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Issue One - Guilty Pleasures

The State We’re In by Adele Parks

A Beginner’s Guide To The Windy City

Ever wondered who the person next to you on the plane really is?

In Adele Parks’ new novel, The State We’re In, a flight from London to Chicago marks the start of a journey which neither the resolute cynic or the hopeless romantic sitting next to each other could have imagined.

Head off for your own adventure in the Windy City with our five reasons to visit…

Adele Parks

THE STATE WE’RE IN is the stunning, emotionally powerful new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Adele Parks.
What are the odds that the stranger sitting next to you on a plane is destined to change your life? Especially when they appear to be your opposite in every way. She’s a life-long optimist, looking for her soul mate in every man she meets; he’s a resolute cynic – cruel experience has taught him never to put his faith in anyone. People can surprise you. In the time it takes to fly from London to Chicago, each finds something in the other that they didn’t even realise they needed. Their pasts are such that they can never make one another happy and it’s when they get off the plane that their true journey begins…