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    • Publication date:14 Jun 2018
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The Rest of Me

the uplifting new novel from the bestselling author of My Everything

By Katie Marsh
Read by Alex Tregear

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The poignant and emotive new novel from Katie Marsh, #1 bestselling author of My Everything, A Life Without You and This Beautiful Life

'Katie Marsh writes achingly beautiful, life-affirming stories that break your heart and refuel your hope' - Miranda Dickinson. Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes and Amanda Prowse.

Can one act of love break a family apart?

Alex believes that she can overcome anything. So when her partner Sam needs her help in the most unexpected of ways, she doesn't hesitate to offer it to him - even when it means making a huge sacrifice of her own.

But what neither of them can foresee is that this one act of love will reverse their roles within the family... leaving Alex reeling, and isolated from Sam and their two children.

How far will you go to save someone you love? And as the threads which hold her life - and the family she adores - together start to unravel, can Alex figure out ups and downs of her new reality before everything falls apart?

The Rest of Me is a moving, emotional novel about a family navigating the aftermath of a shattering event. It will make you laugh and cry, and remind you of the importance of family and love.

Biographical Notes

Katie lives in London with her family. Before being published she worked in healthcare, and her novels are inspired by the bravery of the people she met in hospitals and clinics across the country. Her first novel My Everything is a 2018 World Book Night pick, and her second A Life Without You was a huge e-book bestseller. Her fourth novel The Rest of Me is out this summer in e-book, audio and paperback.

She loves strong coffee, the promise of a blank page and stealing her husband's toast. When not writing, she spends her time fruitlessly pursuing her children in various local parks.

You can contact Katie on Twitter (@marshisms) or Facebook (www.facebook.com/katiemarshauthor), or via her website (www.katie-marsh.com).

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The Rest of Me is an utterly relatable and thought-provoking book, which is tender, peppered with humour,and filled with a cast of characters who are so vividly described it isn't long before they feel like friends. I laughed, I identified, I shed a tear. A lovely story that deserves to fly. I loved it. — Amanda Jennings
Katie Marsh is the queen of heartfelt fiction. She will make you laugh, make you cry and make you think. — Heat
Reading The Rest of Me felt like the equivalent of watching back-to-back episodes of Cold Feet - funny, heartwarming and thoroughly entertaining. A joyous, page-turning read. — Fiona Mitchell, author of The Maid's Room
A deeply emotional and utterly relatable tale of family life and modern motherhood. I fell quite in love with Alex and her family, and loved every word of this beautifully written book. — Kelly Rimmer, author of Before I Let You Go
Praise for This Beautiful Life — :
Powerful, brave and joyous . . . a truly special story that celebrates life in all its colours, and the far-reaching power of hope. I adored every single page — Miranda Dickinson
Wonderful . . . so full of heart and honesty; it's heartbreaking, uplifting and beautiful — Cressida McLaughlin
I found myself laughing and crying, but the overwhelming feeling was one of heartfelt joy — Heat
Extraordinary... a soaring tale of love, survival and music — Louise Beech, author of How to be Brave
Praise for A Life Without You — :
Emotional and brilliantly written — Fabulous
Another heart-clangingly powerful stunner of a novel — Isabelle Broom, Heat
A great read - heartwarming and funny in places and poignantly sad in others. A reminder to us all not to take our families or our memories for granted. — The Unmumsy Mum
Touching, emotionally charged... A wonderful tale about love and motherhood — Amanda Jennings
Praise for My Everything — :
Absolutely LOVED it! Such a beautiful book . . . Heartwarming and funny in places, and very honest. — Carrie Hope Fletcher
This thought-provoking debut novel is both brilliantly funny and sad — Sun
A moving and realistic portrait of life-changing illness...this skilful debut novel offers an inspiring journey through love, loss and second chances — Sunday Express
Katie Marsh is the queen of heartfelt fiction. She will make you laugh, make you cry and make you think. The Rest of Me is a heartfelt, warm, touching, brave and very human story. — Isabelle Broom
Praise for This Beautiful Life — :
I found myself laughing and crying, but the overwhelming feeling was one of heartfelt joy — Heat
Wonderful . . . so full of heart and honesty; it's heartbreaking, uplifting and beautiful — Cressida McLaughlin
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Praise for A Life Without You: — -
Emotional and brilliantly written — Fabulous
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Touching, emotionally charged... A wonderful tale about love and motherhood — Amanda Jennings
Praise for My Everything: — -
Absolutely LOVED it! Such a beautiful book . . . Heartwarming and funny in places, and very honest. — Carrie Hope Fletcher
This thought-provoking debut novel is both brilliantly funny and sad — Sun
A moving and realistic portrait of life-changing illness...this skilful debut novel offers an inspiring journey through love, loss and second chances — Sunday Express
Grabs your heart and won't let go — Miranda Dickinson
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