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Latest News - June 2024

The digital edition of Summer Books is available here or paper copies are available in the shop.  

Events page and book club pages updated

with more 2024 dates including the next open-mic poetry evening.

Peter Adamson's highly anticipated new book, A Town Called Wallingford, the follow-up to Landmark in Time: The World of Wittenham Clumps, is out now and as expected, it's a terrific read. If you have even a passing interest in our town's remarkable history, we thoroughly recommend this.

We have signed copies, and we're delighted that Peter will be joining us in July for our book club.


Next Book Club title:

The Coast Road - An Audiobook Alternative

We are often asked for audio books, and whilst some are still available to purchase on CD, numbers have declined in recent years. Up until now, we have directed customers to the Libby and Borrowbox apps, which offer free audiobook downloads for library members, but there are sometimes queues for books, which can put some customers off.


So, now we've signed up to, the of digital audio books! Click here to find out more :)


The Booktime catalogue for May/June is now available on our "Looking for Inspiration?" page.












Contact us to place your order or ask for suggestions - we love hearing from you.  

We'll contact you when your book(s) is ready for collection from the shop.

You can pay prior to collection by bank transfer, by debit or credit card over the phone, or pay when you collect . 

Alternatively, order online through



If you would prefer not to visit the shop to collect your purchases, we offer free delivery to OX10 postcodes, Goring, Streatley and Upper and Lower Basildon. We are also very happy to post books for you (postage charges will apply and there may be delays due to any postal strikes). A gift wrapping service is also available.​

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