Jenn Bennett { read online } Chasing Lucky

  • Hardcover
  • 416
  • Chasing Lucky
  • Jenn Bennett
  • English
  • 02 November 2019
  • 9781534425170

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CHARACTERS ¾ Chasing Lucky Unexpectedly taking the blame Determined to understand why Lucky was so uick to cover for her Josie discovers that both of them have changed and that the good boy she once knew now has a dark sense of humor and a smile that makes her heart race And maybe just maybe he’s not uite the brooding bad boy everyone thinks he i. 35 STARSA cute YA contemporary about falling in love learning from our mistakes and the importance of communicating with loved ones 17 year old Josie Saint Martin is returning to her hometown of Beauty after leaving town dramatically five years ago with her mother Since then they have constantly been on the move but now they are back to run her grandmother s bookstore whilst she is travelling Josie has plans to go and live with her father on the west coast to start her career as a photographer What she doesn t plan for is to fall for Lucky Karras the town s bad boy and her former best friendI enjoyed this cute coming of age story but I didn t love it as much as Alex Approximately and Starry Eyes It was a cute uick read though and I do love Jenn Bennett s writing In fact I plan to catch up on some of her other books soon since they are available as books on ScribdI loved the setting of this story set in Beauty a small town in Rhode Island It was so well described and I felt like I was there for the summer with the other tourists I loved that Josie s family ran a small bookshop because well booksI really liked both of the main characters as they were written in a realistic way Josie was very likeable but I found her uite frustrating sometimes because she made some really bad decisions Ultimately though she was a teenager who was still growing and learning from her mistakes I really felt for her because no one wants to spend their teenage years moving from place to place never putting down any roots Her mum wasn t the best parent or role model and Josie had to grow up too uickly often having to be the responsible one causing her to be envious of other people s family set up So although Josie could be annoying at times I did like her and she had great character development in terms of her career goals her relationship with her mother her absent father her grandmother and her cousin EvieLucky was also a great character also with flaws He was a loner considered a bad boy and was still suffering from the after effects of a fire from when he was 12 He was also sweet an animal lover and a bookworm These two cuties had great chemistry and I loved their sarcastic banter Friends to lovers doesn t always work for me but this one was really cuteThe main theme in Chasing Lucky was about being honest and communicating with loved ones which I loved It was also about finding yourself accepting change and it dealt with small town gossip and politics It definitely pulled at my heart strings and made me smileI really liked the descriptions of the signs which Josie loved to photograph at the start of each chapter I wonder if there will be photographs to accompany these descriptions in the final copy It would be amazing if there wereThe reason for my 35 stars was because I felt that there were some missed opportunities I wanted to know about Josie s mum Winona s story There were also other unresolved issues with both Lucky and Josie s cousin Evie that I don t feel were handled very well Chasing Lucky is definitely perfect if you re after a uick cute contemporary YA romance and I definitely enjoyed it just not as much as I would have liked Many thanks to NetGalley and Simon and Schuster for making this digital ARC available as a download I am so glad that I got to download a copy before it was abruptly archived

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CHARACTERS ¾ Chasing Lucky ??t plan for is a run in with the town bad boy Lucky Karras Outsider rebeland her former childhood best friend Lucky makes it clear he wants nothing to do with the newly returned Josie But everything changes after a disastrous pool party and a poorly executed act of revenge lands Josie in some big time trouble with Lucky. ARC provided by the publisher via EdelweissI think this was very much the perfect story for me right now at this time Hopefully a longer review to come before release 3Content and Trigger Warnings for talk of loss of a loved one the sharing of personal photos without consent abandonment homelessness talk of abortion briefly driving under the influence the bad guy and in a negative light talk of trauma talk and depiction of depression talk of grooming college teacher and student relationship in the past and mention of a low level panic attack Blog Instagram Youtube Ko fi Spotify TwitchBuddy read with Isabella Ma lys

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CHARACTERS ¾ Chasing Lucky Budding photographer Josie Saint Martin has spent half her life with her single mother moving from city to city When they return to her historical New England hometown years later to run the family bookstore Josie knows it’s not forever Her dreams are on the opposite coast and she has a plan to get there What she doesn?. ILOVE IT SOMUCHI cannot help myself I keep dancing my heart is singing I m head over heels for these sweetest characters hooking story telling love at first side charm of Beauty This book makes you feel like you just recently chased your lucky stars and makes your heart pound fasterWinona and Josie have no idea when they take their first steps to their hometown they d left five years ago they just entered to the highway to hell Even I could hear ACDC s blaring lyrics as a threat They came to take over Josie s grandmother s bookstore The very same grandmother her mother had a terrible fight and made them leave the town in the middle of the night Josie still regrets to leave the place without saying goodbye her boy her only real friend Lucky Karras who just survived from the terrifying fire accidentAnd guess what as soon as they enter the bookstore Josie bumps into him But his friend has completely changed giving her deadly glares not talking to him turned into a bad boy trouble maker loner outsider Josie resents her hostility and the worst part is the entire town people her new school friends keep whispering behind her She wants a new life clean slate and getting away from her impulsive unpredictable eccentric mother who prefers to hide behind her emotional walls Her flirty dysfunctional relationships with men reminded me of Gillian Anderson s character at Sex Education but if this book adapted into a movie my candidate to play her is absolutely Winona Ryder She wants to concentrate her photographing patching things up with her father who is also famous photographer moving to LA for becoming his apprentice So she has a plan only a year to endure in this gossipy hell and then one way ticket to the West Coast But When she decides to join a house party with her cousin and bumps into Lucky one time Let s say the night turns into a nightmare and Josie finds herself reconnected with Lucky AGAIN And she owes him so big this timeAs soon as Josie rediscovers her best friend she finds herself to uestion her own life realities and her dreams She finally realizes that she missed her friend and Lucky is someone than a friend for her But does chasing Lucky mean she lose her luck for her future dreams and make things worse for two of them As like William Faulkner said You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore OVERALL Story telling mesmerizing captivating 5 million awwwww and 4 billion sighs worthyCharacters Sweet lovely heart meltingPacing Unputdownable you never want it end soonerEnding Satisfying puts an ear to ear smile on your face and warms your heartRESULT Of course five swoony soft sweet romantic emotional stars Special thanks to NetGalley and SimonSchuster Simon Pulse to share this amazing book on the NetGalley website so entire book lovers can enjoy this ARC COPYbloginstagramfacebooktwitter