The Grown Ups by Robin Antalek *Giveaway*

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• Paperback: 384 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (January 27, 2015)

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A coming-of-age novel involving three friends that explores what it means to be happy, what it means to grow up, and how difficult it is to do both together.

Antalek nails the thoughts and emotions of each character. Dialog is well done. She unbolts her characters vulnerability, fears and inner thoughts. Her writing style tight and delineate.

The reader is intimately aquatinted with each character. They stumble, fall, rise, relish and regret their choices. They are whole with their share of flaws, honest in knowing themselves. Each character deals with their rocky childhood shaping them for adulthood, while trying not to mimic or allow unsettled feelings taint their life. Spanning from teen years to adulthood, their struggles realistic, their reactions authentic. Yes they make questionable choices adding to the affecting plausibility to the story. Character development, outstanding, Antalek allows you entry into their mind and heart.

A wonderful portrayal of lifelong bonds, navigating adulthood as childhood strains leave a lingering presence. A story readers will identify with in some manner either through issues and/or characters.

About Robin Antalekimage

Robin Antalek is the author of The Summer We Fell Apart. She lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Find out more about Robin at her website, and connect with her on Facebook.

*Giveaway*
To enter to win a copy of The Grown Ups please complete the giveaway form below. Open to US residents only. Ends 2/10/15
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– Ends 2/10/15

Excited to be participating in the tour for Robin Antalek’s The Grown Ups, be sure to check out the entire tour schedule here, it runs through 13 February. Thank you TLC!

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2 thoughts on “The Grown Ups by Robin Antalek *Giveaway*

  1. Pingback: Robin Antalek, author of The Grown Ups, on tour January/February 2015 | TLC Book Tours

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