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Is This It? (Paperback)Hannah Tovey (author)
'Is This It? is a future classic'
'I wolfed it down in two days because I was totally hooked' HELLY ACTON
'The thirty-something heroine we all need' FREYA SAMPSON
-Employed (you have frequent nightmares about your job)
-Single and fabulous (swiping Tinder in your pyjamas while your best friend shops for engagement rings)
Ivy and Mia have been best friends since the fun, messy, hungover years of their twenties.
Ten years later, Mia has it all - the man, the house, the career. Ivy is skint, single, and scared that she isn't a 'hot mess' any more - she's a walking disaster.
But one night, Ivy switches her phone off, peels last night's drunken pizza off the sofa, and makes a list. A list that changes everything . . .
The new Ivy has a proper job. She goes on fancy dates in wine bars. She's starting to think: maybe 'faking it till you make it' is easy?
But then she meets Scott.
Curly-haired, sarcastic Scott.
Find out why everyone is falling in love with Ivy . . .
'I ABSOLUTELY BLOODY LOVED IS THIS IT? Hannah crafts characters with such life that at times I forgot I was reading at all' ABIGAIL MANN, author of The Lonely Fajita
'Fabulously funny with well-drawn characters and a protagonist who has you rooting for her throughout' GILLIAN HARVEY, author of Perfect On Paper
'Funny, flawed and achingly relatable . . . Tovey's writing is exquisite and I laughed till I cried' FREYA SAMPSON, author of The Last Library
'A true breath of fresh air: uplifting, relatable, inspiring, and laugh-out-loud funny' JACK JORDAN, author of Anything For Her
'I absolutely devoured this book! Ivy is such a relatable character. It's funny, it's sharp, and it's an absolute must read for this summer!' HOLLY MCCULLOCH, author of The Mix-Up
'Honest, gritty, surprising and confronting . . . there's an Ivy in all of us!' LAURA JANE WILLIAMS, author of Our Stop
'Raw, unapologetic and pretty damn relatable' HEAT
'Tovey hits that sweet spot of sharp dialogue and authentic characters that are well-rounded, real, and messy' ABIGAIL MANN, author of The Lonely Fajita
'Warm, witty, occasionally filthy, and full of heart' NICOLA MOSTYN, author of The Gods of Love
'Reminiscent of Laura and Tyler's escapades in Emma Jane Unsworth's Animals . . . gets into the nitty gritty of heartbreak' Netgalley reviewer
'Feel good and hilarious' Netgalley reviewer
'I could really empathise with . . . the struggles of not belonging and trying to survive London when life has not gone to plan' Netgalley reviewer
'A whirlwind of a read . . . Ivy's mum might be my favourite character, she's bonkers and I loved her!' Eleanor Reads Books
'Rich in dialogue . . . it's a novel about realising that sometimes your greatest enemy is yourself' Netgalley reviewer
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 28 mm
I ABSOLUTELY BLOODY LOVED IS THIS IT? Ivy is pretty much my favourite character to spend time with and I adored following her as she stepped into her own. Hannah writes with heart cut with a sharp, dark humour that had me snorting with laughter. Hannah crafts characters with such life that at times I forgot I was reading at all. Needless to say, I'd share a bottle of wine with Ivy in a heartbeat.Hannah is a truly gifted comic writer with a great talent for guiding readers through the dark and finding the light. Uncompromising, funny and genuinely moving - it really captures what it's like to be a young woman now, but I'm confident that this is a future classic. Ivy [is] my personal hero and new fictional BFF. Sharp, funny, steamy and fast - it has everything I could ever want in a rom com Incredibly relatable, so horribly funny and clever, and just so good in all kinds of ways. I'm telling everyone I know to preorder! I absolutely devoured this book! Ivy is such a relatable character. It's funny, it's sharp, and it's an absolute must read for this summer! Fabulously funny with well-drawn characters and a protagonist who has you rooting for her throughout Funny, flawed and achingly relatable, Ivy Edwards is the thirty-something heroine we all need. Tovey's writing is exquisite and I laughed till I cried A true breath of fresh air: uplifting, relatable, inspiring, and laugh-out-loud funny
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