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The Flatshare Reviews

The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary

The Flatshare

Beth O'Leary

4.60 out of 5

3 reviews

Imprint: Quercus Publishing
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Publication date: 18 Apr 2019
ISBN: 9781787474406

A quirky love story from a fresh new talent. The MUST READ book for 2019

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5 stars out of 5
Alice O'Keeffe
11 Jan 2019

I’m not the biggest reader of romcoms but I loved this one. It has a terrific premise: Tiffy and Leon share a flat—indeed, a bed—but have never met as Tiffy works during the day, for a small publisher, and nurse Leon works the night shift. Tiffy and Leon narrate in alternate chapters as they navigate their complicated lives—a toxic ex and a wrongly-imprisoned brother—and communicate with each other via a series of Post-It notes. A superlead for Quercus, which will support with an “extensive” marketing campaign, and rights have already sold in 30 territories. A charming, joyous hit.Al

Reviews

4 stars out of 5
Isabelle Broom
7 Apr 2019

"uproariously funny"

Dumped and homeless, Tiffy can't believe her luck when a reasonably priced flat is offered to her. There's just one catch - she will have to share a bed with the other occupant. Leon words nights at a nursing home and spends weekends with his girlfriend, so in theory, their paths would never need cross - but where would the fun be in that? Uproariously funny with characters you fall for from the first page.

4 stars out of 5
Nina Pottell
7 Apr 2019

"bursting with character and warmth"

Tiffy needs to find somewhere to live quickly. Leon needs money and a flatmate. Tiffy works days and Leon works nights. They share a bed and a flat - but they have never actually met. A quirky, feelgood read, bursting with character and warmth.