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Once, Twice, Three Times an Aisling

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The third book in Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen’s phenomenally successful, No. 1 bestselling ‘Aisling’ book series. Aisling’s turning 30 and when the big birthday hits, she is faced with a huge surprise and an unexpected decision. Another hilarious and heartwarming chapter in the life of the much-loved small town girl living in a notion world.
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The third book in Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen’s phenomenally successful, No. 1 bestselling ‘Aisling’ book series.

Aisling’s turning 30, and she’s still a complete Aisling.

Business is booming at her café BallyGoBrunch. Her best friend Majella’s expecting the hen of the century while Aisling is in the throes of a fling with the handsome and mannerly blow-in James Matthews. Life is all go.

When the big birthday hits, Aisling is faced with a huge surprise and an unexpected decision. Throw in a hapless wedding planner, a mysterious American visitor, the return of her brother Paul, not to mention her ex John’s face around every corner, and Aisling’s got an awful lot on her plate.

When doubts, worries and an unfortunate clash threaten to get the better of her, Aisling needs to dig deep to see if she has enough strength and inspirational quotes to make it through.

Reviews
‘This book has echoes of Marian Keyes and Maeve Binchy’ Rachel Collins, The Irish Times

‘A day-maker – the cure for cynicism and whatever else ails you.’ Sunday Independent

‘Hilariously funny, but often very moving too.’ John Boyne

‘Oh lads! This book! There aren’t enough words for how much I love it. It’s feckin’ HILAIRE and very touching.’ MARIAN KEYES

‘Everyone in Ireland was reading Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling this Christmas and I got thoroughly swept up in the hype, devouring it in a couple of sittings. It’s been called ‘An Irish Bridget Jones’ – and that should give you an idea of what you’re dealing with. It’s sweet and it’s funny and it’s moving.’ LYNN ENRIGHT, THE POOL

‘A loving ode to a certain type of Irish woman that’s hilarious, comforting and warm. A hot water bottle of a book, if you will.’ THE DAILY EDGE

‘An utter ray of sunshine. Now that I’ve finished the book, I miss Aisling so much that it hurts. It’s funny. Proper funny. Actual, literal, LOL funny. I laughed. Out loud. On the tube.’ RED MAGAZINE

‘There’s a little bit of Aisling in all of us.’ THE SUNDAY TIMES

‘One of the funniest books I’ve read in twenty years.’ PAUL HOWARD

‘One of my fave novels of 2017. It really does remind me of Marian Keyes.’ LOUISE O’NEILL

‘Funny, charming, reminiscent of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.’ THE INDEPENDENT

‘This hilarious Irish bestseller, which came to life via a viral Facebook page, follows country girl Aisling as she moves from her hometown to big city living in Dublin. She’s sweet, a little clueless but a force to be reckoned with.’ BUZZFEED

‘Funny and touching … we fell in love with the heroine of Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling, about a small-town girl in Dublin.’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

‘Her voice leaps off the page… it’s this depth of character and eye for detail that makes comparisons with Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones series spot-on.’ INDEPENDENT

‘This hilarious and heart-warming book had us alternately laughing and crying. The year’s funniest book to date.’ HELLO

‘A runaway success … it’s an uplifting romcom that combines elements of Bridget Jones and Four Weddings with Father Ted.’ KIRSTY LANG, BBC RADIO 4 FRONT ROW

‘She is a genuine reflection of the modern Irish woman, and we love her.’ The Irish Times

‘Zesty, companionable and zeitgeisty’ Irish Independent

‘Will have you laughing out loud one minute and crying the next. A joyful, emotional, heartfelt, hilarious romp’ Heat

‘It’s like a hug in a book’ Buzzfeed

Author bios

Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen are best friends and co-authors of the bestsellers 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling' and its follow-up 'The Importance of Being Aisling'. They are creators of the characters and Facebook community that inspired the books. 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling' was Ireland’s best-selling fiction title of 2017 and 'The Importance of Being Aisling' won the award for best popular fiction book at 2018’s Irish Book Awards.

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Publisher Gill & Macmillan Ltd.
ISBN 9780717181643
Published 12/09/2019
Binding Paperback
Pages 288
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The third book in Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen’s phenomenally successful, No. 1 bestselling ‘Aisling’ book series.

Aisling’s turning 30, and she’s still a complete Aisling.

Business is booming at her café BallyGoBrunch. Her best friend Majella’s expecting the hen of the century while Aisling is in the throes of a fling with the handsome and mannerly blow-in James Matthews. Life is all go.

When the big birthday hits, Aisling is faced with a huge surprise and an unexpected decision. Throw in a hapless wedding planner, a mysterious American visitor, the return of her brother Paul, not to mention her ex John’s face around every corner, and Aisling’s got an awful lot on her plate.

When doubts, worries and an unfortunate clash threaten to get the better of her, Aisling needs to dig deep to see if she has enough strength and inspirational quotes to make it through.

Reviews
‘This book has echoes of Marian Keyes and Maeve Binchy’ Rachel Collins, The Irish Times

‘A day-maker – the cure for cynicism and whatever else ails you.’ Sunday Independent

‘Hilariously funny, but often very moving too.’ John Boyne

‘Oh lads! This book! There aren’t enough words for how much I love it. It’s feckin’ HILAIRE and very touching.’ MARIAN KEYES

‘Everyone in Ireland was reading Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling this Christmas and I got thoroughly swept up in the hype, devouring it in a couple of sittings. It’s been called ‘An Irish Bridget Jones’ – and that should give you an idea of what you’re dealing with. It’s sweet and it’s funny and it’s moving.’ LYNN ENRIGHT, THE POOL

‘A loving ode to a certain type of Irish woman that’s hilarious, comforting and warm. A hot water bottle of a book, if you will.’ THE DAILY EDGE

‘An utter ray of sunshine. Now that I’ve finished the book, I miss Aisling so much that it hurts. It’s funny. Proper funny. Actual, literal, LOL funny. I laughed. Out loud. On the tube.’ RED MAGAZINE

‘There’s a little bit of Aisling in all of us.’ THE SUNDAY TIMES

‘One of the funniest books I’ve read in twenty years.’ PAUL HOWARD

‘One of my fave novels of 2017. It really does remind me of Marian Keyes.’ LOUISE O’NEILL

‘Funny, charming, reminiscent of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.’ THE INDEPENDENT

‘This hilarious Irish bestseller, which came to life via a viral Facebook page, follows country girl Aisling as she moves from her hometown to big city living in Dublin. She’s sweet, a little clueless but a force to be reckoned with.’ BUZZFEED

‘Funny and touching … we fell in love with the heroine of Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling, about a small-town girl in Dublin.’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

‘Her voice leaps off the page… it’s this depth of character and eye for detail that makes comparisons with Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones series spot-on.’ INDEPENDENT

‘This hilarious and heart-warming book had us alternately laughing and crying. The year’s funniest book to date.’ HELLO

‘A runaway success … it’s an uplifting romcom that combines elements of Bridget Jones and Four Weddings with Father Ted.’ KIRSTY LANG, BBC RADIO 4 FRONT ROW

‘She is a genuine reflection of the modern Irish woman, and we love her.’ The Irish Times

‘Zesty, companionable and zeitgeisty’ Irish Independent

‘Will have you laughing out loud one minute and crying the next. A joyful, emotional, heartfelt, hilarious romp’ Heat

‘It’s like a hug in a book’ Buzzfeed

Author bios

Emer McLysaght & Sarah Breen are best friends and co-authors of the bestsellers 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling' and its follow-up 'The Importance of Being Aisling'. They are creators of the characters and Facebook community that inspired the books. 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling' was Ireland’s best-selling fiction title of 2017 and 'The Importance of Being Aisling' won the award for best popular fiction book at 2018’s Irish Book Awards.

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