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Where it all began...

Words of Weston is an Independent Bookshop brought to you by James Fouracre, who also works in the IT industry since leaving college more than a decade ago (I’m not going to make it easy for you to guess my age) Words of Weston was an idea born of the pandemic after going through a period where I wasn’t enjoying the role I was in at the time. Although currently Words of Weston is a background online only project the ultimate dream is to build it into a bricks n mortar bookshop.

Why Words of Weston?

Because the words are important, together they help shape the story, develop the characters, and take the reader on a journey. Together the words can offer a way to escape, a way to look at things from new angles, and new perspectives. The words offer us a chance to build and develop into the best version of ourselves. This is the power of the words, whether they’re fiction or non-fiction. 

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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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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