Snow in April, Frost in May

By Aardvark Books & Cafe

By Aardvark Books & Cafe

A selection of (mostly) newly published books we'd love to read, as we celebrate bookshop re-opening this Spring...

Frost In May

Antonia White

£9.99 £9.29

Antonia White's classic novel of girlhood in a convent school

The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym

Paula Byrne

£25.00 £23.25

The first full biography of this extraordinary novelist

The Secret World of Weather: How to Read Signs in Every Cloud, Breeze, Hill, Street, Plant, Animal, and Dewdrop

Tristan Gooley

£20.00 £18.60

A new understanding of the weather all around us awaits you!


Jenny Offill

£8.99 £8.36

Jenny Offill's novel asks what we can do about climate change?


Maggie O'Farrell

£8.99 £8.36

Maggie O'Farrell's story inspired by the death of Shakespeare's son, which won the 2020 prize for Women's fiction

The Strawberry Thief

Joanne Harris

£8.99 £8.36

If you loved "Chocolat"... return to the world of Vianne Rocher and her French chocolaterie!

Frostquake: The frozen winter of 1962 and how Britain emerged a different country

Juliet Nicolson

£18.98 £17.65

A fascinating history, the Spring of 1963 was a very significant moment

Birdsong in a Time of Silence


£12.99 £12.08

Steven Lovatt's reflections on listening to nature in lockdown

The Stubborn Light of Things: A Nature Diary

Melissa Harrison

£14.99 £13.94

Melissa Harrison, describes her move from London to rural Suffolk - from her much-loved Nature Notebook column in the Times

The Wild Isles: An Anthology of the Best of British and Irish Nature Writing

£25.00 £23.25

A diverse selection of classic and contemporary nature writing edited by Patrick Barkham.

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem

Amanda Gorman

£9.99 £9.29

Amanda Gorman's powerful inauguration poem of truth and hope.

Many Different Kinds of Love: A story of life, death and the NHS

Michael Rosen

£14.99 £13.94

Michael Rosen tells of his experience of coming through COVID-19, in diaries and prose poems.

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