Nov 25, 2020
The School Gate Survival Guide
Posted by Kerry Fisher

A hilarious, straight talking read for fans of Fiona Neill and Gill Hornby s The Hive.

Previously published as The Class Ceiling.

Maia is a cleaner for ladies who lunch With mops and buckets in tow, she spends her days dashing from house to house cleaning up after them, as they rush from one exhausting Pilates class to the next.

But an unusual inheritance catapults her a

A hilarious, straight talking read for fans of Fiona Neill and Gill Hornby s The Hive.

Previously published as The Class Ceiling.

Maia is a cleaner for ladies who lunch With mops and buckets in tow, she spends her days dashing from house to house cleaning up after them, as they rush from one exhausting Pilates class to the next.

But an unusual inheritance catapults her and her children into the very exclusive world of Stirling Hall School a place where no child can survive without organic apricots and no woman goes a week without a manicure.

As Maia and her children, Bronte and Harley, try to settle into their new life, Maia is inadvertently drawn to the one man who can help her family fit in But is his interest in her purely professional And will it win her any favours at the school gate

A hilarious, straight talking read for anyone who s ever despaired at the politics of the school run.

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  • Title: The School Gate Survival Guide
  • Author: Kerry Fisher
  • ISBN: 00206280289510230189302301893014090548422301893020023018930000757023613978000757023211201423018930230189301409054842230189302301893032301893088271391805682886423018930323018930
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  • The School Gate Survival Guide A hilarious straight talking read for fans of Fiona Neill and Gill Hornby s The Hive Previously published as The Class Ceiling Maia is a cleaner for ladies who lunch With mops and bu

    Berit☀️✨

    4 The Struggle IS Real Stars This was a fun, laugh out loud, real book with all the feels I picked this book up late one night with the intent just to read a couple chapters before bed and I ended up staying up and finishing it it was just so much fun and I needed to know what was going to happen I do live in such a different environment than this book took place in, nobody gets out of the car when they pick up their kids, so no judgment And if there is, nobody really knows ab 4 The Struggle IS [...]


    Carrie

    The Not So Perfect Mother by Kerry Fisher is a romantic comedy in which a working class mother tries her best to fit into an upper class society to give her children a better life With day to day struggles and the bills piling on top of her Maia tries to hold her head above the water despite all that pulls her down.Maia has dreams of becoming something but if she can t obtain the dream she will do everything she can to make sure her two children can When Maia loses one of her wealthy clie The No [...]


    Amy

    Oh how I adored this book, it was laugh out loud funny but also had some poignant, emotional moments as well, it really had a little something for everyone and Maia was the perfect heroine for this delightful little read.We ve all been down on our luck at some point I imagine, but Maia is having a really difficult time and there s no end in sight When one of the women she cleans for passes away and offers her children a scholarship to a posh school that is miles away social class wise at least O [...]


    Holly B

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    Karen ⊰✿

    Maia is 36, lives in a council flat with her useless unemployed partner and 2 kids 9,11 They don t answer the door for fear of the bailiffs being able to get inside to repossess the small number of possessions they have, and Maia s highlight of the week is going next door to her friend Sandy s place where they can drink Malibu, relax and laugh.Unexpectedly, Maia has the opportunity to send her children to a very prestigious school fees are 12,000 p.a per child for free Although she wants Maia is [...]


    Mary Johnson

    I didn t pick this book, it picked me following a Book Club chat about poor reviews from readers A 1 star reader referred to the unnecessary use of the F word and the synopsis revived distant personal memories and recently, those of my professional life And the F Word abounded in the latter More a social commentary than a romance, it is a modern day I.e a not quite benefits mum with a slob of a partner and two kids in tow twist on a Cinderella story The world of the wealthy inv I didn t pick thi [...]


    Monica Mac

    I have read a couple of books by this author before, and when I got the opportunity to read this book, I grabbed it with both hands.Maia is a cleaner who is in a relationship with a guy who is quite comfy, thanks very much, to let her do all the running around from one poorly paid job after another, whilst he sits on the couch and pretends to look for work himself On top of that, he enjoys lording it over her and has a particularly close relationship with their daughter which means that their d [...]



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