Pity party

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Katherine lives by the rules, ticks all the boxes and prepares for the worst, even while she hopes for the best. Then the worst actually happens and, as she tries to navigate life as a young widow, it turns out she was not prepared at all. Nothing scares Katherine more than stopping, but everyone insists she needs to take some time for herself. Head to a wellness retreat, they said. Enjoy some me-time, they said. Except this retreat isn’t the pity party she was hoping for. Instead of massages, she has erotic meditation, and instead of spa treatments she has scream therapy. Katherine has never lost control in her life. In fact, she’s fairly certain that if she starts screaming she might never stop. But she’s about to let go, and everyone had better stand back.

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‘What a read!’ MARIAN KEYES
‘Deeply moving and very funny…I loved it’ LOUISE O’NEILL
‘The funniest book you’ll read this year’ LAUREN BRAVO

Katherine lives by the rules, ticks all the boxes and prepares for the worst, even while she hopes for the best.

Then the worst actually happens and, as she tries to navigate life as a young widow, it turns out she was not prepared at all.

Nothing scares Katherine more than stopping, but everyone insists she needs to take some time for herself. Head to a wellness retreat, they said. Enjoy some me-time, they said…

Except this retreat isn’t the pity party she was hoping for. Instead of massages, she has erotic meditation, and instead of spa treatments she has scream therapy.

Katherine has never lost control in her life. In fact, she’s fairly certain that if she starts screaming she might never stop.

But she’s about to let go, and everyone had better stand back…

Hilarious, heartbreaking and honest, this is a story about learning how to stop playing it safe in a world that feels so dangerous – and showing up to the party, even when it feels impossible.

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‘Thought-provoking, charming, cathartic and hilariously vivid’ SARAH KNIGHT
‘Hilarious, moving and unexpected’ REBECCA WAIT
‘A standout novel – heartbreaking, observant, deeply relatable and impossibly funny’ ROSIE WALSH
Pity Party is perfection’ LINDSEY KELK
‘Unbelievably good’ LUCY VINE

‘I laughed, I cried, I screamed, I devoured every page… a laugh-out-loud balm’ NIKKI MAY
‘Daisy Buchanan makes me laugh out loud’ KATHERINE HEINY
‘Wonderfully funny. Her best book yet’ NINA STIBBE
‘Crackling with energy, humour, warmth, and quirk’ JENNY MUSTARD
‘Every line in this book is a wonder’ CAROLINE CORCORAN
‘Moving, funny and wise all at once’ KATE RIORDAN

‘Smart, sexy, and will grab hold of your heart’ JADE BEER
‘Nobody writes about the messiness of life like Daisy’ JULIE OWEN MOYLAN

‘Gloriously readable…I tore through it!’ MARINA O’LOUGHLIN
‘Original, moving and totally addictive’ ROXY BOURDILLON

Additional information

Weight 0.46 kg
Dimensions 22 × 14.2 × 3.4 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

368

Language

English

Edition

Hardback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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