Events this Week

Events this Week

Events happening this week: Monday 28 November – Sunday 4 December

Hello dear book browser and welcome to Peggy and Me. The story of my life since getting a beautiful Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise cross puppy (I call the breed a Shitty Frise – fun) in the form of Peggy. Some of you may be thinking: “a book about a dog, how totally brilliant, I need hear no more, I’m sold.”

Miranda Hart signing Peggy and Me

Monday 28 November from 1pm, Birmingham

Come and meet Miranda Hart and Peggy in Birmingham where she will be signing copies of her new book Peggy and Me!

Miranda Hart is a writer, comedian and actress. Her first book Is It Just Me? was a Sunday Times number one bestseller and has sold over 700,000 copies. Her new book Peggy and Me is the hilarious and heartwarming memoir of Miranda and her life changing dog, the inimitable and most lovable Peggy.

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While chronicling an extraordinary life behind the wheel with cheer and his trademark cheeky humour, What Doesn’t Kill You… contains a wealth of stories from the hard end of Formula 1: on Johnny’s team-mate Michael Schumacher, legends like Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, and of course all those gruesome accidents.

Johnny Herbert signing What Doesn’t Kill You…: My Life in Motor Racing

Wednesday 30 November from 12:30pm, Liverpool; Thursday 1 December from 12:30pm, Reading; Friday 2 December from 12:30pm, Essex

Meet British racing driver Johnny Herbert in Liverpool, Reading or Essex where he will be signing copies of his latest book What Doesn’t Kill You…: My Life in Motor Racing. Johnny Herbert was one of the most brilliant natural talents to emerge in motor racing, but for all his bravery and prowess, he’s lucky to be alive. With an encyclopedic knowledge and love of the sport, Johnny Herbert’s autobiography, much like the man himself, delivers brilliance from the back of the grid.

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When a newborn baby dies after a routine hospital procedure, there is no doubt about who will be held responsible: the nurse who had been banned from looking after him by his father. What the nurse, her lawyer and the father of the child cannot know is how this death will irrevocably change all of their lives.

An Audience with Jodi Picoult

Thursday 1 December from 12:30pm, Bournemouth

Jodi Picoult is one of the highest selling authors writing today, with a massive fan base in the UK.

This is the first time in two years that her fans will have a rare opportunity to hear her talk live about her latest and most important book yet, Small Great Things. Along with her latest book Jodi will talk about her previous titles and fans will also get the opportunity to put questions directly to Jodi.

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The phenomenal Number One bestseller about best friends James and Bob. Now a major motion picture starring Luke Treadaway. When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change.

James Bowen signing A Street Cat Named Bob

Friday 2 December from 4pm, Derby; Saturday 3 December from 12pm; Leeds

Come and meet James Bowen in Derby or Leeds where he will be signing copies of his book A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets..The phenomenal Number One bestseller about best friends James and Bob. Now a major motion picture starring Luke Treadaway. When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change.

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When the mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, LAPD Detective Jessica Allen knows she’s seen this MO before. A sadistic serial killer has been operating undetected for a decade, preying on lone female drivers who have broken down.

Mason Cross signing The Samaritan

Saturday 3 December from 12pm, Stirling

Scottish crime writer Mason Cross will be signing copies of his books The Samaritan and The Killing Season in Stirling.

Mason Cross was born in Glasgow in 1979. He studied English at the University of Stirling and currently works in the voluntary sector. He has written a number of short stories, including ‘A Living’, which was shortlisted for the Quick Reads ‘Get Britain Reading’ Award.

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It’s all down to who you trust. Aiden O’Hara has been head of the family since he was kid, and he’s going to keep it that way. Jade Dixon is the one who watches his back. Mother of his son. The one who makes him invincible…

Martina Cole Signing Betrayal

Saturday 3 December from 12pm, Bexleyheath

Come and meet Queen of Crime Thrillers Martina Cole in Bexleyheath where she will be signing copies of her latest book Betrayal. Betrayal is the twenty-third novel from Sunday Times No.1 bestseller, Martina Cole. In Betrayal it’s all down to who you trust. Aiden O’Hara has been head of the family since he was kid, and he’s going to keep it that way. Jade Dixon is the one who watches his back. Mother of his son. The one who makes him invincible. But Jade’s been in the game a lot longer than Aiden. She knows no one’s indestructible. And when you’re at the top, that’s when you’ve got to watch the hardest. Especially the ones closest to you…

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From the mind of one of the most popular YouTubers of all time, DanTDM, comes a graphic novel adventure that reimagines the Minecraft-style worlds and characters he’s created like you’ve never seen them before.

Dan TDM signing Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal

Saturday 3 December from 1pm, Milton Keynes (SOLD OUT)

YouTuber Dan TDM is coming to Milton Keynes! Dan The Diamond Minecart, aka DanTDM, is one of the most popular YouTubers in the world with over 10 million subscribers who tune into his Minecraft and gaming videos. He averages almost 400 million views per month, which makes him the most-watched gaming channel on the whole of YouTube. From the mind of one of the most popular YouTubers of all time, DanTDM, comes a graphic novel adventure that reimagines the Minecraft-style worlds and characters he’s created like you’ve never seen them before.

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It’s 1989 and fresh-faced graduate Angus Thoroughgood has just become Z325 Constable Thoroughgood and has exchanged the cosy cloisters of Glasgow University for the broken streets of Lennox Hill, ‘Z’ Division, the frontier posting that no rookie wants…

R. J. Mitchell signing The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood

Saturday 3 December from 11am, Abderdeen; Sunday 4 December from 12pm, Perth

Meet Scottish crime writer R. J Mitchell in Aberdeen and Perth where he will be signing copies of his latest book The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood. R. J. Mitchell is a former Glasgow Cop who has drawn extensively from his 12 years police service to write the action packed award nominated Thoroughgood Detective Series. In The Shift Z325 Thoroughgood it’s 1989 and fresh-faced graduate Angus Thoroughgood has just become Z325 Constable Thoroughgood and soon finds himself in a race against time before Glasgow is blown to smithereens.

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