• "Painfully real and utterly heartbreaking, every page will leave you an emotional wreck but, ultimately, this is a wonderfully uplifting novel about mothers and daughters"

    Lisa Jewell
  • "This book is hugely loving, devastatingly sad, and yet oddly hopeful. It’s suffused with the care and love families can feel for each other when they are facing the worst tragedy. Claire’s fate is irreversible, her disease is terminal. Yet the surprise twist at the end is joyous."

    Richard Madeley, Richard and Judy Book Club
  • "[a] tender, inspirational book"

    Judy Finnigan, Richard and Judy Book Club
  • "wonderful…a beautiful book, very moving"

    Marian Keyes
  • "I can’t tell you how much I loved this book. It did make me cry but it also made me laugh. Like Me Before You by Jo Jo Moyes, I couldn’t put it down. A tender testament to maternal love."

    Katie Fforde
  • "Warm, funny and totally heartbreaking, The Memory Book is a wonderful read"

    Polly Williams
  • "... just stunning ... incredibly beautiful ... the story took me on a journey that was at turns, devastating and then so uplifting. It made my heart soar at the strength of the human spirit and how capable human beings are of true, selfless love. An unforgettable and courageous story... This story has the ingredients to capture the world"

    Katy Regan
  • "A heart-breaking story that will stay with you long after you've finished the book"

    Carole Matthews
  • "...terrific ... incredibly moving but also witty and warm"

    Kate Harrison
  • "...breath-takingly gut-wrenchingly heart-breakingly wonderful. Exquisitely crafted and with huge emotional depth ... extraordinary"

    Veronica Henry