“Rich characterizations, a vibrant bookstore setting, and several poignant Wednesday poetry nights will have readers hoping for a sequel.”—Publishers Weekly
“In The Lost for Words Bookshop, Stephanie Butland has created a bibliophile's delight. Witty and irreverent, funny and sad, this is a charming tribute to stories on the page and in our lives--and the powers they can hold over us.”—Matthew Sullivan author of Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
“The Lost for Words Bookshop pushes all my bookish buttons.”—Red (Books to Read)
“Quirky, clever and unputdownable.”—Katie Fforde
“Burns fiercely with love and hurt. A rare and beautiful novel.”—Linda Green, bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed
About the Author
Stephanie Butland lives with her family near the sea in the North East of England. She writes in a studio at the bottom of her garden, and when she's not writing, she trains people to think more creatively. For fun, she reads, knits, sews, bakes, and spins. She is an occasional performance poet.
Stephanie is the author of The Lost for Words Bookshop, The Secrets We Keep, and Letters to My Husband.