storytime-poster-1We’re really proud to be introducing something we’ve been working on behind the scenes for a wee while now – a brand new, fun and completely FREE storytelling session for children. Aimed at kids between 2-7 (but all very welcome), this session encourages little ones to engage with books and stories, with games that allow them to explore and feel at home in the bookshop, and craft activities too.

Every week, our kids’ bookseller will choose and read a story, be it old or new, and there will be 10% off the book – but please don’t feel obliged to purchase! Whilst the kids are being read to, grownups can enjoy a free tea or coffee whilst browsing the books.

Each session will last around 30-45 minutes and starts every Sunday at 11am. Check out our Events Calendar and Facebook page regularly to find out what the next book is! We’ll be breaking off Sunday Stories on 11th December to revive in the New Year!

We’d like to say a huge thank you to Emily MacKenzie for coming to the shop on Tuesday to help us celebrate Independent Bookshop Week with an afternoon of storytelling and activities.

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We would all like to say a huge thank you to Adrian J. Walker for coming to the shop last night to discuss his fantastic new thriller, The End of the World Running Club, with us; sharing his personal inspirations and literary influences; his top Edinburgh running tips and his advice on what to pack in our own ‘Apocaboxes’ – just in case! Continue reading →

What a night! As expected, last night’s launch party for Mary Paulson-Ellis’s The Other Mrs. Walker was an absolutely terrific evening. It’s not often we get to launch a book in venue as beautiful and as fascinating as the Wohl Pathology Museum, Continue reading →