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How to Find Love in the Little Things

By Virginie Grimaldi

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Sometimes it's the most unlikely of places and people who help you find your way. This international bestseller is an unputdownable read for fans of Cecelia Ahern.

International bestseller How to Find Love in the Little Things is a funny, moving and ultimately uplifting read from Virginie Grimaldi that will enchant and entertain fans of Cecelia Ahern, Jojo Moyes and The Little Paris Bookshop.

Julia Rimini has got a great job as a psychologist and when she met her fiancé Marc seven years ago, she knew he was The One. But when Julia's father dies suddenly, her whole world begins to unravel. Marc turns distant and cold, leaving Julia to navigate her grief alone. Then she loses her grandmother, her beloved 'Maminou', too. Sleeping on her best friend's sofa and leafing through endless self-help books, Julia's not exactly where she hoped she'd be at thirty-two. Something has to give. She has to get out of Paris - and fast.

Then, a lifeline. Julia accepts a job in a retirement home in Biarritz - her home town. She'll tell no one she's there, not even her mother or sister, despite them now being just round the corner. It's the best establishment in the area, boasting ocean views, sun-drenched days and Basque country living. It will be her refuge. Except Julia isn't the biggest fan of old people: 'Nothing looks more like an old person than another old person, a bit like babies or miniature poodles.... How will I tell them apart?'

Little does Julia know that this place is home to far more than just stooped backs, pureed vegetables and incontinence pants. Behind its double doors lie broken hearts, lifelong secrets, a budding romance or two and an unflinching zest for life. And Raphaël, the grandson of the newest resident, isn't looking all bad, either...

Biographical Notes

Virginie Grimaldi grew up near Bordeaux and wanted to be a writer for as long as she can remember. She wrote her first novel aged eight in a green notebook with multiplication tables in the back. It was about love and the sea, and a 30-page-long sunset...

How to Find Love in the Little Things was published in France in May 2016 and became an instant bestseller, translated into several languages.

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  • ISBN: 9781472250094
  • Publication date: 14 Jun 2018
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