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The Adults By Caroline Hulse The Adults A couple now separated Their daughter Their new partners One epic Christmas vacation What could go wrong This razor sharp novel puts a darkly comic twist on seasonal favorites like Love Actually

  • Title: The Adults
  • Author: Caroline Hulse
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Adults By Caroline Hulse A couple, now separated Their daughter Their new partners One epic Christmas vacation What could go wrong This razor sharp novel puts a darkly comic twist on seasonal favorites like Love Actually and The Holiday.Meet The Adults Claire and Matt are no longer together but decide that it would be best for their daughter, Scarlett, to have a normal family Christmas The A couple, now separated Their daughter Their new partners One epic Christmas vacation What could go wrong This razor sharp novel puts a darkly comic twist on seasonal favorites like Love Actually and The Holiday.Meet The Adults Claire and Matt are no longer together but decide that it would be best for their daughter, Scarlett, to have a normal family Christmas They can t agree on whose idea it was to go to the Happy Forest holiday park, or who said they should bring their new partners But someone did and it s too late to pull the plug Claire brings her new boyfriend, Patrick never Pat , a seemingly sensible, eligible from a distance Ironman in Waiting Matt brings the new love of his life, Alex, funny, smart, and extremely patient Scarlett, who is seven, brings her imaginary friend Posey He s a giant rabbit Together the five or six of them grit their teeth over Forced Fun Activities, drink a little too much after Scarlett s bedtime, overshare classified secrets about their pasts and before you know it, their holiday is a powder keg that ends where this novel begins with a tearful, frightened call to the police.What happened They said they d all be adults about this Advance praise for The Adults Your worst ever family holiday gathering can t possibly be as painfully hilarious as the one in Caroline Hulse s The Adults I happily devoured this funny, insight
    The Adults By Caroline Hulse

    The Adults by Caroline Hulse The most hilarious debut you will read this year Meet The Adults Claire and Matt are divorced but decide what s best for their daughter Scarlett is to have a normal family Christmas They can t agree on whose idea it was, or who said they should bring their new partners. The Adults A Novel Espach, Alison The Adults is as idiosyncratic as it is stirring New York Times A razor sharp debut novel a wry, devastatingly funny coming of age tale Marie Claire A fierce, tender adolescent narrative The New York Times Book Review This cri de coeur carries a freshness and charm. The Adults A Novel Hulse, Caroline The Adults A Novel Hardcover November , by Caroline Hulse Author Visit s Caroline Hulse Page Find all the books, read about the author, and The Adults by Alison Espach The Adults is Alison Espach s debut novel As such, it suffers a bit from literary overkill, at a cost to the narrative The timeline is fluid, jumping around in the middle of scenes While this mirrors thought processes, it s hard to follow The entire Prague section drags, and seems somewhat like an aside.

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    1. Liz on said:

      My life has been going to hell in a handbasket clogged sewer line and flooded bathroom for starters , so I decided it was time for a comedy And I love dysfunctional family stories This isn t really a dysfunctional family It s two exes and their current partners and the daughter they share Matt, the ex husband managed to irritate me within pages What ever did Alex see in him Or Clare initially, for that matter Or maybe I just like men to have balls Add into the mix the daughter s imagina My life [...]

    2. Theresa Alan on said:

      It s unfortunate that the publishers bill this as The most hilarious debut you will read all year This novel about a divorced couple with joint custody of their seven year old daughter who come together with their new boyfriend girlfriend is cute and fun, but I only chuckled once during the book Cute and fun are not the same thing as hilarious It sets up false expectations In fact, parts of reading about the struggles of Alex, the woman who s dating the father, Matt, and of Patrick, It s unfortu [...]

    3. Kendall on said:

      4 adults 2 ex s 1 child 1 imaginary purple rabbit Posey 1 holiday vacation trip A magical Christmas to never forget.Ok haha I don t know about everyone but me taking a vacation trip with my ex sounds like an absolute st show lol This was quite the story Caroline Hulse explores relationships in a clever and sassy way in this story Can we ever really be civil with our ex s Caroline Hulse s voice effortlessly flows across the pages and had me laughing, cringing, and smiling al 4 adults 2 ex s 1 chi [...]

    4. Kelly (and the Book Boar) on said:

      Find all of my reviews at that you re going to be seeing Christmas book reviews so late knowing how I review, probably in February or March , but when I take a vacation I really take a vacation and don t log on post reviews so it is was it is.Wow, this kind of has a low rating It was also a mixed bag with my friends But for me And you should totally trust me because I mean I haven t been told I suck turtles in like MONTHS now guys.Fir Find all of my reviews at that you re going to be seeing [...]

    5. Ova - Excuse My Reading on said:

      Full review on my blog4 adults 2 ex s 1 child 1 imaginary rabbit 1 holiday lodge Magical Christmas time What could possibly go wrong In this witty little contemporary drama, Hulse explores relationships in an enjoyable way Can we really stay civilised with our ex partners I really liked this book Everyone needs a friend like Posey Adults too Full review soonThanks to publisher and NetGalley for a free copy of this book in exchange with an honest review.

    6. Babydimps (Suzy) on said:

      Well, I didn t hate it, but didn t really like it either hence the 2 rating The description of this book sounded like something that would be really fun to read for the holidays A divorced couple bringing their new significant others on a vacation all together so they could spend Christmas with their daughter You know things will go wrong And how about the book being described as the most hilarious debut you will read this year What doesn t sound awesome about that That sentence alo Well, I didn [...]

    7. Jenna on said:

      Solid and entertaining dysfunctional family dark comedy that is perfect for the holiday season A great undemanding escapist read that does not insult the intelligence This will be perfect airplane or vacation reading to help you endure your own family holiday gatherings, especially if they are dysfunctional too Also highly recommended if you ve been feeling a bit bummed that Liane Moriarty s recent books haven t quite lived up to Big Little Lies in your view this has a strong Moriarty at h Solid [...]

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