The Importance of Being Aisling - The Aisling Series (Paperback)
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THE NO 1 IRISH BESTSELLER and hilarious follow-up to the smash-hit romantic comedy Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling.

'Should come with a health warning. Ten pages in my face hurts from grinning' Sunday Independent

'Hilarious and life-affirming, this is just the book to banish the winter blues' - Red (Best books of 2018)
__________

You can take the small-town girl out of the big city - but can you take the big city out of the girl?

Job. Flat. Boyfriend. Tick. Tick. Tick.

Aisling (seems) to be winning at life. But life has other ideas.

Fired. Homeless. Dumped. Tick. Tick. Tick.

When everything comes crashing down around her, moving back in with her mam seems like a disaster.

But might returning to her roots provide the answers Aisling's looking for?
___________

WINNER OF POPULAR FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 - IRISH BOOK AWARDS

'With its ability to have you laughing out loud one minute and crying the next, this is a joyful, emotional, heartfelt, hilarious romp of a novel' Heat

'My neck hurts from nodding along in recognition at the universal wisdoms. There's a smile in every page, some genuinely hilarious moments, and so much heart' Sunday Independent

'Fans will be thrilled to be reunited with country girl Aisling as she navigates yet more life changes. It's stuffed with laughs, but made me cry' Daily Mail

Praise for Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling

'Comparisons with Bridget Jones are spot on' Independent

'The year's funniest book' Hello

'There aren't enough words for how much I love it' Marian Keyes

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241361757
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 463 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Hailed as the Irish answer to Bridget Jones . . . it's stuffed with laughs * Daily Mail *
With its ability to have you laughing out loud one minute and crying the next, this is a joyful, emotional, heartfelt, hilarious romp of a novel * Heat *
Incredibly funny, warm, fabulous, how do they do it? -- Marian Keyes
Should come with a health warning. Ten pages in my face hurts from grinning and my neck hurts from nodding along in recognition at the universal wisdoms. There's a smile in every page, some genuinely hilarious moments, and so much heart. The Importance of Being Aisling is a day-maker - the cure for cynicism, Trump and whatever else ails you * Sunday Independent *
Hilariously funny, but often very moving too. Aisling is the real Voice of Ireland -- John Boyne
Hilarious and life-affirming, this is just the book to banish the winter blues * Red (Best books of 2018) *
Just as charming as its predecessor. Funny and human, Aisling is already queen of Irish comic fiction. Long may she reign * i (The paper for today) *
This duo's beloved Irish heroine is back with a bang . . . Brilliantly funny, with a lead character you can easily see yourself in * Woman's Weekly *
It's like a hug in a book * Buzzfeed *
Aisling is the perfect heroine for these strange times we live in. They say that we get the heroes we deserve, so we must have all done something pretty amazing to live in the Age Of Aisling -- Sarra Manning * Red Online *
A gift of both books this Christmas will see the recipient barely stir from reading for days * Sunday Independent (Ireland) *
Praise for Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling * - *
This hilarious and heart-warming book had us alternately laughing and crying. The year's funniest book to date * Hello *
Both Aisling and the novel have a great big thumping heart * Sunday Times *
Excellent craic that will have you shedding a tear as well as laughing your socks off * Fabulous *
Oh lads! This book! There aren't enough words for how much I love it. It's feicin' HILAIRE and very touching -- Marian Keyes
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to invest in a shumper (though not for going OUT OUT) and as soon as you've finished it, you'll want to reread this hilarious novel, which will also get you in the right feels * Red Online *
With witty dialogue, sharp observations and piles of humour, this is a riot of a read, but with plenty of depth, too - we found ourselves choking up as well as, erm . . . peeing with laughter * Heat, The Funny One *
Her voice leaps off the page . . . it's this depth of character and eye for detail that makes comparisons with Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones series spot-on * Independent *
Funny and touching . . . we fell in love with the heroine of Oh My God What a Complete Aisling, about a small-town girl in Dublin * Good Housekeeping *
This quickfire tragi-comedy is bursting with clever one-liners and acute observations * Sunday Express *
A runaway success . . . it's an uplifting romcom that combines elements of Bridget Jones and Four Weddings with Father Ted -- Kirsty Lang, BBC Radio 4 Front Row
This hilarious Irish bestseller, which came to life via a viral Facebook page, follows country girl Aisling as she moves from her hometown to big city living in Dublin. She's sweet, a little clueless but a force to be reckoned with * Buzzfeed *
Aisling is an absolute gem of a character and this book is a breath of fresh air * Sun *
Hilarious . . . A well-crafted tale with warmth and emotion * Woman Magazine *
It's sweet and it's funny and it's moving and it's perfect * The Pool *
My unofficial autobiography -- Aisling Bea
An utter ray of sunshine * Red *
The funniest, warmest, loveliest book I've read in so long. The characters are so hilarious and relatable, I laughed non-stop and genuinely didn't want it to end -- Lucy Vine
I've spent the last forty-eight hours laughing my head off at this novel . . . but it's not just comic, there's a real heart to it and it's often very moving -- John Boyne
One of my fave novels of 2017. It really does remind me of Marian Keyes -- Louise O'Neill
If I had a book of the year award for 2017 it would go to Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling . . . It left me giggling at some pages and sobbing at others -- Sinead Crowley
One of the funniest books I've read in twenty years -- Paul Howard
Another funny and lovable take on everyone's favourite small-town girl Aisling. A highly entertaining and absorbing addition to your bookshelves * Sunday Business Post *
Every Irish person knows an Aisling, and there is nothing more delightful than recognising something familiar being projected back at you through a novel. While the books are both extremely funny, they also reflect a period in Irish culture and centre around a heartwarming story for Aisilings of the ages * Image Magazine *

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“A brilliant book”

I read, reviewed and absolutely loved the first book in the series called ‘Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling’ and so when I heard that the two authors were due to release a sequel, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on... More

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“Brilliant laugh out loud read”

Oh my goodness I just adored this book. It’s the second book in the series and it was such a fabulous read that had me laughing out loud at times. A massive five star read for me.

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