Victoria Beckham & Meghan Markle love the same best-selling author - and we’re reading these books immediately

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Victoria Beckham has taken to Instagram to share the books she’s been loving, and it turns out that best-selling author Matt Haig is one of her favourites.

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The 48-year-old shared a snap of the Sunday Times Bestseller, How to Stop Time , as she reached out for more book recommendations with the caption: “I really enjoyed this book!! I just finished The Midnight Library too”.

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How to Stop Time by Matt Haig, from £4.28, Amazon


How to Stop Time is a fantasy novel that follows the story of protagonist Tom Hazard, who looks like a normal 41-year-old but is hiding a secret - he’s been alive for centuries. A story about losing and finding yourself, the novel has been described as, “compelling and full of life’s questions.”

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Matt Haig is the author of the worldwide phenomenon Reasons to Stay Alive, and the novel awarded for Readers Most Loved Book 2021, The Midnight Library, which is also on Victoria Beckham’s bookshelf.


The Midnight Library, £12.59, Amazon


The Midnight Library transports the reader into another fantasy world, where protagonist Nora is giving the chance to undo her regrets on her last day on earth and try out the other lives she may have lived. Described by one Amazon reviewer as a "magical beam of light”, it’s definitely a thought-provoking read that we’ll be adding to our basket.

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Victoria Beckham isn’t the only star to be part of Matt Haig’s cult following. The Duchess of Sussex has also revealed that she’s a fan of the author, sharing that she and Harry particularly “love” Notes on a Nervous Planet, Haig’s follow-up to his memoir Reasons to Stay Alive.

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