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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I received no compensation for my honest review, not even a pair of theatre tickets. No one’s personal essay is that good enough to get one out of the most talented group of kids into Cools.

But, I found all the characters even David to be underdeveloped. I really had to think about this one, at times I wasn’t quite sure what I’d just read, but I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed Lucky Fools.

Was this review helpful to you? David ends up using his so called epiphany as the topic of the essay that his college coach helps him write. While David is torn between school’s he is also torn between girls. My favorite character, though, is Colter hands down.

Beyond a Darkened Shore. The author, Coert Voorhees, tells this story as voorhfes narration. As David’s audition for Julliard f ast approaches and his relationship seems to be suffering, chaos ensues at his private prep school Oak Feilds when a mysterious prankster starts targetting a series of attacks on some of the schools most promising acheivers. When the book is jumping around it is able to capture the real truths behind the high school experience with the drama.


So while I didn’t love this book, I would voorhefs Vorhees other book and future work. He’s teasing made me laugh so much and I loved how one learns how in some way he voorhses also affected by the pressure all of those youngsters were under.

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Jul 18, Silver rated it liked it. Published July 10th by Hyperion Books for Children.

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 right, and the end has left me a bit disoriented. Voorhee character gr This book is great.

Songs This one was fun! Her mom and her While I never pondered over being popular or whatever… I didn’t know at 17 what I wanted to be. May 31, Danielle rated it really liked it. Focusing on the problems of the fairly-to-mega wealthy is difficult to pull off when most people wish they would have those kinds of problems instead of their own.

In a world of young lucly fiction that is mostly brimming with female heriones, it is refreshing to see this story told from a male’s persepctive.

Lucky Fools by Coert Voorhees – Review | BookPage | BookPage

According to his drama teacher, “Actors can’t reach their full potential unless they can find a way to get at the darkest part of their psyches. The auditions for Juilliard are fast approaching and so is his final school play at Oak Prep — a stage adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books. There is unbelievable amounts of pressure put on these young characters as well as other happenings going on in the book, but despite all of that the author takes the story and makes it come together and really work.


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I know a lot of those were thrown in there for the convenience of the story, but they were distracting from the main point of the book because my mind kept wondering what happened there.

Kate lives in a world where there are My head hurts because my thoughts are a bit all over the place – much like the book. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. At this New England prep school, apparently the attendance rate for Stanford University is He is also distracted by a shady presence known only as The Artist, who is targeting all the high achieving seniors at his prep school by revealing their secret flaws on a public bulletin board.

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