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Upcoming Author Events

We have a year-round events programme with childrens’ storytelling by Tom Percival, debut novelist Jessie Burton and railway enthusiast Julian Holland all coming soon. To see our full events schedule click here or go to our Upcoming Events page. Our events do sell out so we strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance. If you are unable to come to an event but would like to reserve a signed book, please contact one of our shops.

Chris Hadfield

Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has flown two space shuttle missions and served as commander of the International Space Station. When his time on the ISS came to an end he paid tribute to David Bowie with a rendition of Space Oddity, which has been viewed millions of times; to watch it click here. Chris will give an illustrated talk for us at the Savoy Theatre on December 10th; we expect this event to sell out, so recommend you buy tickets early to avoid disappointment.


Abergavenny Food Festival

We are proud to be the official bookseller for the Abergavenny Food Festival. Authors including Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, Thomasina Miers, Cyrus Todiwala and Tony Singh are appearing at the festival and many will also be signing at our special book stall in the Market Hall over the weekend. To reserve a signed copy of one of the books click here .

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Chris Froome The Climb Signed 1st Edition

We have signed first edition copies of Chris Froome’s book The Climb in both shops. Extraordinary, revealing and life-affirming, The Climb is a story of determination, hardship and unimaginable success.  


Rossiter Books Loyalty Card

How to use your Rossiter Books Loyalty Card. Spend £10 or more and get a stamp, collect 10 stamps and get £10 off your next purchase. The spend can be on anything we sell in our stores including books, cards, gifts and tickets for our events.  Read more

Welsh Language Books

We now sell Welsh language books online through our supplier,

CLICK HERE to find out more

Book Groups

We have two Book Groups. We welcome new members and are happy for people to come along who are considering joining the group and just wish to experience it first.

Our Ross-on-Wye group meet in the Ross store on the 1st Wednesday of every month. Our Monmouth group meet in the Monmouth store on the 1st Thursday of every month. Details of the meetings and the books we are reading can be found on our book group page here. Read more

Ink and Paper

It is always good to get feedback from customers, especially of course when it is positive! We were visited recently by Emma Drabble, who posts photos and words on Blipfoto on a daily basis. This great photo and these lovely words are the result of her visit to our shop at the end of January. To see all Emma’s Blipfoto entries visit the site here:


The bookshop around the corner

Rossiter Books was visited by Erica, a book shop blogger, who gave us a wonderful write up. Click here to find out more.

Jackie Morris

Some authors go the extra mile to support booksellers, and artist and author Jackie Morris is perhaps one of the most dedicated. Read about Jackie’s latest idea for International Book Giving Day on February 14th – details here. Jackie regularly visits bookshops around the country, signing her fantastic books, displaying her beautiful artwork , giving drawing classes and reading to avid listeners. Read more

Customer Comments

Read what some of our customer think of us on the Telegraph Book Club Tour website.

Creation of our Logo

One of the comments we get most is how much people like our Rossiter Books logo. Find out here how Karl Lewis from Cascade Design went about developing it for us.

Books Are My Bag

1/3 of the country’s bookshops closed in 10 years

That’s 1 bookshop closing every week Read more

The Bookshop Band

Watch the Bookshop Band play A Great Depth at our concert with them in the Shire Hall, Monmouth.