Review: Break Up Club by Lorelei Mathias

Thank you for this charming and thoughtful review Sya!


break up clubDate of publication: May 19th 2016

Publisher: Harper Collins UK / Avon

Purchase: Amazon UK

Holly Braithwaite and loveable loser Lawrence have been together for five years. But the obvious cracks in their relationship can no longer be ignored and Holly soon finds herself saying ‘it’s not me, it’s you’.

In the shock aftermath of their break up, Holly finds unlikely companions in Olivia, Harry and Bella. Together, they form the Break-up Club, as they support each other through their mutual melancholy and find ways to love, laugh and function as human beings again.

Break-up Club meets every Sunday. Each week, as the comedy and drama unfolds, they discover a new BUC ‘rule’. And, one by one, the rules become vital markers on their journey to recovery…

My review:

Break-Up Club follows the story of Holly who breaks up with her loser boyfriend Lawrence and to recover from it, she…

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Guest Post: Lorelei Mathias

Stop one on the Break Up Club mini Blog Tour…
A little something I wrote about editing, eternal sunshine, and how not to be a douchebag to yourself in a break-up!

Bookaholic Confessions

By Lorelei Mathias


Hello. Thanks for having me, Holly! Today I’m going to be introducing you all to two of the most essential rules of Break-Up Club, and then I’ll walk you through why they are so important…


#6 No Face-Stalking. Exes should be un-friended no later than 48 hours after a break-up. Phone numbers should be deleted or re-saved under the name ‘Don’t Answer’.


#10 – For their own protection, members must respect the N.G.Z. (No-Go Zones) imposed by a break-up. N.G.Z.s fall into three categories – Locational, Musical and Gifting.


Now, both of these rules exist to encourage the importance of filtering your own thoughts, which is a practice most essential to any break-up. I promise you – it really helps!

Because editing is a big part of how you get over someone, I made my…

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Break-Up Club – now open for business for the Summer!

Which is code for, my novel is out today in e-book and print on-demand! Thanks to the lovely team at Avon/Maze Books for making it all happen ! Here I am having a nice wheat beer in Venice to celebrate (a day early because of the time difference)

Venice BUC2

I’ll be jumping in my blog-tour bus again very soon, so I’ll see you in a corner of the interweb very soon, but until then, here’s a sneak preview of PAGE ONE if you’ve not seen it before…


And here’s the trailer!

What becomes of the broken-hearted? They get drunk a form a slightly pathetic club and fall head over heels, that’s wot.

Thanks for watching, reading and if you liked any of it, click here to buy it – either in old-skool paperback mode, or new-fangled ebook…

Thank you!