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June 29, 2023

M. W. Craven ‘Fearless’ Book Launch

LAUNCH EVENT NOW SOLD OUT! Please email bookscumbria@aolcom or phone 01228 529067 if you wish to be on the waiting list for any returned...

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June 25, 2023

Young Adult Book Club

Our next YA book club will be meeting in June in Cakes and Ale cafe The chosen book is always available to order from Bookends with a 20% discount...

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Children’s Storytime

EVERY SATURDAY! Every Saturday morning at 11 am our storyteller Lee will read a couple of children's books at Bookends From classic tales to the...

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June 12, 2023

Afternoon Book Club

The daytime group usually meets every second Monday of the month at 2pm in Tullie House café If you wish to join this book group, please email...

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June 28, 2023

Carlisle Reading Group

The Carlisle group usually meets at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month in Cakes and Ale Cafe   The next group will be at 7pm on Wednesday...

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June 15, 2023

Keswick Reading Group

The Keswick Reading Group is led by Trina and Ann and meets every third Thursday of the month at 7pm Please email bookendskeswick@aolcom if you would...

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Poetry Group

The Bookends Poetry Group is currently on hiatus but we expect to return later in the year with an exciting new format! From September we'll be...

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Helen’s Reads

We are very pleased to introduce Helen Towers to all our website friends We will feature lots of  reviews by Helen, mainly contemporary fiction If...

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Review by Helen's Reads Weyward is a riveting and absorbing debut novel which tells the story of 3 generations of women living at different times,...

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The Saint of Lost Things by Tish Delaney

A Helen’s Reads Review  Lindy Morris lives with Auntie Bell on the edge of Donegal, in a bungalow on Granda Morris's land, although...

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