The Memory Library

by Kate Storey

On Sale: 05/07/2024

The Memory Library

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The Memory Library

by Kate Storey

On Sale: 05/07/2024


About the Book

‘A gorgeous story full of emotion and a very special library.’ – Evie Woods, bestselling author of The Lost Bookshop

Some stories stay with us forever…

For forty-two years, Sally Harrison has been building a library.

Each year, on her daughter’s birthday, she adds a new book to her shelves – with a note in the front dedicated to her own greatest work.

But Ella – Sally’s only child – fled to Australia twenty-one years ago after a heated exchange, and never looked back. And though Sally still dutifully adds a new paperback to the shelves every time the clock strikes midnight on July 11th, her hopes of her daughter ever thumbing through the pages are starting to dwindle.

Then disaster strikes and Ella is forced to return to the home she once knew.

She is soon to discover that when one chapter ends, another will soon follow.

All you have to do is turn the page…

Journey through the pages of this heartwarming novel, where hope, friendship and second chances are written in the margins. Perfect for book lovers everywhere and fans of Sally Page’s The Keeper of Stories.

Praise for The Memory Library:

'An absolute joy to read. Uplifting, beautiful, and perfect for any book lovers!' Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'The Memory Library delivers on its promise of hope, friendship and second chances. It's a love letter to the written word.' Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A powerful and poignant story. There were tears shed.’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I laughed out loud and had more than one glassy eye!’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A real treasure for booklovers everywhere who completely appreciate the joy, knowledge and healing that books can bring.’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘There’s page after page of wonderful wisdom in this novel.’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Filled with tender moments of sharing, tears, forgiveness, revelation and healing.’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘What a beautiful, moving story this was! It really had me sobbing my eyes out.’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Critical Praise

'A lovely story that celebrates books, family and kindness. Touching and beautiful.' – <b>Hazel Prior, </b>bestselling author of <i>Away with the Penguins </i>

<i>'The Memory Library</i> is so joyful. Kate Storey writes from the heart and the gut about mistakes and how we can learn from them. Great characters and a truly heartwarming story – I loved it!' – <b>Laura Pearson, </b>author of #1 Kindle bestseller <i>The Last List of Mabel Beaumont</i>

‘A gorgeous novel that pairs my (and many people’s) perennial love for books about books with themes of family – and just how complex they can be.' – <b><i>Platinum</i></b>

'An utterly gorgeous page turner about the power of books, family and forgiveness.' – <b>Phaedra Patrick</b>, <i>The Library of Lost and Found</i>

‘<i>The Memory Library</i> is a magical story…It’s a magnificent celebration of the wonderful world of books and libraries – one to treasure and re-read over and over again!’ – <b>Celia Anderson</b>, author of <i>USA Today</i> bestseller <i>59 Memory Lane</i>

‘A beautiful, poignant tale of family, friendship and the power of books. I was completely swept away.’ – Kindle bestseller <b>Annie Lyons</b>


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008696634
  • ISBN 10: 0008696632
  • Imprint: Avon
  • On Sale: 05/07/2024
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Friendship
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Romance / Later in Life
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Family Life / Marriage & Divorce
  • BISAC5 : FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Motherhood

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