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Book of Dust Midnight Launch!
We will be celebrating the release of Book of Dust with an evening of book related goodness! Starting at 9pm, we'll have some puzzles and games for you and your daemon to sink your teeth into, followed by a quiz at 10pm testing your knowledge of all things Pullman!The winning quiz team (or super clever individual) willbe…
Gather your most well-read friends and come along for our fabulous Book Quiz. In the general style of a pub quiz with themed roundsincluding pictures, detective fiction, and true or false. Prizes for the winning team!Teams size is limited tofour people including a minimum of one adult. Although entry is free places are…
David Sedaris, reading from his diaries.
The publication of David Sedariss diaries will be a cause for delight among his legion of fans. His diary readings have been a feature of his uproarious events for many years, and were delighted to welcome him to read extracts and sign copies.
A fabulous quiz based on the wonderful books of the splendid Sir Terry Pratchett. Complete with picture round. Prizes for the winning team! The maximum team size is four people and must include at least one adult. Although designed for adults it would also be suitable for teenagers, trolls and anthropomorphic…
An evening with Andrew P. Sykes
Meet Andrew: French teacher, writer and long-distance cyclist. Now, meet Reggie, his bike. With two European cycling adventures already under his belt, Andrew was ready for a new challenge. Exchanging his job as a teacher in Oxfordshire for an expedition on Reggie the bike, he set off on his most daring trip yet: a…
An Evening with Clare Fisher
Join Leeds author Clare Fisher as she celebrates the publication of her heart-wrenching novel, All the Good Things.Twenty-one year old Beth is in prison. The thing she did is so bad she doesn't deserve to ever feel good again.But her counsellor, Erika, won't give up on her. She asks Beth to make a list of all the good…
An evening with James Wong
James Wong, author of the bestselling book, How to eat Better, will be appearing in this store to give you a straight-talking scientist's guide to making everyday foods far healthier (and tastier) simply by changing the way you select, store and cook them. No diets, no obscure ingredients, no spiralizer, just real food…
An Evening with Nicola Adams
***PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE*** At London 2012, Nicola Adams made history. The flyweight boxer - nicknamed the smiling assassin - became the first ever woman to win an Olympic Gold medal for boxing. In Rio 2016, with the nation cheering her on, she did it all over again.We are very excited to welcome Nicola to discuss…
Tue 16 May
The Gallows Pole Launch!
Join us as we welcome Ben Myers for the launch of his new book 'The Gallows Pole' Tickets are free but places must be reserved in advance.
Llama United - Book Launch with Scott Allen
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Llama United, a brilliant children's book by debut author Scott Allen.About the book: What happens when eleven llamas unknowingly eat the ashes of one of the greatest footballers of all time? They become brilliant at football, of course! Managed by eleven-year-old Tim, his unusual…
Meet Jessica Ennis-Hill
Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill joins us to sign copies of her new children's book 'The Enchanted Puppy' sequel to 'The Silver Unicorn'.Jessica will be signing books only, no sporting merchanidse will be signed. The queue will open one hour before.
Meet Milly Johnson
Meet Milly Johnson as she signs copies of her new book 'The Queen of Wishful Thinking'. A bit about the book:When Lewis Harley has a health scare in his early forties, he takes it as a wake-up call. So he and his wife Charlotte leave behind life in the fast lane and Lewis opens the antique shop he has dreamed of. Bonnie…
Sir Terry Pratchett Book Club
A friendly book club ideal for anyone interested in Terry Pratchett from new readers to die-hard fans. This is a free event but as places are limited please contact Waterstones Leeds to reserve your place in advance. As this is the first meeting of the club we will be reading Sir Terry's first novel "The Carpet People".
Stephen King Book Club - The Waste Lands
A book club dedicated to the legendary author, Stephen King. This month: The Waste Land, the 3rd Dark Tower book. A perilous adventure story. NOTE - Stephen King does not attend our book club. If you wish to attend or would like further details contact Waterstones Leeds on 01132444588