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June 2019

Half a World Away with Mike Gayle

26 June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chorleywood Library, Lower Road
Chorleywood, WD35LB
£8

Join Chorleywood Bookshop and Mike Gayle to celebrate his incredibly moving and uplifting new novel 'Half a World Away'- let the Summer reading begin! Kerry Hayes knows exactly who she is: a single mum, a cleaner and Mariah Carey's biggest fan. Noah Martineau thinks he knows who he is: a successful barrister, with a wife, daughter and big house in Primrose Hill. Strangers with nothing in common. Strangers living worlds apart. But it wasn't always this way...and Noah and Kerry…

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July 2019

After the End with Clare Mackintosh

2 July @ 7:00 pm
Chenies Manor, Chenies
Rickmansworth, WD3 6ER United Kingdom
£15.00

The powerful and page-turning new novel from number one Sunday Times bestseller, Clare Mackintosh. If you loved Jojo Moyes' Will and Lou then you will adore Clare Mackintosh's Max and Pip! Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. Only now they're facing the most important decision of their lives - and they don't agree. As the consequences of an impossible choice threaten to devastate them both, nothing will ever be the same again. Join Chorleywood Bookshop and bestselling…

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Beaconsfield High School Book Bundle

2 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beaconsfield High School, Wattleton Rd, Beaconsfield HP9 1RR, UK United Kingdom
£32.00

Gerrards Cross Bookshop book bundle includes the following: Pocket English Dictionary (RRP £9.99) Pocket French Dictionary (RRP £8.99) Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary (RRP £9.99) Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell (£6.99) (Book bundle RRP price is £35.96) You collect your book bundle on the night at the school! Our book bundle will be £32.00! Plus Gerrards Cross Bookshop will be donating a percentage of the sales to the school library! Don't forget we have a wide range of fiction books available on the…

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Literary Lunch with David Nicholls

9 July @ 12:30 pm
Chenies Manor, Chenies
Rickmansworth, WD3 6ER United Kingdom
£40.00

'Such a beautiful book. Captures perfectly a moment in time we've all experienced.' Graham Norton One life-changing summer Sixteen-year-old Charlie meets Fran... Charlie Lewis is the kind of boy you don't remember in the school photograph. His exams have not gone well. At home he is looking after his father, when surely it should be the other way round, and if he thinks about the future at all, it is with a kind of dread. Then Fran Fisher bursts into…

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When the Germans Came with Duncan Barrett

9 July @ 7:00 pm
Chorleywood Library, Lower Road
Chorleywood, WD35LB
£8.00

In the summer of 1940, Britain stood perilously close to invasion. One by one, the nations of Europe had fallen to the unstoppable German Blitzkrieg, and Hitler’s sights were set on the English coast. And yet, following the success of the Battle of Britain, the promised invasion never came. The prospect of German jackboots landing on British soil retreated into the realm of collective nightmares. But the spectre of what might have been is one that has haunted us down…

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Fantastic fiction with Deborah Moggach

10 July @ 7:45 pm
Chorleywood War Memorial Hall, Common Road
Chorleywood, Rickmansworth WD3 5LN United Kingdom
£8.00

Join Chorleywood Bookshop and the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Tulip Fever, Deborah Moggach for a deliciously funny, poignant night out as we celebrate her heartwarming, wry and funny new novel 'The Carer'! James is getting on a bit and needs full-time help. So Phoebe and Robert, his middle-aged offspring, employ Mandy, who seems willing to take him off their hands. But as James regales his family with tales of Mandy's virtues, their shopping trips, and…

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Summer Reads with Catherine Alliott & Fanny Blake

23 July @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chenies Manor, Chenies
Rickmansworth, WD3 6ER United Kingdom
£8.00

Chorleywood Bookshop invites you to an evening of Summer fiction! Join Catherine Alliott & Fanny Blake at Chenies Manor House for a Pimms, nibbles and two fantastic summer reads! Fanny Blake's 'A Summer Reunion' begins with one perfect villa, four old friends, and a holiday that will change everything... As the four friends gather, secrets are unearthed, old scores settled and new friendships forged. Will this holiday bring them together or tear them apart? And will each of them grasp…

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August 2019

Tidelands with Philippa Gregory

20 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr Challoner’s High School (Girls School), Cokes Lane
Little Chalfont, HP7 9QB United Kingdom
£20.00

Philippa Gregory aka the Queen of historical fiction is returning to Chorleywood! England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . Midsummer’s Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament.  The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands – the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor, a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under…

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September 2019

Born Lippy with Jo Brand

10 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road
Chorleywood, Rickmansworth WD3 6EW
£20

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman and sometimes it's time to be a hard woman . . . This is a book for all those times. Once upon a (very very) long time ago Jo Brand was what you might describe as 'a nice little girl'. Of course, that was before the values of cynicism, misogyny and the societal expectation that Jo would be thin, feminine and demure sent her off down Arsey Avenue. The plot thickened, when due…

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The Second Sleep with Robert Harris

11 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road
Chorleywood, Rickmansworth WD3 6EW
£20

1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts – coins, fragments of glass, human bones – which the old parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death? Fairfax becomes determined to discover the truth. Over the course of the next six days, everything he believes – about himself, his faith and the history of his…

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