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The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

The Summer Job

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The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent
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May 18, 2021 | ISBN 9780593328118

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Advance Praise for The Summer Job

“I really looked forward to getting into bed each night to dip back into The Summer Job, what a welcome escape from lock-down. It’s witty and funny and it packs an emotional punch, too, which is really tricky to pull off. I was willing Birdy/Heather on, knowing all along that her ticking-bomb secret was going to have to blow at some point. Which of course it did, in a spectacularly satisfying way! Loved it, I’m in the queue for more Lizzy Dent.”—Josie Silver, #1 New York Times bestselling author of One Day in December

“With a gorgeously picturesque setting, an utterly charming cast, and a hilarious protagonist, Lizzy Dent’s The Summer Job is my perfect summer read! Sure to be one of the sweetest, funniest, and sexiest books of the year. As soon as I finished it, I wanted to read it again. Do not miss this one!” —Emily Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Beach Read

The Summer Job is a great read–fresh, funny and filled with delicious food and wine. It made me long for a summer in Scotland with Birdy and all the team at Loch Dorn.” —Beth O’Leary, author of The Flatshare

“This book is fun with a capital F. It made me want to go to Scotland, drink wine and kiss hot chefs, IMMEDIATELY. Dent has such a fresh voice, and so many of us will identify with Birdy Finch. If you’ve ever felt you’re getting left behind in life, or don’t have everything worked out quite yet, this is the book for you.” —Sophie Cousens, author of This Time Next Year

Engaging, heart-warming and so much fun. I bloody loved it.” —Marian Keyes, author of Sushi for Beginners

“A charming and funny read about how our worst mistake can be the very thing that helps us become a better person.” —Julia Whelan, author of My Oxford Year

The Summer Job
is an enthralling escapist story that so many can relate to. We all have secrets, we all want to escape our messy lives at times, and we all wish we could be someone else at one point or another. Dent weaves an engaging tale about the lovably flawed Birdy. She perfectly balances emotion with wit, humor, and joy.” —Sarah Smith, author of The Faker

Gossipy, warm and funny. Like Goldie Hawn’s Private Benjamin, but with wine!” —Beth Morrey, author of The Love Story of Missy Carmichael

“A perfect blend of hilarious and poignant! I fell for Birdy on the very first page and inhaled the rest of her story as fast as I’d inhale a cold rose at 5 p.m. on a hot day. A brilliantly original plot paired with fabulously funny writing – a pure joy to read!” —Helly Acton, author of The Shelf

“The Summer Job
is the literary equivalent of going out on an amazing night out with your best friends–it had me snorting with laughter, cringing when characters make comically bad decisions, and cheering for them to find their way. I’ll be recommending it to everyone!” Katherine Webber, author of The Heartbeats of Wing Jones

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