Connell's Chain

By The Book Labyrinth

By The Book Labyrinth

Outstanding contemporary relationship fiction from male and female authors. Like Connell's chain, these are all guaranteed to make you laugh, cry and reaffirm your belief in life and love!


Now so long, Marianne
It's time that we began to laugh
And cry and cry and laugh about it all again


Normal People: The Scripts

Sally Rooney, Alice Birch, et al.

£20.00 £18.60

Relive the love story of the summer. Who said what to whom and when. Gorgeous photographs. See if you can spot Connell's chain.

Three Women and a Boat

Anne Youngson

£14.99 £13.94

Gentle, charming and uplifting, think an Enchanted April on a narrowboat.

The Flip Side: 'Utterly adorable and romantic. I feel uplifted!' Giovanna Fletcher

James Bailey

£7.99 £7.43

Very funny romance from a male perspective. Have fun casting the inevitable romcom film!


Graham Norton

£20.00 £18.60

Small town Ireland page turner, written with warmth and intelligence. Fills a Maeve Binchy shaped hole (would love to hear Graham saying that last phrase) and he walks from the big red chair after a tale well told!

Just Like You

Nick Hornby

£16.98 £15.79

Excellent storytelling and full of trademark humour.

Such a Fun Age: 'The book of the year' Independent

Kiley Reid

£8.99 £8.36

You must read this book.

The Extraordinary Hope of Dawn Brightside

Jessica Ryn

£12.99 £12.08

Optimism in book form!

The Guest List

Lucy Foley

£8.99 £8.36

Now you might be wondering why a thriller is here but it is about a wedding party and secrets and passions abound in this locked room marriage/murder story. Wildly entertaining!

Breeda Looney Steps Forth

Oliver Sands

£9.99 £9.29

Uplifting storytelling!

If I Never Met You

Mhairi McFarlane

£8.99 £8.36

Funny romance to devour in one sitting.

The Truth Must Dazzle Gradually: 'A moving and powerful novel from one of Ireland's finest new writers' John Boyne

Helen Cullen

£14.99 £13.94

Amazing book which you will either find therapeutic or you may need therapy afterwards. Intensely moving and just beautifully written!

Half a World Away: The heart-warming, heart-breaking Richard and Judy Book Club selection

Mike Gayle

£8.99 £8.36

A tear-jerking and emotional journey with great characters.

The Switch

Beth O'Leary

£12.99 £12.08

It's only her second novel but you already feel you are in safe hands with Beth O'Leary. You can relax and enjoy the treat in store, knowing you will laugh, cry and wish you could spend more time with Leena and Eileen!

The Man Who Didn't Call

Rosie Walsh

£7.99 £7.43

A perfectly pitched read about the aftermath of a romance which suddenly ends for no apparent reason. Brilliant humour, plot and storytelling. Faultless.

Normal People

Sally Rooney

£8.99 £8.36

Connell and Marianne. Discover their story.

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