Books & more

Order a book

Ordering from CCB is easy! If we have it in stock we can reserve it for you and if not we can usually order for next-day collection. Pop into the shop or give us a call with the title and author – remember to leave your name and phone number… and if you can’t get to the shop to pick up we can also arrange postage.

Our stock includes
  • Childrens’
  • Local Interest
  • Fiction
  • History
  • Biography
  • Poetry
  • Gardening
  • Natural History
  • Maps
  • Travel guides
  • Young Adults
  • Cookery

How we pick our books

We carefully choose our range of books based on what’s newly published, popular locally, critically acclaimed and books we can’t bear to be without.

We also pay special attention to the books our customers and volunteers are enjoying to pass on ideas for others to discover!

Read our book reviews

Vouchers & Greetings Cards

We sell CCB Gift Vouchers which make great presents. We also stock National Booktokens and a fantastic range of greetings cards.

Stationery & Games

Exciting plans for stock at our new premises include unusual literary gifts, gorgeous stationery and entertaining educational games…

Looking for an old favourite?

If you’ve lost a much loved favourite or are trying to locate a book that’s hard to find or out-of-print, let us know the details and we will do all we can to source it for you!

Bulk orders

CCB is committed to providing books for the community and can provide bulk order discounts for schools, book-groups and festivals.

Signed copies

Signed books are collectible and they can make an extra special gift. Here’s a selection of the signed copies we currently have in stock. These books have either been signed for us at one of our author events or at the respective publisher.

James Rabbit and the Giggleberries | Babette Cole | £11.99

Tarka Line Walks | Peter Craske | £9.99

The Return | Hisham Matar | £9.99 (Paperback)

I laughed, I cried | Viv Groskop | £8.99

Frog and Beaver | Simon James | £11.99 (Hardback)

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness | Arundhati Roy | £18.99 (Hardback)

Dart | Alice Oswald | £9.99

Grief is the Thing with Feathers | Max Porter | £9.99

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!