Sphere will be publishing Vicky Pattison’s THE SECRET TO HAPPY, in which Vicky will be opening up about her darkest moments – from her public break-up with her fiancé to her struggles with mental health in her twenties – and sharing the hard-won lessons she’s picked up along the way.
Nicky Crane, Commissioning Editor at Sphere, Little, Brown Book Group, will publish Vicky Pattison’s THE SECRET TO HAPPY in hardback, audio and ebook on 6 January 2022. Sphere has world rights in the title, acquired from Gemma Wheatley at Mokkingbird.
In Vicky’s new book, she opens up about obstacles in her life and offers practical advice and tools – for overcoming heartbreak, ending toxic relationships and managing mental health – to help others find inner strength, accept imperfections and be true to themselves. Brave, honest and insightful, with Vicky’s trademark Geordie humour running throughout, THE SECRET TO HAPPY is an empowering and uplifting guide to help others find their own kind of happiness.
Vicky Pattison rose to fame on the MTV show Geordie Shore, and went on to win the nation’s hearts in 2015 as Queen of the Jungle on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. Her debut book, Nothing But The Truth, was also published with Sphere in 2014 and became a #1 Sunday Times bestseller and stayed in the top ten for seven weeks. Vicky is a trusted voice on social media, where she shares personal and powerful messages about self-acceptance, compassion and self-love to her seven million followers – topics that she also discusses in her top-rated podcast ‘The Secret To’, where she interviews high-profile celebrity friends, chatting about their secrets and sharing her own.
NICKY CRANE, COMMISSIONING EDITOR, SAID: ‘I hugely admire Vicky in her willingness to be vulnerable and for being so open about her insecurities which, as followers of her Instagram and listeners of her podcast will know, she is fiercely passionate about. Her messages of positivity and self-compassion clearly resonate with her fans, so I’m thrilled that Vicky is sharing her experiences (plus some wickedly funny anecdotes) and distilling all her pearls of wisdom, many of which she’s never shared before, in THE SECRET TO HAPPY. We all absolutely adore Vicky at Sphere, which has been her publishing home for almost a decade and where she sits alongside fellow Geordie superstars Ant & Dec and wellness guru Gwyneth Paltrow, and can’t wait to publish this really special book.’
VICKY PATTISON SAID: ‘This book will be chock-full of all the lessons I’ve learnt and by sharing them with you lot, who mean so much to me, I’m hoping it will help you feel understood, supported and empowered, and help you get to grips with what’s going on in your life. I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs, and if there’s any women out there who are feeling like they’re going through things on their own, or they don’t quite have things figured out while everyone else around them looks like they do, or they’re worried that they’re not achieving what they should be, or feeling or looking how they should, I want this book to let you know you’re not alone.’