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The Book Share (Paperback)Phaedra Patrick (author)
‘Charming and compelling… a beautiful book, wise, heartfelt and full of hope’ Hazel Prior, Away with the Penguins
‘Witty and delightful, this story is a salve to the soul’
Colleen Oakley, The Invisible Husband of Frick Island
It’s never too late to start a new chapter…
The utterly charming and feel-good new novel from the bestselling author of The Secrets of Sunshine and The Library of Lost and Found.
Liv Green loves losing herself in a good book. But her everyday reality is less romantic, cleaning houses for people who barely give her the time of day. So when she lands a job housekeeping for her personal hero and mega-bestselling author Essie Starling, she can't believe her luck.
When Essie dies unexpectedly, Liv is left with a life-changing last wish: to complete Essie’s final novel. To do so, change-averse Liv will have to step away from the fictitious worlds in her head, and into Essie’s shoes. As she begins to write, she uncovers a surprising connection between the two women – and a secret that will change Liv’s life forever…
Brimming with joy and packed with a sparkling cast of characters, The Book Share is a moving reminder that it’s never too late to re-write your own story – perfect for fans of All the Lonely People and The Authenticity Project.
Readers love The Book Share:
‘What a fantastic read. I absolutely loved it.’
‘Heartbreakingly endearing but with so much light and love – this is a feel-good hit you should definitely be sharing!’
‘Really enjoyed this book . . . The surprises keep on coming right to the end.’
‘Wonderful storytelling at its best.’
‘A fabulous novel!’
‘Plenty of twists and turns with interesting characters . . . Uplifting and feel good.’
‘I was so involved with the story it only took me a day to read it.’
‘I'd recommend to anyone who loves books and a feel-good read!’
‘Such a fresh story and I really didn’t predict what was going to happen.’
‘I’ve never read a book like it. I found myself completely drawn in from the very beginning . . . A truly brilliant, feel good read.’
‘A lovely, warm, feel good summer read.’
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
Praise for Phaedra Patrick:
‘A gem of a book. I loved it.’ Sarah Morgan, Sunday Times bestseller
‘A charming story of self-discovery.’ Hello!
‘Wonderful… the perfect summer read.’ Woman
‘A charming story with thought-provoking themes.’ Candis
‘A feel-good story with oodles of charm.’ The Daily Mail
‘This book is a balm for the soul and the heart.’ The Sun
‘Eccentric, charming and wise, this will illuminate your heart.’ Nina George, author of The Little Paris Bookshop
‘A gorgeous journey told through charms.’ Heat
‘A charming, unforgettable story.’ Harper’s Bazaar
‘With many poignant as well as laugh-out-loud moments, in the vein of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, this is a lovely feel-good read.’ Compass
‘As charming and witty as the title suggest.’ My Weekly
‘We love this sweet story about self-discovery.’ Take A Break
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