Tapas and Tears
Written by Chris Higgins
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A must read for anyone thinking of going on a school exchange… Jamie is shy so, of course, she dreads going on the school’s exchange trip to Spain. Coerced into it, all the things she thinks will go wrong do – and more – but there are also compensations! Jamie’s acutely observed first person narrative is delightful and hilarious.
Tapas and Tears by Chris Higgins
Jaime never wanted to go on the school exchange trip to Spain in the first place. She finds life awkward enough as it is and, because of her embarrassing blushing habit, she tries to avoid drawing attention to herself. Living in someone else's home, and in a foreign country, is way out of her comfort zone! But persuaded by her mum and her best friends she reluctantly agrees to go and stay with the carefully selected and colourfully-named Concepcion Inmaculada. After all, a girl named after the Virgin Mary has got to be quiet, kind and gentle ...Wrong! Concha is a scary, rebellious, boy-mad loner with a mind of her own. Jaime is going to have to be prepared for anything and everything! Ole!
PRAISE FOR CHRIS HIGGINS:
'Chris Higgins gives her loyal audience another tremendously enjoyable read in Love Ya Babe. She has a light touch and an easy style that absorbs you right from the very start.' - The Bookbag
'...exciting and engaging and its a hard one to put down when youve started.' - The Bookbag
'A thundering good read' - The Cornishman
'A touching tale of romance, friendship & family -- Publishing News A poignant novel... A moving, honest & most of all positive story about friendship, family & trust. Will make you laugh and cry. -- Shop! Scotland A touching debut.' - First News
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