National Book Tokens Popular Fiction Book of the Year

Winner 2023

My Hot Friend

My Hot Friend

By Sophie White

Lexi is on top of the world 


The podcast she co-hosts with her ride-or-die bestie is going stratospheric. But will all this fame and success cost them their friendship? 


Joanne’s just had a baby 


But her pals keep forgetting that she’s no longer available for tequila-fuelled nights out. She loves her son and her boyfriend but the loneliness is killing her. 


Claire is feeling left out 


The Whatsapp chat with her old school friends is ominously quiet these days, which can only mean one thing: a side group without her. Can she convince them to give her another chance, or is it time to move on and seek out new BFFs? 


Fate brings Claire, Joanne and Lexi together as they navigate the knotty, joyful and occasionally toxic swamp that is female friendship. But how will they each decide which friendships to fight for, and which to let go forever? 

About Sophie White...

Sophie White lives in Dublin with her husband and three sons. She writes regularly for many Irish publications, including her weekly ‘Nobody Tells You’ column for the Sunday Independent LIFE magazine and also co-hosts two podcasts, Mother of Pod and The Creep Dive. 

She is the author of four novels – Filter This, Unfiltered, The Snag List, Where I End and My Hot Friend – as well as two non-fiction books: Corpsing and Recipes for a Nervous Breakdown. 

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