Scripted

Scripted

Summary

A HILARIOUSLY RELATABLE DEBUT NOVEL ABOUT FINDING YOUR VOICE, FROM BELOVED SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FEARNE COTTON


‘LIFE-AFFIRMING, CLEVER AND FUNNY’ Elizabeth Day

‘I TORE THROUGH SCRIPTED IN A COUPLE OF DAYS. A DELIGHT OF A READ - I DEFY YOU NOT TO RELATE TO THE CHARACTERS’ Jennie Godfrey

‘A GREAT NOVEL ABOUT TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR OWN LIFE' Matt Haig

'UPLIFTING AND HEARTFELT' Grazia

'SMART, THOUGHTFUL AND HOPE-FILLED. I LOVED IT!' Daisy Buchanan


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Jade Shaw has lost control.

Stuck in the middle of her chaotic family and taken for granted by her self-obsessed boyfriend, Adam, she's forgotten how to speak for herself.

The last place she expects to find answers is on the floor outside her flat. But there it is: a mysterious, untitled script, predicting an infuriating row with Adam.


Later, as if by magic, the scene becomes reality: word for word, line for line, with Adam getting his own way. Then, more scripts appear - scraps of paper predicting scenarios in which Jade's boss, mum, and bridezilla sister call all the shots.


Having been given a sneak peek at her future, Jade knows she needs to rewrite her destiny.


Can she create her own happy ever after?

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'Totally believable and beautifully written' 5* Reader Review

'I was hooked from the first page' 5* Reader Review

‘An impressive and entertaining debut . . . fast paced and original, populated by a colourful cast yet delivering a thoughtful theme of finding one's feet and one's voice’ Freya North Sunday Times bestselling author


Fearne Cotton, Sunday Times bestseller, January 2024

Reviews

  • Just like Fearne Cotton herself, Scripted is life-affirming and deeply compassionate. But it’s also a cleverly conceived and funny novel which asks big questions about what it is to be the author of one’s own fate
    Elizabeth Day

About the author

Fearne Cotton

Fearne Cotton is a Sunday Times bestselling author, and one of the best-known and most popular broadcasters in the UK. She is also the founder of the wellbeing brand, Happy Place. The brand was launched following the success of her #1 bestseller, Happy, which was the first of a series of personal development titles that explore happiness, depression, anxiety and our inner critic. Her bestselling success inspired her podcast, Happy Place, which launched in 2018 and has had over 115 million downloads to date.

Fearne’s Happy Place now also includes annual festivals, a publishing imprint, book club, wellness app, and its own studios creating original video & audio content.

Fearne is a mother of two, step-mother of two, and closely supports a range of charities - most notably mental health charity Mind, The Prince’s Trust and CoppaFeel!

Scripted is Fearne’s first novel and fiction debut.
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