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Josh has a high-flying proposal planned. An exclusive pod on the London Eye, with champagne and truffles. It's perfect. Until she says no. When Josh is finally back on land, his whole life is up in the air. He's managed to lose his girlfriend, his job and his flat. Realising he can't trust his judgement, Josh puts his faith in fate. Every choice will be made by flipping a coin. It's reckless and scary, but Josh tried the right way and look what happened. And maybe the girl of his dreams is just one flip of a coin away?

 

Details

ISBN: 9781405945714
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 368
Publication Date: 26 Nov 2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.9(L) x 2.2(W)
Weight (gm): 255

 

Reviews

James Bailey's debut novel takes the usual rom com formula and turns it on its head . . . refreshing, funny and heartwarming, we could not get enough of this * Heat, Read of the Week *
Utterly adorable and romantic. I feel uplifted! -- Giovanna Fletcher
The Flip Side is utterly charming, funny and very relatable! -- Josie Silver, bestselling author of One Day in December
A wonderful, feel-good gem of a book * The Sun *
A funny, sparky read that feels fresh and modern . . . this book is fab -- Sophie Cousens, author of the New York Times bestseller This Time Next Year
Really sweet, warm hearted story with some very funny moments . . . Thoroughly enjoyed it and it was a lovely way to start the new year -- Carrie Hope Fletcher
This is the book you need right now if you're looking for an uplifting, funny read . . . You will find yourself laughing out loud * Woman & Home, 'December's Book Club' *
Thoroughly enjoying ... perfect to kick off your 2021 reading year -- Owen Nicholls, author of Love, Unscripted
Bailey's lovely debut is the very funny tale of the hapless Josh who, after his marriage proposal goes very wrong, decides to make all future decisions by simply flipping a coin * iNews, '75 of the best new books for autumn' *
It's amazing, it's joyous. It's like finding yourself in the middle of the warmest, funniest, most amazing romantic comedy you've ever come across. Everyone is going to fall in love with it. James Bailey is definitely a writer to watch -- Miranda Dickinson, bestselling author of Searching for a Silver Lining
The Flip Side was a fresh, funny and feel-good read, that had me giggling from the start -- Anna Bell, author of We Just Clicked
Hilarious and romantic . . . had me giggling from the very first page * Living North *
A very entertaining read ... a romp of a novel across Europe * TripFiction *
Loved every moment of this refreshing, hilarious and joyous read * Books and Lovely Things *
An uplifting, funny read . . . you'll be gleefully awaiting the next laugh-out-loud moment * Woman *
Touted as the biggest laugh-out-loud romantic comedy to brighten up our cold dark nights, and boy does it deliver * Sunday Post *
We can easily see The Flip Side being turned into a movie * Bristol Life *

 

Author Biography

James Bailey was born in Bristol, and currently lives and works in his home city. A graduate of King's College London, James has previously carried the Olympic Torch, made a speech at the House of Commons, and worked as a red carpet reporter. The Flip Side is his debut novel. James can be found on Instagram @JamesBaileyWrites, and at www.JamesBaileyWrites.com
The Flip Side: 'Utterly adorable and romantic. I feel uplifted!' Giovanna Fletcher
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