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The Lucky Kind

Authors: Sheinmel, Alyssa
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
BISAC/Subject: YAF018000, YAF052020, YAF011000
ISBN: 9780375898662, Related ISBNs: 0375866086, 0375867856, 0375898662, 0375967850, 9780375866081
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 208,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis: High school junior Nick Brandt is intent on getting a girlfriend, and Eden Reiss is the one that he wants. He has exactly four semesters to get the girl, but when the phone rings on an otherwise ordinary Tuesday night, life for Nick and his parents will never be the same. What had been a seemingly idyllic home life has become something else entirely. But with this shake-up comes a newfound confidence for Nick; he's become a bolder version of himself, no longer afraid to question his parents, and no longer afraid to talk to Eden.

Alyssa B. Sheinmel has written a powerfully gripping story about family secrets, falling in love, and finding luck in unexpected--and sometimes unwelcome—circumstances.
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