A Child’s Goodbye

Author Ali Mercer holding a copy of her new novel A Child's GoodbyeI’m very grateful for all the support from book bloggers, bookstagrammers and reviewers for A Child’s Goodbye. Here I am at my kitchen table (where quite a lot of my writing and editing happens) holding a paperback copy of the book for the first time (a great moment!) and here’s a selection of quotes from early reviews.

‘WOW!!! I was not prepared for that emotional rollercoaster of a ride… Yes, she made me ugly cry with this one.’ Heidi Lynn’s Book Reviews @Heidilynn_reads (Twitter)

‘OMG – what a totally compelling, heartrending read!!’  Splashes Into Books @bicted (Twitter)

‘A beautifully written page turner that pulls on the heart strings’ Once Upon A Time Book Reviews  @OUATBookReviews (Twitter)

‘Clear your schedules and get the tissues ready!’ Bookworm86 @bookwormwhitlock86 (Insta)

‘Strong, emotional drama… so warm, so touching, that it was impossible to put down’ Robin Loves Reading @RobinLovesRead (Twitter)

‘I truly loved this book. The more I read, the more gripped I became, and the harder it was to stop reading (to sleep, to work, to eat).’ @bibliosmiast (Insta, Twitter)

‘This heartbreaking book was the first I read by the author but I already have another one of her books lined up!… The cliffhanger chapters and pace of writing had me desperate to keep reading’ BookishLaurenH @bookishlaurenh (Twitter)

‘Heartwarming… so filled with emotion, regret and family drama… I loved it’ Book Reviews for U @bookreviewsfor1 (Twitter)

‘A heartbreaking tale filled with family drama that you’ll need tissues for’ Karen Loves Reading @karen_loves_reading (Insta)

‘Keep the tissues handy while reading this one’ Books Read By Prairie Girl @booksreadbyprairiegirl (Insta)

‘Beautiful, but also sad… I loved the relationship between Callie and Billy’ B For Bookreview @BookreviewB (Twitter)

‘A heartfelt story that will take you through so many emotions’ Short Book Thyme @shortbookthyme (Insta)

‘Emotional and heart wrenching. Keep the tissues at the ready!’ Vegan Book Blogger @cnnamongirl (Twitter)

‘Explores some really thought-provoking ideas… An emotional rollercoaster… Loved Callie and Billy and was really rooting for a positive outcome’ Captured On Film @jo_bee (Twitter)