Up Lit Fiction to make you smile

By Simply Books

By Simply Books

Because life's tough enough ...

The Authenticity Project: The feel-good novel you need right now

Clare Pooley

£7.99 £7.43

Sue just finished The Authenticity Project . . . I raced through it in a few days - it's a fun, thoughtful and easy read and wonderful escapism for a sunny weekend!

Miss Benson's Beetle: An uplifting story of female friendship against the odds

Rachel Joyce

£8.99 £8.36

Our women's book group are reading Rachel Joyce's latest book, a charming, quirky and uplifting novel about an unlikely friendship and a glorious adventure! We have SIGNED COPIES in store (call or email to reserve or have one posted out).

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Gail Honeyman

£8.99 £8.36

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is the heart-warming tale of a lovable social misfit and one of the most enjoyable and laugh-out-loud novels we have read in years. If you haven't read it already, you must!

Jack & Bet

Sarah Butler

£8.99 £8.36

Jack and Bet have been together for seventy years and happily so, for the most part. But now, in order to keep their flat, Bet must revisit an old love affair and confront a long-buried secret... A tender, charming, and engrossing read.

Saving Missy

Beth Morrey

£8.99 £8.36

Spiky and defensive, Missy Carmichael knows that her loneliness is all her own fault. But a chance encounter in the park with two very different women opens the door to something new. A touching and thoroughly enjoyable debut! We have SIGNED COPIES in store (call or email us to reserve or have one sent out).

The Best Things: The uplifting Sunday Times bestseller 2021

Mel Giedroyc

£12.99 £12.08

The Best Things is the joyous debut novel about a family on the brink from much-loved comedian, writer, actor and presenter Mel Giedroyc. We have SIGNED COPIES in store (call or email us to reserve or have one sent out).

Away with the Penguins

Hazel Prior

£7.99 £7.43

A BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick, Away With the Penguins is about Veronica Creedy, a curmudgeonly and unlikely heroine who lives in a mansion by the sea and spends most of her time at home alone. That is, until she sees a documentary about penguins being studied in Antarctica and tells the scientists she’s coming to visit...

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

Joanna Cannon

£8.99 £8.36

England, the summer of 1976 and the heat is blazing and Mrs Creasy is missing. Two ten year old amateur detectives are about to find much more than they imagined... We loved this vibrant and funny coming-of-age-cum-mystery novel!

The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting 2020 Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me Before You

Jojo Moyes

£8.99 £8.36

We love Jojo Moyes, particularly her historical novels, and The Giver of Stars is no exception. It is the Great Depression and Alice Wright, stifled and misunderstood, finds escape in sisterhood.

The Phone Box at the Edge of the World: A moving story of grief, love and hope for fans of The Beekeeper of Aleppo

Laura Imai Messina

£8.99 £8.36

For years, people have travelled to Japan to visit a disused phone box: to pass their messages to loved ones no longer with us. This is a heart-warming story about loss, love and hope. We loved it!

Leonard and Hungry Paul

Ronan Hession

£8.99 £8.36

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