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The Wedding Diaries by Sam Binnie

The Wedding Diaries

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Shortlisted for The Melissa Nathan Award For Comedy Fiction About Life and Love 2013.

This charming, addictive and funny diary-based account of a not so perfect wedding is a breath of fresh air in the crowded ‘chick lit’ market. When Thom proposes to Kiki she is determined to have a perfect wedding and keep a diary of the process – then life happens! Sam Binnie’s follow-up, The Baby Diaries, is out in 2013 – we can’t wait.

August 2012 Debut of the Month.

If you like Sam Binnie you might also like to read books by Lindsey Kelk, Marian Keyes and Sophie Kinsella.


The Wedding Diaries by Sam Binnie

The first in a new series introduces Kiki Carlow, a woman on a mission to create her perfect wedding. Kiki Carlow is shocked but delighted when boyfriend Thom proposes. Planning a wedding is easy, right? That,s as long as you ignore: 1. The utterly bankrupting price of the only dress you,ll ever truly love. 2. Your suddenly pregnant sister - surprise! 3. The celebrity wedding you,re covering for work which is devouring your every waking thought. 4. The Mother of the Bride. Entirely. Kiki soon discovers that planning the perfect wedding might just bring total chaos to the rest of her life. Can she stop being a Bridezilla in time to marry the man she loves? Heart-warming and hilarious, The Wedding Diaries will make you laugh, cry, and want to watch Bridesmaids all over again...


'The bottom may have fallen out of the chick-lit market, but we still need the new - especially if they are this good... It's the start of a series written in diary form. I found it addictive, funny and charming, - The Bookseller's Ones to Watch'

About the Author

Sam Binnie was the 2005 winner of the Harper's / Orange Prize Short Story Competition, and lives in London with her husband and two children. She is still embarrassed that she forced people to camp at her wedding. The Wedding Diaries is her first book. She is currently writing The Baby Diaries, which will be published in March 2013, and suffering flashbacks to the horrors of antenatal classes.

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16th August 2012


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AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


432 pages


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