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Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of ‘One Day’ comes the sumptuously cosy seasonal love story set in sparkling New York.

From the queen of the ‘what if?’ romance, Josie Silver.

Iris arrives in the city of dreams, intent on restarting her culinary career, and leaving her recent heartache behind. There she stumbles upon a gelateria and meets Gio: a perfect leading man with an irresistible smile – and a crisis of his own…

Once upon a time an English girl went to New York, to live out her very own Fairytale… an uplifting, heart-warming and truly beautiful novel.

An exclusively signed edition for Tea Leaves & Reads and not available anywhere else.

Each book has been specially signed by the Author, stamped and numbered. Every order also includes a specially created complementary bookmark too.

Book Club Event

Our next local book club event will be held on the 12th Dec where we will be discussing our October and November books. Join us at 6pm for dinner, or just drinks from 7pm and bookish chatter. There will also be a pop up bookshop available.

Let us do the choosing for you with our Blind Date with a Book Subscription options.

Next Online Event

We’ll be chatting on Zoom to Emma Jackson on the 30th of November at 8PM (GMT). This is a completely free event but spaces will be limited. Please fill out our form to reserve your place!

Find Your Book

With over 700 titles, we have a book for everyone. Browse our shop to find a book for yourself, or maybe as a gift for someone special. You can even buy a book box of treats with your chosen title included and free postage.

Book Club

Why not join our monthly book club online or in person. Where we read and discuss a book every month and you’ll get a book signed by the Author.

Our Blog

We have read books for over thirty years (or over sixty years if you combine our ages!). We often read and review books ahead of publication thanks to the generosity of many authors and publishers that we are connected with which helps us to know what’s coming and what we should be putting in our boxes.

I had ‘The Holiday’ vibes through the WHOLE of this book and it is true what they say, it’s THE most romantic love story since The Holiday. It truly is. Oh it’s cosy, warm, wonderful, and despite there being many festive reads out there, something set […]
Days at the Morisaki Bookshop is a gentle book with an explosive response. A slow read about new beginnings, human connection and the simple joy of reading, it has become an international sensation. Translated by Eric Ozawa, it’s a book that will speak volumes to just […]
A powerful, humbling and extremely entertaining re-imagining of the Gunpowder Plot, this is a read that at times had a great amount of humour, and at other times was incredibly harrowing. The chapters are haunting, the characters will grip you, and the setting is… frankly quite […]