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An independent bookshop based in Edinburgh’s seaside community of Portobello

Welcome to our online shop. We’re always adding to and updating our shop, if you can’t find what you’re looking for please get in touch here.

Our physical shop is open 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm.

Usually deliveries take around 3 -5 days, and often arrive sooner. Please note Royal Mail has been experiencing some delays recently.

You can order for delivery or collection from our website (please note we may need to order books in as not everything on our site is always in stock at the shop).


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Birnam Wood
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Birnam Wood

£20.00 - Hardback

Signed Edition: The Things We Do To Our Friends
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Signed Edition: The Things We Do To Our Friends

£14.99 - Hardback

Signed & Dedicated Edition: Strong Female Character
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Strong Female Character

£16.99 - Hardback

Riambel
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Riambel

£10.99 - Paperback

Signed & Dedicated Edition: A Spell of Good Things
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: A Spell of Good Things

£18.99 - Hardback

Signed & Dedicated Edition: A Day of Fallen Night
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: A Day of Fallen Night

£18.99 - Hardback

Signed & Dedicated Edition: A Wild & True Relation
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: A Wild & True Relation

£18.99 - Hardback

Small Worlds
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Small Worlds

£14.99 - .Hardback

Untamed Shore
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Untamed Shore

£16.99 - Hardback

The Grief Nurse
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The Grief Nurse

£16.99 - .Hardback

Portobello Bookshop Exclusive Signed & Dedicated Edition: Shy
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Portobello Bookshop Exclusive Signed & Dedicated Edition: Shy

£12.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Oh Miriam!
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Signed Edition: Oh Miriam!

£25.00 - Hardback

Signed & Dedicated Edition: In Ascension
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: In Ascension

£17.99 - Hardback

All your Children, Scattered
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All your Children, Scattered

£14.99 - Paperback

Hungry Ghosts
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Hungry Ghosts

£16.99 - Hardback

New Hardback Fiction

Signed Bookplate Edition: The Things We Do To Our Friends
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Signed Bookplate Edition: The Things We Do To Our Friends

£14.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Really Good, Actually
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Signed Edition: Really Good, Actually

£14.99 - Hardback

Avalon
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Avalon

£14.99 - Hardback

Before All The World
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Before All The World

£18.99 - Hardback

The New Life
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The New Life

£16.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Now She is Witch
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Signed Edition: Now She is Witch

£16.99 - Hardback

Jollof Rice and Other Revolutions
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Jollof Rice and Other Revolutions

£16.99 - Hardback

Hell Bent
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Hell Bent

£20.00 - Hardback

The End of Nightwork
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The End of Nightwork

£12.99 - Hardback

Age of Vice
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Age of Vice

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In the Upper Country
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In the Upper Country

£16.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels
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Signed Edition: The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels

£16.99 - Hardback

Amazing Grace Adams: 2023’s fiercest debut – meet Grace Adams on the day she dec
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Amazing Grace Adams: 2023’s fiercest debut – meet Grace Adams on the day she dec

£14.99 - Hardback

Stories From the Tenants Downstairs
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Stories From the Tenants Downstairs

£16.99 - Hardback

River Sing Me Home
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River Sing Me Home

£16.99 - Hardback

New Hardback Non-Fiction

Signed Edition: Toy Fights
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Signed Edition: Toy Fights

£16.99 - Hardback

A Girlhood
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A Girlhood

£16.99 - Hardback

I’m Black So You Don’t Have to Be: A Memoir in Eight Lives
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I’m Black So You Don’t Have to Be: A Memoir in Eight Lives

£16.99 - Hardback

The Creative Act
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The Creative Act

£25.00 - Hardback

Bibliomaniac: An Obsessive’s Tour of the Bookshops of Britain
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Bibliomaniac: An Obsessive’s Tour of the Bookshops of Britain

£16.99 - Hardback

The Year of the Cat
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The Year of the Cat

£18.99 - Hardback

The Other Side
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The Other Side

£22.00 - Hardback

A Silent Fire: The Story of Inflammation, Diet and Disease
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A Silent Fire: The Story of Inflammation, Diet and Disease

£20 - Hardback

Awe: The Transformative Power of Everyday Wonder
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Awe: The Transformative Power of Everyday Wonder

£20 - Hardback

All Sorts of Lives
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All Sorts of Lives

£18.99 - Hardback

Ignorance
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Ignorance

£20.00 - Hardback

Still Pictures
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Still Pictures

£16.99 - Hardback

Queer Heroes of Myth and Legend
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Queer Heroes of Myth and Legend

£16.99 - Hardback

You Are Not Alone
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You Are Not Alone

£18.99 - Hardback

New Paperback Fiction

Olga Dies Dreaming
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Olga Dies Dreaming

£9.99 - Paperback

To Paradise
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To Paradise

£9.99 - Paperback

Notes on an Execution
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Notes on an Execution

£9.99 - Paperback

Pure Colour
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Pure Colour

£9.99 - Paperback

Hell of a Book: WINNER of the National Book Award for Fiction
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Hell of a Book: WINNER of the National Book Award for Fiction

£9.99 - Paperback

Send Nudes
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Send Nudes

£9.99 - Paperback

How We Are Translated: a novel
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How We Are Translated: a novel

£8.99 - Paperback

The Leviathan
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The Leviathan

£8.99 - Paperback

The Sentence : Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022
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The Sentence : Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022

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The Slowworm’s Song
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The Slowworm’s Song

£9.99 - Paperback

Kick the Latch
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Kick the Latch

£9.99 - Paperback

Saha
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Saha

£14.99 - Paperback

At Certain Points We Touch
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At Certain Points We Touch

£9.99 - Paperback

Whale
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Whale

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Elektra
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Elektra

£8.99 - Paperback

New Paperback Non-Fiction

Embroidering Her Truth
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Embroidering Her Truth

£12.99 - Paperback

The Reactor
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The Reactor

£10.99 - Paperback

Dirty Work
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Dirty Work

£10.99 - Paperback

In Defence of Witches
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In Defence of Witches

£9.99 - Paperback

Ace Voices: What it Means to Be Asexual, Aromantic, Demi or Grey-Ace
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Ace Voices: What it Means to Be Asexual, Aromantic, Demi or Grey-Ace

£16.99 - Paperback

Write It All Down
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Write It All Down

£9.99 - Paperback

Let’s Get Physical
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Let’s Get Physical

£10.99 - Paperback

Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them
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Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them

£10.99 - Paperback

Butler to the World
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Butler to the World

£10.99 - Paperback

Worn
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Worn

£10.99 - Paperback

Buried
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Buried

£9.99 - Paperback

Guarded by Dragons
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Guarded by Dragons

£9.99 - Paperback

Accidental Gods
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Accidental Gods

£10.99 - Paperback

Emotional: The New Thinking About Feelings
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Emotional: The New Thinking About Feelings

£10.99 - Paperback

SOLO
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SOLO

£9.99 - Paperback

Perfect Poetry

The Ink Dark Moon
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The Ink Dark Moon

£10.99 - Paperback

Translations of Seamus Heaney, The
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Translations of Seamus Heaney, The

£35.00 - Hardback

Balladz
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Balladz

£12.00 - Paperback

Was It for This
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Was It for This

£12.99 - Hardback

The Fourth Sister
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The Fourth Sister

£11.99 - Paperback

Swimming Between Islands
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Swimming Between Islands

£11.99 - Paperback

Manorism
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Manorism

£12.99 - Paperback

And Yet
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And Yet

£14.99 - Hardback

Little Resurrection, A
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Little Resurrection, A

£9.99 - Paperback

Arctic, The
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Arctic, The

£14.99 - Hardback

Sonnets for Albert: Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Poetry 2022
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Sonnets for Albert: Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Poetry 2022

£9.99 - Paperback

Peach Pig: The debut collection from the Young People’s Laureate for London, Forward Prize-shortlisted author
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Peach Pig: The debut collection from the Young People’s Laureate for London, Forward Prize-shortlisted author

£10.99 - Paperback

Heritage Aesthetics
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Heritage Aesthetics

£10.99 - Paperback

New and Favourite Children's Books

Signed Edition: Saving Neverland
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Signed Edition: Saving Neverland

£14.99 - Hardback

The Magic Feather
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The Magic Feather

£6.99 - Paperback

Signed Edition: Like A Curse
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Signed Edition: Like A Curse

£7.99 - Paperback

Teapot Trouble
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Teapot Trouble

£7.99 - Paperback

The Marvellers
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The Marvellers

£7.99 - Paperback

Granny and Bean
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Granny and Bean

£12.99 - Hardback

The Light in Everything
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The Light in Everything

£7.99 - Paperback

Hedgewitch: An enchanting fantasy adventure brimming with mystery and magic
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Hedgewitch: An enchanting fantasy adventure brimming with mystery and magic

£12.99 - Hardback

The Boy Who Didn’t Want to Die
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The Boy Who Didn’t Want to Die

£7.99 - Paperback

Wildoak
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Wildoak

£7.99 - Paperback

Pony: from the bestselling author of Wonder
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Pony: from the bestselling author of Wonder

£7.99 - Paperback

Lost in the City
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Lost in the City

£6.99 - Paperback

Dig, Dig, Digger
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Dig, Dig, Digger

£12.99 - Hardback

The Mapmakers
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The Mapmakers

£7.99 - Paperback

There’s Nothing Faster Than a Cheetah
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There’s Nothing Faster Than a Cheetah

£7.99 - Paperback

Teen & Young Adult Books

Belittled Women
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Belittled Women

£14.99 - Hardback

The Agency for Scandal
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The Agency for Scandal

£8.99 - Paperback

A Dark Inheritance
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A Dark Inheritance

£8.99 - Paperback

A Million to One
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A Million to One

£7.99 - Paperback

The Luminaries
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The Luminaries

£8.99 - Paperback

As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow
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As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow

£12.99 - Hardback

How to Excavate a Heart
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How to Excavate a Heart

£12.99 - Hardback

Sunbearer Trials, The
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Sunbearer Trials, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Five Survive
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Five Survive

£14.99 - Hardback

Acting the Part
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Acting the Part

£12.99 - Hardback

Bloodmarked
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Bloodmarked

£9.99 - Paperback

This Place is Still Beautiful
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This Place is Still Beautiful

£7.99 - Paperback

This Book Kills
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This Book Kills

£8.99 - Paperback

Game Over Girl
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Game Over Girl

£8.99 - Paperback

Milo and Marcos at the End of the World
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Milo and Marcos at the End of the World

£12.99 - Hardback

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