science, and humanism: the need to confront our problems and continue our progress. A very timely look at the human condition.

Kiwi in the Camino by Vivianne Flintoff

 Coromandel writer Vivianne tells the compelling story of the walk that changed her life. This story will encourage many others to follow in her footsteps.

Looking forward...

 

A new book by one of our favourite authors - Linda Olsson - is due in early May 

A SISTER IN MY HOUSE

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