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Why Mummy Drinks: The Sunday Times Number One Bestselling Author

The smash hit Sunday Times bestseller.Tuesday 8th SeptemberFirst day back at school. I am going to 100% nail being a school mummy this year. I can totally do this. Yes this year is definitely going to be much better - I am absolutely not going to shout at the children let them stuff their faces with crisps or goggle away on the iPad. And I most certainly will not slump on the sofa at the end of the day glugging wine and muttering ‘FML’ repeatedly.Unfortunately I have not yet actually managed to buy the bento boxes for their lunches or book jiu jitsu lessons and I will have to learn to like green tea as it is foul and I have not yet mastered French plaits but I am quietly confident that these are mere details in my grand master plan…It is Mummy’s 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel of a future of people asking if she wants to come to their advanced yoga classes and polite book clubs where everyone claims to be tiddly after a glass of Pinot Grigio and says things like ‘Oooh gosh are you having another glass?’But Mummy does not want to go quietly into that good night of women with sensible haircuts who ‘live for their children’ and stand in the playground trying to trump each other with their offspring’s extracurricular activities and achievements and boasting about their latest holidays.Instead she clutches a large glass of wine muttering ‘FML’ over and over again. Until she remembers the gem of an idea she’s had…Gill Sims the Sunday Times bestselling author returns with a humorous and romantic portrayal of motherhood and family life in Why Mummy Drinks. This comedy fiction explores the highs and lows of parenting marriage and relationships.For fans of Alexandra Potter (More Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up) Sophie Kinsella (The Burnout) Anna Jefferson (Nailing It) Jane Fallon (Worst Idea Ever) and Sophie Ranald (Not in a Million Years).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre General Fiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 19th October 2017
  • Duration 11 Hrs. 07 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780008237516