[edit]. Bright Young Things (October 12, ); Beautiful Days (September 20, ); The Lucky Ones (November 27, ). Bright Young Things. by Anna Godbersen. In the Roaring Twenties, three girls chase their dreams across the vast lawns of Long Island, in the illicit speakeasies . 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.

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Jan 15, Janssen rated it it was ok Shelves: Some relationships will have you giggling like a lovesick schoolgirl, some will have you weeping and some will have you fuming while others are simply comforting with their warmth.

Bright Young Things

For me, the strongest part of the book was the opening, before the actions moves to the city. The pages seem to reflect to you their story, while you reflect back your reactions to every twist and turn.

I enjoyed this book and plan on continuing the series.

Though, for different reasons. Dec 18, Courtney rated it liked it Shelves: This would be an awesome “starter” historical fiction for someone that’s wanting to try out the genre!

Youn should have known that Godberson was going to pull the rabbit out of the hat. I was shocked that she could drop Letty just like that. Originally featured on yareads.


I usually hate Prologues that take place in the future, but hers only vaguely hint at what’s to come, making me turn the pages faster to figure things out!

While one has dreams of seeing her name up in lights, another looks for family she never knew. It was more about girls trying to make it in NYC, and they attended a few speakeasies along the way.

Also, there can’t be any harm in showing him our very secret tunnel out of the mansion. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

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One little spoiled brat would be sobbing and jumping into a roadster and I would be chanting, “crash. All Letty wants is to see her gdobersen in lights, but she quickly discovers Manhattan is thnigs with The year is It’s New York, in the Twenties. These are big storylines, but Godbersen never loses her characters to big concepts.

I could never do any of those things, so Astrid’s type is a sort of anomaly to me. Cordelia Grey leaves behind the small town of Union, Ohio and her new husband for the bright lights of New York City and an inkling that her estranged father can be found in the big apple. They have things you thibgs about them Letty, on the other hand, was the complete opposite: Aug 13, Jen rated it it was amazing Shelves: I don’t really want to go into the storyline, because Yuong hate when people give things away, and this is one of those times that you want to discover those fun and unexpected things for yourself View all 26 comments.


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Hate me if you wish, it’s quite alright. NYC in is a buzzing metropolis of fashionable flappers, bootlegging businessmen and a clash of classes. Letty grows stars in her eyes and seeks a life on the stage.

As far as plot goes, it was fast. I wasn’t expecting some great literary work, but I spent ana large part of the book being annoyed at one thing or another, so I don’t consider that a success.

The genre bothers me and I feel annoyed when I see young mines burrowed into a book with nothing to teach them. Published October 12th by Harper first published October 1st