You Have to Make Your Own Fun Around Here by Frances Macken


Katie has always been content to exist in the shadow of her intoxicating best friend Evelyn. In their small Irish village, Evelyn’s confidence and glamour are enough to make up for her haughty, unpredictable character, and Katie never questions that their friendship will last forever.

But Katie’s dreams of becoming a professional filmmaker pull her away from home to a new life in Dublin, and confront her with a choice- to hold onto a friendship that has made her who she is, or risk leaving her best friend

This mesmerising debut is a captivating story of the people who shape us and the places we struggle to leave behind. Compellingly readable and effortlessly sharp, this is an unmissable novel from a dazzling new talent.