Author: Jane Lambert
Published by HQ Digital on June 5, 2015
Genres: Women's Fiction
Source: HQ Digital, NetGalley
Book Rating: 7.5/10
Previously published as Learning to Fly
It’s never too late to follow your dreams…
Forty-year-old air stewardess, Emily Forsyth, thought she had everything a woman could wish for: a glamorous, jet-set lifestyle, a designer wardrobe and a dishy pilot boyfriend. Until he breaks up with her…
Catapulted into a mid-life crisis she wishes she’d had earlier, she decides to turn her life upside-down, quitting her job and instead beginning to chase her long-held dreams of becoming an actress!
Leaving the skies behind her, Emily heads for the bright lights of London’s West End – but is it too late to reach for the stars?
Don’t miss this heartwarming and uplifting debut, perfect for fans of Colleen Coleman and Cate Woods!
Inspiring, humorous, and heartfelt!
The Start of Something Wonderful is a delightfully affecting tale that takes us on a journey into the life of Emily Forsyth as she courageously decides at forty to reinvent herself and give up all the luxuries she’s become accustomed to and follow her life-long dream of becoming an actress.
The writing style is light and genuine. The characters are fun-loving, realistic, quirky, and likable. And the amusing plot is filled with hope, heartbreak, infidelity, friendship, family, dreams, romance, awkward moments, entertaining mishaps, yummy food, and an insight into the crazy world of theatre production and movie making.
Overall, The Start of Something Wonderful is an engaging, effortless read that highlights that at any age it’s possible to start over and live a happy, rewarding, fulfilled life you just have to commit and jump!
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Thank you to Jane Lambert and HQ Digital UK for providing me with a copy in an exchange for an honest review.