At almost 40, Clare Donoghue is living child-free and loving it.
Then her boyfriend says he wants kids, breaking off their promising relationship. And it’s not just boyfriends: one by one, her formerly carefree friends are swallowed up in a nonstop cycle of play dates and baby groups. So Clare declares enough is enough and decides it’s time for people who don’t have children to band together. And so the No-Kids Club is born.
As the group comes together - Anna, who’s seeking something to jumpstart a stale marriage, and Poppy, desperate for a family but unable to conceive - Clare’s hoping to make the most of the childless life with her new friends. But is living child-free all it’s cracked up to be?
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Is it too much to hope that the main character Claire, a highly successful professional woman well into her 30s, would have some substance behind her decisions and would be able to be a little bit assertive? Apparently, yes, it is! I found Anna to be pretty pathetic, rather than likeable. I did quite like Poppy. Also, it wasn't very well written or proof read! It was not only predictable, but not worthwhile enough to get away with that.
I actually really liked her voice for the general narration, but her attempts at accents were shockingly bad! The American accent that became Cornish was a particular low point. I was able to smile since it was bad enough to be amuzing, and it didn't distract me because the other issues with the book were doing that already.
Maybe, I liked the voice. It would depend what accents might be expected.
It must have had something because I usually don't continue with a book I'm not enjoying.
I think I've said enough!
- Ann D
- Fabulous Book Fiend