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Share your favourite book - you could win £300

Share your favourite book - you could win £300

Share your favourite book - you could win £300

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,…


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