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Dormouse Books

Independent Book Shop in Belper - Contact us to make an order!
Opening at 10:00
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We’re feeling festive. Look at this wonderful image by Kieran at Stylistic Design. Available as Christmas cards in the shop.

Here are a few things we've done since opening 6 weeks ago:
Hosted a free event (for grownups) with Joanna Walsh;
hosted a free event for children with Caspar Salmon;
given away £100 in gift vouchers to local schools as prizes for reading and writing competitions.
Here are a few things we have co...

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After two weeks of being open here are our bestsellers and they are a bit unexpected (but brilliant). In no particular order.

The Secret History by Donna Tartt (a great book and surely we're due another Donna Tartt soon!)

The Joy of Small Things is right up there too. Never underestimate a ridi...

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We now do our own gift cards (alongside National Book Tokens). Any amount available. Give someone the gift of books!

Guest reading Joanna Walsh

Sep 27, 2022 – Sep 27, 2022

We have a guest reading from Joanna Walsh. The event will be at no 28 (because they have much more space) but the bookshop will be open after for book signing. Ooh, and it's FREE to attend.


2 months ago
- Ben M
a month ago
- R M

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36 Market Place
DE56 1FZ

Opening Hours

Mon:10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tue:10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wed:10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thu:10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fri:10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sat:10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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