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Joanna Nadin has had a varied and interesting career including writing John Prescott's parliamentary agony column and working as a Special Advisor to the Prime Minister. She left Downing Street in 2005 and is now a freelance government scriptwriter and writer. Joanna has previously written children’s titles for Walker Books but this is her first book for the teenage market. Inspiration came from her own tragically normal life in Saffron Walden. She now lives in Bath with her husband and daughter Amelia.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Joanna Nadin

My (Not So) Simple Life by Joanna Nadin
My (Not So) Simple Life
Joanna Nadin
The further escapades of the engaging and immensely funny Rachel Riley - an Adrian Mole style character of today's teenage world. Written in diary style, this book has all the necessary hallmarks to be a real page-turner. Not just funny but genuinely...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
Paradise by Joanna Nadin
Joanna Nadin
When sixteen year old Billie Paradise inherits her grandmother's house, it's a fairytale come true. She and her family move from their rented flat in London to start a new life by the sea. Maybe Billie can even find the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2011
Double Trouble Another Year in the (not So) Simple Life of Rachel Riley by Joanna Nadin
Double Trouble Another Year in the (not So) Simple Life of Rachel Riley
Joanna Nadin
Genuinely laugh-out-loud funny from the first page, this double helping of Joanna Nadin’s brilliant funny and immensely engaging protagonist Rachel Riley featuring The Meaning of Life and My (not so) simple Life, will be devoured by teenagers and adults in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2010
The Facts of Life by Joanna Nadin
The Facts of Life
Joanna Nadin
March 2010 'new gen' Book of the Month title. In this, another brilliant installment of Rachel Riley’s hilarious diaries, join her in her no-nonsense, fact-based approach to life. Just when...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/03/2010
Back to Life by Joanna Nadin
Back to Life
Joanna Nadin
More hilarious exploits from the angst ridden teen diarist Rachel Riley. Fans of Louise Rennison’s character Georgia Nicolson will love this as will all those who have enjoyed the ups and down and ups again of Rachel’s life to date....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2009
My Double Life by Joanna Nadin
My Double Life
Joanna Nadin
A double-whammy of Joanna Nadin with this two in one containing the first two titles in the brilliantly funny series featuring the tragically normal angst ridden teenager, rachel Riley. Laugh-out-loud funny it's sure to have you in stitches most of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2009
The Meaning Of Life by Joanna Nadin
The Meaning Of Life
Joanna Nadin
Laugh out loud funny from the first page, The Meaning of Life, will be devoured by teenagers and adults in equal measure just as the Diaries of Adrian Mole hit the spot for a different generation. A spot-on teenage voice...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2008
The Life of Riley by Joanna Nadin
The Life of Riley
Joanna Nadin
The deepest desires and greatest fantasies of a teenager are hilariously recorded in this no-holds-barred diary. Can the author find the boy of her dreams? Her search will make parents and teenagers laugh out loud.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
My So-called Life by Joanna Nadin
My So-called Life
Joanna Nadin
A breath of fresh air in teen girls’ fiction and one of the funniest things we’ve read in the Lovereading office this year. Tipped to be the Adrian Mole for today’s teenage girls, My So-Called Life charts the side-splitting consequences...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2007

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