Acting Their Age is somewhat of a coming of age story. Except that in this case the age is upwards of 50. As the women and their new friend get to know each other they begin to transform each others lives. But some of the bonding is a bit of a stretch. More than a bit really. I don’t recall having slumber parties and doing makeovers with women almost 4 times my age when I was 14. Talking them into new clothes and hairstyles as well as giving romantic advice seems way too far of a reach.
But it is a cute book. A light read, great for the beach. It’s humorous at times with touches of romance (just enough for me). Characters include a lost widow, a woman fighting demons from high school and woman cut off from her family by a husband who appears at first glance to be an overbearing, jealous cad. Throw in a runaway teenager and the sheriff trying to locate her and you have a light afternoon read.