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Little Wonders: A Novel (Paperback)

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If you like SMALL ADMISSIONS by Amy Poepell or CLASS MOM by Laurie Gelman you will love this novel about super mommies, private schools, and getting your worst moment plastered across the internet.

Her mommy meltdown is seen around the world!

When Quinn Barrett’s son refuses to wear his hand-crafted costume to the Little Wonders Preschool Happy Halloween Parade and Dance Party she loses it -- complete with stomping, screaming, and costume-destruction galore. Not her best day. And caught on viral video.   Yep, “Halloween Mom” is now internet famous.

The posting culprit: tattooed, blue-haired, west-coast transplant Daisy McGulch, out of place in the posh New England town and unable to blend with the other perfect mommies of Little Wonders Preschool.

While she couldn’t care less about organic snacks (paleo-preferred) or the winter quarters of the Little Wonders chickens, she’s not about to admit she’s the one who accidently brought Quinn’s worst moment to the entire world—she’d be kicked out of town!

But when Quinn and Daisy find themselves unlikely cohorts in the fight for Little Wonders Parents Association supremacy, they also discover they have more in common than they expected…but the internet is forever.  Can Quinn live down her new reputation?  And how far will Daisy go to keep the truth from coming to light?

Hilarious, clever, and unforgettable, Little Wonders offers a glimpse into the high-pressure world of modern momming, with natural toys, scrutinized playdates, PTA politics, and social media gone amok.

About the Author

Emmy Award-winning writer Kate Rorick is the author of novels about modern motherhood.  She is also a television writer and producer, most recently for The Librarians and Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger.  She is one of the writers behind the runaway YouTube sensation The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, and authored its two tie-in novels.  In her vast spare time she is a bestselling author of historical romance, under the name Kate Noble. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.

Praise For…

"Little Wonders is a wonder of a novel. Rorick captures the high-stakes world of nursery school parenting with pitch-perfect humor and brutal honesty. In our kid-eat-kid culture, where every move is captured online, this book is more relevant than ever. Highly recommend!"
— Elyssa Friedland, author of The Floating Feldmans

"Rorick combines clever satire of modern parenting with relatable characters and a lively, over-the-top plot that is still completely plausible...Fans of Laurie Gelman and Sophie Kinsella will devour this delightful tale of hypercompetitive parenting gone awry."
Booklist (starred review)

"A funny, highly readable look at modern mom culture and the dangers of parenting in the age of viral videos."
Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062877215
ISBN-10: 0062877216
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: March 17th, 2020
Pages: 384
Language: English