Libby Page: Ten Favourite Books

By Stoke Newington Bookshop

By Stoke Newington Bookshop

Libby Page is the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Lido and The 24-Hour Cafe. Before writing The Lido she worked as a journalist and in marketing. When not writing she can be found reading or swimming outdoors throughout the seasons.

When God was a Rabbit: The Richard and Judy Bestseller

Sarah Winman

£9.99 £9.29

Possibly my all-time favourite book; poignant and beautifully observed.

A Man Called Ove: The life-affirming bestseller that will brighten your day

Fredrik Backman

£8.99 £8.36

Funny and uplifting, with a memorable protagonist.

Cider With Rosie

Laurie Lee

£8.99 £8.36

Gorgeous descriptions of the English countryside.

The Offing: A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick

Benjamin Myers

£8.99 £8.36

An unlikely friendship between an old woman and a 16-year old boy, with wonderful descriptions of food and nature.

The Heart's Invisible Furies

John Boyne

£8.99 £8.36

A heart-breaking but also somehow laugh-out-loud funny epic about ones man's life.

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Toshikazu Kawaguchi

£9.99 £9.29

For a novel about time travel, this book is suprisingly gentle - a lovely cosy read.

This Is Happiness

Niall Williams

£8.99 £8.36

Beautiful, witty observations of a small rural Irish community.

This Must Be the Place

Maggie O'Farrell

£8.99 £8.36

It's hard to pick a favourite Maggie O'Farrell, but I love this one.

84 Charing Cross Road

Helene Hanff

£8.99 £8.36

Books, letters and a lifelong friendship - what's not to love?

Cold Comfort Farm

Stella Gibbons

£7.99 £7.43

A funny, joyful read.