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Growing Up For Beginners is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contacme on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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Growing Up For Beginners by Claire Calman


Genre:  Women’s Fiction

Tour Dates: 4th - 10th June 2020

Publication Date: 4th June 2020

Publsher: Boldwood Books

Standalone Novel

Formats available: Netgalley Widget

Estimated Word Count - 115k

Types of post available: Review Only

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It’s not easy being a grown-up, but at 47, Eleanor hoped she’d be better at it by now...

When Eleanor waves her daughter off for a gap-year trip, she finds herself stuck as a satellite wife, spinning in faithful orbit around her domineering husband, with only her clever but judgmental father Conrad for comfort.

Andrew isn’t mastering the art of growing up either. But when he finds his belongings dumped in bin bags on the drive, even he can see that his girlfriend is hinting he should move out. With no other options, he moves back in with his parents.

Backing onto their garden lives artist Cecilia, living in chaotic clutter and dreaming of her ex-lovers, still acting like a stroppy teenager at the age of 66.

Four lives are drawn together by long-buried secrets of the past, and it is time for them all to grow up... before it’s too late.

About Claire Calman

Claire Calman is a writer and broadcaster known for her novels that combine wit and pathos, including the bestseller Love is a Four-Letter Word. She has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and Loose Ends.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

4th June

  1. Grace J Reviewerlady

  2. Being Anne

  3. Brmaycock's book blog

5th June

  1. Books, Life and Everything

  2. Ginger Book Geek

  3. Bookish Jottings

6th June

  1. Books and Bookends

  2. Herding Cats

  3. Little Miss Book Lover 87

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