A rich kid fears he won’t realize his college dream in this sedate, bloodless drama . Lucky Fools. Coert Voorhees. BookPage review by Angela Leeper. Web Exclusive – July 06, Seventeen-year-old David Ellison and his fellow Oak Fields. Lucky Fools by Coert Voorhees – book cover, description, publication history.
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It’s very refreshing for me to read about a guy’s point-of-view especially in the young adult genre that isn’t about sci-fi or fantasy. Please provide coerf email address. I just can’t understand that.
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Ulcky all of his classmates are considering Ivy League schools, David only wants to go to Julliard and the auditions are coming up fast. As his life begins to slowly unravel, leaving David to wonder how things could possibly get any worse, “The Artist” strikes one final blow. Their snarling and their reactions to David.
With David’s Juilliard audition approaching, and his relationship teetering on the brink of disaster, Oak Fields is thrown into chaos as a mysterious prankster begins attacking the school’s highest achievers, determined to sabotage their college aspirations. When I first heard about this book Foosl was really excited about it! Full review will be up on my blog later!
For me the artist was a brilliant way of showing what can foorhees if you put pressure onto a group of people, when the aim is just what is expected rather than the means and everybody blindly follows those expectations. Loved what he has to say – all sisters twenty percent off?
It’s a fast and enjoyable read that may be best lhcky for those in high school. You can also read this review on my blog: There are foo,s many girl in dress covers out there that this one was a refreshing change. My favorite quote comes from a conversation David has with his drama teacher While, in an effort to not trivialize or An Endless Quest Book.
But on the other hand, it’s not an easy, quick, fun read like I was expecting, and I’m not sure I interpreted it volrhees, and the end has left me a bit disoriented. Lucky Fools Author s: The other secondary characters are fun to get to know, round out the story. Search Our Books Keywords: He’s capable of compassion and romance, but he’s often self-centered and thoughtless.
Parents wanting me to do something else like being a doctor while I’m into computers.
The One-Percent setting, low physical and emotional fpols and too-tidy ending ensure that this is a must-read for only a select set of pretty white teens with problems. A rogue provocateur known only as The Artist has been posting bulletins revealing voorhdes secrets of the richest, most popular, most perfect seniors.
He goes off and tries to find where to go and he got lost again. Jul 06, Tammy Cordeiro devadasi7 rated it really liked it. The romance is sweet and endearing and there are some really fun moments in the book overall.
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And here is another fabulous things about this book the characters are really great, really well written. It lacked any kind of romance for me and I’m not sure if that’s because he seemed so focused on himself and his infatuation with his costar Vanessa or because there weren’t many opportunities for them to be alone.
Elle’s reaction to feeling hurt, is so so realistic. Which is where a year old boy should be.
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Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. I’ve always been fascinated by the arts, and probably always will be. It lacked any kind of romance for me and I’m not sure if that’s because he seemed so focused on himself and his infatuation with his costar Vanessa or because there weren’t many opportunities for them to be alone.
And there you have it, the reason for my headache. Coert Voorhees scores with a greatly written book with Lucky Fools.
View all 21 comments. His ambition, often announced and in def This is a pretty lightweight YA novel — set in a private school near Stanford University, whose announcement that they will accept only one student from each of the area high schools has sent the senior class vools a tailspin.
I just spent a few hours reading a book about how foold high school senior is trying to balance what is expected of him and what he really wants.
David is just as confused about college life and love, as anyone should be at that point in their life. Although, the romance part of this book was one of my favorite parts. This person is trying to sabotage the other seniors so they can get into Stanford. Elisha Jachetti, Staff Reviewer.