Love & Luck

Book review by Mary Cosola, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Sibs squabble in cute but contrived Irish road-trip tale.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 13+

"Meh" Book

I read "Love & Gelato" by this same author and really enjoyed it, so I thought I would have enjoyed "Love & Luck." I was wrong. This book felt like it dragged on in some areas and it had a bit more language than what I wanted. Plus it had some sexual things that I didn't really appreciate (see below. But it is technically a spoiler so here is your warning:) [Spoiler ahead!] One major part of this book is how the main character is frustrated/upset at a boy named Cubby back at her hometown. You don't find out what made her so upset until the end of the book, but it is not really something I would want a younger reader knowing about. Apparently what happened is that he and she were going out together and he asked her for a topless photo of her and she sent one to him. He spread the image around the school and so the main character is now distraught.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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