‘This is Claude
He’s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter.
He also loves wearing a dress, growing his hair long, and dreams of being a princess.’
This is How It Always Is is a novel by American writer Laurie Frankel. Published by Headline Review in February 2017, this is a novel that will rip at your heartstrings, so be prepared!!
I was so so lucky to receive an advance copy of This Is How It Always Is from Caitlin Raynor of Headline publishing and feel very honoured to have been given the opportunity to read such a very special book.
Please continue reading for my full thoughts…