Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Fandango in the Apse!” as Want to Read:
Fandango in the Apse!
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Fandango in the Apse!

4.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  8 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
If you grow up being likened to the "Anti-Christ" by a mother with as much warmth as an arctic glacier, it has to have some effect... right? Shame Katie Roberts didn't realise that before she married serial womaniser Eddie Roberts, before she embarked on a clandestine affair with a catholic priest and definately before she gave her heart to gorgeous commitment phobe, Robbi ...more
Kindle Edition, 258 pages
Published July 21st 2012 by Amazon Kindle
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Fandango in the Apse!, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Fandango in the Apse!

Community Reviews

(showing 1-24 of 24)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Donna Reaney
Jul 29, 2012 Donna Reaney rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book. Katie Roberts comes across as a sassy, vunerable and likeable. The book is quirky but I couldn't put it down, I wanted to know what happened next. It has a few unexpected turns of events which were a nice surprise. It has humour whilst also dealing with deeper issues. A good read.
Brenda
Sep 12, 2012 Brenda rated it really liked it
"Fandango in the Apse" was an absolute pleasure to read. The story is told in a casual and very comfortable first person POV. You never feel like you're reading an author's creation. From the very beginning I was sold that a real person named Katie Roberts was telling me her story. The style is effortless and Katie is so very human.

The book is not linear insomuch as Katie tends to meander in her topic choices. Just as real people start to tell a story and get sidetracked by a thought or a memory
...more
Blanshard Blanshard
Oct 10, 2012 Blanshard Blanshard rated it really liked it
Reminiscent of Angela's Ashes and Shirley Valentine, it is the shameless, raw, unabridged confessional style that gives this book merit in its genre. Using strong colloquial language, the author takes a gloves off approach in this light & easy read book with more than a few wickedly naughty bits. This un-abridged confessional has shocking revelations. There is a place and setting that reminds me of East Enders, local village, of backyard gossip over the fence. Very regional and real. I liked ...more
Jody
Sep 09, 2012 Jody rated it it was amazing
Hilarious and Heartfelt! A great read.

Some books you just can't put down and this is one of them! Fandango in the Apse! is told from the main character, Katie Roberts, POV, and she is absolutely hilarious! Her straightforward, cut-to-the-chase attitude kept me happily turning pages as fast as I could to see what self-sabotaging behavior she was up to next. I was even sharing Katie's outrageous plight with my husband.
But all is not rosey in Katie's world as you learn about her disfunctional child
...more
Jo Notary
Feb 15, 2016 Jo Notary marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
268pgs, she married a serial womaniser, had a clandestine affair with a catholic priest, gave her heart to a commitment phobe, she forms a plan to clean up her mess of a life, but will it work
Joanna Sadler
Jul 31, 2013 Joanna Sadler rated it really liked it
I genuinely enjoyed reading Fandango. It felt like having a good catch-up session with an old friend that you haven't seen for years - the authors conversational style, complete with digressions and tangents made for an easy read. I wanted to know what happened next for Katie, I was fascinated by her relationship with her mother, and the damage it caused. Great book, I want to read more by Jane Taylor now!
Beiza
Beiza added it
Feb 28, 2016
Ian Donnelly
Ian Donnelly marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2016
Ann Stumpe
Ann Stumpe marked it as to-read
Mar 02, 2015
Tammy Hanson
Tammy Hanson marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2014
Kimberly
Kimberly marked it as to-read
Nov 01, 2015
Rettah
Rettah marked it as to-read
Jul 19, 2013
Angel
Angel marked it as to-read
Mar 23, 2013
Annette
Annette marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2013
Aimee
Aimee marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2013
Penny Gunther
Penny Gunther marked it as to-read
Feb 15, 2013
Jacquelyn Smith
Jacquelyn Smith marked it as to-read
Feb 13, 2013
Lisa
Lisa marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2013
Sylvia
Sylvia marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2012
Teresa
Teresa marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2012
Leigh
Leigh marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2012
Jenna
Jenna rated it it was amazing
Jul 31, 2012
James Brailsford
James Brailsford rated it it was amazing
Jul 31, 2012
Jane Taylor
Jane Taylor rated it it was amazing
Jul 26, 2012
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book