Coming up soon...

Half Term Storytime with Mollie Hughes and Sarah Massini

The Girl and the Dinosaur

Friday 25 October, 2pm - In the Bookshop

Join the author and illustrator behind this beautiful new picture book for a fun-filled storytime. Followed by drawing!


BBC Dynasties award-winning cameraman Lindsay McCrae 

My Penguin Year: Life with the Emperors

Saturday 2 November, 3pm

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.


David Nicholls - Sweet Sorrow

Wednesday 13 November, 7.30pm

The Drive Methodist Church

We're delighted that David Nicholls will be here to talk about his new novel, Sweet Sorrow. We can't wait for this event!

Tickets: £8.50 (redeemable against a copy of Sweet Sorrow) 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 Four Soldiers by Hubert Mingarelli on Wednesday 20 November.

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:


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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