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Playdate is a fun, witty read, but much more than that, too.
I think it had a lot of potential, but it was slow to start, and ended in such a fast, slap happy way that was very unrealistic.
Thinly sketched characters, an underdeveloped plot, and a too-tidy ending are just some flaws that can topple a book.
I listened to this book. When listening to an audio book, the reader is a huge part of the enjoyment. I know the reader of this book has won some awards for her work. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Marla
Didn't really like this but I read it on a rainy weekend when I had nothing else to do. Kind of weird.Published 20 months ago by Lori H
What happens when you and your husband are in an intimate position and your sixth grade daughter walks into the room? Read more
This was almost, but not quite, a total waste of time. Unhappily married couples, a precocious 11 year old, the launch of a new franchise, a stay at home, wonderful father who is... Read morePublished on January 21, 2012 by Dana R. Casella
A timely send-up of contemporary culture about a restless weatherman turned househusband. Laser-like skewering of modern family roles and irresponsibilities.Published on December 31, 2011 by JR
To me this story played out like a reality TV show - a little wacky with all the inter-couple intrigue, with an oversexed wacky babysitter thrown in...so very L.A. Read morePublished on June 7, 2011 by Jacqueline Gum
I had a hard time getting into this book, and relating to the characters. The characters lacked dimension, and didn't seem real to me. Read morePublished on May 3, 2011 by Angel
Playdate has a circle of unlikable people. They each seem selfish, and driven by their sexual desires: each act upon their carnal wants like a teenager. Read morePublished on April 27, 2011 by E. K. B.
I wanted to like this book. The description sounded interesting, funny and fun; a campy look at the drama of the 'burbs set against the background of the Santa Ana's and resulting... Read morePublished on April 14, 2011 by Jennifer S. Guise