Our guest on episode 70 is Sophie Cousens, the author of the romantic novel This Time Next Year. She and I talked working in TV taught her about storytelling, what she misses about London, the special island where she lives now, her next book, and more.


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Books Mentioned on the Podcast:

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Buy all the books available in the US from Bookshop US here

This Time Next Year, by Sophie Cousens 

Just Haven’t Met You Yet, by Sophie Cousens

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, by V.E. Schwab

Writers and Lovers, by Lily King

The Summer Job, by Lizzy Dent

Uncoupled / The Paris Connection, by Lorraine Brown 

The Mismatch, by Sara Jafari

Beach Read, by Emily Henry

The Giver of Stars, by Jojo Moyes

The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett

He Will Be Mine, by Kristy Greenwood

Common Ground, by Naomi Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun, by Kazuo Ishiguro

Who’s Loving You, by Sareeta Domingo

The Littlest Library, by Poppy Alexander

Act Your Age, Eve Brown, by Talia Hibbert

Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe 


In the US and now the UK, buy your hardbacks and paperbacks from Bookshop.org to support the podcast, as well as independent bookshops!

In other countries, you can support the podcast by using this link to buy from Blackwells.com, which ships internationally at inexpensive rates.

Get your first two audiobooks for just $14.99 with the code BRITLIT on Libro.fm.

Buy Claire’s novel, Unscripted.

Questions? Comments? Need a book recommendation? Email Claire at britlitpodcast@gmail.com


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