Welcome to our newly launched newsletter! It's here that we hope to bring you along on our Booka journey, through exclusive announcements of new releases, exciting events and an immersive insight into our shop-floor antics.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Booka. We are being busy 'Bookshop Elves' decorating the shop, creating magical windows and selecting books to recommend to you. It's an exciting time to be in the bookshop. Read on to find out more.
Christmas Storytime with Yasmin We're Going on a Present Hunt by Goldie Hawk & Angelie Rozelaar
Get in the festive mood with a storytime, treasure hunt & craft activity at Booka! All while helping to plant more trees. Saturday 11th December
Tickets: £10- Includes a copy of 'We're Going On A Present Hunt' £1 from each ticket goes to plant a tree with The National Trust.
Two Sessions Available: 11am or 1pmSuitable for age3-6 (with accompanying adult) Call the shop to book: 01691 66224
Browse our Christmas catalogue It's packed full of new titles - something to suit every reader in your life this festive season.
If you haven't had chance to pick up a copy from the shop, don't panic, simply click the link below to browse from the comfort of your home, write your list and then pop along to Booka to collect your books.
We are excited to be part of the #ColourFriday campaign on 26th November to encourage everyone to 'think big and shop small' this Christmas. Shop with intention by popping into one of your local independent shops this Friday.
The aim is to get everyone to buy at least one present from a small business for Christmas.
A great alternative to 'Black Friday' that will help your local High Street.
Theroux the Keyhole
by Louis Theroux
First Edition, First Printing. Hand signed by Louis Theroux to the title page
Theroux the Keyhole is an honest, hilarious and ultimately heartwarming diary of the weirdness of family life in Covid World. Follow Louis as he faces unforeseen new challenges and wonders why it took a pandemic for him to learn that what really matters in life is right in front of him.
This is a beautiful, extraordinary book. Sarah Moss ' writing is so precise and moving. Her simple distillation of each characters ' thoughts, fears, worries and sorrows; the loneliness and soul searching of this past year, lays bare the human condition, each error and mistake approached with such humanity. Heartbreakingly brilliant.
Pop in to pick up a limited signed copy — or call up to place your order!
An Evening with Jamie Roberts
Join us for an evening with Welsh Rugby star Jamie Roberts as he talks about his life in Rugby and his new autobiography Centre Stage.
Tickets are £20 and include a signed copy of the book.