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  • Published: 13 August 2024
  • ISBN: 9781804940167
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

Cassandra in Reverse




Cassie is not a People Person. But she's about to win your heart... The Reese Witherspoon and BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick set to take the paperback market by storm in 2024!

If you had the power to change the past. . . where would you start?

Cassie has never really fitted in. She remembers everything. Understands nothing. And consistently says the wrong thing.

So when she gets dumped, fired AND her local café runs out of banana muffins - all in one day - it feels like the end of the world.

But then Cassie discovers she has the power to go back and change things.

With endless chances to get it right, can she stop it all from going wrong?

As featured on Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 2 Book Club, The Times & Daily Mail
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'A time-twisting delight' REESE WITHERSPOON
'Utterly brilliant!' ZOE BALL
'Everyone should read it and everyone will love it' LINDSEY KELK
'Totally absorbing' GRAEME SIMSION
'Sharp, funny, quirky, insightful and so very, very relatable' JOANNE HARRIS
'Hilarious and heartwarming' WOMAN'S OWN
'Gut-warmingly funny' EMMA JANE UNSWORTH
'Truly original novel' LAURA JANE WILLIAMS
'Very clever' IRISH EXAMINER
'IWonderful' DAILY MAIL
'This is THE book for anyone who has ever wished life came with an undo button' SOPHIE IRWIN
'Smart [and] funny' THE TIMES
'A triumph' SUN
'Clever [and] unusual' DAILY EXPRESS
'Brilliantly clever' SARAH HAYWOOD
'A witty read' SUN ON SUNDAY

First published in the UK as The Cassandra Complex.

  • Published: 13 August 2024
  • ISBN: 9781804940167
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Holly Smale

Holly Smale is the internationally bestselling, award-winning author of the Geek Girl and The Valentines teen series, which have sold 3.4 million copies worldwide. After a lifetime of not quite fitting in, Holly was diagnosed as autistic at the age of 39. Suddenly a lot of things made sense. Holly regularly shares, debates and celebrates neurodiversity on Twitter and Instagram @holsmale.

Praise for Cassandra in Reverse

'Holly Smale is an exceptional writer and this book is a treasure. Everyone should read it and everyone will love it'

Lindsey Kelk

'Witty, touching and totally absorbing. Cassandra is a funny and sharply-observed character who I loved spending time with'

Graeme Simsion

'Sharp, funny, quirky, insightful and so very, very relatable'

Joanne Harris

'Cassandra Dankworth is one of the most compulsively readable protagonists in contemporary fiction. This is a truly original novel, a war cry for you to be you and for me to be me. I loved it.'

Laura Jane Williams

'Cassandra Dankworth is a character as unique as she is endearing ... An absolute gem of a novel'

Margarita Monitmore

'Reinvigorates the time loop trope with the perfect match of character and concept ... Utter genius!'

Catriona Silvey

'I didn't want it to end, but I also couldn't stop reading. I really, really loved it'

Keris Stainton

With a genius premise, hilarious and poignant writing, and a heroine who is both unique and so relatable, this is THE book for anyone who has ever wished life came with an undo button

Sophie Irwin

A triumph!

The Sun

'Clever, unusual and often amusing, this is a powerful exploration of one woman's attempt to find happiness against the odds'

Daily Express

'A very clever book . . . A quirky story, written with intelligence and humour.'

Irish Examiner

'A hilarious, heart-warming read'

Women's Weekly Bookclub