It may be the first month of the New Year but, for literary lovers, Atkinson-Pryce Bookshop is already welcoming more big names to Clydesdale.
The Biggar bookshop will welcome acclaimed author Eowyn Ivey for a literary lunch in mid February.
The author is coming all the way from Alaska for a five day tour of the UK to launch her novel The Snow Child.
Eowyn Ivey will be appearing at the Elphinstone Hotel, on behalf of Atkinson-Pryce Books, on Saturday, February 18.
Tickets are priced £20, which includes lunch and a discount on the book.
They will be available at the bookshop soon. However, to reserve a ticket now simply email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01899 221225.
For more on this story pick up a copy of the Carluke and Lanark Gazette, which is in the shops now.