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Twelve Months and a Day by Louisa Young
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Jan 31, 2023 | ISBN 9780593672501 | 629 Minutes

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People’s Book of the Week
One of People’s Best Books of 2023 So Far

“One of the freshest love stories I’ve read in years.”—Colleen Oakley, author of The Invisible Husband of Frick Island

“A heartfelt valentine to hope.” —People

“A haunting love story—literally.”—Best magazine (UK)

“Equal parts tender, sparkling, and authentic, Louisa Young’s prose is like watching a flower open, each moment beautiful, mesmerizing, and better than the last. Twelve Months and a Day will have readers captivated from beginning to end.” —Amy E. Reichert, author of Once Upon a December

“Deeply emotional…An impressive and poignant romance.” —Publishers Weekly

“Readers of this novel full of wisdom, joy, and sorrow should have their tissues handy as they read.”—Booklist (starred review)

“A tale of two love stories with a supernatural twist…[Caused] a bitter-sweet pang in my heart as it ended.” —Monique Roffey, author of Archipelago and The White Woman on the Green Bicycle

“The words ’emotional roller coaster’ seem coined for Louisa Young’s beautiful, bittersweet novel, as heart-stoppingly romantic as it’s heartbreakingly sad…A lovely, moving, ultimately hopeful read.”—The Express (UK)

“A wonderful and inventive novel, sorrowful and hopeful in equal measure. It was a true pleasure to read.” —Miranda Cowley Heller, author of The Paper Palace

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