From the author of Little Big Love
A heartwarming novel about the unshakable bond between siblings, and what happens when a sister discovers her long-missing brother in the most unexpected place.
Through a touching, uplifting narrative, Regan explores topics of homelessness and its causes, the long-term effects of childhood experiences, and the responsibility we all have for one another. Katy is a single mother who has dealt with housing insecurity in her own life and brings empathy and insight to the topic.
PRAISE FOR HOW TO FIND YOUR WAY HOME:
In How to Find Your Way Home, she astutely--and with great empathy for her characters and their predicaments--plumbs the depths of one family torn apart by a simple moment in time that upends lives and fates.”—Shelf Awareness
“Regan’s moving… latest (after Little Big Love) turns on a family’s hardships and the unconditional love between siblings.”—Publishers Weekly
tugs at the heartstrings again in her latest (after Little Big Love,
2018), about a sibling bond and how, sometimes, you can go home
again...How to Find Your Way Home is a well-crafted, compelling family
drama that explores the meaning of home with care and grace. A must-have
for contemporary shelves.”—Booklist
“Regan is a meticulous, graceful writer whose insight on the human condition makes for a completely absorbing story. As in her other novels (Little Big Love), she presents a full, well-balanced picture—tragic, yet buoyed by hope—of the far-reaching influences of family dysfunction.”—Shelf Awareness
“Beautiful, heartbreaking and life-affirming.”—Rosie Walsh
“A truly touching story about love, hope, belonging and memory, with authentic and lovable characters who you're rooting for from the first moments.”—Araminta Hall
“A gorgeous book. Regan’s characters really do walk off the page and into your heart. I loved it.”—Eve Chase
ABOUT HOW TO FIND YOUR WAY HOME:
A warm, life-affirming novel about what happens when a sister discovers that the brother she hasn’t seen in more than a decade is homeless, and in reconnecting with him, learns the true meaning of belonging.
Regan once again spotlights her ability to write beautifully perceptive, bighearted stories about life’s big questions and the redemptive power of love. In her debut novel Little Big Love, Regan explored family secrets and the power they have to define us. Now, with empathy and insight shaped by her own personal experiences volunteering at hostels and soup kitchens, Regan is back to challenge common misconceptions about the homeless through a powerful narrative between siblings.
Emily has been looking for the same face in every crowd for more than a decade: her brother’s. She’ll do anything to find him, she just never expects that one day he will walk through the door of the London housing office where she works, homeless and in need of help.
Emily’s overjoyed to see Stephen—her older brother, her hero, the one who taught her to look for the flash of a bird’s wings and instilled in her a love and respect for nature’s wonders—and invites him to live with her. But the baggage of the day that tore them apart, more than fifteen years before, is heavy.
As they attempt to rebuild their relationship, they embark on the birding adventure they’d always promised to take when they were just children running wild in the wetlands of Canvey Island. And so, amid the soft, familiar calls of the marsh birds, they must finally confront what happened that June day—and in all the days since—if they are to finally find their way home.
HOW TO FIND YOUR WAY HOME is exactly the kind of compassionate and uplifting story we need right now.
Readers will be instantly hooked as Stephen and Emily begin unraveling decades of family secrets.
This family drama with a mystery at its center is the perfect fit for fans of The Authenticity Project, Dear Edward, Kristan Higgins, and Frederick Backman.
Emily has been looking for the same face in every crowd for more than a decade: her brother’s. She’ll do anything to find him, she just never expects that one day he will walk through the door of the London housing office where she works, homeless and in need of help. Emily’s overjoyed to see Stephen—her older brother, her hero, the one who taught her to look for the flash of a bird’s wings and instilled in her a love and respect for nature’s wonders—and invites him to live with her.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Katy Regan was brought up in a seaside town in northern England. She
studied at the University of Leeds before moving to London, where she
worked as a journalist and as a commissioning editor at Marie Claire magazine. Katy has written four books
published in the U.K. Little Big Love was her U.S. debut.