As a book lover, one of my absolute favorite things is discovering an amazing book about none other than books. And what could make an already fantastic book about books even better? How about a curmudgeonly yet loveable bookseller, in a charming if antiquated bookstore, plus a feisty cat (or five)? And...what if that delightful tale were told entirely through hilarious emails, blog posts, journal entries, online reviews, letters, and more? Well, then you’d have Elizabeth Green’s incredibly funny and smart novel, Confessions of a Curious Bookseller.
In this sparkling gem of a tale, you will meet Fawn Birchill, proud owner of the Curious Cat Book Emporium, who is undoubtedly one of the most entertaining characters I’ve ever had the pleasure to get to know. Despite her very misguided (and sometimes not-entirely-legal) efforts to save her beloved bookstore, Fawn’s big heart, quirky personality, and love of literature shine through. Her transformation may be equal parts cringey and endearing, and you may begin the journey as strangers, but my guess is you will end it with a new, beloved friend.
Perfect for fans of Where’d You Go, Bernadette and A Man Called Ove, Confessions of a Curious Bookseller is a breath of fresh air for anyone needing a little more laughter in their lives.
— Alicia Clancy, Editor