Treasure Hunt

Calling all Burkes, Marlowes, Bosches and Salanders – we have a treasure hunt to solve! To celebrate the publication of Jane Alexander’s debut novel, we’re taking part in a thrilling book-blog treasure hunt. The prize? Well, aside from the knowledge that you’re the savviest sleuth in town, there are two copies of the book up for grabs, while the […]

Bookshop Spotlight: Oswald Street Bookshop

Hey, you. Yes, you. Close that jungle-themed shopping tab and get your boots on. High time you treated yourself to a bricks and mortar bookshop experience! I know this little place… And so, our second Glaswegian Bookshop Spotlight turns to the City Centre and Oswald Street Bookshop, owned by Denis Rixon. This fresh-faced indie bookshop […]

Bookshop Spotlight: Thistle Books Glasgow

Drumroll please… The first entry in our Bookshop Spotlight series is the West End treasure trove that is Thistle Books! Located (hidden) on a small lane just off Otago Street, Thistle Books is owned and run by Robert Dibble and is packed to the rafters with literary delights, an impressive selection of sheet music and […]

Prologue to a Blog

We need necessary books, books we can read the day after a funeral, when we have no tears left from all our crying, when we can hardly stand for the pain; books that will be there like loved ones… books for those nights when no matter how exhausted we are we cannot sleep, and all […]