Patricia Caliskan

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Patricia Caliskan's latest novel, GIRLFRIEND, INTERRUPTED, was released by Sapere Books in June.

Her debut novel, AWFUL BY COMPARISON, was reissued by Sapere Books in July.

Told with mischievous humour, Patricia’s stories explore family dynamics, office politics, and the divergent roles of women throughout their lives…

Patricia Caliskan began her writing career as an entertainment journalist, spending 10 years acting as editor across a portfolio of magazine titles for Trinity Mirror Newsgroup.

Never one to shy away from a sonic ident, after writing everything from erotic fiction to Asbestos safety pamphlets, Patricia joined Bauer Media as a commercial scriptwriter.

Patricia likes a nice, flouncy scarf, a good pair of boots, and laughter. Lots o
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Lead Vocals by Patricia Caliskan

It’s a condition easily treatable with a sip of honey and lemon or the kind offer of a Strepsil. For most of us, finding your voice sounds like the kind of pompous affliction writers complain about to somehow validate their literary prowess.

While the whole issue of Voice sounds horribly pretentious, it actually comes down to some entirely practical decisions you’ll make as you work on your novel. Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.99 · 219 ratings · 39 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
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Awful By Comparison by Patricia Caliskan
"Amazon: Awful By Comparison: A laugh-out-loud holiday read

...Awful By Comparison is a British romantic comedy set against the magical backdrop of New York. The charming holiday read is packed full of humour and has a delightful contemporary heroine a
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"Great read

Great read, lovely cast of characters, some very funny bits. My only gripe was it ended to soon!
Looking for more books by this author, a cheerful romance at its best👍"
Awful By Comparison by Patricia Caliskan
"Thank you to Sapere books for allowing me to read and review a copy of "Awful by Comparison" written by Patricia Caliskan. All comparisons and opinions are my own and not influenced by others.

Jennifer Taylor is home for the holidays, but what she dos" Read more of this review »
Girlfriend, Interrupted by Patricia Caliskan
"I received an ARC from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I almost, almost gave up on this book at the get go simply because I couldn't fathom how a young, vibrant 26 year old woman could put up with so much crap from her pa" Read more of this review »
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The fragrant setting of Hollyhock House, and instantly likeable troupe of characters, set the backdrop for a nostalgic read, that'll leave you wanting to take a long weekend to romp around the countryside.
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Awful By Comparison by Patricia Caliskan
“I searched for something, but I’d forgotten how to shape sounds into language. I was a Stone Age sex-mute, reduced to communicating in grunts and pointed fingers.”
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“What spa?’ mum asked, busy at the kitchen sink.
She said the word spa the same way some people would say, ovarian cyst.
‘I didn’t want to be shuffling around in paper knickers all day, Lara. I’ve a million things to do.”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“My parents bedroom was now draped in damask, air heavy with the scent of incense sticks displayed in ornate stands. On the dressing table, a selection of exotic massage oils and a pamphlet on Tantric Breathing techniques. All this from my mother. A woman who called green tea, ‘hippy juice.”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“At times like this, I wished I were in an American Soap myself, so I could call the Hilarious Gay Guy who lived next door. He’d come in with Paracetamol and say hilarious things, and the whole thing would be hilarious. But the reality wasn’t funny at all.”
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Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“Disfigured!’ Luke panted down the phone. ‘I could have been disfigured! All for the sake of a girl with no feeling in her nipples!”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“My parents bedroom was now draped in damask, air heavy with the scent of incense sticks displayed in ornate stands. On the dressing table, a selection of exotic massage oils and a pamphlet on Tantric Breathing techniques. All this from my mother. A woman who called green tea, ‘hippy juice.”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“At times like this, I wished I were in an American Soap myself, so I could call the Hilarious Gay Guy who lived next door. He’d come in with Paracetamol and say hilarious things, and the whole thing would be hilarious. But the reality wasn’t funny at all.”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison

“I was in sex with Marcus!”
Patricia Caliskan, Awful By Comparison




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