The Weekend Trip

Joanna Bolouri

‘A laugh out loud feel-good page-turner… I just could not put it down… I ended up walking around with my kindle glued to my hands… I was devastated when I came to the end… I absolutely love, love, LOVED it!! Grab the tissues ready for the tears of laughter… An absolutely gorgeous book that will lift your heart and spirit… Addictive.’ Bookworm86, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I, Alex Moran, have no idea how my life ended up here. Mid-thirties, new wrinkles appearing by the minute and utterly, embarrassingly single. But this weekend, none of that matters. I’m going home to Ireland to be reunited with my oldest friends. Is it awkward I haven’t seen them in ten years? Yes.

So I’m trying extra hard not to think about that. What I am thinking about is the extremely handsome stranger sitting next to me on my flight. Floppy brown hair, piercing green eyes, and an irresistibly smooth American accent. I decide in that moment that Aiden must be the man of my dreams.

And while I am maybe known for rash romantic decisions, when we get to talking, I know I’m not mistaken… He is perfect.

But, arriving in Ireland and racing to tell my friends about the hot stranger whose number I just scored, I realise something else. Aiden may be perfect, but he also appears to be my friend Tara’s new boyfriend.

If things weren’t already awkward between us all, they certainly are now. And as I blink at Aiden in horror, I can’t help but wonder what else this weekend has in store for us, and whether I’m destined to be forever unlucky in love… or now that I’m back on Irish soil will my luck finally change?

A hilarious and uplifting page-turner about the power (and pitfalls) of friendship and romance. Fans of rom-coms by Sophie Kinsella, Marian Keyes and Mhairi McFarlane will devour this laugh-out-loud tale.

What readers are saying about The Weekend Trip:

I cannot recommend this book enough! Just absolutely gorgeous! It’s so relatable and honestly a book I couldn’t put down! This book is a must read!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This book is an absolute delight – a perfect summer read that will fully immerse you in its pages. Its magnetic storytelling and irresistible blend of humour and heart make it utterly unputdownable. Prepare to laugh, feel, and be reminded of the enduring power of friendship.’ @denisebookshelf, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I had the most fun time reading this! I loved it! I couldn’t put it down – it had me completely excited to keep reading! Perfect summer read to get lost in!’ @loris2littlelibrary, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I loved this book and could hardly put it down. Very easy to read. Would recommend this to anyone.’ @elenw77, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Captures the intricacies of old friendships and the awkwardness of new romances… Endearing and heart-warming…. A perfect summer read!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

One of my favorite reads in a while!… I loved the entire story! Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Sharp writing, big dashes of humour and realistic, relatable characters… Once I started reading, it was very difficult to stop.’ After Rain Comes Sunshine, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Screams Beach Read… Wonderful. Full of friendship and growth. A definite must read.’ Lindsay’s Library Blog, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘An easy, breezy summer read… A great beach read!@bargainsleuthbooks, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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