The Best Things (Paperback)
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The Best Things (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 17/02/2022
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With her household on the edge of ruin, a woman who’s lost her zest for life suddenly propels herself into action in this smart, funny and heart-warming tale of familial love and determination from the beloved presenter.

Shortlisted for the Comedy Women in Print Prize 2021

Have you ever felt as if you're losing your grip? Then you will love Sally Parker...

Sally Parker is struggling to find the hero inside herself.

All she wants to do is lie down.

Her husband Frank has lost his business, their home and their savings, in one fell swoop. Their bank cards are being declined. The children have gone feral. And now the bailiffs are at the door.

What does an ordinary woman do when the bottom falls out?

Sally Parker is about to surprise everybody.

Most of all herself.

A big-hearted story of a family on the brink, The Best Things is a life-affirming tale of failing, falling... and finding a way back up.

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472256232
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A warm, honest and humorous look at a family and what really matters in life. Brimming with hilarious scenes, it is also a redemptive book, and one of hope' - Woman & Home

'I enjoyed it so, so much - a brilliant cast of characters and properly funny!' - Graham Norton

'This book is a riot! Delicious in its detail' - Sophie Kinsella

'Exactly like Mel herself: engaging, uproarious and gleeful. A stonking good read' - Jo Brand

'Wonderfully warm and uplifting, full of unforgettable characters and so much heart' - Richard Roper

'A warm contemporary fable bursting with colourful characters and comic energy' - Daily Mail

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“Promising but ultimately not for me”

Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for allowing me to read an advance copy of this book.
I love Mel Giedroyc , have done for a long time, so when I saw there was a chance to review her new book, I jumped at the... More

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“Not for me, I’m afraid”

I was kindly gifted an advance copy of this book by Headline Review via Netgalley in exchange for a review.

I was really looking forward to this book. Mel was always great on Bake Off and comes across so well in... More

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“Loved it!”

I was sent a copy of The Best Things by Mel Giedroyc to read and review by NetGalley. In the beginning I wasn’t sure if I would like this novel, with it’s wealthy, conceited, self-aggrandizing cast of players. How... More

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