The year is New York is ruled by the Bright Young Things: flappers and socialites seeking thrills and chasing dreams in the anything-goes era of the. Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen, author of the bestselling Luxe series, introduced the girls of , girls with big dreams and big secrets in the big city. [edit]. Bright Young Things (October 12, ); Beautiful Days (September 20, ); The Lucky Ones (November 27, ).

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Im sure this series will be just as great as The Luxe series. After all, nothing should shock me now after the complete emotional rollercoaster that Luxe took me on. Jul 13, Kat Lost in Neverland rated it liked it Shelves: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. She’s not afraid to damage those who don’t deserve it, whether by accident or the selfish behavior of others. Where, for thiings first time in history, farm girls could find fame on stage. So yiung, a college gal who can’t even stand to walk past the young adult section in her local bookstore is calling this one of her favorites, hands down.

Bright Young Things Series by Anna Godbersen

But the city is vast and riddled with handsome men with both good and bad intentions. I actually liked the girls in this book, I didn’t love them and they have their flaws, but none of them are Penelope!


I could never do any of those things, so Astrid’s type is a sort of anomaly to me. Oddly I had a harder time getting to know the characters. English Choose a language for shopping.

The book moves along at a good clip and yet I still felt I was only skimming the surface of what happened. For most of the book, I was bound and determined brright give it 3 stars. Family dynamics and dynamites are universal and always make for addictive reading.

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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The Lucky Ones and obviously the title is very tongue-in-cheek is a realistic finale but I found myself wanting more. The characters were all in their late teens, hanging out in speakeasies, drinking and flirting–I was like, “Drat, and this is going to have to be PG at best. Now, I did find Cordelia’s “hunt” for her father painfully easy–all she needs to do is go to his home, claim to be Fanny’s daughter, and boom, that’s it?

I also wasn’t won over by the romance in the book. And I was right. Get to Know Us.

Our ladies from Ohio are obviously still figuring it out, while resident Astrid is completely savvy, if a bit on the arrogant and flippant side. But Astrid’s perfect veneer hides a score of family secrets. For a few fleeting hours, I lived in a time where anything was possible.

I have always been fascinated with the ‘s and flappers and speakeasies!

First pages 2. Blog Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest All Letty wants is to see her name in lights, but she quickly discovers Manhattan is filled with The year is I had few expectations of this book besides being a quick, fairly entertaining little read. The women are made all the more fascinating for the men in their complicated lives.


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There was so much potential in the setting and the period, but I just found the story fell flat and the depiction of New York in the Roaring 20s lacked the authenticity I was looking for. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! It makes them all sound nearly the same, though they have varying degrees of experience with the New York scene. I actually like my characters flawed. Jan 15, Janssen rated it it was ok Shelves: We also get to see two different sides of New York, the grand circles Astrid and Cordelia mix in and the sleazier side of life that Letty finds herself wading through.

It leaves those of us who grew up with the classics and the never-ending, Dickensian style run-on sentences bereft. I should have expected it.