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Hungerford to host Well Read Mind series

Hungerford to host Well Read Mind series

Hungerford to host Well Read Mind series

10 May 2021

Hungerford is holding a series of events centred around mental health and wellbeing.


Start of a new chapter for community library

Start of a new chapter for community library

Start of a new chapter for community library

26 April 2021

The free service opens in Kingsclere for the first time as a complete independent.


World Book Night

World Book Night

World Book Night

23 April 2021

Join in the national celebration of books with this year's theme Books to Make You Smile.


Book review: Golden Hill by Francis Spufford

Book review: Golden Hill by Francis Spufford

Book review: Golden Hill by Francis Spufford

14 April 2021

A modern adventure set in the 18th century


These Easter reads from Hungerford Bookshop will put Spring in your step

These Easter reads from Hungerford Bookshop will put Spring in your step

These Easter reads from Hungerford Bookshop will put Spring in your step

02 April 2021

Emma Milne-White gives us some cracking ideas SPRING is finally here! Our bookshop window is bursting with bright green and yellow books, and daffodils…


Share your favourite book - you could win £300

Share your favourite book - you could win £300

Share your favourite book - you could win £300

07 March 2021

Marlborough Literature Festival 2021 competition MARKBOROUGH LitFest and English Literature at Bath Spa University are launching the second ‘Love…


Max Hastings tops our tips for non-fiction

Max Hastings tops our tips for non-fiction

Max Hastings tops our tips for non-fiction

07 February 2021

Hungerford Bookshop’s Emma Milne-White on what to watch out for HISTORY buffs will be delighted that the best-selling historian Sir Max Hastings, who…


Russell T Davies & Irving Welsh praise Joe Millson's book... and it all began in Newbury

Russell T Davies & Irving Welsh praise Joe Millson's book... and it all began in Newbury

Russell T Davies & Irving Welsh praise Joe Millson's book... and it all began in Newbury

05 February 2021

Everything you’ve never heard about becoming an actor Russell T Davies: This is wonderful. It’s the proper story of an actor’s life –…


Hungerford Bookshop says #Stay-home-and-read

Hungerford Bookshop says #Stay-home-and-read

Hungerford Bookshop says #Stay-home-and-read

18 January 2021

Heads-up on fiction to look forward to There are some fantastic new books to look forward to in 2021 and while the lockdown is in place it’s a great…


Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton is a lockdown thriller that will have you gripped

Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton is a lockdown thriller that will have you gripped

Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton is a lockdown thriller that will have you gripped

07 January 2021

A engrossing cliffhanger about a school under siege You may have had enough of anything to do with lockdowns, but trust me Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton…


Stephen Fry a fan of Hungerford author's newly-published parodies and pastiches

Stephen Fry a fan of Hungerford author's newly-published parodies and pastiches

Stephen Fry a fan of Hungerford author's newly-published parodies and pastiches

29 November 2020

Unaccustomed as I am by Brian Quinn A COLLECTION of 26 short stories, Unaccustomed As I Am, has been published by Penny Post, the Hungerford-based local…


The Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries by Elly Griffiths set in Norfolk combine sleuthing with archaeology and druids

The Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries by Elly Griffiths set in Norfolk combine sleuthing with archaeology and druids

The Dr Ruth Galloway mysteries by Elly Griffiths set in Norfolk combine sleuthing with archaeology and druids

23 November 2020

A perfect winter read for crime fiction fans LOVERS of murder mysteries will be pleased to know there are – to date – 12 books in the Dr Ruth…


Award-winning Woolton Hill filmmaker turns her hand to children's books

Award-winning Woolton Hill filmmaker turns her hand to children's books

Award-winning Woolton Hill filmmaker turns her hand to children's books

19 November 2020

Feelgood novel inspired by aunt's dolls house JEAN Maye is a producer, filmmaker and screenwriter from Woolton Hill. Already an author of non-fiction…


Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a searing account of human frailty set in the Biafran War

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a searing account of human frailty set in the Biafran War

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a searing account of human frailty set in the Biafran War

12 November 2020

The book has been crowned Winner of Winners from 25 years of the Women's Prize-winning books Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just…


Beenham mother, with baby in tow, uses lockdown to launch independent publishing house

Beenham mother, with baby in tow, uses lockdown to launch independent publishing house

Beenham mother, with baby in tow, uses lockdown to launch independent publishing house

28 October 2020

Cahill Davis invites submissions from authors from all backgrounds A Beenham woman with baby in tow has used her daughter’s lockdown homeschool…


Wine and wishlists treat when you book a personal browsing slot at award-winning Hungerford Bookshop

 Wine and wishlists treat when you book a personal browsing slot at award-winning Hungerford Bookshop

Wine and wishlists treat when you book a personal browsing slot at award-winning Hungerford Bookshop

15 October 2020

Every Wednesday and Friday evening on the run-up to Christmas EVER fancied a bookshop all to yourself? Now you can book Hungerford’s award-winning…


Book review: Suite Francaise - fictional account of German-occupied France during the Second World War

Book review: Suite Francaise - fictional account of German-occupied France during the Second World War

Book review: Suite Francaise - fictional account of German-occupied France during the Second World War

05 October 2020

Irène Némirovsky's unfinished work is a compelling read Suite Francaise by Irène Némirovsky is a bold and ambitious saga chronicling the…


Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

Fiddle de dee - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a cracking read

21 June 2020

Scarlett O'Hara is one feisty heroine The reaction I got when I told people what I was reading recently was one of thinly disguised ‘What…


Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

Reading in lockdown is popular according to Reading Agency survey for World Book Night

23 April 2020

Increase in book sales and e-lending from libraries LOCKDOWN is no barrier to reading and World Book Night, the annual celebration of all things books,…


Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

Julian Fellowes Belgravia is an easy read - more satisfying than the very slow ITV adaptation

20 April 2020

19th-century society brought to book A TELEVISION adaptation of Belgravia by Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey , has just finished a six-week…


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