Reader Reviewed The Broken Heart Club by Cathy Cassidy
  

The Broken Heart Club

Written by Cathy Cassidy

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May 2016 Book of the Month A new book from Cathy Cassidy is always a treat, and her many fans are going to love The Broken Heart Club. Cathy Cassidy has a gift for capturing the turbulent emotions of young adolescents, those who are no longer children, yet not very adult, and writes about them with extraordinary warmth and sensitivity. It’s a time when friendships, even long established ones, can come under pressure, as happens in this book. Andie, Eden, Ryan, Tasha and Hasmita were best friends forever, but at the end of year six something happened to cause a massive break up between Eden and Ryan. Two years on, they want to reform their group. The friendships and emotions described will be completely familiar to readers, who will be entranced by this story from the very first page. ~ Andrea Reece

Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Mia Goodman, age 9 - 'The Broken Heart Club was a great book! I would recommend it to anyone aged 8+. I liked how it used opinion from two different characters. The best part was the resolution which was both happy and sad.'
  • Georgie Docwra, age 10 - 'I have read many Cathy Cassidy books and would say that this is the best one!'
  • Erica Motoc, age 10 - 'The book is very sad but leaves a very strong message.'

Synopsis

The Broken Heart Club by Cathy Cassidy

Andie, Eden, Ryan, Tasha and Hasmita love being part of the Heart Club. They've promised to stay best friends forever and nothing can tear them apart. But sometimes things happen that you couldn't ever have expected and forever might not be as long as you think. Now, two years later, Eden and Ryan are haunted by memories of the past.

Can they find a way to bring the club back together or is it too late to mend a broken heart? A gorgeous new story from the bestselling author of The Chocolate Box Girls series.

Reviews

Praise for Cathy's books:

'Touching, tender and unforgettable.' Guardian

'A great choice for older Jacqueline Wilson fans' Irish Independent

About the Author

Cathy Cassidy

Cathy Cassidy is one of the UK's top-selling children's authors. She was an art teacher, a magazine editor and an agony aunt before becoming a full-time writer. She has worked at Shout magazine and previously at Jackie, the magazine named after Jacqueline Wilson. Cathy tours extensively around the UK - meeting over 10,000 young readers in 2012. She has twice won the prestigious 'Queen of Teen' award. Cathy lives in Merseyside with her husband, two dogs and a cat. Read more about the author here.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
320 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Cathy Cassidy
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

21st April 2016

ISBN

9780141371245

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