Our Books

We have too many categories in the shop to show here but the list below gives you some idea of our stock range, including our monthly highlights. You really need to visit and take time to browse.

Cookery

Mary Berry to Ottolenghi as well as vegan, special diets and food intolerance books

Sport

An ever changing range of sports titles including biographies

History

This is a large section featuring early English history, the Tudors, the English Civil War and much more, right up to the present day, including world history

Childrens

Much loved authors such as Beatrix Potter, A A Milne and Roald Dahl as well as the ever popular Julia Donaldson, David Walliams and Tom Gates. CD story tapes, factual books and books for the very young

Cotswold Books

Up to date maps and guides for the region including books for walkers and cyclists

Biography

A large collection of the latest hardbacks and a wide ranging selection of paperbacks

Gardening

A glorious selection of colourful books from how to make a garden to coffee table books on the best gardens in the Cotswolds

Fiction

The latest new hardbacks and many classic novels in paperback, along with best sellers, good holiday reads and unusual authors from small publishers

Travel

We have guides to most places and we love our selection of travel literature

Military

An interesting selection of books on WW1 and WW2 and more up to date warfare, including espionage

Book Highlights for December 2019 and January 2020

The Best of Hardback Fiction

DECEMBER: includes Blood Orange, Hamet Tyce; Those People, Louise Candlish; Meet Me at the Museum, Anne Youngson (local author).

JANUARY: (HARDBACK) Long Petal of the Sea, Isabel Allende; 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World, Elif Shafak; Highfire, Eoin Colfer; Miss Austen, Gill Hornby; American Dirt,Jeanine Cummins;  A Silent Death, Peter May.
 
JANUARY (PAPERBACK) Reasons to be Cheerful, Nina Stibbe; The Rosie Result (Rosie Project Series, Book 3), Graeme Simsion; The Office of Gardens and Ponds, Didier Decoin; Love Without End: A Story of Heloise and Abelard,Melvyn Bragg;  Six Tudor Queens: Anna of Kleve Queen of Secrets,Alison Weir; Never Be Broken (D.I. Marnie series), Sarah Hilary; The Poison Garden, Alex Marwood; Frankissstein: A Love Story, Jeanette Winterson.

CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS AND STOCKING FILLERS

Don’t forget that we have lots of lovely stocking fillers, calendars, Christmas cards and wrapping paper.

We are open on Sundays from 10am – 3.30pm in December until Christmas. 

A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS

Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs

DECEMBER: Eddie Jones: My Life and RugbyDown in the Valley: A Writer’s Landscape, Laurie Lee. 

JANUARY: Motherwell, Deborah Orr; The Frozen River, James Crowden; Everybody Died So I Got a Dog, Emily Dean (pb); The Sphinx: The Life of Gladys Deacon – Duchess of Marlborough, Hugo Vickers. 

 

Art

DECEMBER: John Piper’s Brighton Aquatints, Alan Powers; 

Cookery

Tom Kerridge: Lose Weight and Get Fit (100 high-flavour recipes for dieting and fitness). 


Politics and Current Affairs

Fifth Risk, Michael Lewis.

Children

DECEMBER: The Beast of Buckingham Palace, David Walliams (Age 7+). Dog Man: Fetch 22, Dev Pilkey (Age 7+).

JANUARY: Aalfred and Aalbert, Morag Hood (Age 3+)Just Annoying, Andy Griffiths (Age 5+)The Boy who Fooled the World, Lisa Thompson (Age 9+); Bookshop Girl in Paris, Chloe Coles (Young adults); Arctic Zoo, Robert Muchamore (Young adults); Infinity Son, Adam Silvera (Young adults).
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NEW YEAR, NEW BOOKS!

Come and redeem your Christmas book tokens at the Borzoi in January. 

Equine

Enable: Queen of the Turf, Andrew Pennington.