Robin Wilde is acing life.
After the year from hell, she's pulled herself up and out of the Emptiness, her love life is ticking along nicely, single motherhood is actually quite fun and she is ready for whatever life throws at her. When a thrilling opportunity at work arises, Robin is more than excited to step up and show everyone, including herself, what she's made of.
But her best friend Lacey is increasingly broken-hearted about struggling to conceive, and her daughter Lyla is starting to come out with some horrible attitudes she's learning from someone at school. Is Auntie Kath hiding loneliness under her bubbly, loving veneer? And can Robin definitely trust the people she must depend on in her fab new role?
But Robin has her girls. And her girls have got her. Together they can handle any crisis. Can't they?
Life is about to throw quite the curve ball at Robin Wilde, and she'll need to make some pretty brave choices if she's going to stop everything she cares about falling apart . . .
Get ready for the most hilarious, heart-breaking, uplifting and unforgettable novel of the year!
Utterly self-assured, so, so, so honest and downright brave. Wilde About the Girl is funny, sweet, honest and full of love. Every page is packed with hard-earned wisdom, joy and truth, I loved - truly loved - it. Louise's characters are so real, I felt as though I was sat at the kitchen table, enjoying a mug of (spiked) hot chocolate with Robin, Lacey and Auntie Kath, laughing and crying along with them -- Lindsey Kelk
A gorgeous read. Beautifully poignant and touching. I loved it! -- Paige Toon
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, through all of the ups and downs, all of the giggles and tears and cringey moments, and I definitely recommend reading this * Janay Brazier *
Louise Pentland has written a great story with humour, poignancy, warmth and honesty. This book has great pace, once started you just want to keep reading. A fabulous summer read! * Hot Brands Cool Places *
Hilariously funny with depth and emotion, it's a delightful read * Heat Magazine *
Providing a refreshingly honest take on life as a working single mother, this debut presents the agonising, heart-breaking and memorable moments of titular character Robin Wilde. Its message resonates - life is messy and sometimes we just have to embrace its unpredictability. You'll be left empowered! * Woman Magazine *
Watching how the personalities of Robin, Lyla and the other cast members have developed over the course of two books has been one of the central delights... and an inspiration to other women who thought their dreams were out of reach * Lancashire Evening Post *
An incredibly memorable story... big cheers to Louise! * ComicBuzz *