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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But at the same time, the end wasn’t really your typical finding-out-who-you-really-are, looking-forward-to-a-bright-future resolve that leaves you feeling good.

It also has the cute romance for anyone who loves reading romance as I do. When the book is jumping around it is able to capture the real truths behind the high school experience with the drama. 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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His life will undoubtedly change a lot in the months before graduation, but it is up to David in which direction his life goes. Lucky Fools A novel by Coert Voorhees.

I just didn’t feel the connection to him. I thought this foos would be some light, fluffy read about a boy who wants to go to Juilliard, but his parents are against it but in the end, it all works out and everyone realizes that he will be the next Johnny Depp David is a vain, unlikable character, and none of the side characters are either, frankly except Colter, he was okay.


Not even his love life is uncomplicated. That was way more substantial than I thought it would be. No, this book was NOT that.


May 02, Kate rated it liked it Shelves: They try to find there way out and they don’t know where to go. Goodreads voorheex you keep track of books you want to read.

I liked this book a lot since I feel like my life is similar.

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I thought that David was a fairly good character–he had many flaws, but not in the in-your-face way that writers ludky in an effort to make the characters sound more real. Will he chose Stanford or Julliard? The Artist remains unmasked. It comes so close to perfection, but just falls short.

My family doesn’t have the money to even consider sending us to Stanford [image error] Due to copy and paste, formatting has been lost. The Great Gatsby, and she can provide necessary heartbreak by driving a wedg Lucky Fools is about a boy named David Ellison who dreams of acting at Julliard, but he is expected to fool nearby Stanford University, just like all of his classmates at hard-driving Oak Fields Prep.

Jazmen Greene, Staff Reviewer.

Is it measured in the amount of cowrt one receives? The other secondary characters are fun to get to know, round out the story. It doesn’t make very luckh sense to me. They try and find their parents and they cant find them so they just go home and their not there either.

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. He goes off and tries to find where to go and he got lost again. Samantha Randolph, Promotions Manager. I received an advance copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley.


David acts like a realistic teen boy. His parents want him to have a back-up plan just in case Julliard doesn’t work out but David doesn’t really see the point. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

He tries to find people but no one will help him. He attends a private school and he would always waste his time and wouldn’t get enough education. Dec 07, Matthew Bee is currently reading it. And this book totally floored me.

Lucky Fools by Coert Voorhees

David Ellison, the MC is the school’s theater star with the long-time girlfriend, Ellen, who has his sights set on Julliard. View all 18 comments. As if wasting his private school education weren’t enough, David is also on track to destroy his relationship with his girlfriend, Ellen, when he finds himself falling for his new co-star, Vanessa.

With David’s Juilliard dools 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.

It’s a fast and enjoyable read that may be best suited for those in high school. Beyond a Darkened Shore.