If we lived in the Highlands

Delighted to say the the three Trevor Rogers books are now back in stock at the Ullapool Bookshop:
If we lived in the Highlands
Village Builder in the Highlands and

If we lived in the Highlands

World Book Day date extended

UPDATE: the date to redeem your World Book Day (UK & Ireland) tokens has now been extended to 31st March, so you have even more time to choose a fantastic book or to browse what other books you might choose to redeem your voucher with. Remember you can either use the voucher for one of the 10 special World Book Day editions (Primary School age); or get £1 off any other book over the value of £2.99. If you are looking for a Young Adult book (5 to choose from), then you can get one of these specially produced books for only £1.50 (normal price £2.50) with your £1 voucher or choose something else and get £1 off any book over the value of £2.99.

World Book Day offers

World Book Day (UK & Ireland) is almost upon us. Here’s a link to your local offers. More information to follow in the next few days from Ullapool Bookshop.

The Wreck of the Annie Jane by Allan F. Murray

New Title in Sea and Exploration section:

The Wreck of the Annie Jane by Allan F. Murray (Acair Books)

The shipwreck left 102 survivors desperately looking for shelter and succor on an island with only one house and facing more hardship and danger as they made their way slowly home from one of the remotest, inaccessible areas of Scotland. During research for the book, two surviving eye witness accounts were discovered. The first is a well crafted compassionate account from steerage written by a ‘Ragged School’ orphan, who was among a group of young men being sent to North America to start new lives. Only two survived the catastrophe.

Start the Week from Radio 4

I’ve just been catching up on BBC Radio 4’s programme from this morning, which is well worth listening to: Start the Week: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09gbn0f
This features an interview with Horatio Clare (who’s new book The Icebreaker is out on our display table) as well as an interview with curator Sointu Fritze looking at the work of Tove Jansson (as featured in a new exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. We also have in stock the new luxury edition of The Moomins:  The World of Moominvalley, which is a delight.