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Read Ì Bright Young Things 106 Midwestern town for New York's glittering metropolis All Letty wants is to see her name in lights but she uickly discovers Manhattan is filled with pretty girls who will do anything to be a star Cordelia is searching for the father she's never known a man as infamous for his wild parties as he is for his shadowy schemes Overnight she enters a world thrilling and glamorous than she ever could have imagined and dangerous It's a life anyone would kill for and someone willThe only person Cor For most of the book I was bound and determined to give it 3 stars I was alright with the story but not overly impressed The characters were fine but I m still partial to Diana and Henry from this author s other series The LuxeThen the last 75 pages hooked me from out of nowhere I should have known that Godberson was going to pull the rabbit out of the hat After all nothing should shock me now after the complete emotional rollercoaster that Luxe took me onWho is Thom Is he good or bad What about Charlie Is he redeemable or just a cad Will Letty once again find the nice man she left behind for one not uite as nice There are so many unanswered uestions that I m sure will not be so easily resolved in the next book already knowing this author s style of storycraftingA fun twist has been the addition of the flapper era It s been enjoyable to learn about New York s seedy nightlife and the patrons who freuent the speakeasies of the time period Even though we ve fast forwarded 20 years from the Luxe it s nice to see an attention to detail that this author makes in capturing the little things another writer might leave out I can almost imagine the clothes the cars and the clubs in my headThe characters feel a little bit recycled from her other series but I ll give it a pass for now and see how they develop Can t wait to see what happens next

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Read Ì Bright Young Things 106 For a limited time the first book in New York Times bestselling author Anna Godbersen's epic new series Bright Young Things is available for free Also includes an excerpt from the forthcoming seuel Beautiful Days and fashion tips on how to achieve the perfect flapper lookThe year is 1929 New York is ruled by the Bright Young Things flappers and socialites seeking thrills and chasing dreams in the anything goes era of the Roaring TwentiesLetty Larkspur and Cordelia Grey escaped their small It Sucks It Sucks My God how this book sucksThe Twenties are my favorite time period and F Scott Fitzgerald is my favorite writer So I totally get the idea of setting a fast paced sexy story in New York City in the Twenties and focusing on the schemes and dreams of three flappers who are each chasing a different desire But but you need to have warm likable characters And a believable plot And sexy boys And you need a setting that s realistic and fascinating and detailed But this book has none of that Empty headed girls unattractive boys a weirdly fake background that has almost no connection to the real Twenties world Reading this book was like a long slow deathFirst of all these three girl characters are annoying And I mean ANNNOYING Cordelia is the best of them she s tough and she genuinely wants to find her long lost father who s now a famous bootlegger But once she finds him it takes about five minutes for her to begin lying to him and going behind his back chasing after a boy with zero sex appeal no energy and no character but he drives a fancy car and has really nice hair Shallow much And this is the one girl I likedLetty wants to be a singer She s four feet tall and has a mental age of five When guys start whistling and clapping she is shocked SHOCKED that they care about her body than her beautiful voice She shows zero brain power character or any real interest in learning the trade of an actual musician She s got victim written all over her That s about it Oh and she has a dog named Good Egg Rotten Egg is like itLast of all there s Astrid Astrid is just horrible I mean I get who she s supposed to be She s Daisy in THE GREAT GATSBY She s the golden girl the princess in the tower But my god this girl ia a tedious spoiled annoying shallow bitch At least Daisy could be witty funny and playful when she wasn t breaking hearts Astrid just sulks and whines for two hundred pages literally about nothing Now this is not a spoiler but the book begins with a big tease about how one girl will be married one girl will be famous one girl will be dead I m not saying whether or not the author keeps that promise but by the last half of the book I was literally begging for someone to die Anyone One little spoiled brat would be sobbing and jumping into a roadster and I would be chanting crash crash crash crash And the little singer was bombing on stage and I was literally praying for a crazed psycho to break in with a gun and shoot her in mid shimmy But no such luck And every time the bootlegger s girl whipped out her six shooter and started babbling about family honor I was just praying begging pleading for her to shoot herself by mistakeSo now I want to explain just in case you don t get how bad this book SUCKED what else was missing from it Aside from good characters a good plot and people you care about Well let s see It s New York in the Twenties Jazz is hot but where are all the Negroes Where s the Cotton Club Where s Harlem This is the whitest jazz age book I ve ever seen And we ve got show business types all over all talking Broadway this and vaudeville that but no Jews Tons of bootleggers but none from the Lower East Side No Irish Okay Cordy s father mentions the Italians I think onceTHE GREAT GATSBY is marred by ugly traces of racism and anti Semitism But at least Fitzgerald was honest about feeling threatened by all the dizzying change the vital energy of the new groups that were challenging the world he d always known This book isn t like that It s lifeless This little girl spent years learning to imitate Fitzgerald at his silliest endless endless descriptions of moonlight and champagne but she has no clue where the power and lasting vitality of his books really comes from the seething tension between warring races classes and ethnic groups This book is so bland and white bread and fake it almost had to be written by a Barnard graduate

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Read Ì Bright Young Things 106 Delia can trust is Astrid Donal a flapper who seems to have it all money looks and the love of Cordelia's brother Charlie But Astrid's perfect veneer hides a score of family secretsAcross the vast lawns of Long Island in the illicit speakeasies of Manhattan and on the blindingly lit stages of Broadway the three girls' fortunes will rise and fall together and apart From the New York Times bestselling author of The Luxe comes an epic new series set in the dizzying last summer of the Jazz Ag I have been yearning to read Bright Young Things for YEARS I saw this cover and fell in love yeah yeah don t judge a book by it s cover but it s so PRETTY and knew I had to read it If you add in all the other factors of this book 1920s New York Gatsby references and some excellent YA nostalgia you ve got meThis book felt like a YA through and through Love triangles overly dramatic characters daddy issues mommy issues lost friendships and All of this was packed in and tied with a bright gold 1920s styled bow Saying that this book would have been way enjoyable to me if I read it back when it came out during my youthful high school years Like I said in some of my short little tidbit reviews it reminds me of the TV show Gossip Girl by in the 1920s It s full of the goofy high school drama we all lived on back in the day well back in my dayThe drama we live off in this book is due to Astrid Letty and Cordelia Cordelia never knew who her Father was and when she moves to New York she ends up finding him He s a mob boss he reminds me of a younger Sonny Corinthos from General Hospital but in the 1920s and she also has gotten a hefty fortune and new brother out of it Oh did I mention she falls in love with her mob boss s enemy s son Yup that level of drama Letty wants to be a singer and she goes down some shady paths by mistake to chase that dream Astrid was already in New York and is dating Cordelia s new yet old brother Charlie I loved their stories because they were so addicting I began to really feel for these characters and got mighty frustrated near the end when there s a cliffhanger leaving all of them hanging Not one single happy ending in sight Not yet anyways I pretty much have to read the next books to feel like any sort of ending happens to these characters Seriously the life lessons these girls face are BRUTAL It s heart breaking so if you wanted a lovely fluffy romantic YA novel RUN IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION Well maybe The seuels might have a happy ending but I don t have those books in my hands yetOne of the big pluses in this book was the Good Egg comment It reminded me of The Great Gatsby and the West Egg East Egg debacle I really hope that name was in reference to Gatsby but a girl can never be sureTo be honest I was really anticipating an epic YA novel Every book store I went into during the 2010s had this book perched right out front and advertised EVERYWHERE in my area anyways When I finally got my hands on this book I was salivating ready to devour it and it kinda felt like it fell short for me I honestly expected I do want to read the rest of this series because it s a really enticing book buuuuut I hate cliffhangers and this book was SUPER depressing I get it the 1920s were roaring but the Great Gatsby was pretty depressing but leaving this book like THAT It hurt my soul At least give us one happy thing to end on so I m not left feeling cheated Also some of the bad guys seem good and some of the good guys seem bad I left that portion of the book wondering who the heck I was supposed to be cheering for Three out of five stars


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    Bright Young Things (NEW) Free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB î Anna Godbersen Anna Godbersen î 6 Download I just finished binge watching Peaky Blinders and I just re read and was once again disappointed by The Great Gatsby I picked this book up bec

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    Anna Godbersen î 6 Download Free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB î Anna Godbersen characters Bright Young Things It Sucks It Sucks My God how this book sucksThe Twenties are my favorite time period and F Scott Fitzgerald is my favorite writer So I totally get the idea of setting a fast paced sexy story in New York City in the Twenties and focusing on the schemes and dreams of three flappers who are each chasing a different desire But but you

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    Bright Young Things (NEW) On the up and up‘Bright Young Things’ is the first book in Anna Godbersen’s new four book series set in 1929 Manhattan The ser

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    characters Bright Young Things Free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB î Anna Godbersen Anna Godbersen î 6 Download I've been anticipating this novel since I first heard the rumors of it's existence Bright Young Things did not disappoint I'm a huge fan of Godbersen's Luxe series but Bright Young Things now tops itThe story revolves around three young girls Letty Cordelia and Astrid You will love them One of the things that I loved most

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    Bright Young Things (NEW) After tackling a graphic horror novel I was in the mood for something easily digestible Combine that with a recent binge at Borders' liuidation sale presto the perfect chance to start Ms Godbersen's new seriesThe plot is fairly straight forward; in fact the tidiest summary comes courtesy the cover blurb so read that if you're still in the dark P But for those who are familiar with THE LUXE series BYT's style ov

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    Bright Young Things (NEW) For most of the book I was bound and determined to give it 3 stars I was alright with the story but not overly impressed The characters were fine but I'm still partial to Diana and Henry from this author's other

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    Free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB î Anna Godbersen Bright Young Things (NEW) Anna Godbersen î 6 Download Well I agonized over giving this 1 or 3 stars and eventually settled on 2 The book has serious pros and cons While I wasn't expecting much to begin with I WAS expecting something compulsively readable soap opera ish glam Bright Young Things was that but I was also expecting better heroines Expectation spunky tough yet beautiful stre

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    Bright Young Things (NEW) That is what I want to tell you about the girls with their short skirts and bright eyes and big city dreams The girls of 1929Cordelia Grey and long time best friend Letty Larkspur flee their boring sleepy Ohio town and head to New Yo

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    Anna Godbersen î 6 Download Free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB î Anna Godbersen Bright Young Things (NEW) I have been yearning to read Bright Young Things for YEARS I saw this cover and fell in love yeah yeah don't judge a book by it's cover but it's so PRETTY and knew I had to read it If you add in all the other factors of this book 1920s New York Gatsby references and some excellent YA nostalgia you've got meThis book felt like a YA through and through Love triangles overly dramatic characters daddy issues mommy issues lost friendships and

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    Bright Young Things (NEW) Wow WoW WOW I want to be a flapper Right now With the fringe and the headbands and the pearls and the feathers I want to smoke candy cigarettes out of impossibly long holders and attend late night parties with jazz bands and not wake up 'til 2pm That would be an awesome life But it's not mine so I'll opt to live vicariously through three f

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