• Heartbreak and happiness sit in tandem in Alexandra Heminsley's wise and generous book . . . . As Alex slowly reconciles herself to the loss of a husband, she recognises that the three of them will still be a family and that, despite the trauma, she is once again happy in her own skin

    Eithne Farry, Daily Mirror
  • Staggering . . . This is a world turned upside down . . . Heminsley is unflinching in her exploration of her feelings . . . Her Hollywood ending is her realisation that she doesn't have to blame herself for her situation; rather it is society's fault for creating a world where people like D are scared to express their gender identity

    Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times
  • A vital call for compassion and awareness . . . a hugely hopeful and deftly written book - and one that might encourage greater empathy in how we respond to all kinds of difference

    Gwendolyn Smith, i
  • Breathtakingly honest, warm and generous, Some Body To Love is a testament to how family and love can be whatever shape we want them to be

    Sarra Manning, Red
  • This memoir is going to change a lot of people's lives, and I think it's going to change the conversation

    Damian Barr, Big Scottish Book Club
  • A brave, thoughtful and timely book -- calming and inspiring on our different relationships with our bodies, and vitally compassionate on trans rights

    Naomi Alderman
  • It took my breath away . . . It's such a beautiful book, so full of compassion and kindness even in its furious honesty . . . You are going to love it

    Bryony Gordon
  • A book about how a personal crisis caused someone to open up rather than shut down . . . really admirable and carefully done . . . on bodies, families, gender identity, bravery

    Amy Liptrot
  • Wise, kind, funny, sad and beautifully written. Everyone who occupies a human body should read it

    Erin Kelly
  • Fabulous . . . Sensitively and cleverly written . . . remarkable

    Judy Murray

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