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Clare Pooley

Clare Pooley graduated from Newnham College, Cambridge and spent twenty years in the heady world of advertising before becoming a full-time mum.

Clare lives in Fulham, London with her long-suffering husband, three children, dog and a cupboard filled with alcohol-free beer.

Clare is the author of the hugely popular blog, Mummy was a Secret Drinker, under the pseudonym Sober Mummy.

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Genres: General Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction
New and upcoming books
   The Authenticity Project (2020)
   The People on Platform 5 (2022)
     aka Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting
   How to Age Disgracefully (2024)
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Clare Pooley recommends
Mrs. Quinn's Rise to Fame (2024)
Olivia Ford
"This novel is perfectly baked, utterly delicious, and completely moreish. Mrs. Quinn is destined to become the nation's favourite."
The Christmas Orphans Club (2023)
Becca Freeman
"If you adore Christmas and loved Friends, then this is the perfect book for you. I would happily abandon my husband and kids to spend Christmas in New York with Hannah, Finn, Theo and Priya. A festive, funny, hug of a novel about love in all its forms."
Minor Disturbances at Grand Life Apartments (2023)
Hema Sukumar
"Hema Sukumar's debut is an absolute joy. I loved being transported to the Grand Life Apartments and I was bewitched by the characters, colours and tastes of Chennai. Please can I move in forever?"

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