A DEBUT NOVEL

VIKING   JULY 14   2020

"A TOTAL TIME MACHINE - I LOVED IT."  

Maria Semple, Author of Where'd You Go Bernadette

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Publisher's Weekly calls Age of Consent a "bracing debut...engaging...well written...inspired."

 
 

"A bracing debut. On the surface, Brainerd’s tale is a nostalgic trip into the early 1980s, including an inspired evocation of the Downtown art scene, but her teenage characters make the greatest impact. The takes on parental neglect and the ways young women are taught to see sex as transactional make this more than a throwback.” -- Publishers Weekly

 
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