Events in a troubled climate

When Limestone Books opened, we had high hopes of running and supporting bookish events throughout the year. As we all know, Covid has made this impossible for the time being, but always ones to look on the bright side, we thought we’d take a look back at what we did manage to achieve in our […]

We are 1 year old – happy birthday to us!!!!

Can you believe we opened our doors a year ago? Neither can we! And what a first year it’s been. We’ve had some amazing highs. Our very first day, with local authors Diane Allen, Julia Chapman and Leah Fleming, will always be special to us. It was incredible to have their support, and their enthusiasm […]

Spotlight on Poetry

Poet laureate Simon Armitage said in August, “This is a time when poetry seems to be really having its moment, because of the comfort, consolation and form of expression that people have found in poetry over these months.” And we can’t agree more. When many of us are struggling to concentrate on long forms of […]

Peak Performance: Ingleborough’s Sporting Legacy by Victoria Benn

With more than two centuries of epic feats, tenacious challenges and trail blazing pioneers uncovered for the first time, Peak Performance is the definitive guide to the great sporting legacy of Ingleborough and the Yorkshire Dales’ Three Peaks. Sponsored by Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, this beautiful hardback book by Victoria Benn unveils the complete sporting […]

Signed Limited Edition!!!! Sarah Moss – Summerwater

From the acclaimed author of Ghost Wall, Summerwater is a devastating story told over twenty-four hours in the Scottish highlands, and a searing exploration of our capacity for both kinship and cruelty in these divided times. On the longest day of the summer, twelve people sit cooped up with their families in a faded Scottish […]

If I could tear myself away from fiction……

I am a fiction addict – there – I’ve said it. I read it voraciously and almost exclusively. I love the look and sound of lots of non-fiction, but I don’t often find the time to squeeze it in before the next novel. If I could find the time – here’s what I would be […]

Brand new and on our shelves……

Miss Benson’s Beetle, Rachel Joyce, Hardback, £16.99. It’s 1950. In a devastating moment of clarity, Margery Benson abandons her dead-end job and advertises for an assistant to accompany her on an expedition. She’s going to travel to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may not exist. Enid […]

Exciting new publications – out now and coming up.

Just published …….. Utopia Avenue, David Mitchell, £20.00, hardback. From the bestselling author of CLOUD ATLAS and THE BONE CLOCKS. Utopia Avenue might be the most curious British band you’ve never heard of. Emerging from London’s psychedelic scene in 1967, folksinger Elf Holloway, blues bassist Dean Moss, guitar virtuoso Jasper de Zoet and jazz drummer […]

Published on the 9th of July

As things start moving towards the ‘new normal’, new book publications are back. We think these two will be really popular with our customers. Robert Harris – The Second Sleep, £8.99, paperback. The latest book by Robert Harris was chosen as a Book of the Year by The Times, Sunday Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Mail on […]