Julia Greenfield is entirely imperfect and completely sympathetic and Losing it is a bright gem of a novel. Lauren Fox, author of Days of Awe and Friends Like UsTwenty-six year old Julia Greenfield has long suspected that everyone is having fun without her.It s not that she s unhappy, per se. It s just that she s not exactly happy either. She hasn t done anything spontaneous since about 2003. Shouldn t she be running a start up? Going backpacking? Exploring uncharted erogenous zones with inappropriate men?Trapped between news of her mother s latent sexual awakening and her spinster aunt s odd behaviour, Julia has finally snapped. It s time to take some risks and get a life.After all what has she got to lose?