Thursday 21 April 2016


A new CC book is released into the wild... be warned: this one might just make you cry. (In a good way, of course!)

Cathy says:
Yesterday, my new book BROKEN HEART CLUB was released into the wild... and so far, readers are loving it! I'm currently on tour... on the weekdays I am visiting schools all around the UK and I will be signing books in Waterstones stores in BLUEWATER (Kent) and READING on Saturday 23rd April, and BIRMINGHAM on Sunday 24th. The following Saturday, April 30th, I have public events in SHREWSBURY and OSWESTRY (3pm at Booka Books). Check for details!

So... what is the new book about? Well, it's the story of five best friends, four girls and a boy, who have known each other since they were really small. When notice that the first letter of their names can be jumbled up to spell the word HEART, they label themselves the HEART CLUB... Hasmita, Eden, Andie, Ryan and Tasha. They're ultra-close and think things will stay that way forever, but in the summer holidays following Year Six their friendship group breaks away in a dramatic way. By the time Year Eight rolls around, the friends are in real trouble. Hasmita no longer speaks to her old friends, Eden has lost her spark and built a wall around herself so she cannot be hurt again, Andie has been right off the radar for the last two years, Ryan has turned into the school troublemaker and Tasha now lives overseas. Can they begin to pick up the pieces and put their friendship back together again?

BROKEN HEART CLUB is a very special book to me.... it was inspired by a group of readers met after a school event a few years ago, who also called themselves the HEART CLUB, though the characters and events in the story are purely fictional. Still, I love the fact that my awesome readers helped to sow the seeds of the story! BROKEN HEART CLUB is a powerful and emotional read - be warned, you may need tissues towards the end! This is the only book I've ever written where I made myself cry while writing! I think you'll love the book... and if you do get your hands on it, remember to send me your reviews through the 'email Cathy' link on the website!

Want to watch a trailer for the new book? You can... right here: BROKEN HEART CLUB TRAILER.

Have YOU read BROKEN HEART CLUB yet? Do you plan to? COMMENT BELOW to have your say!


  1. This sounds soooooo good ahh! I can't wait to read it xx

  2. OMG I can't wait to read this book!!! I have been counting down the days till it came out.

  3. I pre-ordered it ages ago and am so excited to read it:-)

  4. LOVE THIS BOOK! Met Cathy yesterday to have it signed and already finished it!

  5. I've just finished it (after reading none-stop since this morning) and it was brilliant! I won't give too much away, but the ending absolutely had me in tears, and it was brilliant the whole way through... I think it's Cathy Cassidy's best book yet!

  6. Want to read so badly. Am on the edge of the cliff, waiting to jump into the story as soon as I get my hands on the beautiful and creative cover, my eyes upon the first words...

  7. Brilliant book as expected, twist at the end was an emotional rollercoaster. Cant wait for the next series of books !!

  8. This book was awesome. I cried at the end ='(

  9. This book is so good I cried for the end!!! I wish Andie is alive!!!



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