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These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any disputes will be decided only by the English courts.

If any of these Terms and Conditions is held by any court of competent authority to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, this will not affect the validity of the remaining Terms and Conditions which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Pricing & Product information

All prices and delivery costs are clearly stated on the website. If we find an item is under-priced by mistake, we are not liable to sell you the item at that price unless the order has been processed and you have been sent notification that the item has been dispatched.

All our product information and prices are regularly updated and, subject to errors, correct at time of order. If the cost of an ordered item has changed, we will contact you by email or telephone to confirm whether you want to proceed, or cancel the order.


Unless by prior arrangement, no goods will be transferred until paid for in full.


This website must not be used for any other purpose than searching for a title or placing an order with us.

It must not be used for any transmitting of illegal or objectionable material, the breaching of any laws including copyright and unauthorised access or disrupting the network or website or causing interference and enjoyment of the site for other users.


There will be no contract of any kind between you and us unless and until we actually inform you that the goods are available. At any point up until then, we may decline to supply the goods to you without giving any reason. At the moment that we inform you that the goods are available (and not before), a contract will be made between you and us.


If we cannot fulfil an order, or an item you receive is damaged, we will either offer a full refund or to replace the item as soon as possible. We have no other liability to you.

We reserve the right not to sell to trade customers for re-sale purposes.

Our website requires regular maintenance and occasionally may be unavailable for short periods of time. We aim to minimise such downtime, but cannot guarantee that the site will be available at any given time.

To the full extent permitted by law, you agree that neither this company, The Reading Shop Book Shop Ltd nor its directors, partners or employees are liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of use or in connection with the content, information, materials or products of this website.

We do not accept any liability for direct or indirect damages, any loss of data, income or profit or damage to property and third party claims, from the use of this site. However we do not limit our liability for death or personal injury, if it arises as a result of our negligence.


The bookshop will never share any of your personal information (your address, email, phone number, etc) with any third party (meaning any person or organisation not connected to the bookshop). Your information will only be used for the purpose of processing your orders and contacting you about your orders. If you have given us permission to contact you for other purposes, you may also receive emails about bookshop news and information.

Other than as part of an order process, we make no effort to identify public users of our site. No identifying data is disclosed to any third party for any purpose. Data that we collect is used only for service administration.

Cookies are only used to hold information relating to current navigation within the site (known as 'session cookies') or to provide extra help to first time visitors and optionally to store your password.

Logged information is kept indefinitely as administrative and research material; it is not disclosed outside of this site. Aggregate (completely non-identifying) statistics generated from these logs may be reported as part of research results.

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