What’s Hot in The Shetland Times Bookshop, Lerwick, Shetland?

The Shetland Times Bookshop, is a medium-sized bookshop based on in Lerwick in Shetland. Kiah Whyte, supervisor of the store shares some of the current best sellers.

Everyday

General from Ling Design

“A reliable seller for us for many years. Consistently good new designs, and so far this year the updated Wildlife range is going well. Also Curious Inksmith (from Ling) is a firm favourite in the male card section.”

Above: Strong male designs from Curious Inksmith (Ling).
Above: Strong male designs from Curious Inksmith (Ling).

Cute

Across The Board from Wrendale

“We recently started stocking Wrendale’s cards and some gifts last year. They are beautiful, and very cute! Customers love them, irrespective of whether they are blank, occasion or birthday cards.”

Humour

Hysterical Heritage from Woodmansterne

“Loved by staff and customers alike. We enjoy hearing people giggling to themselves when they are having a browse in our humour section!”

Photographic

General from The Heart of a Garden

“We have used this publisher for many years now. Its winter cards sell very well, and they have great coastal images, which sell well too.”

Art

Emma Ball’s Susie Lacome range and The Eco-card Company’s (Glebe Cottage) Kate Andrew range

“Art cards sell well for us. Popular at the moment is a mixture of Glebe Cottage’s Kate Andrew range, with lovely inspirational quotes, and Emma Ball’s Susie Lacome range. Both are excellent sellers.

Another popular new range has been Emma Ball’s Woolly Puffin cards – an instant bestseller for us!”

Above: A design from The Eco-card Company’s (Glebe Cottage) Kate Andrew range.
Above: A design from The Eco-card Company’s (Glebe Cottage) Kate Andrew range.

Contemporary

General from Port and Lemon

“We love Port and Lemon, and its products are very popular. It does wonderful bespoke cards and gifts for us.”

Stunning artwork on a Port and Lemon design.
Above: Stunning artwork on a Port and Lemon design.

Contemporary

Collective Nouns from Perkins & Morley  

“This range is fabulous, and is popular all year round with both tourists and visitors to the islands. Also both owners are really lovely people to deal with!”

Children’s

Quentin Blake, Where’s Wally?, Mog, and The Tiger Who Came to Tea from Woodmansterne

“Woodmansterne’s cards consistently sell well. We stock a great mixture of their ranges.”

Children’s

General from Kali Stileman

“We have recently just bought in some cards from Kali Stileman, a new supplier for us. They are lovely and bright and cheery!”

Above: Gorgeous cards for kids from Kali Stileman.
Above: Gorgeous cards for kids from Kali Stileman.

Ancillary

Sticky notes, notebooks, writing sets and bookmarks from Wrendale

“Creates a lovely display and customers love the gorgeous artwork of the various animals.”

Top: In the heart of beautiful Lerwick, The Shetland Times Bookshop.

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