The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend (Paperback)
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The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 01/09/2016
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A Richard & Judy Book Club Pick

New York Times Bestseller

Sara has never left Sweden but at the age of 28 she decides it's time. She cashes in her savings, packs a suitcase full of books and sets off for Broken Wheel, Iowa, a town where she knows nobody.

Sara quickly realises that Broken Wheel is in desperate need of some adventure, a dose of self-help and perhaps a little romance, too. In short, this is a town in need of a bookshop.

With a little help from the locals, Sara sets up Broken Wheel's first bookstore. The shop might be a little quirky but then again, so is Sara. And as Broken Wheel's story begins to take shape, there are some surprises in store for Sara too...

'The perfect summer read' Stylist

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099593676
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A charmingly offbeat, genuinely amusing novel... the perfect summer read * Stylist *
Katarina Bivald has written an absolutely delightful, charming book that celebrates the healing power of friendship and love often found in small towns. The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend is thoroughly enjoyable from start to finish, and I could not recommend it more highly * Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe *
This adorable book is a peach. It's built on the same lines as Cold Comfort Farm or Chocolat... Wise, thoughtful, funny, warm, moving; all that stuff and more -- Wendy Holden * Daily Mail *
This is a story about community, about being needed and about belonging... A warm, cosy, compassionate read * Independent *
A manifesto for booksellers, booklovers, and friendship. We should all celebrate these little bookstores, where our souls find home... one of these books you want to live in for a while * Nina George, author of The Little Paris Bookshop *
I was captivated by this tale of books, friendship and the search for happy endings * Woman & Home *
A heartwarming tale about literature's power to transform * People *
A celebration of people who read to help them survive and thrive * Sainsbury's Magazine *
A heartwarming and utterly charming debut... This gentle, intelligent Midwestern tale will captivate... An ideal book group selection, it reminds us why we are book lovers and why it's nice to read a few happy endings * Library Journal, starred review *
Bivald encourages us to look for adventure in both literature and life... Charming * Lady *
An international bestseller, this quirky, offbeat novel about books, with its wry humour and wonderful characters, is a delicious read * Choice Magazine *
Charmingly original....sweet, quirky * Washington Post *
This is a charming novel for book lovers from all walks of life... As you journey through the pages, weaving Little Women, Harry Potter, Jodi Picoult, Jane Austen, Steig Larsson and Proust around the storyline, you'll find yourself rooting for the beautifully drawn characters, smiling at the wry humour and applauding the ending * Candis Magazine *
Charming and relatable -- Mel Mitchell * Nudge *
You'll love it -- Catherine Small * Irish News *

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“Romance in an unlikely bookshop....”

This charming and delightful book tells the story of an unlikely bookshop in a small town called Broken Wheel. It celebrates life, friendship and love. It has the most engaging storyline and characters of which... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 88

“Wonderful”

This book, is one of those book that makes you feel like you are shadowing the characters as they develop throughout the novel.

I immediately fell in love with the book once I started and could not put it down, it... More

Hardback edition
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“Kind of like Cinderella having a discussion about Sleeping Beauty with her mice..”

(Thanks to Random House UK and Katarina Bivald for the chance to review an ARC of this book)

I'd always sort of thought that you couldn't really have a discussion about books within a book, kind of like... More

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