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The Two Lives of Lydia Bird

by Josie Silver

Relationship Stories

LoveReading View on The Two Lives of Lydia Bird

This bundle of sweetness is a gorgeous love story, an emotional treat, beautifully written by Josie Silver. 

Lydia and Freddie are tight, they're strong, they've been together forever. Nothing can separate them, right? But it does.

This is an incredibly romantic story, and unashamedly so. A real feel-good read and much-needed escape from reality.


The Two Lives of Lydia Bird Synopsis


Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They've been together for almost a decade, and are just about to get married. But then, on Lydia's 27th birthday, Freddie dies in a tragic accident.

Then something unbelievable happens. Lydia gets another chance at her old life with Freddie.

But what if there's someone in her new life who wants her to stay?

A gorgeously romantic love story for fans of PS I Love You and Me Before You, this novel will make you laugh, cry and remind you of what a wonderful gift it is to love and to be loved. 

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird Press Reviews

The sweetest love story . . . you're going to love it You'll fall head over heels in love with this book Moving, heartfelt, achingly sad, yet hopeful and touching, this book will stay with me for a long time. Bravo to Josie -- Vanessa Carnevale

Heartbreaking and hopeful - I loved Lydia Bird -- Sarah Morgan, author of A WEDDING IN DECEMBER

A brave and clever novel...funny, wise and profoundly comforting -- Keith Stuart, author of A BOY MADE OF BLOCKS

A moving and thoroughly engaging tale of and love and loss ... Clear your weekend, switch off your phone and prepare to be entertained -- Mike Gayle, author of THE MAN I THINK I KNOW

Funny and moving and marvellous. Read with a box of tissues and a box of chocolates -- Teresa Driscoll, author of I WILL MAKE YOU PAY

Josie has done it again! This is heart-breaking, heart-warming, and heart-felt... it broke me to pieces and built me right back up again. Beautiful. Generous. Hopeful -- Laura Jane Williams, author of OUR STOP

This beautiful book had me crying within the first few pages. From the first page, I knew that Lydia Bird was a character that would stay with me for a very long time -- Emma Cooper, author of THE FIRST TIME I SAW YOU

Original, emotional and utterly absorbing. I couldn't put it down -- Heidi Swain, author of THE CHRISTMAS WISHLIST

Heartbreakingly beautiful, butterfly-inducing and laugh out loud funny - you've never read a love triangle like this before! -- Paige Toon, author of FIVE YEARS FROM NOW

I read THE TWO LIVES OF LYDIA BIRD in a single sitting - crying, laughing, and rooting for the heroine, who reminds us that the people we love - and the people we lose - change us, and that who we are at the beginning of our story is never who we are at the end of it. What a beautiful, emotional gift Josie Silver has given us -- Jodi Picoult, author of SMALL GREAT THINGS

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ISBN: 9780241986165
Publication date: 05/03/2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241986165
Publication date: 5th March 2020
Author: Josie Silver
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Adult & contemporary romance,

About Josie Silver

Josie Silver is the author of the Sunday Times and Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine Book Club bestseller One Day in December. It has been published in 31 languages and counting. Josie is an unashamed romantic, and lives with her husband, their two teenage sons, two cats and a dog in a little town in the Midlands. The Two Lives of Lydia Bird is her second novel.

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