The Wife Who Got a Life

by Tracy Bloom

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LoveReading Expert Review of The Wife Who Got a Life

A LoveReading Star Book, this fabulously witty and uplifting novel also deals with the tough times in life with love and empathy.

Light, bright, and tremendously entertaining, The Wife Who Got a Life also tackles some difficult subjects with balance and consideration. After years of putting her family first, Cathy decides to take back control of her life and sets up a list of monthly goals. Over the year I spent with her, I smirked, sniggered, and laughed, oh how I laughed! While Cathy is heading towards menopause, the writing ensures this is a read that everyone could enjoy. Tracy Bloom has a seriously witty pen, and knows exactly when a smile is needed, there were times when the words buffeted my thoughts and then in the next moment hugged me. She has the ability to write about tough times with love and empathy while being sharply aware and ensuring Cathy has an authentic voice. I absolutely adored this novel and would describe it as a wonderfully smart and joyous celebration of life. The Wife Who Got a Life is feel-good writing at its best as it lifts you up while remaining completely aware of the sharp reality of life. A LoveReading Star Book, this is one to pop to the top of your reading pile.

The LoveReading LitFest invited Tracy to the festival to talk about the fabulously readable The Wife Who Got A Life.

You can view the event by subscribing to the LitFest programme for as little as £6 per month - or you can pay per view. For just £2, go, see Tracy in conversation with Julia Wheeler and find out why you won't want to miss this witty and uplifting read.

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The Wife Who Got a Life Synopsis

The hilarious and uplifting new novel from the No.1 best selling author

Cathy Collins is left open-mouthed when her husband hijacks the family's New Year resolutions and throws in a midlife bombshell, so after years of school drop-offs and housework, Cathy decides it's time to take control of life before it takes control of her. She makes a list of monthly goals that she hopes will set her up for the coming of middle age.

Can she Ditch Cooking by spring?

Or Get a Life Outside the Family by summer?

Will her husband still be listening in October when it's time to have a Really Important Chat?

And can she FALL IN LOVE AGAIN by December?

Cathy soon realises that nailing the list isn't quite as easy as it seems, but she's a mum on a mission and nothing's going to stop her now...

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780008434281
Publication date: 29th April 2021
Author: Tracy Bloom
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
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Primary Genre Feel-Good Fiction
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Tracy Bloom Press Reviews

Praise for Tracy Bloom

'Deft and witty' Sunday Mirror

'Warm, witty and wise' The Daily Mail

'Likeable, funny and relatable' Heat magazine

'This hilarious book will sweep you up in its sheer brilliance' Marie Claire

'Tracy Bloom had me in stitches. Again' Milly Johnson

'Very entertaining' Katie Fforde

Hilarious! A must-read for anyone who's ever been on the wrong side of a relationship - Coleen Nolan

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About Tracy Bloom

Tracy Bloom started writing when her cruel, heartless husband ripped her away from her dream job, shopping for rollercoasters for the UK’s leading theme parks, to live in America with a brand new baby and no mates. In a cunning plan to avoid domestic duties and people who didn’t understand her Derbyshire accent, she wrote No One Ever Has Sex On A Tuesday. It went on to become a No.1 bestseller and publishing phenomenon. Since then Tracy has written many more novels and been published successfully around the world. She now lives back home in Derbyshire ...

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