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A wee collection of our favourite books from all genres. You can read more about our wonderful team here.

These books (listed alphabetically) are just a snapshot of those we have in the shop - if you can’t see what you’re after please do give us a shout by email, phone or drop in and we can check the shelves or order in for you!

At checkout you have the option of postage or free click & collect if you’re local to the bookshop.

Book cover of A Pure Heart - (an Anita favourite) by Rajia Hassib
A Pure Heart - (an Anita favourite) £19.99
Book cover of Abolitionist Socialist Feminism - (a Mairi favourite) by Zillah Eisenstein
Abolitionist Socialist Feminism - (a Mairi favourite) £12.99
Book cover of All About Love - (a Peach favourite) by Bell Hooks
All About Love - (a Peach favourite) £10.99
Book cover of All About Sarah - (a Mairi favourite) by Pauline Delabroy-Allard
All About Sarah - (a Mairi favourite) £14.99
Book cover of All Our Relations: Indigenous trauma in the shadow of colonialism - (an Anita favourite) by Tanya Talaga
All Our Relations: Indigenous trauma in the shadow of colonialism - (an Anita favourite) £9.99
Book cover of An American Marriage - (a Mairi favourite) by Tayari Jones
An American Marriage - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Amnesty - (a Mairi favourite) by Adiga
Amnesty - (a Mairi favourite) £16.99
Book cover of Amphibian - (a Mairi favourite) by Christina Neuwirth
Amphibian - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Animals Eat Each Other - (a Christina favourite) by Elle Nash
Animals Eat Each Other - (a Christina favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Bantam - (a Peach favourite) by Jackie Kay
Bantam - (a Peach favourite) £10.99
Book cover of Be My Guest - (a Noor favourite) by Priya Basil
Be My Guest - (a Noor favourite) £12.99
Book cover of Binti - (a Lindsay favourite) by Nnedi Okorafor
Binti - (a Lindsay favourite) £7.99
Book cover of Blackfish City - (a Mairi favourite) by Sam J. Miller
Blackfish City - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Blood & Sugar - (a Mairi favourite) by Laura Shepherd-Robinson
Blood & Sugar - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Braised Pork - (a Peach favourite) by An Yu
Braised Pork - (a Peach favourite) £13.99
Book cover of Building A New Catalonia - (a Mairi favourite) by Ed. Ignasi Bernat & David Whyte
Building A New Catalonia - (a Mairi favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Can We All Be Feminists? - (a Peach & Anita favourite) by June Eric-Udorie
Can We All Be Feminists? - (a Peach & Anita favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? - (a Jim favourite) by Mark Fisher
Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? - (a Jim favourite) £7.99
Book cover of Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina, Ezekiel Kwaymullina
Catching Teller Crow £7.99
Book cover of The Clearing - (a Mairi favourite) by Samantha Clark
The Clearing - (a Mairi favourite) £14.99
Book cover of Constitution Street: Finding hope in an age of anxiety - (a Mairi favourite) by Jemma Neville
Constitution Street: Finding hope in an age of anxiety - (a Mairi favourite) £12.99
Book cover of Convenience Store Woman - (a Christina favourite) by Sayaka Murata
Convenience Store Woman - (a Christina favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Conviction - (a Mairi favourite) by Denise Mina
Conviction - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Daddy Issues - (a Peach favourite) by Katherine Angel
Daddy Issues - (a Peach favourite) £6
Book cover of Extra Teeth - Issue One - (a Mairi favourite) by Heather Parry & Jules Danskin (ed.)
Extra Teeth - Issue One - (a Mairi favourite) £12
Book cover of Feminism, Interrupted - (a Noor favourite) by Lola Olufemi
Feminism, Interrupted - (a Noor favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars - (a Lindsay & Anita favourite) by Kai Cheng Thom
Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars - (a Lindsay & Anita favourite) £12.99
Book cover of Frankenstein in Baghdad - (a Jim favourite) by Ahmed Saadawi
Frankenstein in Baghdad - (a Jim favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Giovanni's Room - (a Peach favourite) by James Baldwin
Giovanni's Room - (a Peach favourite) £7.99
Book cover of Harley Quinn : Preludes And Knock Knock Jokes - (a Peach favourite) by  Karl Kesel, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Harley Quinn : Preludes And Knock Knock Jokes - (a Peach favourite) £15.99
Book cover of Hope in the Dark - (a Mairi favourite) by Rebecca Solnit
Hope in the Dark - (a Mairi favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats - (a Noor favourite) by Maya Goodfellow
Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats - (a Noor favourite) £12.99
Book cover of How To Be Both - (a Noor favourite) by Ali Smith
How To Be Both - (a Noor favourite) £8.99
Book cover of How To Cure A Ghost - (a Noor favourite) by Fariha Roisin
How To Cure A Ghost - (a Noor favourite) £10.99
Book cover of Inferior - (a Mairi favourite) by Angela Saini
Inferior - (a Mairi favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Infinite Ground - (a Jim favourite) by Martin Macinnes
Infinite Ground - (a Jim favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Isle of You - (an Anita favourite) by David LaRochelle
Isle of You - (an Anita favourite) £7.99
Book cover of It's Not About The Burqa - (a Noor favourite) by Mariam Khan (ed)
It's Not About The Burqa - (a Noor favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Izzy Gizmo - (a Lindsay favourite) by Pip Jones
Izzy Gizmo - (a Lindsay favourite) £6.99
Book cover of Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 - (a Mairi favourite) by Cho Nam-Joo
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 - (a Mairi favourite) £12.99
Book cover of Leah on the Offbeat - (a Christina favourite) by Becky Albertalli
Leah on the Offbeat - (a Christina favourite) £7.99
Book cover of Losing Eden: Why Our Minds Need the Wild - (a Mairi favourite) by Lucy Jones
Losing Eden: Why Our Minds Need the Wild - (a Mairi favourite) £20
Book cover of Love Alters - Lesbian Stories - (a Mairi favourite) by Ed. Emma Donoghue
Love Alters - Lesbian Stories - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Lovecraft Country - (a Lindsay favourite) by Matt Ruff
Lovecraft Country - (a Lindsay favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Luisa: Now And Then - (an Anita favourite) by Carole Maurel and Mariko Tamaki
Luisa: Now And Then - (an Anita favourite) £22.99
Book cover of Mayhem & Death - (a Christina favourite) by Helen McClory
Mayhem & Death - (a Christina favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Me and white supremacy: how to recognise your privilege, combat racism and change the world - (a Peach favourite) by layla f. saad
Me and white supremacy: how to recognise your privilege, combat racism and change the world - (a Peach favourite) £14.99
Book cover of Melmoth - (a Christina favourite) by Sarah Perry
Melmoth - (a Christina favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Monstress - (a Lindsay, Anita & Noor favourite) by Marjorie Lui and Sana Tanaka
Monstress - (a Lindsay, Anita & Noor favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Mouth Full of Blood - (a Mairi favourite) by Toni Morisson
Mouth Full of Blood - (a Mairi favourite) £9.99
Book cover of My Past Is a Foreign Country: A Muslim feminist finds herself - (a Noor favourite) by Zeba Talkhani
My Past Is a Foreign Country: A Muslim feminist finds herself - (a Noor favourite) £9.99
Book cover of My Seditious Heart - (a Noor favourite) by Arundhati Roy
My Seditious Heart - (a Noor favourite) £30
Book cover of My Sister, The Serial Killer - (a Mairi favourite) by Oyinkan Braithwaite
My Sister, The Serial Killer - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire - (a Peach favourite) by Akala
Natives: race and class in the ruins of empire - (a Peach favourite) £8.99
Book cover of New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color - (a Jim favourite) by Nisi Shawl
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color - (a Jim favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Normal People - (a Jim favourite) by Sally Rooney
Normal People - (a Jim favourite) £8.99
Book cover of On A Sunbeam - (a Noor favourite) by Tilly Walden
On A Sunbeam - (a Noor favourite) £24.99
Book cover of Our Fatal Magic - (a Lindsay favourite) by Tai Shani
Our Fatal Magic - (a Lindsay favourite) £12.99
Book cover of Out of the Blue - (a Christina favourite) by Sophie Cameron
Out of the Blue - (a Christina favourite) £7.99
Book cover of Outpost - (a Mairi favourite) by Dan Richards
Outpost - (a Mairi favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Pachinko - (a Mairi favourite) by Min Jin Lee
Pachinko - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Palestine + 100 - (a Noor favourite) by Basma Ghalayini (ed)
Palestine + 100 - (a Noor favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Pinion - (a Lindsay favourite) by Elizabeth Bear
Pinion - (a Lindsay favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Revolting Prostitutes - (a Noor favourite) by Juno Mac, Molly Smith
Revolting Prostitutes - (a Noor favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Salt Slow - (a Mairi favourite) by Julia Armfield
Salt Slow - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Sex & Lies - (a Christina favourite) by Leila Slimani
Sex & Lies - (a Christina favourite) £12.99
Book cover of Silence is My Mother Tongue - (a Mairi favourite) by Sulaiman Addonia
Silence is My Mother Tongue - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe - (a Lindsay favourite) by Thomas Ligotti
Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe - (a Lindsay favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Superior: The Return of Race Science - (a Noor favourite) by Angela Saini
Superior: The Return of Race Science - (a Noor favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Surge - (a Noor favourite) by Jay Bernard
Surge - (a Noor favourite) £10
Book cover of Tell Me How It Ends - (a Noor favourite) by Valeria Luiselli
Tell Me How It Ends - (a Noor favourite) £6.99
Book cover of Tentacle - (a Jim favourite) by Rita Indiana
Tentacle - (a Jim favourite) £8.99
Book cover of The Color Purple - (a Peach favourite) by Alice Walker
The Color Purple - (a Peach favourite) £8.99
Book cover of The Great Dune Trilogy - (a Lindsay favourite) by Frank Herbert
The Great Dune Trilogy - (a Lindsay favourite) £35
Book cover of  The Ministry of Guidance - (a Noor favourite) by Golnoosh Nour
The Ministry of Guidance - (a Noor favourite) £7.99
Book cover of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness - (a Noor favourite) by Arundhati Roy
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness - (a Noor favourite) £8.99
Book cover of The Outside - (a Jim favourite) by Ada Hoffman
The Outside - (a Jim favourite) £10.99
Book cover of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - (a Peach favourite) by Muriel Spark
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - (a Peach favourite) £7.99
Book cover of The Priory of the Orange Tree - (a Mairi favourite) by Samantha Shannon
The Priory of the Orange Tree - (a Mairi favourite) £9.99
Book cover of The Voice Book for Trans and Non-Binary People - (a Lindsay favourite) by Matthew Mills and Gillie Stoneham
The Voice Book for Trans and Non-Binary People - (a Lindsay favourite) £16.99
Book cover of This Is How You Lose the Time War - (a Jim favourite) by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
This Is How You Lose the Time War - (a Jim favourite) £10
Book cover of Trans Love - (a Lindsay favourite) by Ed. Freiya Benson
Trans Love - (a Lindsay favourite) £14.99
Book cover of The Vanishing Half - (a Mairi favourite) by Brit Bennett
The Vanishing Half - (a Mairi favourite) £14.99
Book cover of Washington Black - (a Mairi favourite) by Esi Edugyan
Washington Black - (a Mairi favourite) £8.99
Book cover of Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments : Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women and Queer Radicals - (a Mairi favourite) by Saidiya Hartman
Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments : Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women and Queer Radicals - (a Mairi favourite) £17.99
Book cover of We Have Always Been Here - (a Lindsay favourite) by Samra Habib
We Have Always Been Here - (a Lindsay favourite) £9.99
Book cover of Whipping Girl - (a Lindsay favourite) by Julia Serano
Whipping Girl - (a Lindsay favourite) £12.99
Book cover of Your Silence Will Not Protect You - (a Peach favourite) by Audre Lorde
Your Silence Will Not Protect You - (a Peach favourite) £12.99