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Welcome to
Words of Weston

We are Weston’s online independent bookshop. Here to help you find the stories you may not even realise you want to read. Our goal is to simply share our love of reading whether to escape into many worlds that exist within the books we read, or to learn something new.

Whether it’s fiction or non-fiction we all need to take a break every now and then. 

Our future goals

Working with the community

Introducing an enjoyment of reading is an important step we want to take, and we want to take that step with community projects, reading groups, schools, and anyone else who wants to join us in escaping into a good book.

We have more
than just books

A bookshop isn’t always about just books. We can provide other products, for example we’ve started with Tote Bags, but we’re excited to expand that selection, and let us know if you have any suggestions.

Newsletter and
book reviews

We’ll be keeping everyone engaged with us through newsletters and reviews so keep an eye on our website and signup to the newsletter

Create a physical

To eventually build up a traditional bricks ‘n’ mortar bookshop which is something that we believe Weston has been missing.

A Tribute to Weston’s independent bookshops

This blog will be an ongoing entry, periodically updated as I learn more about the history of independent bookshops in Weston-super-Mare and I hope will keep people both fascinated and prove that once again Weston needs an independent bookshop at its heart, Lets start with defining an independent bookshop. This is a personal definition that will help me shape this entry in the future, and it is subject to change. “An Independent Bookshop is an individual entity that has a physical traditional bricks ‘n mortar) presence, within your town or city. It acts as a sole presence with the purpose ...
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At Words of Weston we want to help people discover the joy a book can bring to their lives. That’s why we want to help the local schools to help our future generations discover that joy early in their lives.

Latest news & events

Book Reviews

The Starless sea

The Starless Sea – Erin Morganstern WoW rating 5/5   Review Summary: An engrossing story which includes many parables to enhance the main story whilst

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