Screw You Dolores
|Series:||A Wicked Approach To|
A funny, touching, endearing romp towards happiness by one of New Zealand's best-loved writers. 'In 1997 I wrote my first book about always being on a diet but never being thin. I wanted to call it Screw You Dolores after an anecdote that I felt summed up the attitude I wanted to promote, but my publisher at the time said it was too rude; that little old ladies might be too embarrassed to ask for it or booksellers might want to hide it in brown paper bags. 'In 2013 I wrote my twelfth book and called it Screw You, Dolores. It's about knowing when to do what someone tells you to do, and knowing when to tell them to stick it up their jacksie.' This first book in Sarah Kate Lynch's Wicked Approach To ...series tackles the subject of happiness, and how and where to find it especially when you hit that milestone birthday of 50. Just like its author, it's sharp, full of attitude, funny and sassy. Buy it for yourself or for a friend for a good giggle. And buy it because, as she explores how to make herself happy by ignoring the expectations of others, Sarah Kate Lynch finds great wisdom too.
Sarah-Kate Lynch is a novelist and editor, and has also worked as a journalist, radio presenter and columnist. She has published many hugely popular novels, plus memoir and a non-fiction book. She reviews, has hosted magazine book clubs, and writes two columns for New Zealand Woman's Day. Critic Margie Thomson has attributed the international success of Sarah-Kate's fiction to her 'distinctive voice at the quality end of the popular-fiction genre'. She lives with her husband and her dog, but she's often not sure where and she likes it that way. See more at www.sarah-katelynch.com. She is also on Twitter and Facebook. Sarah's novels include: The Wedding Bees, Dolci di Love, On Top of Everything, The House of Peine, Eating with the Angels, By Bread Alone, Blessed Are the Cheesemakers, and her first novel, published in 2000, Finding Tom Connor. Her non-fiction work includes a collection of columns, The Modern Girl's Guide to Life (2002), the royalties for which were donated to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.