This is the official website of Sarra Manning, author or You Don't Have To Say You Love Me and Unsticky
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This is the official website of Sarra Manning, author of Nine Uses For An Ex-Boyfriend, You Don't Have To Say You Love Me and Unsticky, Adorkable, Guitar Girl, Let's Get Lost, Pretty Things, Nobody's Girl, the Diary Of Crush trilogy and the Fashionistas series.

Here you'll find my blog, as well as regular (hopefully!) updates on all my book news, events, sneak previews to forthcoming projects, competitions and a lot of giddy rhapsodising about all my current obsessions from Glee to obscure female Swedish singers to the perfect concealer and everything in between.

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Sarra x
A new deal, a new direction
Hello, hello, hello! I am so thrilled to be able to tell you my exciting news. I’ve signed a new two book deal with Sphere (a division of Little Brown.) My next novel (title to be confirmed) will be released late 2015. It’s a story about a seventeen year old girl who runs away to London in 1943 to jitterbug with GIs and eat donuts at Rainbow Corner, the American Red Cross Club in Piccadilly. And it’s also the story of another teenage girl who runs away to London some sixty years later to escape a terrible secret, and the woman she becomes. It’s a love story. It’s a story about finding somewhere to call home. It’s about impossible men. It’s about feeling safe. I think it will make you laugh and I hope that it will make you cry big snotty sobs in at least five different places. It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who follows me on Twitter, that I’ve written a novel that’s not just a contemporary love story but is also set during the Second World War. I’m absolutely fascinated by the 1940′s and it’s always been by intention to write a story that’s partly ...