Saturday, 29 June 2013

Independent Booksellers' Week 2013

It's finally arrived - Independent Booksellers' Week 2013 begins today.  The window is festooned for the occasion and we've just announced details of how you could win a £50 National Book Token in a few easy steps.

1 - Come into Look into Books

2 - Pick up a form

3 - Write a review of your favourite bok from the IBW Book Award Shortlist.  The adults' category shortlisted books are:
A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki
Behind the Beautiful Flowers - Katherine Boo
Bring up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel
Capital - John Lanchester
Flight Behaviour - Barbara Kingsolver
HHhH - Laurent Binet
The Etymologicon - Mark Forsyth
The Song of Achilles - Madeline Miller
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce
Walking Home - Simon Armitage

In the children's category, the shortlisted titles are:
Dear Scarlett - Fleur Hitchcock
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever - Jeff Kinney
Gangsta Granny - David Walliams
Maggot Moon - Sally Gardner
Matilda's Cat - Emily Gravett
Oh No, George! - Chris Haughton
Socks - Nick Sharratt & Elizabeth Lindsay
The Secret Hen House Theatre - Helen Peters
The Sacrifice - Charlie Higson
WARP: The Reluctant Assassin
White Dolphin - Gill Lewis
Wonder - RJ Palacio

4 - Return the form to us by 7th August 2013.  Winners will be notified by 7th September.  Good luck!

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