My Daughter’s Boyfriend
Told in the alternating voices of the three lovers, My Daughter’s Boyfriend is the spicy tale of an impossibly tricky love triangle, full of sharp, lively observations about mothers and daughters, black men and women, and the truth about love and lust. Audacious and compelling, it’s the book everyone will be talking about.
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It was the second Thursday in November. It was also the day that my daughter, Lauren Hayes, turned seventeen. As soon as I thought she'd woken up, I burst into her bedroom with a card, a glass vase stuffed with pink spray roses, and a tiny rectangular birthday cake punctured with a single burning candle that...
1. Is Tracey someone you could see yourself being friends with? What are her redeeming qualities? Her negative ones?
2. Until Aaron came along, Tracey was doing a good job raising Lauren. Why was she willing to risk her relationship with her daughter? Can you understand how she thought things might work out okay...
“Warning: Once you pick up My Daughter’s Boyfriend, you will not be able to put it down. It’s the book you’ll be talking about with your girlfriends as if you’ve just heard a bit of good gossip and can’t hold your tongue.” —Renee Swindle, author of Please Please Please