The 24-hour Café
The 24-hour Café
Welcome to the cafÃ© that never sleeps. Day and night Stella’s cafÃ© opens its doors for the lonely and the lost, the morning people and the night owls. It is many things to many people but most of all it is a place where life can wait at the door. A place of small kindnesses. A place where anyone can be whoever they want, where everyone is always welcome. Meet Hannah and Mona: best friends, waitresses, dreamers. They work at Stella’s but they dream of more, of leaving the cafÃ© behind and making their own way in life. Come inside and spend 24 hours at Stella’s cafÃ©; a day when Hannah and Mona’s friendship will be tested, when the community will come together and when lives will be changed.
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Lido comes a story about following your dreams, set over one single day.
'A moving and beautifully crafted novel about love, friendship and life' Mike Gayle
Welcome to the cafÃ© that never sleeps.
Day and night, Stella's CafÃ© opens its doors to the lonely and the lost, the morning people and the night owls. It's a place where everyone is always welcome, where life can wait at the door.
Meet Hannah and Mona: best friends, waitresses, dreamers. They love working at Stella's - the different people they meet, the small kindnesses exchanged. But is it time to step outside and make their own way in life?
Come inside and spend twenty-four hours at Stella's CafÃ©, where one day might just be enough to change your life . . .
Praise for The Lido, Libby Page's bestselling debut:
'Tender, thought-provoking and uplifting' Daily Mail
'Feel-good and uplifting, this charming novel is full of heart' Lucy Diamond
'A joyful celebration of community and friendship' Observer
'Did I #lovethelido? So much my heart broke a little turning the last page. A stunning debut' Clare Mackintosh
'A standout hymn to female friendship and the power of collective action' Stylist
'Such a kind and lovely novel, The Lido has a heart that shines from every page' A J Pearce