Cover to Cover enjoys hosting regular book launches, author talks, signings and literary events. We aim to bring you fantastic authors from all ends of the spectrum, from fresh and exciting new fiction writers to well-established bestselling name-drops!
UGLY LOVELY – an illustrated talk given by Hilly Janes about Dylan Thomas’s Swansea and Carmarthenshire
Parthian Books and Cover to Cover are hosting an illustrated talk by Hilly Janes. UGLY LOVELY is a new book based on the photographs taken by friend of Dylan Thomas, Ethel Ross. With a lively interest in the arts, she observed many sides of Dylan Thomas, and her deep love of his work also made her protective of his reputation, so damaged after his death. As the niece of Ethel Ross and the daughter of …. Read More
Cover to Cover is delighted to welcome historian and author, Alison Weir. Alison will be talking about her new book in the Six Tudor Queens series, Anne Boleyn, the second of Henry VIII’s wives. Delving into new material, Alison reveals Anne’s story, an unforgettable portrait of an ambitious woman whose fate we know well but whose true motivations will surprise us. Anne has a spirit worthy of a crown – and the crown is what …. Read More
South Wales-born author Tracy Rees will be in Mumbles on Tuesday 16 May to talk about her latest novel The Hourglass. In 2014, sensible Nora finds her life starting to fall apart. Troubled by anxiety, she is drawn to the sweeping beaches of Tenby where she rents a house and slowly begins to settle into her new life. But Tenby hides a secret and Nora soon discovers that this little town has the power to heal …. Read More
Colin will be signing his latest book D.I.S.C. – a thrilling sci-fi adventure story – in the shop on Saturday 22 April from midday to 3pm. Colin is an author of action-packed, exciting books for children and young adults and we will also have copies of his previous books on sale on the day. Joseph Lane is lying on the ground, in the mud, battered and bruised from another encounter with the bullying McKenzie brothers. Little does …. Read More
We have persuaded Matthew Hall to make a welcome return to Mumbles to talk about his new book. LIFE TO KILL is the seventh book in the popular series about Coroner Jenny Cooper. This is perhaps Matthew’s most gripping, moving and timely novel to date. British troops are preparing to leave Helmond, Afghanistan for the last time, when suddenly Private Pete is abducted. The patrol sent out is also ambushed, with one killed and two …. Read More
We are delighted to welcome back writer Kate Hamer, on publication of her eagerly awaited second novel, The Doll Funeral. Kate was a Sunday Times Bestseller for her debut novel, The Girl in the Red Coat, both when in hardcover and paperback. ‘My name is Ruby. I live with Barbara and Mick. They’re not my real parents, but they tell me what to do, and what to say. I’m supposed to say that the bruises …. Read More