Neanderthal Seeks Human

Knitting in the City

“Penny Reid is really funny, and Neanderthal Seeks Human is a legitimately comedic romantic comedy. It’s a fun book, right up my alley, and I enjoyed it very much.” Linda Holmes, NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour

“This book was incredibly well-written, intelligent, funny, and just GOOD. I’ve gifted this book to a handful of my personal friends.” New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author, Amy Harmon

Janie has no idea Quinn is her boss . . .

There are three things you need to know about Janie Morris: 1) She is incapable of engaging in a conversation without volunteering TMTI (Too Much Trivial Information), especially when she is unnerved, 2) No one unnerves her more than Quinn Sullivan, and 3) She doesn’t know how to knit.

After losing her boyfriend, apartment, and job in the same day, Janie Morris can’t help wondering what new torment fate has in store. To her utter mortification, Quinn Sullivan- aka Sir McHotpants- witnesses it all then keeps turning up like a pair of shoes you lust after but can’t afford. The last thing she expects is for Quinn- the focus of her slightly, albeit harmless, stalkerish tendencies- to make her an offer she can’t refuse.

New York Times Bestselling Author Penny Reid’s debut novel!
★ AAR top 100 romances of all time ★

Neanderthal Seeks Human is book #1 in the Knitting in the City series. Each book is a standalone, full length (110k words), contemporary romantic comedy novel, and follows the misadventures and exploits of seven friends in Chicago, all members of the same knitting group.



  • Type: Novel
  • Release Date: March 14, 2013
  • Pages: 403 pages
  • Knitting in the City
  • Level of Awesome: The Original