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The perfect pick-me-up, this book delivers plenty of romance, smiles, and most importantly enfolds you in a lovely satisfying storyline too. Minnie would rather spend her birthday on New Years Day hiding under her duvet, as far as she’s concerned the last and first day of the year is jinxed. Then she meets Quinn who shares her birthday but otherwise appears to waltz through life, and the attraction is undeniable. Sophie Cousens has the most lovely refreshing style, a lightness of touch and sparkling wit walks hand in hand with considerate contemplation and emotion. Travelling back to the past ensured we saw what had affected, shaped and changed these two characters. I loved the ping-pong of little morsels of information, popping up to build a picture that we had access to, but Abbie and Quinn remained unaware of. Missed chances is the main theme here, but there is so much more on offer too, with access to Quinn ensuring this wasn’t just a one way Minnie street. The supporting characters are a lively bunch, with a mixture of personalities and issues keeping things interesting. Romantic, yes most definitely, This Time Next Year is also an amusing, thoughtful, and friendly read too.
Quinn and Minnie are born on New Year’s Eve, in the same hospital, one minute apart.
Their lives may begin together, but their worlds couldn’t be more different.
Thirty years later they find themselves together again in the same place, at the same time.
What if fate is trying to bring them together?
Maybe it’s time to take a chance on love…
Closing date: 04/03/2021
Early readers are falling in love with This Time Next Year:
‘This is a book that I will definitely be re-reading… I fell in love with the characters.’
‘This Time Next Year is utterly refreshing. Filled with love (a little lust) and laughter.’
‘I enjoyed this beautiful and romantic story. The plot was well crafted and the characters were people I could relate to and empathise with. Definitely recommended.’
‘The characters were great and I was sad to finish the book as I would no longer be spending time in their company. The story is lovely and also believable, I will be recommending this book to all my friends.’
‘You'll start the book because it sounds cute, you'll keep reading it because the plot keeps unfolding and not once does it stand still or stagnate and you'll re-read it because you love all the people encapsulated within the pages so much.’
‘I would really recommend this to anyone that really do believe in fate, enjoys proposals from a knight on a unicorn and knows that love will always win.’
'I absolutely loved it, truly one of the best books I have read.'
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Publication date: 01/08/2020
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
|Publication date:||1st August 2020|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Feel-Good Fiction, Humour, Relationship Stories, Sagas and Romance,|
Sophie Cousens is a television producer who lives in London. When she's not making TV, Sophie can be found tending her allotment, baking elaborate animal-shaped cakes, or writing everything from Young Adult Sci-Fi to modern romantic comedy. Her greatest ambition is to become a full time novelist and owner of a longhaired miniature dachshund called Horace.More About Sophie Cousens