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Reese Witherspoon picks THE CACTUS for her Hello Sunshine book club

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Sarah Haywood’s debut novel THE CACTUS has been chosen by Reese Witherspoon as the latest pick for her Hello Sunshine book club! Hello Sunshine celebrates storytelling and women, putting them at the centre – in June they’ll be reading and discussing prickly Susan as she navigates relationships, family inheritance issues, and an unexpected pregnancy. The full announcement can be read here and you can follow along on @reesesbookclubxhellosunshine on Instagram and Facebook.

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