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21 Truths About Love

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349424743

Price: £8.99

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Honest, hilarious, and profoundly human’ Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author

Daniel Mayrock’s life is at a crossroads:
1. His bookshop is failing.
2. He’s sick of feeling useless.
3. His wife, Jill, is ready to start a family.
4. She has no idea about 1 and 2.


Dan is scared.

Then Jill gets pregnant.

And now all Dan knows is:
5. Dan loves Jill.

Brimming with Dan’s hilarious sense of humour and unique world-view, his obsessive list-making paints a picture of a man who’s willing to do just about anything for the love (and soon-to-be new love) of his life…

Praise for 21 Truths About Love:

‘A fresh, humorous exploration of what makes us vulnerable and what makes us responsible, and you can’t help but root for Daniel Mayrock even when he’s at his most mistaken. This is a love story of great pathos and beauty’ Sharma Shields, author of The Cassandra

‘The most phenomenally entertaining and clever novel of the year. Poignant and hilarious…’ BookWeb

‘Fun, fresh, and incredibly heart-warming . . . a can’t-be-missed read’ The Young Folks

‘A pleasure’ The Seattle Times

‘Often moving, sometimes shocking, always entertaining’ Booklist

‘A clever, genre-bending portrait of a man under pressure’ Kirkus

‘A sometimes wild, sometimes serene, and always heartfelt ride’ The Harvard Crimson

Funny, sad, uplifting but always relatable’ Shelf Awareness

‘Reasons we love Twenty-One Truths About Love:
1. It’s deeply moving and full of emotion
2. The protagonist is relatable (he quit his job to open a bookshop!) and so are his struggles
3. It’s a thoughtful reflection about love and what it means to be a good person
4. Did we mention the protagonist owns a bookshop?
5. It’s one of the most unique books out today, because:
6. It’s written entirely in lists’ BookBub

‘What to know about this novel: 1) It’s written entirely in lists. 2) It’s about an anxious man struggling with family and financial issues. And 3) It’s an unconventional, endearing tale of impending fatherhood’ The Washington Post

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