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Maxine Fawcett for Manly Library

Maxine Fawcett for Manly Library

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6:30pm - 7:30pm, 13th February 2024


Manly Library View map

1 Market Pl, Manly, NSW 2095


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Join debut Northern Beaches author Maxine Fawcett in conversation with Ali Lowe discussing her contemporary fiction Everything is Perfect.

Cassie has it all, a good-looking, successful husband, two bright children, a house in a beachside suburb with a pool, an -oodle dog. Everything is perfect, until it isn’t.

A captivating, honest and wry novel about a forty-something woman on the brink. Is it Peri? A midlife crisis? Or simply a cry for help?

‘An honest and hilarious story of the changes that come with middle age . . . I laughed, cried and cringed
with Cass. This is an absolutely cracking debut novel. I devoured it.’
 - Ali Lowe, author of The Running Club The Trivia Night.

Books will be available for purchase and signing on the night provided by Harry Hartog Warringah Mall.

$5.00 + booking fee

Non-alcoholic refreshments and nibbles on arrival.

Bookings required.

Enquiries: 8495 5028 or libraryprograms@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

Maxine Fawcett lives in Sydney, where she runs her own media and marketing agency with her husband. Maxine has written for MamaMia in Australia and Mummypages in the UK and gained a place on HARDCOPY the renowned Australian writers development program. Everything is Perfect is her debut novel.

Ali Lowe has been a journalist for 20 years. She has written for bridal magazines, parenting titles, websites and newspapers in London and then Australia, after she moved to Sydney fourteen years ago on a trip that was meant to last a year. She was Features Editor at OK! in London, where she memorably stalked celebrities in Elton John's garden at his annual White Tie and Tiara ball. She is the author of The Running Club The Trivia Night.


Everything is Perfect
Cassandra seems to have it all – but behind her perfect façade she’s barely hanging on.
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