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Who's that girl by Mhairi McFarlane

What’s the one thing you DON’T do at a wedding?

When Edie is caught in a compromising position at her colleagues’ wedding, all the blame falls on her – turns out that personal popularity in the office is not that different from your schooldays. Shamed online and ostracised by everyone she knows, her boss suggests an extended sabbatical – ghostwriting an autobiography for hot new acting talent, Elliot Owen. Easy, right?

Wrong. Banished back to her home town of Nottingham, Edie is not only dealing with a man who probably hasn’t heard the word ‘no’ in a decade, but also suffering an excruciating regression to her teenage years as she moves back in with her widowed father and judgey, layabout sister.

When the world is asking who you are, it’s hard not to question yourself. Who’s that girl? Edie is ready to find out.

My thoughts
I feel like I've been waiting for this book for a long time and I'm so pleased to say that it lived up to all the expectations I had for it.

This book appealed to me for several reasons. Firstly I really liked the main character and finding out more about her life and the mess she seemed to get herself into. She was very easy to relate to. I loved the romantic story within the book. It's not straight forward and I loved the male lead the more I got to know him. I really found what the book had to say about social media and its negative use. It's assumed that online bullying is a thing only teens indulge in and this book shows precisely how adults can be just as bad or even worse despite the fact they should know better. I also really liked how this tied into the problems with fame, the issues with tabloids and the problems that arise when you only have one side of the story.

Absolutely a book I will be recommending far and wide.