Out on 06 June 2024

Everything's Fine

Cecilia Rabess

06 June 2024
336 pages


'Acutely smart' - Elizabeth Day, author of Magpie
'Completely addictive' – Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Daisy Jones and the Six
'Funny, sexy, unafraid, completely unputdownable' – India Knight, author of Darling

Jess first meets Josh at their Ivy League college. He is an entitled white guy in chinos, ready to inherit the world. She is almost always the only Black woman in their class. And she’s not expecting to inherit anything.

After graduation, Jess and Josh end up working at the same bank. They share lunch, they share sparring matches, they share ambitions. And suddenly they’re sleeping together . . .

Cecilia Rabess' Everything's Fine is hilarious, heartbreaking and impossible to put down.

'Spectacular' – Curtis Sittenfeld, author of Romantic Comedy
'Addictive and extremely funny' –Jenny Colgan, author of The Summer Skies
'Stunning’ – Meg Mason, author of Sorrow and Bliss
'Plain funny as hell' – Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of The Other Black Girl
'I loved this. One Day with teeth' - Naomi Wood, author of This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

'Our most explosive discussion yet . . . The PERFECT book club book' – Casual Readers Book Club

*A Times 100 Best Books of the Summer and Guardian Book of the Year*

A stunning debut
Truly brilliant . . . incredible dialogue and characters so real that I felt preoccupied with them when I wasn't reading. I couldn't have loved it more
Does love conquer all? Does it now? Did it ever? These are questions Cecilia Rabess asks in her nimble, discerning debut . . . The ending of Everything’s Fine is one of the best I’ve read in years