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The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman Reading Group 3

Tonight, we will be discussing the final part of the trilogy, The Amber Spyglass in great anticipation of theLa Belle Sauvage release just a week away.If you haven't already, pre-order your copy of La Belle Sauvage at half price in store and come and pick it up at our Midnight Opening event on the 19th October.

Thu 12 Oct

Free / 01904 620784

La Belle Sauvage - Philip Pullman Reading Group 4

The wait is finally over and we're all ready to give our thoughts about the opening part of The Book of Dust series, La Belle Sauvage.

Thu 16 Nov

Free / 01904 620784

Book Launch with crime writer, Liz Mistry

Yorkshire crime writer, Liz Mistry, will be launching her third DI McGuire novel at this special evening event. Untainted Blood follows previous stories Uncoiled Lies and Unquiet Souls, a dark and compelling police series featuring DI Gus MCguire.This is a free event, but spaces are limited, so we recommend booking in…

Wed 30 Aug

01904 620784

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Book Launch with Michael Bristow

Michael Bristow will launch his new book, China in Drag, at this special evening event.Approaching the end of his nine year stint as a BBC journalist in Beijing, Michael Bristow decided he wanted to write about the country's modern history. To assist him he asked for the help of his language teacher, who was born just two…

Thu 21 Sep

Free / 01904 620784

The Book of Dust Midnight Opening

Come and join us for the release of the eagerly anticipated follow-up to Philip Pullman's incredible Northern Lights series at our midnight launch and be one of the first people to take home the book, currently available for pre-order at Half Price.The Book of Dust is a work in three parts, like His Dark Materials. 22…

Wed 18 Oct

Free / 01904 620784

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

Celebrate Yorkshire Day with Stephen Wade!

Join us on Yorkshire Day as Stephen Wade signs copies of his books. Stephen is the author of over 50 books, most of which feature the beautiful county of Yorkshire - including Yorkshire: Curious and Surprising, Yorkshire Murder Stories and a collection of short stories, Uncle Albert.Stephen will be giving away a free copy…

Tue 1 Aug

Free / 01904 620784

Coffee afternoon with the Yorkshire Rows

Join us in our Cafe W for a chance to meet and chat with the Yorkshire Rows, the inspirational four working mums from Yorkshire the Yorkshire Rows team - who rowed across the Atlantic, and sailed into the record books!Free - all welcome!Janette, Frances, Helen and Niki, though all from Yorkshire, were four very different…

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 01904 620784

  • 13:00 – 14:00

An Evening with Great British Bake Off Star Martha Collison

Come down to Waterstones York for a scrumptious evening with Great British Bake Off Star Martha Collison as she talks about her book, Crave.We all know the feeling. What starts as an insignificant little niggle, gently hinting at a kind of food, grows into a demanding craving. The kind that drags you out of bed in the…

Thu 3 Aug

£3 / 01904 620784

An Evening with Martin Edwards: Classic Crime in 100 Books

Award-winning crime writer and president of the Detection Club, Martin Edwards, will discuss The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books, a companion to the British Library's internationally acclaimed series of Crime Classics. Long-forgotten stories republished in the series have won a devoted new readership, with several…

Thu 24 Aug

£3 / 01904 620784

An Evening with Martin Pearce: Spymaster

Join us as Martin Pearce discusses Spymaster: The Life of Britain's Most Decorated Cold War Spy and Head of MI6, Sir Maurice Oldfield."I cannot think of a better biography of a spy chief". (Richard Davenport-Hines, The Spectator). Sir Maurice Oldfield was one of the most important British spies of the Cold War era. A…

Wed 9 Aug

£3 / 01904 620784

Flying High! With Anneliese Emmans Dean

Join us in the children's section where Anneliese Emmans Dean will sign copies of her fabulous new book, Flying High!, which does for British birds what her award-winning book Buzzing! did for garden minibeasts.Flying High! takes you through the seasons, bird by bird, poem by poem, fact by fact. (Oh, and giggle by giggle…

Sat 5 Aug

Free / 01904 620784

Meet Children's Author, Antony Wootten

Join us in our children's section as Antony Wootten signs copies of his lovely children's books. Antony's stories are often dramatic, often hard-hitting and have been compared to Michael Morpurgo. They are ideal for children aged 8 and upwards. Free - all welcome!

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 01904 620784

Meet Hanna Sillitoe

Come and meet Hanna Sillitoe, author of Radiant: Recipes to Heal Your Skin from Within. For 20 years, Hanna Sillitoe suffered from psoriasis, eczema and acne. They dominated her life and shattered her confidence. When her doctor told her the only remaining treatment was chemotherapy, she began her own research and…

Sat 19 Aug

Free / 01904 620784

Meet Rachel Joyce

Meet Rachel Joyce, the best-selling author of The Pilgramage of Harold Fry, as she joins us to sign copies of her wonderful new novel, The Music Shop - about learning how to listen and how to feel; and about second chances and choosing to be brave despite the odds. Because in the end, music can save us all …1988. Frank…

Fri 22 Sep

Free / 01904 620784

The Myths and Science of Sleep with Graham Law

By the age of three, you have slept for at least 10,000 hours which makes you an expert at sleeping. So why is it, with all this expertise, that so many people have difficulty with their sleep? Our society is slowly beginning to recognise the problems we all have with sleep and how this affects our lives, health and…

Wed 13 Sep

£3 / 01904 620784

Nathen Amin on the House of Beaufort

Join us as Nathen Amin, author of Tudor Wales and York Pubs, discusses his new book - the first, full-length biography of the Beaufort family, The House of Beaufort.The Wars of the Roses were a tumultous period in English history, with family fighting family for the greatest prize in the kingdom - the throne of England.

Tue 22 Aug

£3 - redeemable on the book at the event / 01904 620784

Philip Pullman Reading Groups

In advance of the much-anticipated release of Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage, we're inviting you to come and discover (ormaybe re-discover)theoriginal trilogy. We are hosting a number of reading groups, one for each book in the classic His Dark Materials trilogy, starting with Northern Lights (17th August). Followed by…

Thu 17 Aug

Free / 01904 620784

Story-time and book-signing with Hazel Stevens

Hazel Stevens will be in our children's section reading from and signing copies of her new book, Poppy Wants to Bake a Cake - a beautifully illustratedpicture book about a rag doll called Poppy and her adventures when left alone in the family home.Free - all welcome

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 01904 620784

The Subtle Knife - Philip Pullman Reading Group 2

The Second of our Pullman reading groups unsurprisingly means we are discussingthe second in the His Dark Materials trilogy, The Subtle Knife. Don't forget to pre-order La Belle Sauvage for Half Price instore and online.

Thu 14 Sep

Free / 01904 620784

Thriller Night with Jane Corry, Emma Curtis & Nuala Ellwood

Join us for a thrilling evening with three authors that have released fantastic novels of the 'domestic noir' genre in 2017: Jane Corry, Emma Curtis and Nuala Ellwood. Jane Corry - Blood Sisters Three little girls set off to school one sunny May morning. Within an hour, one of them is dead. Fifteen years later, Alison and…

Thu 7 Sep

£3 / 01904 620784

York Writers' Evening

Join us for a special evening with five York authors: Toni Bunnell, Maggie Cobbett, Sarah Dixon, Andy Humphrey and John Walford.Listen to readings from each author andchat to them about what inspires them to write, how they got published, or anything else you'd like to ask.Tickets are just 2 with teas, coffees, soft…

Wed 20 Sep

£2 / 01904 620784

Yorkshire Day Celebrations!


Tue 1 Aug

£3 / 01904 620784

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