THE SPELLBINDING SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK - FROM THE AUTHOR OF ME BEFORE YOU'Inspiring and wildly romantic' Daily Mail Books of the Year'Her best novel yet. The most appealing thing is Moyes' wonderful way with romance' The Times ___________The greatest love story is the one you least expect . . .Alice is stifled, bored, and misunderstood.So when she meets wealthy and handsome American, Bennett Van Cleve, she is quickly swept off her feet.Marrying him and moving to America seems like a great adventure - but life as a newlywed in stuffy Baileyville, Kentucky, is not at all what she hoped for.Until, that is, she responds to a call for volunteers to start a travelling library, surprising herself by saying yes, before her husband can say no . . .Led by feisty and rebellious Margery O'Hare, this unlikely group of women travel far and wide on their mission to bring books and reading to those that need it, and Alice finally finds the freedom, friendship and love that she's been looking for.But not everyone approves of what they are doing, especially her new father-in-law. And when the town turns against them, will their belief in each other and their work be enough?The Giver of Stars is a mesmerising tale of female friendship, romance, and the wonder of books and reading, inspired by a remarkable true story.__________GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BOOKS OF THE YEAR'So amazing and transportive. I'm the biggest Jojo Moyes fan. It is so beautifully written' REESE WITHERSPOON 'Extraordinary. The best thing she has written since Me Before You' METRO'An entertaining, immersive and moving read' THE SUNDAY TIMES'Intensely moving and crammed with romance and emotion' SUN'Packed full of romance, tension and brilliantly drawn characters' SUNDAY POST'A beautiful, special novel. I loved it and didn't want it to end!' LIANE MORIARTY, author of Big Little Lies'Moyes' best yet' SUNDAY POST'My favourite of 2019' 5***** READER REVIEW'Epic' DAVID NICHOLLS, bestselling author of One Day'I laughed and I cried. Could not put it down' 5***** READER REVIEW'The most sweeping, dramatic, richly evocative book, full of brilliantly feisty women' SOPHIE KINSELLA, bestselling author of The Confessions of a Shopaholic
LOSE YOURSELF IN THE SPELLBINDING STORY OF LOVE, COMMUNITY AND THE POWER OF READING: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK FROM THE AUTHOR OF ME BEFORE YOU
THE GREATEST LOVE STORY IS THE ONE YOU LEAST EXPECT . . .
Alice Wright doesn't love her new American husband.
Nor her domineering father-in-law or the judgmental townsfolk of Baileyville, Kentucky.
Stifled and misunderstood, she yearns for escape and finds it in defiant Margery O'Hare and the sisterhood bringing books to the isolated and vulnerable.
But when her father-in-law and the town turn against them, Alice fears the freedom, friendship and the new love she's found will be lost . . .
'A beguiling tale of unlikely love. The most appealing thing is Moyes' wonderful way with romance. Delightful' The Times
'Beautiful, special . . . with characters so real they feel like dear friends. I loved it and didn't want it to end!' Liane Moriarty
'Inspiring and wildly romantic' Daily Mail, Books of the Year
'Her best book yet. It's a romance - but about female friends, the outdoors and the magic of reading' Grazia
'Epic' David Nicholls, bestselling author of One Day