Funny, insightful, and poignant…”

Get your copy of my newest book, A Fine Mess,
just launched at all major online booksellers worldwide!

A Fine Mess: An Odd Little Book On Surviving Life’s Disasters

Kim Duke knows all about it…

Is life getting you down? Does it feel like one bad experience after another? Are you ready to fight back? Then arm yourself with Kim Duke’s latest book as she shares gritty, funny, and odd advice about life’s ups and downs with snarky tongue-in-check wisdom. Filled with amusing photos and quotes about life, you’ll soon be laughing at any fine mess that life throws your way.

International writer, speaker, and author Kim Duke knows a thing or two about fine messes. When she was fifty, she was hit by a fine mess called breast cancer. She’s known for her easy, humorous style when talking about the tough stuff. She’s been covered by Cosmopolitan, NBC News, CTV, and CBC and her work has been featured on The Globe and Mail and the internet sensation,


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Rave Reviews

“Quite a nice gem, this book distills the pain and joy of dealing with disasters into a humorous tidbits of information for consumption! Reading this book at the time when we’re not only experiencing a devastating pandemic, but we’re dealing with personal tragedies on top of it, makes this book more poignant. The book acknowledges how we can put our own tragedies into perspective while we can accept support gracefully!”
— LibraryThing Early Reviewers

“A Fine Mess by Kim Duke will bring you on a journey of discovery, figuring out what’s really important, and how you can get through your own struggles.”
— Makaiya May, NetGalley Reviewer

“Funny, insightful, and poignant…incredibly relevant to the current state of the world.”
— Kayla’s Reading Korner