Already a national bestseller in the U.K., Lola Jaye's By the Time You Read This "is a profoundly beautiful story of a father's abiding love for the daughter he will never see grow up and his determination to help guide her through the difficult crossroads and crises of her life even after his own passing. Poignant and unforgettable, evoking in part The Pursuit of Happyness "and The Last Lecture, By the Time You Read This "celebrates a remarkable bond of love that can never be broken, not even by death.
“A lovely, exuberant tearjerker of a book, perfect for curling up with on a wet afternoon.”
“A stunning debut.”
“Filled with useful advice on coping with the ups and downs of life…This is a heartwarming tale of the power of father-daughter love.”
“A thought-provoking, lovely tale that will make you laugh and cry.”
-The Sun, UK
“Curl up and read immediately…a real tearjerker. After reading this, I felt that every parent should write a manual for their kids, a book of good memories or advice. The book is a reflection of the unconditional love parents have for their children.”
-The Herald (South Africa)