‘Packed with original ideas and compelling characters … funny, lyrical and fascinating … This is a novel about the strangeness of being human. Lydia Netzer says she wrote it when she was pregnant with her first child and feeling “paralysed with fear …” Hopefully, she feels better now. Or at least, a lot less alone in her imagined weirdness. After meeting Sunny and Maxon, I know I do’ -- Independent on Sunday
‘Think The Corrections meets Geek Love in this captivating modern love story. Sweet. Funny clever’ -- Red Magazine
‘This debut novel is a sparky study of family life with a slightly surreal twist’ Bella Magazine
‘This is a love story with a difference. Looking at marriage, loss and the choices that make us all human, everyone will be talking about this one’ -- Look Magazine
‘Quirky and inventive’ --Mirror
‘You have to admire Shine Shine Shine’s ambition and originality’ --Stylist
Huge thank you and air kisses to the wonderful team at Simon & Schuster UK, who are really pulling in some amazing reviews here!