The Memory Book

The Memory Book

A feel-good uplifting story about what we will do for love


When time is running out, every moment is precious…

From the bestselling author The Summer of Impossible Things as featured in the ITV Zoe Ball Bookclub

What would happen if your memory started to fade?
When Claire writes her Memory Book, she knows it will soon be all her daughter and husband will have left of her. But how can she hold onto her past when her future is slipping through her fingers…?

A Sunday Times bestseller and Richard & Judy Bookclub pick, The Memory Book is a beautiful novel of mothers and daughters, and what we will do for love.

Over 300 5* reader reviews for this emotional uplifting novel:

‘It completely blew me away’

‘One of the most strikingly beautiful stories I have ever had the pleasure of reading’

‘So beautifully written, you can’t put it down!’

‘Memorable and enriching’

‘A book I will remember forever’

‘Moving and quite simply stunning’


  • 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

About the author

Rowan Coleman

Rowan Coleman lives with her husband and five children in a very full house in Hertfordshire. She juggles writing novels with raising her family. She longs to live at Ponden Hall.

She is the bestselling author of THE MEMORY BOOK, WE ARE ALL MADE OF STARS and the critically acclaimed THE SUMMER OF IMPOSSIBLE THINGS.

Find out more about Rowan at, Facebook or Twitter: @rowancoleman.
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