For a feel-good read, look no further than the latest offering from the bestselling author of The Lido.
Libby Page, author of The Lido, has done it again with one of 2021's most joyful reads.
After more than a year without travel, reading The Island Home really does feel like an escape, one that takes you on virtual holiday to a Scottish island where the sense of place, that starting point for Libby's ideas, is ever-present... I'm certain The Island Home will stay with everyone who reads it this summer, long after they've turned the final page.
If you're looking for a book to take you away from cold, dark and miserable day, let Libby Page settle you into a deckchair in the sunshine.
Gloriously tender, Page's latest novel is arguably her best... Genuine like the characters she portrays, Page has the ability to magically weave objects into beautiful metaphorical phrases. Billed as "a holiday in a book", it will provide contentment, adventure and a heart-warming glow.
A soul-cheering tale of community and belonging... Up-lit at its most pleasing.
Warm and uplifting, this is the perfect Sunday afternoon read.
The sweeping and unforgettable Hebridean landscapes - jagged hills, black lochs, sunburnt heather, big skies, windswept shores, sandy coves and teal water - leap off the pages. A love letter to community, family ties, friendship and the pull of home.
Full of heart... A beautiful depiction of life on a Scottish island, relatable characters and a sense of community make this an endearing read.
We couldn't put this book down.
The Island Home is an atmospheric and moving tale of afamily and community torn apart by lies, regrets and distorted memories. It's about loss and isolation, and also acts as a beautiful reminder that, with courage and compassion, there's nearly a1ways a way back home.
Page is a very emotional writer and her specialist area is female friendships and family relationships. If you like empowering stories full of healing and hugs you'll love this.
Former journalist Libby Page excels at writing heartwarming stories that leave you with a smile on your face... This is an uplifting, easy-to-read story about friendship, community and working out where you truly belong.
A great warm hug of a story.
A tender tale about stepping out of the shadows of the past and navigating the route to a brighter future....this book not only takes the reader on a journey, but reminds us of the importance of finding our way back home
A gorgeous, heart-lifting story of families and the secrets that bind us, with a setting that you can lose yourself in
A joy-filled love letter to the power of community and connection, and a sensitive commentary on loneliness and forgiveness too, all of which is conveyed with huge warmth and affection
Wonderfully engaging . . . beautifully drawn
The Island Home radiates warmth, happiness and hope. Libby is a truly gifted writer who weaves magic with her every word. Every page is a delight - gentle, comforting, reassuring and utterly charming
A tender, life-affirming story bursting with hope and heart
A wonderfully evocative and enveloping novel about the joys and comforts of community and friendship and a perfect, warm escape from these cold, dark times
A tender, heartfelt story, The Island Home explores every aspect of love and shows us it's never too late to fix what's broken. I left my heart with Lorna and Alice on the Isle of Kip