‘The Fallback Plan’ by Leigh Stein

The Fallback Plan by Leigh Stein was an all-out impulse Kindle buy. And what a top purchase it was.

There’s something exciting about starting a book that you know nothing about, that no one has pressed on you with a “You must read this!” and when you have no expectations (ever had the crushing experience of taking a book on holiday that you have been dying to read, only to start it and hate it?). That was how I approached The Fallback Plan – and I was richly rewarded with laugh-out-loud lines such as –

“All my girlfriends were having the times of their lives, like Jennifer Grey, pre-rhinoplasty.” Continue reading