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Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen
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Oct 02, 2011

it was ok
Read in September, 2011

I downloaded this as a free ebook from Barnes and Noble, which about what it was worth. After struggling to make it through Wish You Were Here, I wanted a quick, easy read. This book at least was that. I haven't seen this book labeled as YA fiction anywhere, but it certainly read like it was to me. The story takes place during 1929 when Prohibition was in full effect. Two young women, Cordelia and Letty leave their small town in Ohio to strike it big in New York City. Letty is determined to make to make it big as a singer while Cordelia is secretly going to meet the man who she believes is her birth father, one of the largest bootleggers in the country. The plot is kind of ridiculous and every issue seems to be resolved too quickly and too easily. The book is actually the first in a trilogy. Need less to say I won't be reading the remaining two books in teh series. I

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Alison I also downloaded this one. don't think I'll be reading it anytime soon.

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