Asking for a Friend (Paperback)Andi Osho (author)
Three women start scouting out prospective dates for each other in comedian Osho's laugh-out-loud debut all about friendship, frustration and looking for love.
Longlisted for the Comedy Women in Print Prize 2021
No woman gets left behind ...
Three best friends are going to solve their relationship woes once and for all
Forty-something Jemima's life is on track - well, sort of, she just need to bat her niggly ex away for good.
Twenty-something Meagan is in the midst of her five-phase plan and is nearly ready for phase three: a relationship.
While thirty-something Simi has had more it's not yous than any I dos.
These best friends decide it's time to ditch the dating apps and play the love game by their own rules. They're going to ask people out in real life...but only for each other. What could possibly go wrong?
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
Praise for Asking For a Friend ‘Witty, pacy and joyful, Asking For a Friend is a truly uplifting celebration of friendship’ Beth O’Leary, The Flatshare ‘A sparky, spunky, sassy romcom’ Red ‘A mistressclass in combining humour and lovely characters, all wrapped up with a cracking story’ Jo Brand ’An impressive debut about the strong relationships between friends. Osho’s wit and charm give the story a lively warmth and character’ Woman & Home ‘A massively entertaining tale of wingwomen recharging each other’s love lives. Funny, spiky and fab!’ Beth Morrey, Saving Missy ‘As hilarious as Andi’s stand-up while feeling like a lively night out with brilliant friends’ Sara Pascoe ‘Fabulously fun. I found myself laughing out loud at so many hilarious lines along the way. An utter joy to read from start to finish!’ Helly Acton, The Shelf ‘I LOVED it. Funny, sparky and written with so much heart’ Daisy Buchanan, Insatiable ‘Had me laughing from the first page. Warm, engaging and brilliantly relatable’ Lucy Vine, Hot Mess ‘An ultimately feel-good story about female friendships full of heart and humour’ Angela Griffin ‘An absolute triumph, I loved every word’ Susan Calman ‘Osho’s wit and charm give the story a lively warmth and character. An uplifting debut’ Woman’s Weekly ’A loving tribute to female friendships bursting with funny lines and loveable characters’ Lucy Porter
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I was surprised to learn this is the author’s debut novel as it’s very well written and the story flows well. The focus changes between the three main characters and their name is at the start of each chapter so you... More
“Well-written, Original Story!”
A different take on finding 'the one'!
Jemima, Meagan and Simi are best friends despite the age differences, and the one thing they all have in common is lack of a happy love life. They are so good at... More
“Funny and unputdownable”
Effervescent, unputdownable and great fun to read. This novel about three close friends, their dating games and attempts to get their lives on track sparkled with spirit and wit and was very enjoyable from the outset.... More
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