Such a kind and lovely novel, The Lido has a heart that shines from every page
The next Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
A beautifully written testament to unlikely friendship, the galvanising pursuit of common goals and lifelong passions which link individuals with their community
a timeless tale of friendship, love and chilly swims
A standout hymn to female friendship and the power of collective action
This is a wonderful story of friendship and believing in yourself
A joyous and uplifting debut - a testament to kindness and friendship
A testament to kindness and friendship
Feelgood and uplifting, this charming novel is full of heart
This summer's poolside must-read... a timeless tale of friendship, love and chilly swims. It may be about freezing-cold water but it will give you a warm glow.
Uplifting.. the pool is not just a place to swim - it's the heart of the community
A lavish depiction of an unlikely friendship, a London community and life-long love, all charmingly told in rich, yet gentle prose
This is a tale of loneliness, belonging and reconnecting with the world and people around us
This debut is set to be one of the biggest of the year
a joyful celebration of community and friendship
a feel-good novel about friendship and belonging
Brimming with charm and compassion
A novel of friendship, love and the importance of community - this is an absolute pleasure
This lovely book is about the power of friendship and community.. Heartwarming and uplifting, The Lido is set to make quite a splash.
A bright, uplifting tale of friendship and community resilience
A beautiful book. Sweet and heartwarming but also wise with a strong message about the importance of community and friendship. It reminded me of a Richard Curtis film, life-affirming, romantic and impossible to resist.
Switching mainly between Rosemary and Kate's viewpoints, we quickly come to see that Rosemary is just as lonely as her new friend, steeped in a lifetime's memories of swimming in the lido
Did I #lovethelido? So much my heart broke a little turning the last page. A stunning debut
Brimming with charm and compassion... It's tender, thoughtful and above all a feelgood celebration of community and life-changing friendship.
What will win you over is the story of two women and the strength of their friendship