- Expected Jun 30, 2021
If you’re wondering how much wine fixes a broken heart, here are some suggestions: a vat, a bathtub, a glass the side of your head. Best served chilled, and with a straw.
When Grace’s husband passed away, there was no guidebook for the twenty-eight-year-old widow. Crippled with heartbreak, she was also clueless. Was she allowed to wear denim? Should she be shrouded in a black veil? What about T-shirts printed with Tom’s face?
Three years later, things look a little different for Grace. She’s adopted two precious girls, and she’s learned some life lessons:
1) A wild night involves a label maker and the kitchen cupboards.
2) When you drop your kids off to school, you have to deal with parents who hand out flyers saying, Have You Seen This Cardigan?
3) A supply of SOS wine fixes almost everything. If that fails, biscuits (chocolate ones, because she’s not a complete loser) are a good plan b.
4) On rare occasions, when venturing into the real world, liquid eyeliner is evil and borrowing your sister’s push-up bra is essential.
Grace’s number-one rule is to protect her heart by only getting attached to her cookie jar. But Tom didn’t die so that Grace could play it safe, never stepping beyond the barriers of her comfort zone. Can she take a leap and get back to the old Grace, who still believes in love?
This hilarious and moving tale is for anyone who’s questioned their qualifications at life, and learned that a little bit of wine goes a long way! Fans of Why Mummy Drinks, Shari Low and Sophie Kinsella, be warned: prepare for odd looks when reading this in public due to the ugly laughing it induces.
Readers absolutely love Kristen Bailey:
‘Absolutely hilarious!! Seriously, I haven’t been able to put this one down!… I have not stopped laughing… One of those books which is perfect after a stressful day because you are guaranteed to laugh out loud… Loved it… Devoured this book in just a few hours… Impossible to put down.’ Little Miss Book Lover 87, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘One of the funniest books I have read. Ever!… I absolutely LOVED this.’ Star Crossed Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I can’t even count all of the times I burst out laughing… I laughed so hard my cat jumped out of his bed scared out of his mind and gave me an evil look for disturbing his sleep… If you love a good laugh-out-loud story full of heart, love and banter and are not afraid to be that crazy person in public laughing like a total maniac, then this is definitely the book for you!’ Sinfully Wicked Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I’ve read books which have made me laugh before – but this time I couldn't stop!… I giggled hysterically… It's so very, very funny! My long suffering other-half is used to me giggling maniacally when I'm reading, but this took things to a whole new level… A right good laugh… Absolutely hilarious… Yes, it's THAT funny! Without a doubt, worth a full house of stars.’ Grace J Reviewer Lady, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Oh my days… I was howling in bed! The hubby wasn’t happy… Said that amount of laughter should not be coming from the bedroom!’ Emma and the Little Book Worm, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A laugh-a-minute comedy… I began laughing at about page 2 and didn’t stop until the end… Funny-as-hell!! I challenge anyone, man or woman, to read this book and not find at least one bit of it where you can say “yep… that’s my life”!!! This is a book that I started reading with tears in my eyes from laughing and rounded it off wonderfully with tears of sadness!!!… Fab, fab, fab!!!’Stardust Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘The laughs never stopped… Will give you a good bellyache from laughter.’ DarnCuteBookReviewGirl, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐