Dear Emmie Blue

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Atria Books
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6.3 X 9.1 X 1.2 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

Lia Louis lives in the United Kingdom with her partner and three young children. Before raising a family, she worked as a freelance copywriter and proofreader. She was the 2015 winner of Elle magazine's annual writing competition and has been a contributor for Bloomsbury's Writers and Artists blog for aspiring writers. She is the author of Somewhere Close to Happy, Dear Emmie Blue, and Eight Perfect Hours.


"Lia is one of those rare writers who manage to break your heart and mend it all at once."--Stacey Halls, author of THE FAMILIARS
"Louis's is a bold, standout voice in the women's fiction genre."--Gillian McAllister, author of THE GOOD SISTER
"An absolute treasure of a book. A love story to cherish."--Michelle Adams, author of MY SISTER
"DEAR EMMIE BLUE is the new Eleanor Oliphant. Deftly crafted descriptions and characters who jump off the page and drag you into the story. I loved every moment of it."--Bella Osborne, author of A WALK IN WILDFLOWER PARK
"I loved it so much. Such a perfectly crafted story that made my heart swell. So many parts gave me a severe case of goosebumps. Emmie is fabulously funny and real, and wow - that ending was perfect. People will not be able to resist Emmie Blue."--Jessica Ryn, author of THE EXTRAORDINARY HOPE OF DAWN BRIGHTSIDE
"DEAR EMMIE BLUE has everything--it oozes charm and wit and speaks beautifully about friendship and love, and the differences between the two."--Laura Pearson, author of I WANTED YOU TO KNOW
"Beautifully captures the heartache and frustrations of carrying our teenaged selves with us wherever we go, and yet we would never be without them. LOVED IT."--Anstey Harris, author of GOODBYE PARIS
"This gorgeous and clever book is a heartfelt story about love and friendship, which certainly didn't end the way I expected. Fresh and funny writing, with a heroine (and heroes!) I adored."--Holly Miller, author of THE SIGHT OF YOU
"I will happily read every word Lia Louis ever writes, from novels to shopping lists, this is a very special book by a very special writer. DEAR EMMIE BLUE is sweet, sparkling and heartwarming, the perfect book to remind you dreams can come true."--Lindsey Kelk, internationally bestselling author of ONE IN A MILLION
"This book is f**king perfect, buy it now."--Julia Whelan, critically-acclaimed author of MY OXFORD YEAR
"A swoon-worthy British rom-com with big heart and a heroine worth rooting for."-- "The Washington Post"
"Like 'My Best Friend's Wedding' plus an unfairly gorgeous Frenchwoman, mixtapes, and miles of inside jokes . . . Dear Emmie Blue will resonate long after readers turn the last page."-- "Booklist"
"There isn't anything we didn't love about this story! Every thread woven felt magical and beautiful, the way it played out was perfection! Perfection! The whole book from start to finish enthralled us and captivated us. One for the 2020 favorite list, that's for sure! Do not miss DEAR EMMIE BLUE!"-- "Totally Booked"
"Ebbing and flowing with the ups and downs of life, DEAR EMMIE BLUE is a delightful read that fans of Bridget Jones's Diary and Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine will enjoy."-- "BookPage"
"An uplifting and powerful story about finding yourself as you grow up and into your own adulthood."-- "Natasha is a Book Junkie"