My Pear-Shaped Life

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By Carmel Harrington

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A warm and universal story about finding the courage to be the real you. Greta Gale has played the part of the funny fat one her entire life, hiding her insecurities behind a big smile. But size doesn't matter when you can laugh at yourself, right? Until Greta realises she's the only one not laughing. And deep down, she's not sure if she'll ever laugh again. But when an unexpected road trip takes Greta from her home in Dublin to the bright lights of Vegas, she begins to question if you need to be the perfect size to love yourself. Or to fall in love. Because sometimes the best moments in life come when it's all gone a bit pear-shaped... "Convincing characters, always gripping, endearing, with a cracking pace." IRISH INDEPENDENT "A popular voice in Irish publishing, often compared to the beloved Maeve Binchy, Harrington focuses her books on relationships, with a strong emotional overlay." LIBRARY JOURNAL REVIEW "Carmel Harrington is a natural storyteller ... with heart, humour amp; hope." RTE "Beautifully written, emotionally intelligent amp; moving in the extreme." DAILY MAIL UK "Heartwarming humour, with tears, laughter amp; friendship. Immensely enjoyable." "IRISH TIMES Will make you see life in a different way." WOMAN'S WAY "Her books are like a hug, they envelop you ... clever, finely honed, they make you think amp; make you grateful." IRELAND AM BOOK CLUB "An uplifting, relevant must-read." IMAGE MAGAZINE "Heartwarming amp; emotional." IRISH COUNTRY MAGAZINE "A nuanced read, but at its heart, warm." SUNDAY INDEPENDENT "Get your tissues ready!" BEST MAGAZINE "Stunning." IRISH TIMES GLOSS MAGAZINE "Touching, heart-aching, yet feel good read, full of love amp; humour." LOVEREADING.CO.UK "Will melt even the coldest of hearts." NOVELICIOUS "Quietly brilliant, will make you cry, laugh amp; cry all over again." FEMALE FIRST MAGAZINE "Heartwarming amp; Heartbreaking." EVENING HERALD "The lesson A Thousand Roads Home teaches you, is one that will stay in your heart a very long time." SHEMAZING MAGAZINE "One of Ireland's most talked about female authors." THE IRISH WORLD "Carmel's writing is exquisite and she has a real talent for making you believe that you can be extraordinary too." INDULGE ME MAGAZINE
My Pear-Shaped Life