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Our innovative new gift card gives booklovers a monthly books budget; perfect for pocket money, budgeting or a special gift that lasts all year long.

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A gift beyond words
A gift beyond words

A gift beyond words

National Book Tokens gift cards enable booklovers to choose the books they want from the bookshops they love. When you give a National Book Token, you're not just giving a book, but the joy of discovery. 

24 books coming to bookshops in 2024
24 books coming to bookshops in 2024

24 books coming to bookshops in 2024

Nothing beats visiting a bookshop with book tokens at the ready and a long list in your hand. We've listed 24 of the best new books arriving in bookshops during the first half of the year – plus, check out our team's star picks!

Competitions and recommendations

Competition
Design a National Book Token

Design a National Book Token

This World Book Day, we're encouraging children to design their very own National Book Token for a chance to win money to spend on books... and a bookshop visit for their class!

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Four fearless feminist reads

Ahead of International Women's Day on 8th March, we're giving away a bundle of Virago's fiercest feminist writing.

Reading List
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9 novels in which the house is more than just a setting

Kate Morton, bestselling author of Homecoming, shares her top picks for stories where fictional houses have as much personality as the individuals who live in them.

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Competition

Life is (not) a romantic comedy

Win a signed copy of Curtis Sittenfeld's Romantic Comedy, a vintage typewriter, and a £100 National Book Tokens Editions gift card.

 

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