Image of Diva (Flappers)


Image of Diva (Flappers)

The last in the Flappers series explores the 1920s with true insight, understanding and exuberance. Where the story falls short is its off-putting juggling of more serious subject matter — like interracial romance during the ‘20s — with other, lighter and puzzling, subplots.

Clara is living her dream, writing for a Manhattan paper. Yet, knowing her ex has moved on so quickly after their breakup is a bitter pill to swallow. Fellow flapper Gloria has been released from jail to help uncover the truth about a young Broadway producer. And the devious Lorraine is ready to make amends with the friends she’s deceived in the past — but will they accept that she’s changed? (DELACORTE, Jul., 320 pp., $17.99, HC, ISBN: 9780385740418, 12 & Up)
Reviewed by: 
Lauren Spielberg