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While You Were Reading

'THE PERFECT WEEKEND READ' heat, 5*review

Words are messy. Love is messier.
 
Meet Beatrix Babbage, a 29-year-old dog-earer of books and accidental destroyer of weddings. After ruining her best friend's big day, Bea relocates to the other side of the country in search of a fresh start. But after a few months, life is more stagnant than ever. Bea’s job is dead-end. Her romantic life is non-existent, and her only friends are in her books.

Then Bea stumbles across a second-hand novel inscribed with notes. Besotted with the poetic inscriptions, Bea is determined to find the author . . . and finds herself entangled in one hell of a love quadrangle.

Funny, poignant and insightful, While You Were Reading is a love story for book lovers that celebrates much more than romance.

PRAISE FOR Ali Berg & Michella Kalus:

‘It's wonderful to finally have a book to recommend for fans of The Rosie Project

'Sure to make you smile. Brimming with bookish banter

The Book Ninja was an absolutely delightful read, full of quirky bookish themes, sweet and yet flawed characters and, of course, a liberal dose of humour

‘If you're looking for a funny, light-hearted, book-nerdy read, pick this up ASAP’

‘This was a delightful read that I became completely consumed by and finished in one sitting!

‘The perfect book to tackle a book-reading slump’

(c)Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus are the authors of The Book Ninja, which has sold in 9 territories and been optioned for a film. Together they began Books on the Rail in Melbourne and their network is now Australia-wide.  Ali is Creative Director for the Hedgehog Agency, Melbourne, and Michelle is a primary school teacher. Their second book, While You Were Reading, was published in 2019.
See www.booksontherail.com

(c)Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus are the authors of The Book Ninja, which has sold in 9 territories and been optioned for a film. Together they began Books on the Rail in Melbourne and their network is now Australia-wide.  Ali is Creative Director for the Hedgehog Agency, Melbourne, and Michelle is a primary school teacher. Their second book, While You Were Reading, was published in 2019.
See www.booksontherail.com

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (August 6, 2020)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471178009