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Monthly Archives: August 2017

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31 08, 2017

Book of The Week: My Absolute Darling

2017-08-31T16:02:46+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: |

My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent   A spectacular debut: horrifying, beautiful, brutal and uplifting. Quite simply magnificent. The language, the characters, the setting, the confusion. A truly visceral experience.   Recommended by Antonia   Use the 10% OFF code on our Instagram (@thebookshopbridport) for a discount at the till

24 08, 2017

Book of The Week: Dark Matter

2017-08-24T16:15:05+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Staff Picks|Tags: |

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch   When Jason Dessen is kidnapped and held hostage in a laboratory his only thought is to escape back to his wife. That journey ends up being a little more complicated than originally thought as Jason has to travel through alternate worlds to reunite his family. This is a fantastically [...]

17 08, 2017

Book of The Week: Ready Player One

2017-08-17T09:54:31+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Staff Picks|Tags: |

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline   This book may or may not be a complete geekfest, but it is most certainly a rollicking read; funny as hell with 80's references on every page amidst a great mystery and a treasure hunt! It will take readers on an adventure like no other.   Recommended by [...]

9 08, 2017

Book of the Week: Gilded Cage

2017-08-09T10:17:56+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Staff Picks, Teen|Tags: |

Gilded Cage by Vic James Modern Britain is ruled by a magical elite, but those without the skill must give 10 years servitude in slave towns. Luke's parents decide the family will serve together once his little sister turns ten, but Luke is taken away and must find his own destiny...

3 08, 2017

Book of the Week: Best Laid Plans

2017-08-17T09:33:45+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fiction, News, Staff Picks|Tags: |

Best Laid Plans by Kathy Lette Normal secondary school English teachers simply don't get arrested for trying to solicit prostitutes on behalf of their autistic, and sexually challenged sons.  But, as the single mother of an autistic young man, Lucy has a whole new definition for normal.  Heartrending, hilarious and raunchy, Best Laid Plans is [...]