Book Lovers

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One month. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn’t see coming…

Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the top of her game. Her whole life is books.

Charlie is an editor with a gift for creating bestsellers. And he’s Nora’s work nemesis.

Nora has been through enough break-ups to know she’s the woman men date before they find their happy-ever-after. That’s why Nora’s sister has persuaded her to swap her desk in the city for a month’s holiday in Sunshine Falls, North Carolina. It’s a small town straight out of a romance novel, but instead of meeting sexy lumberjacks, handsome doctors or cute bartenders, Nora keeps bumping into…Charlie.

She’s no heroine. He’s no hero. So can they take a page out of an entirely different book?

Set over one sizzling August, BOOK LOVERS is the new chemistry-filled ‘rivals to lovers’ romcom from New York Times #1 bestseller Emily Henry

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT EMILY HENRY

‘The hottest book of the summer – the pages simply sizzle!’ JOSIE SILVER

‘Full of banter, heat, and sexual tension. A gorgeous page-turner of a novel’ LAURA JANE WILLIAMS

‘Full of sexual tension and tantalizing possibility.’ BETH O’LEARY

‘Emily Henry is my newest automatic-buy author . . . a heartfelt, funny, tender escape that you wish could last forever’ JODI PICOULT

‘A compulsively readable book full of sparkling wit, dazzling prose and a romance that grabbed me by the heart and wouldn’t let me go.’ ABBY JIMENEZ

Funny, and seriously sizzlingBEST

Original, sparkling bright and layered with feeling. If whipcrack banter and foggy sexual tension is your catnip, you’ll adore this bookSALLY THORNE

‘What an absolute flipping triumph of a novel!!! I LOVED it ‘ EMMA COOPER

© Emily Henry 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

Critics Review

  • Book Lovers is a rom-com lover’s dream of a book. It is razor-sharp and modern, featuring a fierce heroine who does not apologize for her ambition and heartfelt discussions of grief. Readers know that Emily Henry never fails to deliver great banter and a romance to swoon over but this may just be her best yet. A breath of fresh air

    Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Malibu Rising
  • When I read an Emily Henry novel I always feel a particularly undignified kind of jealousy, because I wish I’d written it. Book Lovers is no different: I loved every page, every line. It’s so smart, so funny and so sexy. Nora and Charlie have sizzling chemistry – they even make discussing a contract hot. Readers are going to fall head over heels for these two

    Beth O'Leary, author of The Roadtrip
  • You KNOW I love a book-and a writer-when I bust out my trusty ballpoint and absolutely maul the pages…and that’s exactly what I just did to the divine Emily Henry. I could not devour Book Lovers fast enough. Emily Henry is pure delight. I’m utterly enchanted by her wry, self-aware sense of humour, the relish that she brings to every cleverly crafted sentence, and her irrepressible love for love

    Katherine Center, New York Times bestselling author of Things You Save in a Fire and How to Walk Away
  • Charming, earnest, and clever, Book Lovers is Schitt’s Creek for book nerds. A total delight for anyone who’s ever secretly rooted for the career girl in a Hallmark movie. Nobody does it quite like Emily Henry

    Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of One Last Stop
  • A LOL enemies-to-lovers rom-com that is calling out to be read on a beach

    Cosmopolitan
  • Emily Henry’s books are a gift, the perfect balance between steamy and sweet. The prose is effortless, the characters charming. The only downside is reaching the end

    V.E. Schwab, New York Times bestselling author The Invisible Life of Addie LaRu

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