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MEET THE TEAM
Job title: Marketing Executive
Fave book: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold. I know that’s pretty dark but it’s one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever read and known.
Fave chocolate bar: I do love a controversial Bounty.
Fave emoji: THE 👏 CLAP 👏 HANDS 👏 EMOJI 👏
Twitter handle: @NatashaWhearity – v. boring, I know.
Job title: Head of Marketing
Fave book: Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfield. Ultimate wish fulfilment as a child, and still sneak in a re-read every now and again!
Fave chocolate bar: Wispa
Fave emoji: The suspicious thinking face one
Twitter handle: @naomiberwin
Job title: Publicist
Fave book: There are far too many to choose from – I can’t just pick one! I think my absolute favourites right now are The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, and The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna Van Praag, but I also adore North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and any Charles Dickens…
Fave chocolate bar: Cadbury Dairy Milk – because you can never go wrong with a classic
Fave emoji: The crazy one-eye shut, tongue out emoji
Twitter handle: @steph_allen_
Job title: Publicist
Fave book: Either Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald or Oh The Places You’ll Go By Dr Seuss
Fave chocolate bar: Bloomin’ love a Toffee Crisp
Fave emoji: Octopus emoji
Twitter handle: @emilyhopeth
Job title: PR Executive
Fave book: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Fave chocolate bar: Dairy Milk (Whole Nut – Delish!)
Fave emoji: Can’t do it on my PC but I enjoy the gritted teeth guy – not sure what he’s actually for, but that’s my excited face
Twitter handle: @BookwormSquares
Job title: PR Assistant
Fave book: Wow, this is so tough! Erm, trying to narrow it down I would say To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee or anything by Karin Slaughter (a random mix I know).
Fave chocolate bar: It has to be Galaxy Cookie Crumble – such a classic.
Fave emoji: The rolling eyes emoji
Twitter handle: @BecciMansell