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Kindle Edition  À The Adults Kindle ñ The most hilarious debut you will read this yearMeet The AdultsClaire 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 But someone did and it s too late to pull the plugClaire brings her new boyfriend Patrick, a seemingly eligible Iron Man in Waiting Matt brings the new love of his life Alex, funny, smart, and extremely patient Scarlett, their daughter, brings her imaginary friend Posey He s a rabbit Together the five or six of them grit their teeth over Organized Fun activities, drinking a little too much after bed time, oversharing classified secrets about their pasts and, before you know it, their holiday is a powder keg that ends where this story starts with a tearful, frightened, call to the policeBut what happened They said they d all be adults about thisIf you loved The Break by Marian Keyes or raved about The Rosie Project look no further than The Adults

10 thoughts on “The Adults

  1. Liz Liz says:

    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 ba

  2. Theresa Alan Theresa Alan says:

    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 t

  3. Kendall Kendall says:

    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 s..t 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, cringi

  4. Kelly (and the Book Boar) Kelly (and the Book Boar) says:

    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 gu Find all of my reviews at that you r

  5. Suzy Suzy says:

    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 s

  6. Ova - Excuse My Reading Ova - Excuse My Reading says:

    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 soon..Thanks to publisher and NetGalley for a free copy of this book in exchange with an honest review Full review on my blog4

  7. Jenna Jenna says:

    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

  8. ☮Karen ☮Karen says:

    This was OK I read it for the Popsugar Challenge question, the one about reading two books with the same title So I still have to read and I hope it s better than this one I did laugh out loud a couple of times here but struggled with the characterizations The 2 guys were both babies, while both women seemed almost saintly in comparison Claire was difficult to get to know, and her daughter Scarlet, while cute and precocious, was overshadowed by her imaginary friend, a big rabbit with w This w

  9. Martie Nees Record Martie Nees Record says:

    My Rating 3 StarsGenre General Fiction MysteryPublisher Random HousePub Date November 27, 2018Caroline Hulse s novel is a dark comedy that had me laughing out loudthan once Imagine the dysfunctional dynamics between divorced parents with a seven year old daughter Both parents now have new live in partners Now imagine all four adults two who have never even met each other going on a Christmas holiday together The idea is that the little girl can spend Christmas day with both o My Rating 3 StarsGenre

  10. Kristy Kristy says:

    Matt and Claire are no longer married, but both want to spend the Christmas holiday with their seven year old daughter, Scarlett It s not quite clear whose idea it was, or how the whole thing came about, but suddenly Matt, Claire, their new partners, and Scarlett are spending a long weekend at the Happy Forest holiday park Oh yes, and we can t forget that Posey, Scarlett s giant imaginary friend a nearly life size rabbit is along for the ride too Claire has brought Patrick, a fellow lawyer, Matt and Claire

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