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What to expect

Have you ever imagined a different life?
Have you ever stood at a crossroads, undecided…Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to roar?

Soon to be an Apple TV+ series from the creators of GLOW starring Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Merritt Wever, and Alison Brie!

A story for every woman.
A story for every moment.

Whether you want to laugh
To be moved
To love
To feel less guilt
To cry
To be comforted
To ROAR
There is a story for you.

From Sunday Times bestselling author Cecelia Ahern comes a collection of witty, original and moving stories for women everywhere.

‘Funny, wise and weighty, in a very good way…read one or two of Ahern’s fables at a time [to] truly appreciate their wit, pathos and imagination.’ Independent

‘Witty, playful, entertaining but also thought-provoking, salutary and empowering’ Daily Mail

A Radio 2 Bookclub Choice.

Critics Review

  • ‘A wonderful, inspiring collection…the kind of book everyone should have on their shelf’ Libby Page, bestselling author of The Lido

    ‘These provocative and witty stories prove it’s time to recognise Cecelia Ahern as one of our finest writers’ John Boyne, bestselling author of The Heart’s Invisible Furies

    ‘These stories sing from the page … sharp, clever, witty: a joy to read’ Donal Ryan, bestselling author of The Spinning Heart

    ‘Witty, playful, entertaining but also thought-provoking, salutary and empowering’ Daily Mail

    ‘An impressive, timely and entertaining collection’ Observer

    ‘Confidential, sympathetic and witty’ The Times

    ‘Funny, magical, her most powerful, most feminist work yet’ Irish Sunday Independent

    ‘Intriguing, substantial and impactful…The quiet call to arms that women never knew they needed’ Irish Independent

    Smart and provocative…told with wit and verve.’ Mirror

    ‘Witty, smart, perpetually readable, this is the perfect collection’ Heat

    ‘Inventive and ingenious, with a doffing of the cap to Angela Carter and Margaret Atwood’ Stylist

    ‘Witty and relatable’ Woman and Home

    ‘Stories worth waiting for’ Image

    ‘Rich, challenging and comic’ Daily Express

    ‘Thought-provoking, clever and humorous… startlingly original and very enjoyable’ Women’s Weekly

    Acclaim for Cecelia Ahern:
    ‘An illuminating and touching father/daughter story about memory, childhood and secrets’ Woman & Home

    ‘Beautiful and unexpected … both thought-provoking and life-affirming’ Sunday Express

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