What a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events.
Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with a 'personal brand' and the best of intentions, resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help.
When she meets someone from Alix's past, the two women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know - about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege.
Our favourite quote: 'Emira didn't mind reading or writing papers, but this was also mostly the problem. Emira didn't love doing anything, but she didn't terribly mind doing anything either.'
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