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The No-Show

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The No-Show by Beth O'Leary
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Apr 12, 2022 | ISBN 9780593438442

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“Beth O’Leary is that rare, one-in-a-million talent who can make you laugh, swoon, cry, and ache all in the same book, and The No-Show is her most moving yet. O’Leary’s wit, charm, and heart are on full, fantastic display in this cozy, surprising, and deeply satisfying novel. I couldn’t possibly love it more.”—Emily Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation

“Achingly clever.”—Sophie Cousens, New York Times bestselling author of I Just Haven’t Met You Yet

“Even as it taps beautifully into emotions and experiences that feel so universal, The No-Show is fresh, surprising and oh-so clever. It made me laugh, brought me to tears, and kept me reading late into the night. It’s the kind of book that leaves an impression on your heart. A truly special read.”—Holly Miller, author of The Sight of You

“Sweepingly romantic, bursting with character, and so, so clever I gasped out loud. Many writers make you feel good, but O’Leary also makes you think.”—Gillian McAllister, Sunday Times bestselling author of That Night

“With thoroughly likable characters—even Joseph becomes appealing—this plot-driven novel is fast-paced and engaging throughout. Full of both humorous and heart-wrenching moments, the novel is packed with the perfect mix of contradictions to keep it engaging… An expertly plotted romantic surprise about self-forgiveness and second chances.”—Kirkus Reviews

The No-Show by Beth O’Leary is a rom-com with a side of mystery.”—PopSugar

“The attention to detail adds depth to each character—even Joseph will win readers over—and the twisty plot keeps readers both guessing what will happen next and rooting for happy endings across the board. This is a knockout.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“The truth is a puzzle the novel slowly reveals while making you fall in love with everyone involved.”—NPR

“There are few authors who are able to capture the realities of romance and the deep impacts of trauma, let alone in the same book…As O’Leary’s layered and enthralling story unfolds over the course of the book, she reveals her characters to be so unavoidably human it’s hard not to relate to them, even if you’ve never climbed a tree.”—USA Today

“Equal parts rom-com and mystery, this unexpected story about the power of second chances will have you swooning and crying.”—E! News

“O‘Leary’s latest feel-good romp involves three women, each stood up by the same man on Valentine’s Day. Secrets are uncovered, relationships are tested and happiness is found in unexpected ways.” —The Washington Post

“The beauty of The No-Show is in the plotting. Eventually, the question becomes not so much who will each of these women end up with (and will any of them end up with the jerk?) but how is O’Leary going to tie all of this together? Nothing is what it seems….The book is built like a Jenga tower — so many pieces, and each one crucial to its structure. It’s a deliciously fun read and so fun to figure out.”—The Star Tribune

“I love when a book completely surprises me and it’s even better when a romance catches me off guard and that’s exactly what happened here.”—Novel Gossip

“Poignant and compelling—and surprisingly informative about the risks arborists undertake—The No-Show is an engrossing novel…O’Leary does an excellent job, as always, of creating a charming, realistically flawed romance, while simultaneously tapping into the darkly funny side of life.”—Shelf Awareness

“The No-Show is a terrific read, filled with people who are enjoyable company even when the story goes to dark places… O’Leary is a great storyteller, with keen insight into all the phases of romance.”—BookPage

“The No-Show is a clever combination of mystery and romantic comedy that will keep readers engaged from first page to last.”—Book Reporter

“Heartbreaking. Romantic. Complicated. Friends, the word extraordinary comes to mind…definitely on the shortlist for my favorite book this year.”—All About Romance

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