Saturdays at Noon

Saturdays at Noon

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 06/02/2020
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'Heart-breaking and full of hope'WOMAN & HOME 'Wonderful, compassionate, unpredictable' GRAEME SIMSION, author of THE ROSIE PROJECT 'I genuinely couldn't recommend Saturdays At Noon enough' 5***** READER REVIEW ________EMILY JUST WANTS TO KEEP THE WORLD AWAY.After getting into trouble yet again, she's agreed to attend anger management classes. But she refuses to share her deepest secrets with a room full of strangers.JAKE JUST WANTS TO KEEP HIS FAMILY TOGETHER.He'll do anything to save his marriage and bond with his six-year-old son, Alfie. But when he's paired with spiky Emily, he wonders whether opening up will do more harm than good.The two of them couldn't be more different. Yet when Alfie, who never likes strangers, meets Emily, something extraordinary happens.COULD ONE SMALL BOY CHANGE EVERYTHING? _________'Totally loveable and completely unforgettable' CLAIRE POOLEY'I loved this book' KATIE FFORDEReaders LOVE Saturdays at Noon . . .'Such a special book . . . the characters jump off the page and pull you immediately into their world' 5***** Reader Review'This book was FANTASTIC. When I wasn't reading it I couldn't stop thinking about it' 5***** Reader Review'Outstanding. I have goosebumps typing this review . . . The story telling is the best I have read in a long time' 5***** Reader ReviewLonglisted for the Guardian's 'Not The Booker' prize!

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405940078
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 300g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm

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Saturdays at Noon
This was a surprisingly compelling read with three extremely strong characters in Emily, Jake and Alfie. Jake is a very frustrated dad who struggles to cop... READ MORE
Sarah Goldthorpe
Saturdays at Noon
A special one!
I'd say this book is more than a simple romance. It's also a family book about self acceptance and working to be better. Written realistically, with warm h... READ MORE
Saarah N
Saturdays at Noon
This is an amazing book with complex believable characters and a message everyone should read. This is no ordinary romance or family saga; this wonderfu... READ MORE
Saturdays at Noon
Fantastic debut!
Emily and Jake meet at anger management classes, and the only thing they seem to have in common, is that neither of them thinks they should be there. Jake... READ MORE
Donna Healey
Saturdays at Noon
I enjoyed this book so much
Jake and Emily meet at anger management, neither of them feel they belong there. Jake is there because his wife wants him to be, in what seems to be a last... READ MORE
Michelle LS
Saturdays at Noon
Fantastic to see PDA in fiction
I was immediately interested in this book as it is quite rare to find a fiction book focusing on pathological demand avoidance, specifically. The story f... READ MORE
Sarah Brown
Saturdays at Noon
A Truly Lovely Story!
I wasn't quite sure what to expect from this but, for a debut novel, it's remarkably accomplished! Jake and Emily meet at anger management classes. Emily ... READ MORE
Saturdays at Noon
Loved it
This is an amazing book with complex believable characters and a message everyone should read. This is no ordinary romance or family saga; this wonderfu... READ MORE
Saturdays at Noon
I found this on Net Galley but decided to purchase it instead
This book was really fun to read. However, the description of the book is a bit misleading. It hints that it’ll be based around an anger management class, ... READ MORE
Amelia Hakin
Saturdays at Noon
This book rocked my world!
When I decided to read Saturdays at Noon I had no idea that not only would it very likely be one of my books of the year but it would also rock my world. ... READ MORE
Saturdays at Noon
Charming and poignant
Emily has been sent to anger management classes, which she is angry about. Jake is attending voluntarily in a bid to save his marriage to Jemma. His son ... READ MORE
Louise Barber
Saturdays at Noon
Inventive and original
An absolutely wonderful read, a novel full of very important messages and issues, the most important about acceptance, family, and self esteem. It’s very w... READ MORE
Tara Keating
Saturdays at Noon
A Delightful Début
Rachel Marks' début novel, Saturdays at Noon is a delightfully quirky and unique story about an anger management group that Emily and Jake attend. It is a ... READ MORE
Bridget East
Saturdays at Noon
Struggled to put down - loved meeting Alfie, Emily and Jake
The first time I saw this book advertised was at the Waterstones in Cirencester - an author event at the start of 2020 (I believe) which I was unable to at... READ MORE
Karen  Kingston
Saturdays at Noon
A Deeply Moving Debut
"Saturdays at Noon" by Rachel Marks (Penguin, Feb 2020) is a stunning debut novel about love, loyalty and friendship. Emily and Jake find themselves at th... READ MORE
Laura Besley