On Sale: March 19, 2019
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Women's Fiction | Multicultural | New Adult
Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in
this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly
inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone
looking for love and found something very different in its
Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman
living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting
neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper,
where she’s constantly forced to compare herself to her
white middle class peers. After a messy break up from her
long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the
wrong places…including several hazardous men who do a good
job of occupying brain space and a bad job of affirming
As Queenie careens from one questionable decision to
another, she finds herself wondering, “What are you doing?
Why are you doing it? Who do you want to be?”—all of the
questions today’s woman must face in a world trying to
answer them for her.
With “fresh and honest” (Jojo Moyes) prose, Queenie
is a remarkably relatable exploration of what it means
to be a modern woman searching for meaning in today’s world.
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