A warm welcome to Book-ish, your friendly independent bookshop, located in Crickhowell, a pretty town 5 miles from Abergavenny in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Our philosophy is simple, we want to connect people to books, help children to develop a life long love of reading and encourage imaginative play. We offer a friendly, quality service and are happy to talk about books all day long....you just try and stop us!

Owned by Emma & Andrew Corfield-Walters, Book-ish offers a professional service, both in store at 23 High Street, Crickhowell and here online.



Book•ish Events

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

For Further information on this must attend event visit our ticketing page


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Picador and Book-ish present Shore to Shore: Celebrating Poetry and Community with the Laureate and Friends, featuring Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay, John Sampson plus special guest poet.

Tickets include a copy of the Shore to Shore commemorative tour programme (distributed on the night). There will be a book stall at the event which is followed by an author signing.

To book your seats visit https://billetto.co.uk/en/events/shore-to-shore-crickhowell

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Katherine Webb is the bestselling author of The Legacy, The Night Falling and The Misbegotten. 

Event Format: Talk/In conversation, Q&A, book signing

Tickets £20 to include a Glass on wine, cheese plate and a signed hardback copy of 'The English Girl'

Friday, March 25, 2016

Join us at Book-ish on Good Friday to celebrate the launch of Celestine and the Hare's first 3 books Small finds a home, Paperboat for Panda and Honey for Tea! 
Come and meet Karin Celestine and Emily, Panda, King Norty, Baby Weasus and Small. Hear the stories, make boats for pandas and hammocks for weasels and alder cone bees. Karin will be signing books or they might be stamped by the King of Nortiness himself. There will be honey for tea and general weaselly nortiness and beary cuddles and most likely some chokllit too if the weasels haven't snaffled it all...


Book•ish News

March 22nd, 2016 - 16:38

Bookish have won the regional round of the British Book Industry Awards and have been named Best Independent Bookshop in Wales & the Midlands! 

The national winner will be announced on May 9th

February 19th, 2015 - 11:24

May 18th, 2013 - 22:30

The lovely people from National Book Tokens have now made it possible for us to sell e-books!

To set up an account or for further information, please click on the link below


January 9th, 2013 - 20:24

She is too fond of books and it has turned her brain.
Lousia May Alcott