Jane Austen with magic? Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

No this is not one of those mashups, like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. This is an original story, but with the setting, story-line and style heavily inspired by the works of Jane Austen. Except it's set in an alternate Regency period where magic is an art generally practiced by educated women.

Reading Group - The Stars in the Bright Sky by Alan Warner

xWelcome to a cozy evening meeting in the bookshop to discuss the month’s book – The Stars in the Bright Sky by Alan Warner. During the evening we’ll talk about the book and enjoy each other’s company as well as a nice cuppa’ tea and some delicious cake. And you get 10% discount on everything!

The cost is only 50:- + book 130:-. (Oh, that includes the delicious cake as well!) Limited number of participants (max 10), so talk to the book- sellers and book your seat today.

Uppsala: Wed Feb 15th / Thu Feb 16th at 7 pm
Stockholm: Wednesday Feb 22nd at 7 pm

Afraid? Me? What of?

Are you afraid of spiders? What about bottom-biting bog monsters? Or
vampire neighbours? How about a huge squawking baby vulture in the
middle of the night?

Come and hear stories about a scared knight, a lonely spider and other
amazing creatures at 1pm on Saturday 11th February.

Final Days by Gary Gibson

Final Days by Gary Gibson

You might like this book if you enjoy:

  • action-filled thriller type plots
  • time travel
  • science fiction stories with philosophical implications, but not too much
  • doom and apocalypse

Keep reading if you would like to know my thoughts on Final Days in a context of hard science fiction. 

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year, The English Bookshop (2011) We want to wish all our friends and customers a great 2012 and thank you for 2011 which has been by far the best year for The English Bookshop in our entire 16 year history. Never before have we sold so many books, never before have we had so many great conversations with customers, read so many great books or had so much fun.

And it all comes down to you.
So from all of us at the shop(s):
Thank You for making sure we'll be around to see another year.
Together we will make it even better.
You all rock. (In a literary, sophisticated way, of course.)

…All I want for Christmas is a happy ending…

Christmas is coming: the geese are getting fat.

But that’s not all that’s happening.

Tyler is searching for an angel that looks just right. Sam is worried about polar bears. Dylan and Bronwen hear a ghost on Christmas Eve. But what about Bradley? He is setting a trap for Santa!

Come for yuletide yarns where things end well (except for the goose) at 1pm on Sunday 4th December.

Doctor Who Night 23/11!

Doctor Who Event

Welcome to a Doctor Who Evening at The English Bookshop! 
This is your opportunity to meet other whovians in Uppsala,
and discuss doctors and companions and your favourite
books and episodes.
Lots happening during the evening:
A TALK about the Doctor Who books

Storytelling in Uppsala 5/11

Storytelling for ChildrenFamilies are where we live. What is yours like? Small or big? Calm or noisy? Can a family tell too many jokes or have too much money? Come to the English Bookshop and hear about a family with aunties that kiss too much, a bad family that gets better and another with a girl who won’t eat her tomatoes.

Bring your family at 1pm on Saturday 5th November for a giggle.

  • Master Money the Millionaire, Mrs Jolly's Joke Shop, Master Track's Train and Mr Creep the Crook all by Allan Ahlberg
  • No more Kisses for Bernard by Niki Daly (Not in the bookshop at time of writing. Please, use our BookFinder service)
  • I will not ever never eat a tomato by Lauren Child

Halloween reads

Don't miss Helena Dahlgren's new blog - Halloween reads!

Look! There's a lion in the library! – Storytelling in Uppsala 23/10

Storytelling for ChildrenLook! There's a lion in the library! A tiger in a picture! A pig playing a trumpet! What's going on? Come and find out at story time this Sunday with Hannah and Rosie, 1 o'clock on 23rd October in the English Bookshop, Uppsala.

Upcoming Storytelling at The Uppsala English bookshop during the autumn of 2011:
Saturday, 5th November at 1pm

New Titles – 31 January 2019

Bridget Collins
The Binding
Hardback
James Marlon
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Trade Paperback
Jin Yong
A Bond Undone
Trade Paperback

Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 2

Jane Harper
The Lost Man
Trade Paperback
Mick Finlay
The Murder Pit
Paperback

(An Arrowood Mystery 2)

Elly Griffiths
The Stone Circle
Trade Paperback

(Ruth Galloway #11)

Peter May
The Man With No Face
Trade Paperback
Miriam Darlington
Owl Sense
Paperback
David Weber
Through Fiery Trials
Hardback

(Safehold #10)

Dav Pilkey
Brawl of the Wild
Hardback

(Dog Man #6)

Malala Yousafzai
We Are Displaced
Trade Paperback

My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

S. A. Chakraborty
The Kingdom of Copper
Trade paperback

(Daevabad Trilogy #2)

Tips for Christmas

Michelle Obama
Becoming
Hardback
Tana French
The Wych Elm
Trade paperback
Bob Woodward
Fear: Trump in the White House
Hardback
George R.R. Martin
Fire and Blood
Hardback
Tessa Hadley
The Past
Paperback
John Shirley
Eclipse (A Song Called Youth #1)
Paperback
Rebecca West
The Return of the Soldier
Paperback
Todd Lockwood
The Summer Dragon (Evertide #1)
Paperback
Lisa McInerney
The Blood Miracles
Hardback

New Titles – 28 November 2018

Joyce Carol Oates
Hazards of Time Travel
Hardback
Sarah J. Maas
Throne of Glass Collector's Edition (#1)
Hardback
Matthew Reinhart
Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts
Hardback
Christa Faust
Killing Joke, The (Batman)
Trade Paperback

Gary Phillips (DC Comics Novels)

James Lovegrove
Firefly - Big Damn Hero
Hardback

Nancy Holder

Carolyn Wells
Murder in the Bookshop (Detective Club)
Hardback
Sujatha Gidla
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India
Paperback
Peter Frankopan
The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World
Hardback
Kirsty Stonell Walker
Pre-Raphaelite Girl Gang: Fifty Makers, Shakers and Heartbreakers from the Victorian Era
Hardback
Oscar Wilde
In Praise of Disobedience: The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Other Writings
hardback
A Treasury of Best-loved Fairy Tales (Leatherbound Classics)
Hardback

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