Wishlist Wednesday #6

Wishlist Wednesday is weekly event hosted by Dani at Pen to Paper. The aim of this event is to post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just has been added (it’s entirely up to you), that we can’t wait to get off the wishlist and onto our bookshelves.

On my wishlist this week:
The Truth About Melody Browne by Lisa Jewell
When she was nine years old, Melody Browne’s house burned down, taking every toy, every photograph, every item of clothing and old Christmas card with it. But not only did the fire destroy all her possessions, it took with it all her memories – Melody Browne can remember nothing before her ninth birthday. Now in her early thirties, Melody lives in a council flat in the middle of London with her seventeen-year-old son. She hasn’t seen her parents since she left home at fifteen, but Melody doesn’t mind, she’s better off on her own. She’s made a good life for herself and her son and she likes it that way. Until one night something extraordinary happens. Whilst attending a hypnotist show with her first date in years she faints – and when she comes round she starts to remember. At first her memories mean nothing to her but then slowly, day by day, she begins to piece together the real story of her childhood. Her journey takes her to the seaside town of Broadstairs, to oddly familiar houses in London backstreets and to meetings with strangers who love her like their own. But with every mystery she solves another one materialises, with every question she answers another appears. And Melody begins to wonder if she’ll ever know the truth about her past.

I found this book amongst my book recommendations on Goodreads and it was love at first sight. I love chick-lit anyway so this one is definitely my cup of tea! :)

What’s on your wishlist?


  1. Chocolate Chunky Munkie says

    I've not heard of this one, the blurb sounds good 😀 I hope you get to read it soon x

  2. Carrie says

    I've read most of Lisa Jewell's novels. I recently had this one, but couldn't get into it and got rid of it. If I still had it, I'd send it to you! (Sorry!) I enjoyed her earlier novels, Thirty-Nothing and Ralph's Party.

  3. Lesa says

    This sounds like a good wish book for me as well– Don't think I've ever read this author. Guess I better head to the library for a little exploration.

    You can see my wishlist book here.


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