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The Art of Belonging

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9780349427461

Price: £20

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From the bestselling author of Everything Is Beautiful, comes an utterly heartwarming new novel, about what it truly means to belong to those you love.

‘Gripping, endearing and thought-provoking, this beautifully woven novel championing family, solidarity and friendship is full of warmth and heart. A joy from start to finish – one not to miss’

‘The Art of Belonging is just the loveliest, uplifting novel and fills the soul with joy’

‘Heartfelt and heartwarming, this uplifting read is full of characters to cherish and cheer for’


‘This beautifully written story perfectly captures the messy, complicated thing that is family’

The Art of Belonging is a gorgeous read . . . Eleanor Ray has created a warm hug of a book that will capture your heart’


Sometimes you need to open your heart to find where you truly belong . . .

When unexpected circumstances bring Grace’s estranged daughter, Amelia, and granddaughter, Charlotte, to live in her home, complicated feelings start to emerge, revealing a messy and emotional past which drove this family apart.

It will take a school mystery, an exquisite miniature railway and some brave decisions to help them each find not only themselves, but also each other – and to appreciate what it truly means to belong together.

This uplifting novel will warm your heart and touch your soul, and remind you of all the reasons humans can be downright wonderful.


‘A delicious indulgence of a novel – rich, warm, and packed to bursting with heart, hope and compassion’


‘A wonderful story, beautifully told. A book full of love and new beginnings and optimism’

‘An absolute joy to read. Such a perfectly spun heartwarming tale of love, loss, redemption and reinvention’

‘Full of heart, humour and compassion, this is a story to savour’
JO FURNISS, author Dead Mile

‘A precious story of family, love and adventure that will touch your soul and leave you smiling’
CAMERON WARD, author of A Stranger On Board and The Safe House

Everything Is Beautiful was richly praised:


‘Beautifully written’ KATIE FFORDE

‘A moving, tender book’ PANDORA SYKES