Thursday 12 May 2016


Readers share their reviews on my brand new book BROKEN HEART CLUB... have YOU read it yet?

Ruby says:
BROKEN HEART CLUB was so inspirational and beautiful! One of the reasons I loved it so much was the theme of moving on... a subject I can relate to quite a lot. I also liked the focus on the transition from primary to secondary school, which I went through last summer. Like Hasmita in the book, I was going to a different school to my friends but I soon made friends and (unlike Hasmita!) kept in touch with my old friends too. I've even written a story myself, also based on new beginnings. I met Cathy on her book tour recently and got my copy of BROKEN HEART CLUB signed, which was brilliant. It's a very emotional book, and towards the end I cried - lots! I have read a lot of Cathy Cassidy books and what can I say... I love them!

Jasia says:
I just finished reading BROKEN HEART CLUB yesterday and it was AMAZING!!! It is my new favourite book!! I loved the characters and the different viewpoints... it was almost as if there were lots of stories and they all linked together to make a whole. BROKEN HEART CLUB has an unexpected twist that turns everything upside down... that's all I can say, but you will love it! There is a theme of origami paper cranes running through the story, as the characters make paper cranes to try to make a wish come true. I decided to try to make a paper crane myself, the first one I have ever made - I was quite pleased with how it turned out! The book really grabs the reader in, right from the very first sentence, and keeps you hooked all the way through. I would definitely recommend it.

Violet says:
I've just finished BROKEN HEART CLUB. It's a great book, so sad but uplifting, and I could not put it down. I liked all the characters, they were so well written, especially the members of the Heart Club. This is why I am still a fan around a decade after I started reading Cathy's books... good writing deserves merit. I'd like to write a longer and less disjointed review, but I'm scared I will ruin the surprise for those who haven't read it yet, and I don't want to do that. There is huge twist in the tail with this book. I'm sending a pic of my adorable kittycat with the book... she loves it too, it took me ages to get her to look at the camera instead of the book!

Cathy says:
Awww... great to see such lovely reader reviews! Have YOU read BROKEN HEART CLUB yet? You can email me your reviews through the website 'email Cathy' link! No spoilers, mind! COMMENT BELOW to have your say...


  1. I've not read it yet because I need to ask the library if they are getting it or already got it!! i cannot wait though, it looks awesome as usual. I will do a review once I've read it :)

  2. I absolutely love it ! Best book I've read of yours x

  3. I pre-ordered this book so I got it just after it was published. It was absolutely amazing! I recommend anyone who has not yet read to go and read it NOW!!!

  4. I got it staright after it was published, in Blackwell's. I read it in one day. It's such an emotial rollercoaster! I cried at the end!

  5. I haven't read this book and only found out about it two days ago!!! I was so so so shocked that I had not realised that Cathy had written a new book so as soon as I saw it I immediately put it on hold from my local library, but it hasn't come yet and I am so so so impatient! I have read the extract a billion times and everyone keeps saying the ending is so emotional I so wanna know! Though I guess I'll just have to wait!!! But I know one thing for certain: This book will be truly AWESOME just like all of Cathy's other bookS! <3



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