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March's rockin' reads for kids

March's rockin' reads for kids

March's rockin' reads for kids

Wonderful stories, magical tales and extraordinary facts in our pick of children's books by CAROLINE FRANKLIN.


Head on down to the bookshop today

Head on down to the bookshop today

Head on down to the bookshop today

After-school reading of Frederick the Fox in Hungerford on World Book Day.


Talk and Q&A by screenwriter and international bestselling novelist

Talk and Q&A by screenwriter and international bestselling novelist

Talk and Q&A by screenwriter and international bestselling novelist

I, Mona Lisa author Natasha Solomons coming to Hungerford Bookshop event.


Can you find heaven in a Londis? Wiltshire authors reflect on their parishes

Can you find heaven in a Londis? Wiltshire authors reflect on their parishes

Can you find heaven in a Londis? Wiltshire authors reflect on their parishes

Vicar of Savernake and Bishop of Ramsbury in conversation about their new books at Croft Hall.


This month's good reads for kids

This month's good reads for kids

This month's good reads for kids

Children's book reviewer CAROLINE FRANKLIN's choice for February.


Costa Book Awards winner comes to Hungerford

Costa Book Awards winner comes to Hungerford

Costa Book Awards winner comes to Hungerford

Claire Fuller in conversation with Gill Hornby about Unsettled Ground at Hungerford Bookshop event.


Hamstead Marshall author digs into Georgian Newbury

Hamstead Marshall author digs into Georgian Newbury

Hamstead Marshall author digs into Georgian Newbury

Telling the story of the people in the town.


Hunger Games meets Star Wars in Speen author's sci-fi debut

Hunger Games meets Star Wars in Speen author's sci-fi debut

Hunger Games meets Star Wars in Speen author's sci-fi debut

The Midnight War: first in a trilogy for 28-year-old Adam Elliott.


'Funny, poignant and more than a little sexy', Kintbury author's debut novel

'Funny, poignant and more than a little sexy', Kintbury author's debut novel

'Funny, poignant and more than a little sexy', Kintbury author's debut novel

71-year-old John Stanforth, from Kintbury, has just published his debut novel Beyond Understanding – a Tale of Love and Loss.


David Baddiel on our Christmas children's books hit list

David Baddiel on our Christmas children's books hit list

David Baddiel on our Christmas children's books hit list

Children's book reviewer Caroline Franklin's pick of six.


Mum and daughter make the most of lockdown

Mum and daughter make the most of lockdown

Mum and daughter make the most of lockdown

A mother and daughter from Newbury are celebrating completing a children’s book – while isolating with Covid.


Book review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Book review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Book review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021, The Vanishing Half is about the Vignes twins who try to escape their southern black community.


Good October reads for children

Good October reads for children

Good October reads for children

Caroline Franklin's pick of six with a good tale to tell - especially at Hallowe'en.


An interview with nature writer Nicola Chester

An interview with nature writer Nicola Chester

An interview with nature writer Nicola Chester

Nicola Chester is an award-winning nature writer from Inkpen whose first book On Gallows Down is published in October.


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