Em adores her funny, glamorous dad - who cares if he's not her real father? He's wonderful to her, and to her little brother Maxie and sister Vita. True to form at Christmas, Dad gives them fantastic presents, including a real emerald ring for his little Princess Em.
Unfortunately he's got another surprise in store - he's leaving them. Will Dad's well-meaning but chaotic attempts to keep seeing Em and the other children help the family come to terms with this new crisis? Or would they be better off with a clean break - just like Em's arm?
I am still reading this, I am very close to finishing it, and so far it is amazing!I love how Em always tries to show the positive side of things when it comes to Vita, Maxie or Mum. I am a big fan of … [ Continue reading ]
By Sunset Silly Bluebell on:
It is all based around Em's dad leaving and how she finds him in the kitchen on Christmas day talking to a women on the phone...
By Mandy Crystal Christmas on:
Clean Break is a book that has a unique quality- it packs things up quite well. While most of it is on Emily's stepfather leaving, it holds the problems overweight Em has, her grumpy Gran, her vulnera … [ Continue reading ]
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By Crimson Rabbit Garden on:
I loved this book. SPOILER ALERT its kind of sad in the middle
By Lizzie Cherry Kiwi on:
Em loves her cool and glamorous step-father. But at Christmas he reveals that he is leaving home. Em is devastated by the news and tries to get her parents back together by planning day trips that never go quite right. Then everything changes when Em has breaks her arm while going to see her favourite author, Jenna Williams. Will Em now come to terms with her parents splitting up? Or does she realise that everyone would be better off if they made a clean break – just like her arm?