People Person (Compact Disc)
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September 2022 Indie Next List
“Meet the Penningtons: Five siblings from four mothers, raised in London with no support from their father and with vastly different backgrounds. Somehow, they mesh. People Person makes their growing bond a hilarious triumph of family.”
— Myles Mickle, Village Square Booksellers, Bellows Falls, VT
The author of the brazenly hilarious, tell-it-like-it-is first novel (Oprah Daily) Queenie returns with another witty and insightful novel about the power of family--even when they seem like strangers.If you could choose your family...you wouldn't choose the Penningtons. Dimple Pennington knows of her half siblings, but she doesn't really know them. Five people who don't have anything in common except for faint memories of being driven through Brixton in their dad's gold jeep, and some pretty complex abandonment issues. Dimple has bigger things to think about. She's thirty, and her life isn't really going anywhere. An aspiring lifestyle influencer with a terrible and wayward boyfriend, Dimple's life has shrunk to the size of a phone screen. And despite a small but loyal following, she's never felt more alone in her life. That is, until a dramatic event brings her half siblings Nikisha, Danny, Lizzie, and Prynce crashing back into her life. And when they're all forced to reconnect with Cyril Pennington, the absent father they never really knew, things get even more complicated. From an author with a flair for storytelling that appears effortlessly authentic (Time), People Person is a vibrant and charming celebration of discovering family as an adult.