Adele Parks worked in advertising until she published her first novel, Playing Away, in 2000, which was the debut bestseller of that year. She has published twenty bestselling novels in twenty years, including the number 1 bestsellers Lies Lies Lies and Just My Luck. She has sold 3.8 million copies of in the UK and has been translated into 27 different languages.
Adele's novels examine issues that are important to us all including concepts of family, our theories on love, parenting and fidelity with honesty and humour.
Adele is an ambassador for The Reading Agency's Reading Ahead programme and the author of the Quick Read Happy Families (2008) and contributor to the Quick Reads short story collection A Fresh Start in 2020. Find out more about Adele at readingahead.org.uk.
What do you love about reading?
"Reading is so good for education, empathy and mental health. Creativity brings us together."
Why have chosen to be an ambassador for Reading Ahead?
"I believe it gives reluctant readers a huge opportunity to start enjoying reading."
Find Adele on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram @adele_parks and on her website.