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              Books by Kiley Reid

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              Such a Fun Age: Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize
               

              Such a Fun Age: Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize (Paperback)

              By Reid, Kiley

              • RRP: $22.99
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              • Pub Date
                5 Jan 21

              'One of the most-talked about debut novels of 2020' Stylist 'A new literary star' The Times The instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chai...n of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. When a surprising connection emerges between the two women, it sends them on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know - about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege. __________________________ *A REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK* *A ZOELLA BOOK CLUB PICK* *A TIMES, STYLIST, ELLE AND GLAMOUR BEST BOOK OF 2020* 'An essential new talent' Guardian 'A funny, charismatic book that will fire off a million debates . . . The one to watch' Sunday Times 'I couldn't put this down' Jojo Moyes 'Bites into the zeitgeist then spits it out with gusto' Stylist 'Twists that made me gasp out loud . . . A gripping page-turner' Madeline Miller 'A beautiful tale of how we live now' Elizabeth Day 'Charming, authentic and every bit as entertaining as it is calmly, intelligently damning' Observer
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              ISBN 9781526612168
              Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Such a Fun Age: Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize
               

              Such a Fun Age: Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Reid, Kiley

              'Nothing short of brilliant. Kiley Reid is the writer we need now' CHLOE BENJAMIN, AUTHOR OF THE IMMORTALISTS What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the... same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly built herself into a confidence-driven brand. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night. Seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, a security guard at their local high-end supermarket accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make it right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone `family', the complicated reality of being a grown-up and the consequences of doing the right thing for the wrong reason.
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              ISBN 9781526612151
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Such a Fun Age: Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize
               

              Such a Fun Age: Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize (Hardback)

              By Reid, Kiley

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              'Nothing short of brilliant. Kiley Reid is the writer we need now' CHLOE BENJAMIN, AUTHOR OF THE IMMORTALISTS What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the... same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly built herself into a confidence-driven brand. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night. Seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, a security guard at their local high-end supermarket accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make it right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone `family', the complicated reality of being a grown-up and the consequences of doing the right thing for the wrong reason.
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              ISBN 9781526612144
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Such a Fun Age
               

              Such a Fun Age (Hardback)

              By Reid, Kiley

              • RRP: $55.50
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              A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.... Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly built herself into a confidence-driven brand. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night. Seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, a security guard at their local high-end supermarket accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year-old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make it right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke, and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone family, the complicated reality of being a grown up, and the consequences of doing the right thing for the wrong reason.
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              ISBN 9780525541905
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
              Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons
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              Such a Fun Age
                

              Such a Fun Age (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Reid, Kiley; Read by Lewis, Nicole

              • RRP: $74.50
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              AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A REESE'S BOOK CLUB x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK PICK The most provocative page-turner of the year. --Entertainment Weekly A great way to kick off 2020. --Washington Post I urge you to read Such a Fun Age. --NPR A striking and surprising debut novel ...from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both. Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night, walking the aisles of their local high-end supermarket. The store's security guard, seeing a young black woman out late with a white child, accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year-old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke, and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone family, and the complicated reality of being a grown up. It is a searing debut for our times.
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              ISBN 9780593294611
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              Such a Fun Age
                

              Such a Fun Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Reid, Kiley

              • RRP: $59.50
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              A striking debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection between them that threatens to undo them both. Alix Chamberlain is a woman wh...o gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the same. A mom to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly built herself into a confidence-driven brand. She and her company, LetHer Speak, are a fixture on the working-mom-slash-CEO circuit. So, she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlain's toddler one night. Seeing a young black woman with a white child out late at night, a security guard at their local high-end supermarket accuses Emira of kidnapping two-year-old Briar. A small crowd gathers, a bystander films everything, and Emira is furious and humiliated. Alix resolves to make it right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke, and wary of Alix's desire to help. At twenty-five, she is about to lose her health insurance, and has no idea what to do with her life. When the video of Emira unearths someone from Alix's past, both women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know about themselves, and each other. With big-hearted empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age is a story for our times, unearthing the stickiness of transactional relationships, the complicated reality of being a grown up, and the consequences of doing the right thing for the wrong reasons.
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              ISBN 9780593152379
              Released NZ 21 Feb 2020
              Publisher Cengage Learning, Inc
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              Los Mejores Anos / Such a Fun Age
                

              Los Mejores Anos / Such a Fun Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Reid, Kiley

              • RRP: $42.50
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              • Pub Date
                23 Mar 21

              La novela revelacion que marca el nacimiento de una nueva estrella literaria. El debut que se ha catapultado a lo mas alto de las listas a ambos lados del Atlantico. Cuando a Emira la detienen en la tienda del barrio acomodado de la familia para la que trabaja de canguro, acusand...ola de haber secuestrado a la nina a la que cuida, no le cabe duda de que el motivo es el color de su piel. Emira quiere pasar pagina, pero su jefa, Alix, esta dispuesta a lo que sea con tal de ayudarla y no va a permitirselo. Alix Chamberlain siempre consigue lo que quiere. No es consciente del privilegio que le otorgan su dinero y ser blanca, y la vida de Emira es lo mas interesante que le ha pasado ultimamente. Cuando ambas descubren que tienen en comun mucho mas de lo que creian, su forma de ver el mundo, e incluso a si mismas, da un vuelco que pone sus vidas patas arriba.
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              ISBN 9781644733639
              Released NZ 23 Mar 2021
              Publisher Suma de Letras
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              Language (Spanish)
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