Queenie Jenkins can't cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That's definitely just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Stuck between a boss who doesn't seem to see her, a family who don't seem to listen (if it's not Jesus or water rates, they're not interested), and trying to fit in two worlds that don't more


352 pages

Average rating: 6.9




Community Reviews

Jan 10, 2024
8/10 stars
Oh Lawd, how do you love someone who is hell-bent on self-destruction? Queenie is a young woman whose life is quickly going off the rails. Her boyfriend asks for a break, her job is hanging by a thread, and her choices are... just... questionable at best. Despite regular checkins with her friends (affectionately named "The Corgies"), no one is able to get Queenie off the collision course she has set for herself. Eventually, she has to do the more
Dec 25, 2023
7/10 stars
Very chaotic but a very real story that highlights the stigma against therapy and how to overcome it.
Dec 04, 2023
6/10 stars
This has been compared to Bridget Jones, which I've never read and the comparison almost made me not read this. Queenie is good and presents as a little more thought out character than I think Jones is (the reviews below tell me I'm not wrong).

Queenie Jenkins is a 20-something Jamaican British girl who goes through some terrible times and chooses to handle all of it badly. As much as I wanted to shake her for her mindless one night stands, I was more
Dec 04, 2023
7/10 stars
Queenie was a frustrating character at times but I was rooting for her. I found my self hollering at her at times lol. I loved the display of friendships and the end of the story was great.
Aug 05, 2023
10/10 stars
I think I have a new book to add to my favorites list. Thank you Candice Carty-Williams for creating this beautiful book.

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