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 absolutely HATE the ending I found this book to be very relatable.

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Anyone who excels is a potential target, and David, the star of every play, could be next. Yet one thing I don’t think will happen to me is fighting for a chance to get into Stanford. He was such a quirky character – 3. David will learn who his real friends are and what matters most.

It doesn’t make very much sense to me. If you’re looking for a change of pace, pick up this male POV book. Only parts I hate were the characters weren’t described enough and his girlfriend Ellen was a total beach.


Contact Contact Us Help. Jul 11, Mitch rated it it was amazing.

My favorite quote comes from a conversation David has with his drama teacher His main concerns, then, are his audition for Juilliard and his troubles with his long-term girlfriend, Ellen, from whom he seems to be growing apart as he finds himself attracted to a new girl. This story opens with an interesting high school play rehearsal scene. To top it all off, someone calling him or her self “The Artist” has been going after the seniors, embarrassing them on the school’s bulletin board, and exposing their deepest secrets.


And there I had to choose. And after saying this, I might add. Which is where a year old boy should be.

While I never pondered over being popular or whatever… I didn’t know at 17 what I wanted to be. Her hope is to get into a special art camp These parties take up around fifty percent of the book.

It was very well written and well put together. The book gives a great insight on the pressures of doing what you want or what others around you For me, “Lucky Fools” was a really good book. The two of voohrees used to be best friends as View all 18 comments.

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Dec 07, Matthew Bee is currently reading it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In the book Lucky Fools the author, Coert Voorhees, tells the story of David Ellison’s high school adventures and the difficult choices he is forced to make. Though voorheex fluffs the Juilliard audition, he still manages to be the sole ,ucky from his school who is accepted to Stanford.


But, I found all the characters even David to be underdeveloped. With David’s Julliard audition 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. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Which is what makes it so well written. Then, I realized that the reason being that none of the characters were really memorable.

And happily, the author did NOT give up a rainbows and unicorns ending where everyone lived happily ever after. As David’s Julliard audition approaches, the pressure begins to build making him doubt whether he’s good enough, not just for the school of his dreams but for the stage at all.