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My (Not So) Simple Life by Joanna Nadin
  

My (Not So) Simple Life

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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 laugh-out-loud funny, with every page ringing true and having you in stitches. No teenager should miss it. Definitely the heiress to Queen of Teen if not already the Queen of Teen. To view the other titles featuring Rachel Riley and to find out more about the author, who once upon a time was a speechwriter for Tony Blair, then click here.

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My (Not So) Simple Life by Joanna Nadin

Making a plan with Scarlet to deal with post-break-up trauma. We are going to channel anger into something positive and have new mission statement:

1. Not to moon about over exes but to embrace single life.

2. To stay away from all men (Sad Ed excepted as he is not actual man. He tried to disagree on this but was outnumbered).

3. To remain true to our friends, forsaking all others.

4. To remember that we alone are responsible for our own happiness. Scarlet is right. Life will be so much easier without the complications of love.

It will be utter Simple Life and am completely committed. Am starting tomorrow.

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Nadin achieves the rare trick of producing a book that will make both adults and teenagers laugh aloud * Observer *


About the Author

Joanna Nadin

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.

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Publication date

4th July 2013

Author

Joanna Nadin

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www.joannanadin.com/

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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780192733849

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