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What's it about?

Life was hard.  Then came the 27 Rejections of Doom, when I realized I needed to try something new to get myself out of the cesspit of despair. Something new? How about 52 new things?

52 Week Project in the media

"An appealing mix of memoir and psychology" - The New Zealand Herald 

"Wellington woman did one new thing every week for a year," -

"Relatable ... good Kiwi humour" - Newstalk ZB radio interview 

"In a league with Brene Brown, Glennon Doyle, Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Gilbert, The 52 Week Project is the perfect book to lead us out of 2020" - Kete Books 

"[M]any lines that are laugh out loud funny. There are plenty others that draw a tear - perhaps partly in recognition." - This NZ Life 

"... a delightful, funny and relatable book ... " - Capsule NZ 

"Lauren is the hero of her own story" - Radio New Zealand interview 

52 Week Project in photos


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