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When three very different siblings, Fern, Rowan and Willow, go home for a Christmas reunion at their family home in Edinburgh, it’s not long before some VERY BIG SECRETS threaten their cosy holiday …

Sweet and sour, funny and moving, and very, very Christmassy – the perfect book to curl up with this holiday.

Reviews

Juno Dawson covers topics applicable and of interest to Young Adult readers with honesty and realism
NB Magazine
Meat Market shines a probing spotlight on the fashion industry, exposing its dark underbelly with a frankness that's refreshing. Yet what makes this such a compelling and timely read is how Dawson balances the ugliness with humour and heart without being moralistic
Culturefly
Honest, raw, this timely exposé is essential post-#MeToo reading
Image
A compelling story with an important - and timely - message
S Magazine (Sunday Express)
It's a totally compelling and compulsive read
WRD magazine
In an era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, this is an important read
Woman's Way
Well-researched and hard-hitting, the novel doesn't skimp on the glamour but neither does it skirt the darker side of fashion
Financial Times
There is something incredibly genuine about this novel in its depiction of the beauty trade's ugly side. . . Dawson manages to make Jana's story feel timely and universal without ever straying into cliché
The F Word
Engaging, enthralling...Dawson's book is heartbreaking, painful, and worth every second. . . you won't be able to put it down as you get drawn into Jana's world
Happiful magazine
Juno Dawson is one of the hottest writers of young adult fiction and non-fiction in the UK right now
Bustle
Guaranteed to be your summer read
GLAMOUR
Dawson has a gift for writing believable teenagers characters, and Meat Market is a powerful counterweight to light-hearted literature that still portrays modelling as the stuff of dreams
The Guardian
Juno Dawson slashes through the glamour of the fashion industry ... combining blockbuster appeal with piercing commentary on modelling, body image and consent
The Observer
A gripping, personal tale of fame and misfortune
BBC Radio 2
An unflinching expose of the darker side of fashion
i newspaper
Intoxicating
Tortoise
Having worked as a journalist on the fringes of the fashion industry, Dawson started to realise there were problems - namely, models were often very young, nameless and simply bodies who were not treated well by those around them. Meat Market is a gripping page-turner, an exposé of the dark and often seedy side of the industry, addressing timely themes around #MeToo and #TimesUp.
The Independent
I loved the contrast of cosy Christmas spirit and gorgeous romance with the acerbic humour and grit you'd expect from a Juno Dawson novel
One to Watch - The Bookseller