Welcome

Welcome to our website. This is the online home of both our lovely shops: the Chorleywood Bookshop and the Gerrards Cross Bookshop. If you want to book places for one of our many high profile events, purchase a limited edition book, or find out how to get hold of us to place orders or make a query, you’re in the right place!

We would love you to pop in to one of our shops too. The best thing about owning independent bookshops is hearing all about the books you love (and hate!) and sharing our passion for reading with you.

To step in to the Chorleywood or Gerrards Cross bookshop is to be a part of our community so please do come and say hello.
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What’s On:

Click on any of the events to be taken to the relevant page for more information and to book your spaces.

Monday 3rd October: An Evening with Alex Hely-Hutchinson. The Junction Christchurch, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG, 7.30pm.

Thursday 6th October: Chalfont St Peter Graveyard Walk and Talk with DJ Kelly, 11.30am and 2pm.

Thursday 6th October: An Evening with Richard Osman & Alexander Armstrong. St Clement Danes School, Chorleywood WD3 6EW , 7.30pm.

Wednesday 12th October: An Evening with Simon Bradley. The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG , 7.30pm.

Friday 14th October: An Evening with Reverend Richard Coles. The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG, 7.30pm.

Saturday 15th October: Poetry Reading with Caroline Smith & Neil Elder. The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG , 12 noon. 

Saturday 15th October: An Afternoon with D.J. Kelly. The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG, 2pm.

Saturday 15th October: An Afternoon with Tim Moore. The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG, 4pm. 

Saturday 15th October: An Evening with John Simpson. The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG, 7.30pm.

Sunday October 16th: Paul Barker from Cinnamon Square. Chorleywood Memorial Hall, WD3 5LN , 12 noon. 

Sunday October 16th: An Afternoon with James MacManus. Memorial Hall, Chorleywood, WD3 5LN, 2pm. 

Sunday October 16th: An Afternoon with Siân Evans. Memorial Hall, Chorleywood, WD3 5LN, 4pm.

Sunday October 16th: An Evening with Alan Johnson. Memorial Hall, Chorleywood, WD3 5LN, 6pm. 

Wednesday 19th October: An Evening with John Julius Norwich. The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG, 7.30pm. 

Friday 21st October: An Evening with Ann Cleeves. Memorial Hall, Chorleywood, WD3 5LN, 7.30pm. 

Wednesday 26th October: An Evening with Helena Kelly.The Junction Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG, 7.30pm.  

Wednesday 2nd November: An Afternoon with Monica Weller, 12 Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross, SL9 7QE, 2.30pm. 

Friday 4th November: An Evening with Jeffrey Archer Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood, HA6 2HT, 7.30pm.

Tuesday 8th November: An Evening with Martina Cole, Chorleywood Memorial Hall, Chorleywood, WD3 5LN , 7.30pm. 

Thursday 10th November: An Evening with Sarah Outen, St Helen’s School, Northwood, HA6 3AS, 7pm. 

Wednesday 16th November:Wine Tasting with Oz Clarke, Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt, WD3 6AS, 7.30pm.


Our services

 

1442852161_PhoneWe offer a 24-hour call and collect service. Phone us or pop in before 5pm and your book can be ready for collection the very next day. This means you have millions of books at your fingertips. 

 

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We offer a premium gift-wrapping services to add those special touches to your all-important gift. Simply choose from our beautiful range of paper, ribbons and gift tags and we will do the hard work for you.

 

1442852169_DeliveryShopping through Hive Bookshops means you can shop online and support your local bookshop. Best of both worlds! Simply order through the Chorleywood Bookshop or Gerrards Cross Bookshop Hive profile depending on which is nearer to you, and it will be promptly delivered.


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We are chock-full of fantastic public events which fulfill our aims of bringing real books to real people. See literature come to life at our events which range from our festivals (The Chorleywood Literary Festival and the Chorleywood Children’s Literary Festival) to evenings out with some of the world’s most famous authors.

 

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But don’t just take our word for it! Here are some of the things our lovely customers have said about us:

“I ordered a book for my housebound mother-in-law and, when they found out it was for her birthday, they gift wrapped it and delivered it to her door, with a card, all within 24 hours! Thank you.”

Devora Rejwan

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 “They have brought the community together through promoting greater literacy with school events, book festivals, writing competitions and organising book clubs, bringing in well known national authors and celebrities as well as supporting local authors.”

Robert A.

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“This small but mighty store is a real pleasure to deal with; they have a passion and energy that is infectious and uplifting.”

Kerry Hood, Publicity Director, Hodder and Stoughton

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Click on the heart to be taken to our Testimonials page where there is even more love!


 

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