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Madame Zero
by Sarah Hall

The most astounding collection of short stories I have read.

Holding out for a hero

Are you friendly, fearsomely punctual, flexible and creative, organised and hardworking, tireless in your love for books and a passionate supporter of independent retail? We’re looking for an exceptional soul to join our small but committed and happy team. Weekend work and some unsociable hours involved. Drop your cv, along with a covering letter explaining what you would bring to West End Lane Books, inside the shop or email to info@welbooks.co.uk

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How Not To Be A Boy
by Robert Webb

How not to miss out on signed copies of How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb

Don’t leave home without one: Your essential summer reading

Let’s face it, there are few such essential piece of holiday kit than the books you pack (you don’t pack…you download?? Oh, let’s not even go there…). Everyone can remember the mini break ruined by an unsatisfactory novel or the long train journey that seemed to go on forever because you had–gasp–nothing to read! Here at West End Lane Books we take holiday recommendations very seriously. They’re like prescriptions, for heaven’s sake. How do you want to feel? Do you […]

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The Party
by Elizabeth Day

Cruelty, conceit and the Class of the 1980s

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
by Gail Honeyman

Your next favourite novel has arrived

The Summer House Party
by Caro Fraser

Everything in the garden is lovely…or is it?

There ain’t no party like a party with bookshop party bags

One of the truly scariest things a parent can do is to throw a party for their children! The noise! The mess! The expense! The faff! We can’t help with the noise and the mess but we can mitigate the faff and the expense with our book-themed Party Bag service for all ages/interest and budgets. Simply tell us ¬†what age children/ interest/ how many books/your budget and we will do the rest: we’ll order your books, add balloons, stickers, bags, […]

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Larchfield
by Polly Clark

A captivating and beautiful novel with poetry in its heart

Is your Daddy Cool enough?

For the avoidance of family strife, it’s our civic duty to give you ample warning of the rapid approach of Father’s Day on June 18th. And to make things as easy peasy as possible-providing Dad with a gift to make even the gruffest of paters melt, and you with instant brownie points and favoured child status– we’re offering expertly selected (by us) bundles of books for the big guy in your life. There are four selections: Fiction (one hardback and […]

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Her Every Fear
by Peter Swanson

A thriller to keep you reading well into the night.

The Sellout
by Paul Beatty

Booker Prize winning Paul Beatty’s American satire

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