The Great British Book Shop Blog

    Welcome to The Great British Book Shop Blog - here is where we will excite your imagination with topics that we hope you'll find interesting

    We aim to post a range of topics, including product reviews, competitions, guest posts from publishers and authors, interviews and information from around the industry.

    Costa Book Awards 2014 by Jean Roberts

    Launched in 1971 as the Whitbread Literary Awards before Costa took over in 2006, the Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year by authors based in the UK and Ireland. There are five categories – Novel, First Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children’s Book –...

    Posted on 06/01/2015 - Read more...

    Sci-fi and fantasy review runners up by David Birkett

    2nd Prize - Small Gods by Terry Pratchett - Hannah Edwards-Arnison 3rd Prize - The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness - Sara Sheeran 4th Prize - Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman - Maria Haydn 5th Prize - The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett - Miriam Hamilton

    Posted on 18/11/2014 - Read more...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

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