"I think too many books and films and other works of art look at heartbreak in retrospect. It's refreshing to hear from someone who is in the throes of pain or grief, rather than someone who has recovered from it." - Jessie"
"I began to wonder how malleable memory might be, particularly of those teenage years when we’re our most narcissistic, and how we often reframe our past, glorifying it as you say, making ourselves the heroes and heroines of our own stories." - Ellie
"I come from a musical family - my grandad is a jazz musician and wrote the original tunes which you’ll find in the book - but I don’t play an instrument (except for strumming on a ukulele). The book is a bit of a love letter - and an attempt to live the life of those people vicariously. " - Joe