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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And I loved every minute of it. The book has serious pros and cons. First of all, these three girl characters are annoying. This was going to be a four star for me, but the last 50 pages just killed it. The characters are interesting enough, but I never felt like we got to know them as distinctly as the girls from Luxe. Quotes from Bright Young Things.

To me, their realistic portrayal was part of the genius of this novel. Sometimes you really DON’T get what you want. Cordelia and Letty are best friends that have left their rural town for the big city of New York. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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Each have a different yooung Customers who bought this item also bought. Cordelia, o This was going to be a four star for me, but the last 50 pages just killed it. It’s far too easy to become lost in the nights of drinks, dance, and drama. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: If that’s not enough to get you to read this book then I don’t know what is.


While I wasn’t expecting much to begin with, I WAS expecting something thijgs readable, soap opera-ish, glam. Open Preview See a Problem?

Where coal miners made their fortunes from contraband grain alcohol. Reading Bright Young Things was a seriously enjoyable experience. And you need a setting that’s realistic and fascinating and detailed.

I really enjoyed reading this book!!

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If you’re worried about your next meal, you aren’t getting a dog. If you like pretty covers and judge books upon just that, this book has a fabulous cover as well! There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I mean, come on, a beautiful flapper girl in an ephemeral dress, wearing a Mona Lisa smile? As the story flutters from the perspective of one girl to the other we get a quite a fascinating picture of what New York was like for a woman in Last of all, there’s Astrid.

Personally I was shocked, excited, pissed, happy, heartbroken, and absolutely in love while I read through these pages. I liked Cordelia in the beginning, although I think that she should have left before and not after the wedding.

Bright Young Things (Bright Young Things, #1) by Anna Godbersen

Will Letty once again find the nice man she left behind for one not quite as nice? I’m heartbroken, I really am! Honestly, I feel it is one of the better written stories in third person omniscient that I’ve ever read.


Letty was my least favorite girl.

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I’m not saying that is a bad thing, anna godberson knows her niche. Overnight, she enters a world more thrilling and glamorous than she ever could have imagined—and more dangerous. The Girl in the Clockwork Annw.

Watching her search for her long lost father was both heartwrenching and inspiring to me.

The last of the book series that talks about three amazing young women who set out on their own. Feb 13, Sab H. On the up and up Mar 16, Amna rated it did not like it Shelves: When animals cease to be utile, they are killed.

Honestly, I struggled with the writing in this brignt. It was more about girls trying to make it in NYC, and they attended a few speakeasies along the way. They are all passive heroines, letting things happen to them instead of making things happen. 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.