Author of Pieces of Happiness and Ocean Song
“If you loved The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Pieces of Happiness should be on your
Good Housekeeping (UK)
“A funny, life-affirming novel about friendship and second changes...The Fijian setting is stunning."
Saga Magazine (UK)
"A captivating read...elegant and wise."
Vigdis Moe Skarstein, Addresseavisen
"Creates a warm, tender mood...this is as 'feel-good' as it gets...human compassion carries this novel from start to finish."
Geir Vestad, Hamar Arbeiderblad
"No matter your age, a posse of girlfriends can make all the difference... Pieces of Happiness is a celebration of that life-giving relationship."
Suzanne Braun Levine, author of Inventing Our Lives
"Profound...both bitter and sweet, this novel is
a delight to read."
"Lovely reading, with a poignant, thoughtful and spiritual edge...If you need a novel to remind you of the simple pleasures in life...
Pieces of Happiness will do just that."
Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author and journalist. She has written books for children, teenagers, and adults. Pieces of Happiness is her first title to be published in the United States, and is translated by one of her three daughters, Marie Ostby. She presently resides with her husband in Myanmar, having lived in Denmark, Malaysia, Pakistan, Kazakstan, USA, Iran, Fiji, and East Timor over the last twenty-five years.