Such a Fun Age

Such a Fun Age

In the midst of a family crisis one late evening, white blogger Alix Chamberlain calls her African American babysitter, Emira, asking her to take toddler Briar to the local market for distraction. There, the security guard accuses Emira of kidnapping Briar, and Alix's efforts to right the situation turn out to be good intentions selfishly mismanaged.

Title:Such a Fun Age
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780525541905
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  • chai ?

    ✧ find this review & others on my blog ✧Such a Fun Age is a novel that disheartened me even if it didn’t surprise me. Something akin to relief gusted through my room like a warm front when I...

  • Emily May

    Wow. The writing in this book is so light and breezy and easy to read that it can take a while to appreciate the depths the author takes us to in Such a Fun Age. Combine the compelling writing with a ...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    Wow! Okay! I don’t know what I have to feel about this book. Did I like it? Mostly I did. But as soon as I finish, I felt like something missing. Maybe I didn’t like how the things ended for the c...

  • Cindy

    While this is a simplistic story, it’s still a very accurate portrayal of performative activism and woke culture. I recognized so many of the central characters within people who exist in real life....

  • Asia J

    Entertaining mostly towards the end. For a debut novel it wasn’t terrible, but I most definitely felt like I was reading a book written about black struggles by a white woman. The dialogue was also ...

  • Kat

    the plot of this was super gripping (i read it in like 12 hours???) and i enjoyed the strong message that was woven throughout. interested to see how this author grows as she publishes more books. ...

  • jessica

    i absolutely adore reese witherspoon and enjoy her book club choices, but this one isnt quite the hit i was expecting it to be, unfortunately. i appreciate the dialogue this story opens about heavy to...

  • Dorie  - Cats&Books :)

    ***WINNER GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL 2020***This is one of those books that’s hard to review because I think if read quickly it would come across as just a good story. Reading this...

  • Lindsay - Traveling Sisters Book Reviews

    2.5 stars. An easy read that lacked the emotional connection and powerful punch that I had expected. This book is all the buzz lately. I couldn’t wait to dig in and see what all the hype was about. ...

  • Emma Giordano

    4.5 Stars...