The School Run by Helen Whitaker

9781409183723

THE SCHOOL RUN by Helen Whitaker is a hilarious, heartwarming read, perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella and Fiona Gibson. To celebrate(!) back to school season, we have five reading group sets to giveaway. All we ask in return is that you share your reviews with us by email, social media (using #TheSchoolRun) and/or Amazon!

Two mothers. Two best friends. One school place.

Old friends Imogen and Lily will do whatever it takes to get their children into the perfect school. A laugh-out-loud read about competitive parenting for readers who enjoyed Why Mummy Swears, Rev and Motherland.

‘Funny and frank’ DAWN O’PORTER
‘Truly brilliant’ EMMA GANNON

Imogen and Lily are old friends – they’ve shared hangovers, unsuitable boyfriends and wild nights out together. But now they’re mums, and their partying days are behind them.

When a place comes up at one of the best primary schools in the area, both women want it for their daughters. From faking religious beliefs to bogus break-ups, Imogen and Lily will go to any lengths to secure the perfect school for their children – and so will all the other mothers.

Will their friendship survive the strain? Will their marriages take the pressure? And when a sexy new vicar arrives on the scene, will the mothers’ keep focus for long enough to keep their eyes on the prize?

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