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Cat Lady

By Dawn O’Porter

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*THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER and Richard & Judy book club pick*

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WHAT IF THE LIFE YOU’RE LIVING … ISN’T THE ONE YOU WANT?

Mia has made all the right choices. She’s married, she has the nice house, the good career. But life isn’t about fitting into a box. And there’s another woman inside her who’s just clawing to get out …

PRAISE FOR CAT LADY:

‘Even speaking as a dog man, I thought Cat Lady was an absolute joy to read’ Matt Haig

‘My book of the year’ Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A reminder to live your life your way. Cat or no cat’ Fearne Cotton

‘Really gets the reader to think about what matters in life Unputdownable and completely wonderful!’ Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Witty, thought-provoking and hilarious, Cat Lady is a triumph’ The Unmumsy Mum

‘Dawn O’Porter challenges the stereotypes of the typical ‘cat lady’ with this beautiful and emotional read’ Reader review⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘An ode to finding your people and a celebration of the small things that bring us together’ Emma Gannon

‘I absolutely adored this book!’ Reader review⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Funny, heart-wrenching and full of warmth’ Sarah Morgan

‘A beautifully written book that I’d recommend to anyone’ Reader review⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A lovely onion of a book, layered with humour and emotion’ Daisy Haggard

‘A joyous, touching, funny, sharp story – I cannot praise it enough. Purr-fection’ Milly Johnson

Dawn O’Porter’s book ‘Cat Lady’ was a Sunday Times bestseller w/c 24-10-2022.

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 06 Jul 2023
Pages: 352
ISBN: 978-0-00-838543-9
Price: £9.99 (Export Price) , £9.99, €None
DAWN O’PORTER lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, her two boys Art and Valentine, cats Myrtle and Boo.Dawn is the bestselling author of the novels The Cows and the Richard and Judy Book Club pick So Lucky, and her non-fiction title Life in Pieces was also a Sunday Times bestseller.Dawn started out in TV production but quickly landed in front of the camera, making numerous documentaries that included immersive investigations of Polygamy, Size Zero, Childbirth, Free Love, Breast Cancer and the movie Dirty Dancing.Dawn’s journalism has appeared in multiple publications and she was the monthly columnist for Glamour magazine. She is now a full-time writer of eight books, designs dresses for Joanie Clothing, LOVES instagram, and has a large following on her Patreon blog.www.dawnoporter.co.uk@hotpatooties/DawnOPorter

”'A reminder to live your life your way. Cat or no cat” - FEARNE COTTON

”'I love the way Dawn writes. Even speaking as a dog man, I thought Cat Lady was an absolute joy to read. It is warm, funny and challenges a few stereotypes along the way. I also now want a cat” - MATT HAIG

”'A perfect mix of moving, funny and a little bit bonkers, in Dawn's signature style. A love letter to pets everywhere, an ode to finding your people and a celebration of the small things that bring us together” - EMMA GANNON

”'I cried with laughter as much as sorrow . . . this engrossing and entertaining novel is the cat's whiskers” - SUNDAY EXPRESS

”'I can’t remember the last time a book made me laugh so hard. Witty, thought-provoking and hilarious, Cat Lady is a triumph” - THE UNMUMSY MUM

”'Beautifully written, heart-breaking and hilarious, often counter-intuitive and always thought-provoking” - DAILY MAIL

”'Funny, heart-wrenching and full of warmth. I adored this book” - SARAH MORGAN

”'A witty, tender novel” - I PAPER

”'Quirky, funny and unexpected” - ADELE PARKS

”'At last a kickass novel for us cat ladies. We are legion - and this book is FABULOUS. Purr-fection. I adored it” - MILLY JOHNSON

”'Cat lovers will rejoice in this tale of a woman who simply cannot, and maybe doesn’t want to, be tamed” - HEAT