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  • Writer's pictureKirsty Herriot

Norman's about to become your new favourite person!

How often do you read a book that is so gorgeously uplifting and full of feel good vibes, that you want to share it with everyone you know, because even if they aren't big readers you know a book like this will make them,

A) Want to read more books


B) Feel very, very warm inside!

This is exactly the kind of book "The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman" by Julietta Henderson is.

Oh, My, I LOVED it so much. It's the kind of story that makes you want to be a better person. That restores your faith in humanity, that, as Clare Pooley eloquently says, "Will leave a Norman-shaped hole in my heart forever".

Our September book is this very book, I am soooo excited to share it with you.

If you are looking for an amazing gift to give to someone, this is the box to get them. If you are looking for a lovely treat for yourself, this is also the box to get for yourself. If you haven't tried us out yet, then this is the one to come and find out what we are all about. I promise you won't be disappointed.

For those of you who like to read the blurb, here it is:

Norman and Jax are a legendary comedic duo in waiting, with a five-year plan to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe by the time they're fifteen.

But when Jaxx dies before they turn twelve, Norman decides a tribute act for his best friend just can't wait, so he writes his own plan:

- Look after Mum

- Find Dad

- Get to the Edinburgh Fringe

Sadie knows she won't win Mother of the Year and she's not proud she doesn't know who her son's father is.

But when she finds Norman's list, all she wants is to see her son smile again...So they set off on a pilgrimage to Edinburgh, making a few stops to find Norman's dad along the way.

The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman is an inspiring, feel-good novel about a small boy with a big heart - and even bigger dreams.

Julietta lives in Australia, but she is still joining us for our monthly online zoom to discuss this book on the last Thursday in October (28th).

What you waiting for, go get this months brilliant box .

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