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My So-called Life The Tragically Normal Diary of Rachel Riley by Joanna Nadin
  

My So-called Life The Tragically Normal Diary of Rachel Riley

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My So-called Life The Tragically Normal Diary of Rachel Riley by Joanna Nadin

Rachel Riley is the offspring of a depressingly unbroken home. Her mum and dad refuse to let her have a mobile phone, and have banned Ribena (too purple) and Eastenders (too common); her seven-year-old brother buys giant Des Lynam cut-outs and Will Young dolls from ebay and talks in Elvish; and the adopted dog eats her Pride and Prejudice boxed collection. It is time to change things. Rachel resolves that this year she will become tragic, literary and interesting - and will win the heart of Justin, the lead guitarist from Certain Death, along the way. Laugh-out-loud funny from beginning to end, this is a fresh new voice which will speak directly to teenagers everywhere. If Bridget Jones had kept a diary when she was a teenager, it is unlikely to have been this funny! Not suitable for younger readers.

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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Book Info

Publication date

7th June 2007

Author

Joanna Nadin

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Author's Website

www.joannanadin.com/

Publisher

Oxford University Press
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Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780192755261

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