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The Good Part

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781399710671

Price: £20

ON SALE: 5th October 2023

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Romance / Adult & Contemporary Romance

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Just Haven’t Met You Yet, This Time Next Year, and Before I Do

‘Sophie’s books are always filled with warmth, but she’s outdone herself here. It’s the definition of a feel-good read! Funny, poignant, and heartfelt, I fell head-over-heels for this one’ LAURA JANE WILLIAMS

Lucy Young is only twenty-six, but she’s exhausted. She’s tired of bad dates, being on the bottom rung at work, and living off Rice Krispies.

She’s ready to skip to the good part.

The part where she’s happily married, running the office, and never even thinking about her overdraft.

But you should be careful what you wish for . . .

‘It is one of those books that transports you making you forget about real life and full of delightful characters that spring to life. I actually felt like I was there in the story with them’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘It makes a change to read a book that makes you feel good and is entertaining’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘An emotional rollercoaster that left my crying tears of joy’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Sophie’s books are always warm and quirky and this one is no exception’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Funny, poignant, endearing characters, a good spattering of relatable everyday truths, a few unexpected plot twists . . . everything a good book should be!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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A fresh, heartwarming work of art, The Good Part left me buried under an avalanche of emotions and with a new appreciation for the life's small, beautiful moments. This is a book to read twice - once to feverishly tear through the pages and a second time to savour
Annabel Monaghan, author of NORA GOES OFF SCRIPT and SAME TIME NEXT SUMMER
A fun loving romp, The Good Part is a delight to read. With characters that are full of heart, this book is the reminder we all need to stop and relish all the moments along the way to whatever our dream life looks like. I couldn't put it down!
Betty Cayouette of Betty’s Book List and the author of ONE LAST SHOT
No matter where you are in life, The Good Part is a highly relatable read. This charming and poignant timeslip story had me considering my own experiences from a new perspective and with a renewed sense of gratitude. Sophie Cousens is one of a select few authors I will happily allow to break my heart again and again because it's just such a pleasure to find out how she'll mend it. I laughed, I sobbed, and I enjoyed every word
Sarah Adler, author of MRS. NASH'S ASHES
The Good Part is such a good concept - I was totally hooked. Sophie's books are always filled with warmth, but she's outdone herself here. It's the definition of a feel-good read! Funny, poignant, and heartfelt, I fell head-over-heels for this one.
Laura Jane Williams
Warm, witty and wise. I defy anyone not to fall for both Lucy and Sam. THE GOOD PART is just wonderful.
Emily Stone
Warmth and joy wrapped up into one very lovely book, The Good Part is a reminder that sometimes the messiest days are also the best days. An absolute must-read.
Hannah Doyle
The Good Part is one of the most heartfelt and wonderful books I've read all year. I laughed, I cried, I never wanted it to end... and it's exactly the message that twenty-something me needs. Sophie writes romance so beautifully, and Lucy's journey of self-discovery and acceptance felt like a warm hug!
Beth Reekles
Best-selling Cousens knocks it out of the park with this whimsical story that is reminiscent of the movie 13 Going on 30 . . . This heartfelt and unique romcom will have readers on the edges of their seats up to the emotional conclusion
A truly magical read! This book has it all, laughs, tears and a whole lot of heart
Jo Watson
I completely loved The Good Part. It's everything a rom-com should be; hilarious, full of heart and warmth, all while being a brilliantly compelling and readable story. Sophie is officially a genius and I'm her number one fan
Lucy Vine
A fun. brilliant read.
That's Life Magazine
Swoonworthy, laugh-out-loud funny and beautifully tender. Sophie's best yet!
Laura Carter
I loved this high-concept romcom, which constantly kept me guessing.
Sara Manning, Literary Editor for Red Magazine
This fun and emotional read (we def sobbed!) is a total treat.
Fabulous Magazone
One for fans of 13 Going on 30, this brings laughs and heartache in equal measure
A beautifully observed romcom
Woman & Home
A hilarious, heartfelt read
Woman's Own
This fun tale has a fantasy twist reminding us 'be careful what you wish for'.
Peterborough Telegraph