Interesting Facts About Space

Interesting Facts About Space

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 01/02/2024
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Interesting Facts About Space
“Sunsets on Mars are Blue”
Thank you so much to Atlantic for my ARC of Interesting Facts About Space. I loved “Everyone in this room will someday be dead” so I was thrilled to get th... READ MORE
Interesting Facts About Space
This book has everything I love and more!
I loved Austin’s first novel and was so excited to read Interesting Facts About Space. Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC. The story follows Enid, a tru... READ MORE
Interesting Facts About Space
Add this one to your TBR!!
Thank you to Atlantic Books for this ARC! This was my first time reading Emily Austin, and I am now so eager to pick up her other work. In other words - I... READ MORE
Interesting Facts About Space
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If you’ve read Austin’s first novel, this is more of the same absolute genius. No notes. The relationship between Enid and her mother was explored with a k... READ MORE
Madelyn Boyd


Readers love Interesting Facts About Space...

'Loved it. For as long as Emily Austin is writing books I'm reading them'

'Emily Austin, I'm going to politely ask you to stop writing characters I relate to so viscerally'

'I will never get over this book. Ever'

'This book made me feel incredibly seen'

'So full of heart and kindness and honesty'

'To all the Enids out there, this is for us, and I hope it brings you comfort like it did me'

'Will remain imprinted on my brain forever'


Enid is many things: lesbian, serial dater, deaf in one ear, space obsessive, true crime fanatic. When she's not listening to grizzly murder podcasts, she's managing her crippling phobia of bald people and trying hard not to think about her mortifying teenage years - which is hard, when she's lost the password to her old YouTube account and the (many) vlogs that her teen self once uploaded. She's worried about herself, her depressive mother, and what the deal is with gender reveal parties. But as Enid fumbles her way through her first serious relationship and navigates a new family life with her estranged half-sisters, she starts to worry that someone is following her. As her paranoia spirals out of control, Enid must contend with her mounting suspicion that something is seriously wrong with her...

Full of charm, humour and heart, Interesting Facts About Space is a pitch-perfect exploration of the strange ways we try to connect with others, and the power of sharing our secret selves with the people we love.

  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
  • ISBN: 9781805460848
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 430g
  • Dimensions: 224 x 140 x 30 mm

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Interesting Facts About Space
An Instant Favourite
Disclaimer: It has come to my attention since initially reviewing this book that the therapy processes that Enid undertakes have been known to be traumatis... READ MORE
Lanelle Jansen van Vuuren
Interesting Facts About Space
An early contender for my book of the year
Enid has lots of ways of coping with life. She mimics the behaviour of other people to appear normal, and listens to true crime podcasts to drown out her a... READ MORE