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Dominic Holland is an award winning stand-up, author of seven books (and counting) and has countless TV and Radio credits – but is best known nowadays for being a dad. Father of four boys but specifically of his eldest son, Tom.

Tom Holland the actor. Better known as Spider-Man and explains why Dominic’s first non-fiction book is called Eclipsed.

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C Medina

“A unique kind of escape”

I took my time when reading Takes on Life because it offered a unique kind of escape for me that no other book had before. It felt just as if I was hearing all these stories from Dom in person or over the phone as anecdotes. I’ll come back to it when I miss that feeling. Which I think won’t take long…

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

Kyla T

“Brilliant book!”

I couldn’t put it down. It made me laugh and cry multiple times and I thoroughly enjoyed the whole story!

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Fruit Bowl

Riley C

“This book is wonderful!”

Within the first few pages of the book I felt a strong empathy and love for the characters and their well being – a feat that only very good writers can accomplish. The story is a beautiful and touching insight into loss, love, and how incredibly vital human connection is to every person. Dominic Holland did an incredible job of bringing these characters to life and making them wonderfully real and charming. The Fruit Bowl is a fantastic book and I highly recommend to others that have an interest in reading it. It is well worth it!

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Fruit Bowl

R Rowland

“Wow… I haven’t laughed that hard at a book in a long time!”

Takes on Life Vol.1 is designed to be read here and there when you get 5 minutes but I couldn’t put the book down and finished it within a couple hours. I highly recommend this book full of relatable and hilarious stories and scenarios. I look forward to reading the next!

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

A Pearce

” Read Takes on Life in one sitting”

I’ve received my books only yesterday and read Takes on Life in one sitting, or one “take” to continue the analogy (not to worry I was not experiencing any digestive distress) and enjoyed it very much. It’s brilliantly funny! I read your blog every Sunday and today’s made me laugh out loud, I’ve had a similar experience with my mum with the unfortunate conclusion of me having to explain what a butt plug was. I’ve just finished Chapter 5 of The Fruit Bowl and I’m a blubbering mess so taking a minute to breath and write this review, very excited to see where the story will lead next, I will of course dutifully report back once finished and looking at my social calendar at the moment should be sooner rather than later. Thank you for making me laugh in these troubled times.

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

S Slattery

” It made me laugh out loud”

I finished Takes On Life Vol. 1 and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Although there are 31 ‘takes’ for each day of the month I couldn’t put the book down. It made me laugh out loud on several occasions and I greatly enjoyed regaling anyone in my vicinity about an amusing anecdote from the current ‘take’ that I was reading. Sincerely hoping Dominic will do a part two, until then I am off to read another of his books!

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

Maria O'S

“I was a bit skeptical – but I loved it!”

As I have never played golf I was a bit skeptical of reading Open Links, but thought I’d give it a go as the money went to a great cause (Anthony Nolan). But I loved it! Ricky Randal captured my heart from the first page, and the story just kept getting better with each character being introduced.  This book is an easy heartwarming read for golfers or non golfers alike.

Click here to buy your own copy of Open Links

Natalie G

“Love this book”

Love this book and everything about it.

Click here to buy your own copy of Eclipsed

Tasija Patricia C

“Your books amaze me”

Your books amaze me ! But The Ripple Effect hit different to me they give me a different way to see the books and I’m really happy that I had the experience to read the books

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Ripple Effect

Giulia C

“Loved it.”

I didn’t expect that it would turn out so good!! Loved it.

Click here to buy your own copy of Eclipsed

Marina C

“I just couldn’t put it down”

Open links was such an amazing book. I just couldn’t put it down, I didn’t want it to end. This book has it all, it’s such a heartwarming book, it brought tears into my eyes, Mr Holland is by far the best novelist ever.

Click here to buy your own copy of Open Links

L Koehler

“Ranging from funny to thought provoking to heart warming”

Takes on Life is a great book for both avid  readers or those who wish they had more time to read. It’s a collection of 31 short essays, ranging from funny to thought provoking to heart warming, and everything in between. It was nice to have an entire month worth an essays. Highly recommended!

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

Caroline D

“Great reading!!! “

I’m a very emotional person but I’m not used to cry by reading a book though. You did manage this, congrats. For your information, the only other novelist to give me real feelings with his books is a certain Stephen King!… One more word : I really appreciated the use of French words, as usual,  and The French Table mention in the name of all your French teasers, no doubt.

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Fruit Bowl

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“A unique kind of escape”

I took my time when reading Takes on Life because it offered a unique kind of escape for me that no other book had before. It felt just as if I was hearing all these stories from Dom in person or over the phone as anecdotes. I’ll come back to it when I miss that feeling. Which I think won’t take long…

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

C Medina

“Brilliant book!”

I couldn’t put it down. It made me laugh and cry multiple times and I thoroughly enjoyed the whole story!

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Fruit Bowl

Kyla T

“This book is wonderful!”

Within the first few pages of the book I felt a strong empathy and love for the characters and their well being – a feat that only very good writers can accomplish. The story is a beautiful and touching insight into loss, love, and how incredibly vital human connection is to every person. Dominic Holland did an incredible job of bringing these characters to life and making them wonderfully real and charming. The Fruit Bowl is a fantastic book and I highly recommend to others that have an interest in reading it. It is well worth it!

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Fruit Bowl

Riley C

“Wow… I haven’t laughed that hard at a book in a long time!”

Takes on Life Vol.1 is designed to be read here and there when you get 5 minutes but I couldn’t put the book down and finished it within a couple hours. I highly recommend this book full of relatable and hilarious stories and scenarios. I look forward to reading the next!

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

R Rowland

” Read Takes on Life in one sitting”

I’ve received my books only yesterday and read Takes on Life in one sitting, or one “take” to continue the analogy (not to worry I was not experiencing any digestive distress) and enjoyed it very much. It’s brilliantly funny! I read your blog every Sunday and today’s made me laugh out loud, I’ve had a similar experience with my mum with the unfortunate conclusion of me having to explain what a butt plug was. I’ve just finished Chapter 5 of The Fruit Bowl and I’m a blubbering mess so taking a minute to breath and write this review, very excited to see where the story will lead next, I will of course dutifully report back once finished and looking at my social calendar at the moment should be sooner rather than later. Thank you for making me laugh in these troubled times.

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

A Pearce

” It made me laugh out loud”

I finished Takes On Life Vol. 1 and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Although there are 31 ‘takes’ for each day of the month I couldn’t put the book down. It made me laugh out loud on several occasions and I greatly enjoyed regaling anyone in my vicinity about an amusing anecdote from the current ‘take’ that I was reading. Sincerely hoping Dominic will do a part two, until then I am off to read another of his books!

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

S Slattery

“I was a bit skeptical – but I loved it!”

As I have never played golf I was a bit skeptical of reading Open Links, but thought I’d give it a go as the money went to a great cause (Anthony Nolan). But I loved it! Ricky Randal captured my heart from the first page, and the story just kept getting better with each character being introduced.  This book is an easy heartwarming read for golfers or non golfers alike.

Click here to buy your own copy of Open Links

Maria O'S

“Love this book”

Love this book and everything about it.

Click here to buy your own copy of Eclipsed

Natalie G

“Your books amaze me”

Your books amaze me ! But The Ripple Effect hit different to me they give me a different way to see the books and I’m really happy that I had the experience to read the books

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Ripple Effect

Tasija Patricia C

“Loved it.”

I didn’t expect that it would turn out so good!! Loved it.

Click here to buy your own copy of Eclipsed

Giulia C

“I just couldn’t put it down”

Open links was such an amazing book. I just couldn’t put it down, I didn’t want it to end. This book has it all, it’s such a heartwarming book, it brought tears into my eyes, Mr Holland is by far the best novelist ever.

Click here to buy your own copy of Open Links

Marina C

“Ranging from funny to thought provoking to heart warming”

Takes on Life is a great book for both avid  readers or those who wish they had more time to read. It’s a collection of 31 short essays, ranging from funny to thought provoking to heart warming, and everything in between. It was nice to have an entire month worth an essays. Highly recommended!

Click here to buy your own copy of Takes on Life Vol. 1

L Koehler

“Great reading!!! “

I’m a very emotional person but I’m not used to cry by reading a book though. You did manage this, congrats. For your information, the only other novelist to give me real feelings with his books is a certain Stephen King!… One more word : I really appreciated the use of French words, as usual,  and The French Table mention in the name of all your French teasers, no doubt.

 

Click here to buy your own copy of The Fruit Bowl

Caroline D

Phil Cooper
Chairman / December 2018

Interact Derby

Dom came highly recommended from the several agencies that we approached for our after lunch speaker at the annual Derby Interact Xmas luncheon. He exceeded our expectations in every respect, holding the room of 450 ‘professionals’ with consummate ease – which is no mean feat. Following the event we have received rave reviews including comments such as ‘refreshingly different’ and ‘the best yet’. One the many qualities that sets Dom apart is his unfaltering originality – and he most definitely is going to be a very hard act to follow.

David Ratcliffe

Brakes

Dominic hosted the awards dinner at our annual supplier conference, which was a very special occasion this year with it being our 60th anniversary. He was absolutely superb, extremely polished and very professional, entertaining the 350 strong audience throughout the evening. A great link with our lady magician provided some especially funny moments and the comedy was really clever, witty and insightful, ensuring the whole room couldn’t stop laughing! The supplier awards were presented with a perfect blend of sincerity and fun which was appreciated by all”. Highly recommended!

Stella Landau
Events Manager / March 2020

Suzanne Howe Communications

Dominic is a joy to work with. He’s a seasoned professional and by booking him as your host you know your event is in safe hands. His down to earth approach with the event team and our client put everyone at ease. On top of that, his work ethic is brilliant, he’s clearly dedicated to his craft and he read the audience perfectly. Last but not least – the guy is hilarious!