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Come and meet author Caroline Lea, whose latest book, The Glass Woman is published by Penguin this month. The book is set in Iceland in 1686, a land haunted by witch trials and steeped in Ancient Sagas. To newly married Rosa there is an evil here. Is it her husband, the villagers - or the land itself? Hear Caroline talk about her research and how for her, the process of writing works. You can join in the discussion too, with…Find out more »
📣 A RATHER HORRID ANNOUNCEMENT😈 We’ve teamed up with our friends at The Albany Theatre in Coventry to bring Horrid Henry creator, Francesca Simon, to Coventry! Join author Francesca Simon to find out what Henry gets up to in his latest mischievous adventures in Up, Up and Away – a brand new collection wickedly funny and totally brilliant stories featuring the inimitable Horrid Henry and containing the 100th Horrid Henry story! Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the series’ publication in…Find out more »
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT - As the long awaited next title in her glorious Chocolat novels is published, we are delighted to be welcoming multi-million-copy bestselling author, Joanne Harris to Kenilworth Books for the launch of The Strawberry Thief. Come and join us for an evening's discussion about literature and the appeal of chocolate, as we hear all about Joanne Harris' new book. Our bookseller, and chair for the evening's event, Tamsin Rosewell, trained as a chocolatier while…Find out more »
🌟📚An opportunity for readers and aspiring writers aged 13-18! 📚🌟 SATURDAY 6th April, 3pm: We’re working with Warwickshire Library as they bring writer, Celia Rees to a special event at their Teen Reading group. This is an amazing opportunity for young adults to meet and ask questions of a hugely accomplished and experienced author. It will take place at Leamington Library. Places are free, but you must book yourself in: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celia-rees-visits-the-teen-reading-group-at-leamington-library-tickets-54240183850Find out more »
The Merest Loss is a story of love and political intrigue, set against the backdrop of the English hunting shires and the streets of Victorian London and post-revolutionary Paris. When Harriet Howard becomes Napoleon's mistress and financial backer, and then appears at his side in Paris in 1848 - it is as if she appeared from nowhere. How did this daughter of a Norfolk boot-maker meet the future Emperor and how did she achieve her wealth? Come and meet author…Find out more »