Reviews

  • "

    Her speciality is writing with empathy on the quirkier aspects of life...[The Music Shop] has the feel of a summer hit: warm-hearted, unusual and romantic, with a sense of hope pervading all manner of misfortunes...

    Joyce's gift is in using simple language to convey profound observations on human nature.

    "

    The Times
  • "Rachel Joyce hits all the right notes with her love letter to vinyl… This is the most beautiful ode to music, community and love, that overflows with charm and warmth."

    The Sun
  • "

    [Joyce] writes with unquestionable charm and and with her considerable heart never far from her sleeve.

    Joyce's charm and good-heartedness remain undiminished, as does her ability to create a highly appealing, semi-magical world... and to make us root for her characters all the way.

    "

    The Daily Telegraph