The Little French Village of Book Lovers

The Little French Village of Book Lovers

From the million-copy bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop


The heartwarming new novel from the international million-copy bestselling author of THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP

'Everyone knows me, but none can see me. I'm that thing you call love'


In a small town in balmy Provence, Marie-Jeanne has a gift.

She can see the marks Love has left on the people around her. Glowing faces, hands that shimmer brighter when enclosed in another. Before long, Marie-Jeanne is playing matchmaker.

When her foster father, Francis, sets up a mobile library travelling the many mountain towns of the Nyons region, Marie-Jeanne takes her quest further. Their library offers entertainment, guidance, reassurance and comfort - but for Marie-Jeanne, the books also allow her to bring soulmates together.

The only person that Marie-Jeanne can't seem to find a partner for is herself. She has no glow of her own, though she waits and waits for it to appear.

Everyone must have a soulmate, surely - but will Marie-Jeanne be able to recognise hers when Love finally comes her way?


From the author of the million-copy bestseller The Little Paris Bookshop comes a tender story about how a love of books is a love of life itself.


'A true gem for fiction lovers' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

'An enchanting, uplifting read. The sort of book that acts as a soothing tonic' INDEPENDENT

'Glowing . . . Layered with wit, enchanting writing and a love of books' DAILY MAIL

'A charming tale' RED


  • What a joy to read The Little French Village of Book Lovers, which will delight Nina George’s millions of readers. Exquisitely written, as always, she draws you in from the first page and immerses you in the lives of her delightful characters. You won’t want to put it down.
    Patricia Scanlan

About the author

Nina George

Nina George is the author of The Little Paris Bookshop, an international bestseller, translated into 37 languages.

In June 2019, Nina George was elected as President of the European Writers' Council.

She lives in Berlin and the Bretagne.
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