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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David Ellison dreams of acting at Julliard, but he’s expected to attend nearby Stanford University, just like all of his classmates at hard-driving Oak Fields Prep. The entire thing is just so preposterous, it actually makes me a bit angry. It tries to juggle Luxky relationships, hopes and dreams, and expectations in a haphazard mess. There’s also a bit of a love triangle going on. Sign in to write reviews. I couldn’t put this book down and would recommend it highly to a friend.

I did a lot of thinking.

What other people think or is it how YOU feel about yourself and the career you’ve chosen to pursue? Great story about following your dreams! Ryan Calejo Release Date: In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: You can also read this review on my blog: How could I, I was asking myself who am I?

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The ending left several questions left unanswered. Mar 12, Charlotte rated it really liked it Shelves: No eBook available Amazon.

Well at first any way. View all 18 comments. David is just as confused about college life and love, as anyone should be at that point in their life.

BUT as i said, after reading the novel, it not only stayed with me it rendered me unable to read another book for several days. Dec 07, Matthew Bee is currently reading it.


There were other students whose achievements were more acclaimed and were more driven than David. Vvoorhees found this book to be very relatable. Jul 11, Mitch rated it it was amazing. 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.

This book is great. Oh and its going to be personal.

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What an amazing book! But Stanford has decided to admit one student only from each of the local prep schools. Yo Lucky Fools by Coert Fool is a book about a boy named David Ellison who goes to a prep school and wants to be an actor, was published in His relationship with his current girlfriend is also threatened by his developing crush on his co-star Vanessa.

Lucky Fools by Coert Voorhees. May 05, Jen rated it liked it Shelves: His relationship with his father was especially well written. I think the author did a good job of representing those groups without dipping into the cliches a whole lot.

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.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Voohees. Anyone who excels is a potential target, and David, the star of every play, could be next.

Search Our Books Keywords: As I read on in the book I was deeply captured into David, the main characters next move. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Please provide an email address. Beyond a Darkened Shore. And even the artist is an empty threat as his or her identity is never revealed and casually dismissed at novel’s lhcky.


I think this book was fun to read and to learn about.

Lucky Fools by Coert Voorhees Book Reviews

I just didn’t feel the connection to him. Hyperion Fools CH Availability: So he is trying to convince his parents he can make it in Julliard if they just give him a chance. 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.

He’s a decent enough guy but he’s also slightly egotistical and his attitude doesn’t begin to change until a series of anonymous attacks on his fellow students begin to take place.

But that was because the adaptation they’re performing is some odd interpretation wherein Nick kisses Daisy. The unpredictability but at the same time the realness present in the story allowed me to be fully involved in the story. They try and find their parents and they cant find them so they just go home pucky their not there either. It’s a fast and enjoyable read that fkols be best suited for those in high school.

I go to a very competitive high school and every year the pressure keeps building and building.