Author: Kasie West
Source: Publisher Provided ARC – thank you, Scholastic
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Genre: Fiction; YA Contemporary, Teen Secular
…West strikes gold (and plenty of good luck) in her latest novel. Bubbly and bright, happy and hip, Lucky in Love is the kind of novel one wants to read over the hot, humid and hazy summer days.
Times are tough inside the protective walls of Maddie’s house. Her parents are fighting constantly thanks to a one-income household, and Maddie’s brother is falling farther and farther away from returning to school. On her 18th birthday, Maddie’s big plans fall apart when none of her friends show up. In the wake of this, she impulsively buys a lottery ticket (at the cost of her favorite sweet treat), and the following morning, she discover, she wins!
Overnight, everything changes. No longer does Maddie – nor her family, have money troubles. The responsible girl now believes everything will be ok. But Maddie soon learns money and comfort doesn’t heal wounds or fix problems. The only person Maddie comes to trust is her cute co-worker, Seth who coincidentally also seems to be the only guy who doesn’t know about Maddie’s new found fortune. Continue reading “Lucky in Love by Kasie West – A Golden YALit RomCom Sure to ‘Win’ the Heart of its Reader”