The Single Girl’s Calendar by Erin Green
The Single Girl’s Calendar is a romantic comedy set in Birmingham.
Twenty-nine year old Esmé is planning a weekend anniversary with her boyfriend of seven years. She’s hoping her romantic surprise will lead to a marriage proposal and the next step in fulfilling her dreams. Instead, she discovers something about Andrew that she cannot forgive. She leaves their shared apartment and rashly agrees to move in with four of her brother’s friends.
Esmé’s best friend Carys is sympathetic to her troubles and gives Esmé a single girl’s calendar which is designed to cure a broken-hearted women. Each day, for one month, the calendar provides Esmé with a comforting piece of chocolate and a daily task to complete. She had assignments like: get a new haircut, spring-clean your wardrobe and smile at ten strangers. These ideas may all be found in common self-help advice columns, but the timing was significant for Esmé.
Andrew is not prepared to let Esmé go, but as Esmé’s eyes open to new opportunities her outlook changes. Can Andrew prove to be the man she wants? Or will Esmé’s life head in a new direction?
This is a light fun read. Esmé’s new housemates challenge her ideals and support her in a variety of ways. The calendar was entertaining and Esmé’s results were often very amusing. This book would suit anyone looking for a quick read to brighten their day.
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Release Date: 1st January 2018
Publisher: Aria (Imprint of Head of Zeus)
A task a day to cure a broken heart.
Esmé Peel is approaching thirty with some trepidation, but hope in her heart. If she can just get her long-term boyfriend Andrew to propose, she will have ticked everything off her ‘things to do by the time you’re 30’ list. She didn’t reckon on finding another woman’s earring in her bed however, and soon she finds herself single, homeless and in need of a new plan. Her best friend Carys gives her the perfect present – The Single Girl’s Calendar – which has a different cure for heartbreak every day:
Day 1: Look and feel fabulous with a new hair style.
Day 2: Step out of your comfort zone and try something new.
Day 3: Reconnect with friends and enjoy!
Despite thinking it’s a bit of a gimmick, Esmé hasn’t got any better ideas, so she puts the plan into action. By the end of week one she has four new male housemates, and despite a broken heart she is determined to show Andrew she can do more than survive, she can thrive.
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Erin was born and raised in Warwickshire, where she resides with her husband. An avid reader since childhood, her imagination was instinctively drawn to creative writing as she grew older. Erin has two Hons degrees: BA English literature and another BSc Psychology – her previous careers have ranged from part-time waitress, the retail industry, fitness industry and education. She has an obsession about time, owns several tortoises and an infectious laugh!
Erin’s writes contemporary novels focusing on love, life and laughter. Erin is an active member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and was delighted to be awarded The Katie Fforde Bursary in 2017. An ideal day for Erin involves writing, people watching and drinking copious amounts of tea.
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