After a few weeks of frantic behind-the-scenes activity, we quietly reopened on August 1st. The response from customers old and new has been heartwarming, with a steady succession of well-wishers, bibliophiles, friends, holidaymakers and children passing through the shop at a rate of knots. Sarah has been in the background quietly helping with the transition, and so far, we think we’re on top of things… We’re currently organising a series of author readings, signings and …. Read More
*** COVER TO COVER – a new chapter! ***** We are delighted that Cover to Cover will be under new ownership later this summer. The shop will be closed for the month of July, and reopens in August 2017! Tim Batcup has an excellent background in the book trade, having worked with Jeff Towns at Dylans Bookstore for many years, running his own bookshop in Swansea, and more recently working with the library service. He …. Read More
After nearly 18 years, Cover to Cover will be closing at 5.30pm Saturday 1st July FOR ONE MONTH. The new owner, Tim Batcup will reopen in August! A number of circumstances earlier this year led Sarah to make this sad but realistic decision. The energy and enthusiasm needed to run a busy independent bookshop can be exciting and yet challenging. The constant competition from the internet continues to affect the High Street, and bookselling in particular. Also, …. Read More
Once again, Cover to Cover will be providing books at the Laugharne Weekend between 7 – 9 April. This is the third year we have run the bookshop and we always have a great – if slightly hectic – time. We understand that weekend tickets are sold out, but it’s worth checking the Laugharne Weekend’s Facebook page for any last minute returns.
We are delighted to welcome back Kate Hamer, author of the superb best selling award winning debut novel The Girl in the Red Coat. See our events page for more details!