• The 24-Hour Café
  • The 24-Hour Café
  • The 24-Hour Café
  • The 24-Hour Café
  • The 24-Hour Café
  • The 24-Hour Café
  • The 24-Hour Café
  • The 24-Hour Café

The 24-Hour Café

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 23/01/2020
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The 24-Hour Café
A lyrical, beautifully observed, tale of friends, lovers, colleagues, family, and strangers in a London café
Having loved The Lido I was excited to see a proof of this book sent by the publisher, Orion. In the few days over which I have read The 24 Hour Café I hav... READ MORE
The 24-Hour Café
Absolutely Delightful!
The perfect heart-warming read. Told over the course of a day from several perspectives, you explore Hannah and Mona's friendships and little snippets of t... READ MORE
The 24-Hour Café
Open all hours
I did enjoy this book but felt it wasn't quite as good as The Lido. Told over the course of 24 hours it tells of the friendship between Mona and Hannah ... READ MORE
Sally Boocock
The 24-Hour Café
True testament to female friendship
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. A true testament to female friendship, the two main characters feel like real people with real lives. It's also an ode to t... READ MORE
Adam Yates


From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Lido comes a story of friendship, belonging and never giving up on your dreams Welcome to the cafe that never sleeps. Day and night, Stella's Cafe 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 Cafe, where one day might just be enough to change your life ... 

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781409175247
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 590g
  • Dimensions: 228 x 164 x 40 mm

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The 24-Hour Café
We are open!!!
The bestselling author of, “The Lido,” is back. I really enjoyed this quirky tale, as we are introduced to the different characters that frequent this cafe... READ MORE
The 24-Hour Café
Not a standard tale of friendship...
For anyone who likes nothing more then to sit in a cafe or a bench and ponder on the people around them, then this book is for you. I found this book to be... READ MORE
Amy West
The 24-Hour Café
The bestselling author of The Lido has written a new novel, The 24-Hour Cafe. Even though I have yet to read Libby Page's début, The Lido, I was still expe... READ MORE
Bridget East
The 24-Hour Café
Fabulous Contemporary Novel
Oh this book made me cry! I don’t cry very often when I read, it’s got to be a book that really touches my heart and not just because it’s got a sad storyl... READ MORE
Nicki M
The 24-Hour Café
A charming read
I have a little confession to make- yes yet another one. Although I have Libby's debut novel called 'The Lido' on my ever growing 'to be read' mountain, I... READ MORE
Amanda Oughton
The 24-Hour Café
A charming story
"The 24-hour Cafe" is a charming story of friendships, love lost and found, last chances and decisions that must be taken. It is told in short vignettes, i... READ MORE
The 24-Hour Café
An engaging story of friendship. I want to visit Stella's Cafe!
I was a huge fan of Libby Page's debut, The Lido. In The 24 Hour Café she has returned to the kind of warmth in her writing and story that I enjoyed so muc... READ MORE
The 24-Hour Café
It’s like she draws us into a modern day version of the painting Nighthawks by Edward Hopper.
4.5 stars This book is such a slice of life. 24 hours (plus a jump forward) in a 24-hour cafe in London following Hannah and Mona, waitresses who long to... READ MORE
Kirsty Stanley
The 24-Hour Café
Heartwarming and cosy
Stella's cafe is open 24 hours a day, manned by a staff who regard themselves as a family. Hannah and Mona are flatmates, the closest of friends, both wait... READ MORE
Lucy Williams
The 24-Hour Café
I'm grateful to the publisher for a free advance e-copy of The Twenty Four Hour Café and for inviting me to join the book's blogtour. I've always been in... READ MORE
Blue Book Balloon
The 24-Hour Café
The secret stories of strangers
This is a gorgeous quirky read set in a 24 hour cafe in London. Based primarily around friends, flat mates and waitresses Hannah and Mona it explores their... READ MORE
Sarah Goldthorpe
The 24-Hour Café
All the emotions!
At its heart The 24-Hour Cafe is an epic love story, but not in a romantic sense, instead this focusses on platonic love between friends. Friends who have ... READ MORE
Donna Healey
The 24-Hour Café
A Very Touching Read!
What an enjoyable novel! A very touching read, and not one I'll forget easily. Hannah and Mona are friends and flatmates, and they both work at Stella's C... READ MORE
The 24-Hour Café
Great Contemporary fiction
I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. If I had been asked at the beginning I would have said I wasn't really enjoying this book ... READ MORE
marie riley
The 24-Hour Café
Thank you for the early review copy and apologies for the late review, but lockdown occurred so I'm catching up on just a fraction of my to be read pile. H... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
The 24-Hour Café
24 hour cafe
I bought this book because I had read, and enjoyed, Libby Page's previous book 'The Lido'. Initially, I was disappointed with the slow start, but as the bo... READ MORE
Carol Alvey
The 24-Hour Café
Heartwarming and uplifting
The 24 hour cafe is a story about friendship. About finding connections that help ease loneliness. About endings, and new beginnings. Hannah and Mona have ... READ MORE
Louise Barber