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Holly Bourne

  • 5 stars across 14 books
    Holly Bourne is an author and a journalist. Holly's first two books, Soulmates and The Manifesto on How to be Interesting, have been critically acclaimed and translated into six languages. The first book in the Spinster Club series, Am I Normal Yet?, was chosen as a World Book Night book for 2016 and was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. The Spinster Club series has also inspired the formation of Spinster Clubs across the UK and Ireland. Before becoming a full-time author, Holly was editor of TheSite.org - a charity-run advice and information website for young people.
    9th August 2018

    Are We All Lemmings & Snowflakes?

    A trailblazing and painfully honest novel about mental health, friendship and making this crazy world a kinder place, fr... More

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    13th May 2021

    The Yearbook

    Finding your voice. Speaking the truth. Falling in love. All the biggest drama happens in high school... Mean Girls mee... More

    (7 reviews)
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    1st August 2015

    Am I Normal Yet?

    The groundbreaking and bestselling first Spinster Club novel from YA star Holly Bourne - "A brutal and brilliant takedow... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st August 2016

    What's a Girl Gotta Do?

    "Brings to mind the late, great Louise Rennison... A book to press into the hands of every teenage girl you know." The B... More

    (6 reviews)
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    3rd October 2019

    The Places I've Cried in Public

    "A powerful, vital gut-punch" - Laura Bates "Funny and sad, this book urges girls to know their own worth" - The Guardia... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st February 2016

    How Hard Can Love Be?

    "A funny novel about feminism, friendship and falling for really hot boys." Red magazine All Amber wants is a little b... More

    (4 reviews)
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    5th October 2017

    It Only Happens in the Movies

    Bad boys turned good, kisses in the rain, climbing through bedroom windows... It only happens in the movies. When Audre... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st September 2013

    Soulmates

    An epic, electrifying and extraordinary debut novel about falling in love, from the acclaimed Holly Bourne. Soulmates ... More

    (3 reviews)
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    1st November 2016

    ...And a Happy New Year?

    Spinster Club girls Evie, Amber and Lottie are reunited for the mother of all New Year's Eve parties. Having spent month... More

    (3 reviews)
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    12th July 2018

    Floored

    The Breakfast Club meets One Day in Floored, a unique collaborative novel by seven bestselling and award-w... More

    (3 reviews)
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