Book of the Month: One Day in December
Josie Silver’s new novel follows three characters through 10 years of love, heartbreak and friendship
About the book
Laurie is sure love at first sight doesn't exist. After all, life isn't a scene from the movies, is it?
But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there's a moment of pure magic, and then her bus drives away.
Laurie thinks she'll never see the boy from the bus again. But at their Christmas party a year later, Laurie's best friend Sarah introduces her to the new love of her life. Who is, of course, the boy from the bus.
Determined to let him go, Laurie gets on with her life. But what if fate has other plans?
One Day in December is a joyous, heart-warming and immensely moving love story that you'll want to escape into forever.
Buy the book now for £5.75
About the author
JOSIE SILVER is an unashamed romantic who met her husband when she stepped on his foot on his 21st birthday. She lives with him, her two young sons, and their cats in a little town in England called Wolverhampton.
Josie says: “I’m so thrilled One Day in December has been chosen as your book club read – I really hope it sprinkles a little Christmas magic your way this winter. Can’t wait to chat to you all live soon!”
What our bloggers thought
“I read the whole book from start to finish in just three delicious hours. My heart broke, my eyes leaked, and I fell in love with the beautifully created characters. The plot had me hooked from the off.”
“If you are looking for a perfect winter read, that will leave you radiating warmth and love, then this is the book for you. If it can thaw even the most cynical then it's a winner in my books!”
“This is a joyful book that you are going to adore. Do yourself a favour, pour yourself a hot chocolate and snuggle down with this book tonight. Love at first sight really does exist. "
“This is the kind of book that you devour, wipe away a tear, then pass it on to a friend who you know will love it too.”
“Josie Silver has written a fantastic tale of love and friendship. It was a pleasure to get lost in this cinematic book for a couple of days. I would definitely recommend this book as an easy and enjoyable read for this winter.”
If you're interested in joining us, do grab yourself a copy. You can check out the book first by reading or listening to the extract:
Read an extract of One Day in December
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Josie will be joining us on the discussion thread to answer questions about One Day in December at 9pm on Tuesday 4 December.
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