Welcome

Welcome to Maldon Books, an award-winning independent bookshop located in the heart of Maldon, Essex.

We’re a family-run bookshop, nestled in at the top of the high street with a beautiful view of All Saint’s Church. We stock a wide range of titles for both children and adults of all ages, across a variety of genres. We also sell cards, gift wrap and jigsaws, and all sorts of suitably bookish gifts.

Maldon Books is open for browsing seven days a week, and our experienced booksellers are on hand to help you find the perfect book, whether it’s a gift for a loved one, or a treat for yourself.

If you’re not able to make it in for a visit, head to our online store for a selection of our bestselling titles and highly recommended reads…

Staff Picks

Milk Teeth

Jessica Andrews

£16.99

Alison

Lizzy Stewart

£18.99

The House of Fortune

Jessie Burton

£16.99

The Lovers

Paolo Cognetti

£14.99

Life Ceremony

Sayaka Murata

£12.99

Another Life

Jodie Chapman

£9.99

A Drag Queen’s Guide to Life

Bimini Bon Boulash

£9.99

SIGNED Young Mungo

Douglas Stuart

£16.99

Companion piece

Ali Smith

£16.99

Bolla

Pajtim Statovci

£14.99

Again, Rachel

Marian Keyes

£20.00

Sabotage on the Solar Express

M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman

£7.99

Mrs Death Misses Death

Salena Godden

£8.99

Asylum Road

Olivia Sudjic

£8.99

The Sum of Us

Heather McGhee

£9.99

The City of Tears

Kate Mosse

£8.99

Acts of Desperation

Megan Nolan

£8.99

Unsettled Ground

Claire Fuller

£8.99

Luster

Raven Leilani

£9.99

No One Is Talking About This

Patricia Lockwood

£8.99

Detransition, Baby

Torrey Peters

£8.99

Piranesi

Susanna Clarke

£8.99

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love

Yotam Ottolenghi & Noor Murad

£25.00

The Soaring Life of the Lark

John Lewis-Stempel

£9.99

A Cook’s Book

Nigel Slater

£30.00

The Manningtree Witches

A.K. Blakemore

£8.99

News & Events

An Evening with Sarah Winman

Posted on 28th May, 2022
Category: Events, News

Maldon Books is delighted to welcome Sarah Winman, the bestselling author of four novels, for an evening discussion and signing. ABOUT THIS EVENT We’re so pleased to welcome Sarah Winman to Maldon on Thursday 9th June for a discussion on her most recent novel (and one of our current bestsellers!) Still …

Song, Rhyme & Story Time with Yolanda

Posted on 4th May, 2022
Category: Events, News

Join us every week at All Saints Church for a singalong and a story with our bookseller, Yolanda. We meet every week at the church opposite the bookshop, and all families are welcome. Song, Rhyme & Story Time takes place at 10:30am on Tuesday mornings. Once we get our date …