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.


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


An ever changing range of sports titles including biographies


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Book Highlights for June 2020

The Best of Hardback Fiction

Redhead by the Side of the Road, Anne Tyler; The Book of Longings, Sue Monk Kidd (author of the Secret Life of Bees); The Theatre for Dreamers, Polly Samson; Gallows Rock: A Freyja and Huldar thriller, Yrsa Sigurdardottir; Hitler’s Peace, Philip Kerr.  


The bookshop is continuing to take orders by telephone (01451 830268), on our website form (see below) or by email: mail@borzoibookshop.co.uk

We are working in the bookshop from 10.00am to 4.00pm every day, Monday to Saturday, to deal with requests and orders. 


 We are very happy to deliver books within a 10-mile radius of Stow and can post books to you. 


If you do want to collect your orders direct from the shop, please telephone to discuss collection.

Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs

Love in the Blitz: The Greatest Lost Love Letters of the Second World War, Eileen Alexander; The Consequences of Love, Gavanndra Hodge; Clothes and Other Things That Matter, Alexandra Shulman; Diary of a Young Naturalist, Dora McAnulty (signed).


The Best of Paperback Fiction

The Dutch House, Ann Patchett;  Blue Moon, Lee Child; City of Girls, Elizabeth Gilbert; The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing, Mary Poulson; Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owen; The Carer, Deborah Moggach; Girl, Woman, Other, Bernadine Evaristo, The Weight of a Piano, Chris Cander; Doggerland, Ben Smith; A Woman Like Her, Marc Levy.



The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World and Globalization Began, Valerie Hansen; Endell Street: The Suffragette Surgeons of World War 1, Wendy Moore; The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive, Philippe Sands (author of East West Street); Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took On the West, Catherine Belton;  Chastise: The Dambusters, Max Hastings.

Coming Soon

Many titles have revised publication dates. Here are a few which are coming soon. Please let us know if you would like us to pre-order. 

Double Agent, Tom Bradby (hardback); The Secret Hours, Santa Montefiore (Paperback); The Second Sleep, Robert Harris;  The Tuscan Contessa, Dinah Jeffries; The Giver of Stars, Jojo Moyes.



AGE 3+

What The Ladybird Heard at the Seaside, Julia Donaldson; The Rescue of Bunny Wunny, Emma Chichester Clark. 

AGE 7+

Slime. David Walliams.

AGE 8+

100 Adventures To Have Before You Grow Up, Anna McNuff.

AGE 9+

Alex Rider: Nightshade, 
Anthony Horowitz

AGE 10+ 

Love Frankie, Jacqueline Wilson. 


Viper’s Daughter, Michelle Paver.

Military History

The Lancaster: The Forging of a Very British Legend, John Nichol.

Food and Drink

Falastin (Palestinian Cookery), Sami Tamimi.