The Midnight Library
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A BBC TWO BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK
Between life and death there is a library.
When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change.
The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she can now undo every one of her regrets as she tries to work out her perfect life. But things aren’t always what she imagined they’d be, and soon her choices place the library and herself in extreme danger.
Before time runs out, she must answer the ultimate question: what is the best way to live?
[A] highly original, thought-provoking novel about the importance of appreciating the life you have * * Independent * * Thought-provoking, uplifting . . . Exploring our relationship with regret and what really makes a perfect life * * Harper's Bazaar * * A tale of second chances and living with regrets . . . Very engaging . . . There's an addictive element of voyeurism as you sample Nora's different lives through her eyes and it leaves you wondering if regrets are worth the emotional labour that we invest in them * * Stylist * * A brilliant premise and great fun to have so many stories within one book * * Daily Mail * * Haig is one of the most inspirational popular writers on mental health of our age and, in his latest novel, he has taken a clever, engaging concept and created a heart-warming story that offers wisdom in the same deceptively simple way as Mitch Albom's best tales * * Independent * * Clever, emotional and thought-inspiring -- JENNY COLGAN Love this man's books -- JODI PICOULT Amazing and utterly beautiful, The Midnight Library is everything you'd expect from the genius storyteller who is Matt Haig -- JOANNA CANNON An uplifting, poignant novel about regret, hope and second chances -- DAVID NICHOLLS Just beautiful -- FEARNE COTTON
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