Coming up soon...

Sevenoaks Literary Festival

23 September-3 October

Tickets on sale now!


Penshurst Festival

4-6 October

We're delighted to be selling books at the inaugural Penshurst Festival.


BBC Dynasties award-winning cameraman Lindsay McCrae 

My Penguin Year: Life with the Emperors

Saturday 2 November, 3pm at The Drive Methodist Church

Tickets: £6.50 (redeemable against a copy of My Penguin Year) can be bought from our website or in the Bookshop.

An Evening With Lenny Henry...
We'll be selling his brand new memoir at the Assembly Hall in Tunbridge Wells.

Bookshop Book Club

Join us each month to discuss the chosen books and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee in the Bookshop café.

Our next book is After Rain by William Trevor on Tuesday 17 September.

Books to Pre-order 

You can pre-order any book from the moment it's announced - and we'll get it for you the minute it's available!

We often have special pre-order offers exclusive to independent bookshops. 

To pre-order any books, email us on [email protected]

Some exciting new titles:


The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman

Lyra Silvertongue returns as an adult in the second volume of The Book of Dust.  

To be published on 3 October 2019

Pre-order for £15 (RRP £20)


Me by Elton John

The first and only official autobiography.

To be published on 15 October 2019.

Pre-order for £20 (RRP £25).

Free Elton John tote bag with each sale.

Agent Running in the Field  by John le Carre

Chilling, tense, heartbreaking and darkly humorous - spies, Russia and badminton...

To be published on 17 October 2019.

Pre-order for £15 (RRP £20).

The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel

The long awaited final part of the Thomas Cromwell trilogy.

To be published March 2020.

More information to follow....

Sevenoaks Business Award Winner 2018

We stock an extensive range of carefully chosen new adult and children's books.

Our experienced staff are always available to offer advice, and help you to find the very best books.

If we don't have what you're looking for in stock, we can order many books for collection the following day.

As well as books we sell beautiful and unusual greetings cards and wrapping paper.

We host regular events with a variety of speakers. During half-terms and holidays we often run free children's activities.

In our small and peaceful cafe we serve delicious homemade cakes, and hot and cold drinks.

We welcome browsers, families, well-behaved dogs, teachers, gift-buyers, passers-by and readers of every kind.

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