My Pear-Shaped Life (Hardback)Carmel Harrington (author)
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She's hiding so much behind her big smile she's forgotten who she is.
But Greta is about to discover that the key to being happy is...being you.
Greta Gale has played the part of the funny fat one her entire life, hiding her insecurities behind a big smile. But size doesn't matter when you can laugh at yourself, right?
Until Greta realises she's the only one not laughing. And deep down, she's not sure if she'll ever laugh again.
But with her world feeling like it's falling down around her, Greta is about to discover she's stronger than she feels. And that sometimes the best moments in life come when it's all gone a bit pear-shaped...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 204 x 135 mm
Carmel Harrington is a natural storyteller ... with heart, humour & hope. RTE
Beautifully written, emotionally intelligent & moving in the extreme. DAILY MAIL UK
Heartwarming humour, with tears, laughter & friendship. Immensely enjoyable.
Will make you see life in a different way. WOMAN'S WAY
Convincing characters, always gripping, endearing, with a cracking pace.
Heartwarming & Heartbreaking. EVENING HERALD
A nuanced read, but at its heart, warm. SUNDAY INDEPENDENT
A popular voice in Irish publishing, often compared to the beloved Maeve Binchy, Harrington focuses her books on relationships, with a strong emotional overlay.
LIBRARY JOURNAL REVIEW
Her books are like a hug, they envelop you ... clever, finely honed, they make you think & make you grateful. IRELAND AM BOOK CLUB
An uplifting, relevant must-read. IMAGE MAGAZINE
Heartwarming & emotional. IRISH COUNTRY MAGAZINE
Get your tissues ready! BEST MAGAZINE
Stunning. IRISH TIMES GLOSS MAGAZINE
Touching, heart-aching, yet feel good read, full of love & humour. LOVEREADING.CO.UK
Will melt even the coldest of hearts. NOVELICIOUS
Quietly brilliant, will make you cry, laugh & cry all over again. FEMALE FIRST MAGAZINE
The lesson A Thousand Roads Home teaches you, is one that will stay in your heart a very long time. SHEMAZING MAGAZINE
One of Ireland's most talked about female authors. THE IRISH WORLD
Carmel's writing is exquisite and she has a real talent for making you believe that you can be extraordinary too. INDULGE ME MAGAZINE
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