About This Bookstore
Welcome to the new and improved Foyles Bristol, now operating in a brand new location in Bristol’s Cabot Circus shopping centre. Sleek and modern, our bright and cheery space is crammed with great books from a wide array of genres. Want an action-packed superhero caper for your commute? Check out our thrilling selection of graphic novels. Need a good cookbook to spice up your kitchen – we have plenty! And we haven’t forgotten the little ones: the children’s section of Foyles Bristol is the jewel in our crown, brimming with fun and wonder.
Can't find the title you would like? Our brand new digital platform gives us half a million titles we can order for you and post to your home address. And the postage is on us. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always on hand whenever you need them: not only are they skilled booksellers, they’re also trained baristas! Take a seat in our beautiful cafe and enjoy a good read and a delicious cup of coffee, from local roastery Extract Coffee.
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In Our Bookstore Now
Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
At the age of 24, Matt Haig was spiraling. Terrified of growing up, he was so overcome with despair he seriously considered suicide. A few steps away from the edge of a cliff, Matt changed his mind. Reasons to Stay Alive is the story of Matt's slow recovery, as day by day he began to see the beauty in life again. This is a must-read whether you have suffered with mental health issues or not.
Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond
Diamond takes a different route in his analysis of world history. Unlike other scholars, he moves away from a European focus and instead concentrates on the way different cultures evolved and developed, examining the numerous factors that caused these changes. Guns, Germs and Steel is a breath of fresh air amongst world history books.
The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
Bellow's Great American novel follows the life of a lowly hero. Set during the Great Depression, Augie's episodic encounters capture the span of a man's life as he struggles to find his place. Forcing the reader to measure the worth of one's own adventures, Bellow interrogates what it means to be a success in America.
Pet Sematary by Stephen King
When his wife and children are away, Louis Reed's daughter's beloved pet cat is killed in a road accident. Not long after burying the cat in the pet sematary behind the house, the cat returns - seemingly alive, but not quite. When a tragedy befalls the family, Louis can't help but wonder: if the cat could come back to life... could it work on a person? Utterly chilling.
Fellside by M R Carey
Jess Moulson wakes up in hospital with no idea how she got there. As her memories begin to return she must face up to the awful truth, and endure her new life in a maximum security women's prison. Bad Girls meets the Lovely Bones - imaginative, haunting and brutal.
Picture Books Promotion
Want to share a giggle with your little one? Searching for the perfect bedtime read? Below is a selection of five fantastic kids picture books that are currently part of our 3 for 2 offer in store.*
I Will Love You Anyway by Mick & Chloe Inkpen
The story of a little dog who just can't seem to behave himself, this little pup knows he will love his owner no matter what. This heart-warming tale will be enjoyed by young and old.
Poo Bum by Stephanie Blake
There was once a little rabbit who could only say one thing... Poo Bum! Utterly hilarious, this is incredibly popular with our younger customers – I wonder why?
Steven Seagull Action Hero by Elys Dolan
Steven Seagull is a cop like no other – for one, he’s a seagull. Retired from the force, Steven is put back on the case to catch whoever is stealing sand from the beach: will he catch the culprit and save the day?
Oi Frog! by Kes Gray
Frog doesn’t like how there seems to be a rule for everything. According to Cat, frogs can only sit on logs. Cats sit on mats, gophers sit on sofas, pumas sit on satsumas...
This will have you and your little ones in peals of laughter.
Goodnight Spaceman by Michelle Robinson
The perfect read for your little astronauts and space explorers. A comforting bedtime book in which we say goodnight to the entire solar system. The book also contains a letter from real-life astronaut Tim Peake!
*This is an instore offer only and not available via the website.