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I love bookstores and books. They’re a great place to spend some time browsing books and sometimes even picking up a few books to read every now and then. 584 more words

From Shoreditch to Shanghai: Loop of Jade by Sarah Howe

During the week of International Women’s Day, I took a trip to Shoreditch to visit Penguin’s ‘Like a Woman’ pop-up bookshop, which was stocked with women authors to celebrate #IWD2018. 770 more words


Frozen in a Bookshop

I spend a lot of time in bookshops. Either destroying my budget and buying “one” book, which means at least five but can mean 20 or obsessively marking down the title and author of 97 new books that I definitely need. 295 more words


A Tour of Scrivener's Books & Bookbinding

One of the reasons we started our Instagram account was to shout out amazing independent bookshops.  When we go on our travels, we always try to visit a bookseller and buy a couple of titles so we’ll be posting about those trips on here, but before we get started, I’d like to give you a tour of our fantastic local bookshop, … 353 more words

Book Collecting

Review: The Haunted Bookshop

The Haunted BookshopChristopher Morley. New York: Mysterious Press/Open Road Media, 2015 (first published 1919).

Summary: A mystery in a bookshop, involving a book that keeps disappearing, a wealthy businessman’s daughter, a young advertising salesman, a gregarious bookseller, and a German pharmacist. 902 more words

On Books

Lazy Like a Sunday Morning

Back in September, I transitioned from a job where I worked most weekends, to a Monday to Friday desk job. The past six months have seen me rediscovering that amazing thing called The Weekend. 466 more words

Everyday Life

My Top Ten Bookshop Challenge 2018 "To Visit" List ...

This week I wanted to just do a little round up of bookshops I hope to visit this year, ones that are highly recommended.  I thought I would concentrate on those that are achievable in the UK in this weeks blog whilst next week I am going to look further afield and create a proper bucket list.   612 more words

Bookshop Challenge 2018