• "Allison Pearson is one of the stars of her generation"

    Evening Standard
  • "If you had forgotten what it's like to be fourteen - or, indeed, are the parent of somebody who is - this is a novel not to be missed"

    Daily Mail
  • "Hilarious and beautiful...Funny, insightful, wonderful"

    Easy Living
  • "Anyone who can make me laugh and cry in equal measure gets my vote"

  • "Pearson's knack for observing the ups and downs of ordinary folk (and all our faults and foibles) is pitch-perfect and as funny as it is poignant"