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A sensitive and brilliant story about fertility/infertility and societal expectations,
This review is from: The No-Kids Club (Kindle Edition)
It’s clear how Clare feels about having children from the intimate scene with boyfriend Edward – and with best friend Ellie 7 ½ months pregnant and attending all types of clubs for pregnant mums, the idea of the No-Kids Club takes shape at Ellie’s baby shower. She is determined to meet people without children in their lives.
Anna and Poppy are the first women to attend the meet up and for very different reasons.
Talli Roland’s writing always just flows so it was easy to become involved in our three women’s lives. Clare thinking she knows what she wants, Anna losing herself in her relationship and Poppy obsessed to such a degree that she can’t feel/see anything else.
I have to admit squirming while Clare was on live TV talking about how she feels not wanting children … dressed from wardrobe in clothes that just weren’t her and giving the wrong idea to the viewing public. It did give the No-Kids Club a high profile though!
I’ve enjoyed getting caught up in the character’s lives with the drama and conflict – wanting to shake Michael because he just might lose everything he takes for granted, tell Nicholas to own up, shout at Poppy that she’s going to lose everything with her lies and give Clare a hug while saying she is missing a vital link in how she feels.
The No-Kids Club tackles the subject of fertility/infertility and societal expectations brilliantly. Talli Roland shows us those tangles of emotions and misunderstandings through our characters with such realism and sensitivity.
Another great Talli Roland novel and I recommend for all romance readers.
I would like to thank the author for pre-approval via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.