Time After Time
Written by Judi Curtin
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September 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: touching, gentle timeslip adventure | Judi Curtin has been described as the Irish Jacqueline Wilson and it’s easy to see why: she writes warm, convincing contemporary stories about girls, friendships and families. Here best friends Molly and Beth are awkwardly trying to adjust to their new shared life (their respective mum and dad have moved in together) when something very strange happens and they find themselves transported back in time to 1984. The story of what happens when Beth decides to find her mum, who died when she was born, is told with Curtin’s typical insight and lightness of touch. Beth and Molly are real characters, the strength of their friendship is utterly convincing, and this is a touching, uplifting read, often very funny too.
Time After Time by Judi Curtin
Molly and Beth are best friends and love spending time together. But when their two families move in together, maybe they are a little too close for comfort! Out shopping one day they need to avoid the most embarrassing encounter ever with Molly's mum, and hide in a shop they had never noticed before. When they leave by the side door, they realise immediately that something is not right! Transported back to the past, where mobile phones don't work and the world feels very different, they realise that they have a chance to see the world through their parents' eyes. Before finding their way home, can they see what their own pasts looked like?
A Piece of Passion from editor, Helen Carr : I’m not sure which I like more, as an editor, re-connecting with favourite characters when the latest book in a series comes in to me, or meeting new ones and finding them just as loveable and compelling as my old favourites. At the moment I’m leaning towards the second, because I so enjoyed working on Time After Time, the opening book in a new series from Judi Curtin. Best friends Molly and Beth stick together through thick and thin – even when they find themselves transported back to the 1980s! By turns funny and affecting, the book chronicles their efforts to meet Beth’s mum, who died when Beth was little, and then to get home to the modern world. A great read!
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5th September 2016
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