So Lucky

So Lucky

Dawn O’Porter

ISBN
9780008126100
Pub date
09/07/2020
Imprint
HarperCollins
Binding
Paperback
Format
B Format 129x198mm
Extent
400 pages
Price
£8.99
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Book Overview


*The Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy Book Club pick*

*Longlisted for the Comedy Women In Print Prize!*

‘A total joy’ Matt Haig

‘Very, very funny’ Sara Pascoe

‘Unputdownable’ Marian Keyes

Fearless, frank and for anyone who’s ever doubted themselves, So Lucky is the straight-talking new novel from the Sunday Times bestseller.

IS ANYONE’S LIFE . . .

Beth shows that women really can have it all.
Ruby lives life by her own rules.
And then there’s Lauren, living the dream.

AS PERFECT AS IT LOOKS?
 
Beth hasn’t had sex in a year.
Ruby feels like she’s failing.
Lauren’s happiness is fake news.

And it just takes one shocking event to make the truth come tumbling out…

About the author


DAWN O’PORTER is a Sunday Times bestselling novelist, columnist and broadcaster who lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, sons Art and Valentine, cat Lilu and dog Potato. She has made numerous documentaries about all sorts of things: polygamy, childbirth, Geisha, body image, breast cancer and even the movie Dirty Dancing. Further TV work included This Old Thing, a prime-time Channel 4 show celebrating the wonders of vintage clothing.Dawn’s journalism has appeared in multiple UK publications and she was the monthly columnist for Glamour magazine. She is now a full-time writer and busy interviewing a variety of guests for her new ‘So Lucky’ podcast series.www.dawnoporter.co.uk

Reviews


  • ‘A total joy . . . Compulsively funny’ Matt Haig
  • ‘The characters in So Lucky are lovely, very likeable. I enjoyed this book a lot, it really was unputdownable ’ Marian Keyes
  • ‘Funny, thought-provoking and filthy’ Red
  • ‘Thought-provoking . . . Beautifully drawn characters espouse the idea that you shouldn’t judge any book by its cover’ Daily Mail
  • ‘Couldn’t put it down – it’s wonderful’ Pandora Sykes
  • ‘Perceptive, poignant and proves that no one’s life is as perfect as it looks’ Sunday Express
  • ‘Expect some raw realities of female life, but when these women come together, they go full-blown badass’ Heat
  • ‘A relatable take on the struggle for perfection and a journey to accepting who we truly are’ Woman & Home
  • ‘A binge read, was racing home from my day to cuddle up with it on the couch’ Aisling Bea
  • ‘So Lucky is compulsively gripping and taps into the shame and self-hatred we *all* battle with. It is also very, very funny’ Sara Pascoe
  • ‘Full of relevant issues’ Prima
  • ‘In true Dawn style, she has created layered, interesting characters who rile you up but also make you fall in love with them. If you enjoyed The Cows, you are going to LOVE this book. Timely, funny and very very entertaining’ Emma Gannon
  • ‘Funny and very honest’ Davina McCall
  • ‘It’s an incredible and wonderful thing to read her painfully accurate, heart warming and hilarious analysis of our age of comparison in this wonderful, powerful novel!’ Scarlett Curtis
  • ‘Perceptive, poignant and proves that no one’s life is as perfect as it looks’ Sunday Express
  • ‘What a fabulous book. I read it, no DEVOURED it terribly fast and loved every minute’ Mel Giedroyc
  • ‘A funny and relatable one-sitting read’ Carmel Harrington
  • ‘‘Refreshingly raw . . . This is one to race through’ Sunday Mirror