Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103


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  • Jackpot author Nic Stone
  • Nic Stone
  • English
  • 22 June 2017
  • 9781984829627

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Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 E of her younger brother Every Single Day When Rico sells a jackpot winning lotto ticket she thinks maybe her luck will finally change but only if she with some assistance from her popular and wildly rich classmate Zan can find the ticket holder who hasn't claimed the prize But what happens when ha. Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestJACKPOT is the story of a teenage girl living about an inch above the poverty line She works at a convenience store clerk which is how she ends up meeting the woman who bought the winning lottery ticket and also the rich young heir Zan who ends up playing willing accomplice to her heist to notify the woman of her good fortune and perhaps get a cut of that sweet sweet cashI haven t read anything by this author before although I do actually own her other book DEAR MARTIN and I had a lot of mixed thoughts while reading Ultimately I do think I liked this book with reservations which I ll list out hereWhat I liked Realistic portrayal of what it s like living paycheck to paycheck I think a lot of YA and NA try to romanticize being low income like you have no cred if you aren t starving It s always for a sacrifice or a cause and I hate that because I think it feeds into the mistaken belief that people without money have done something to deserve that Rico s struggles to provide with her family and their sacrifices really hit hard I liked that a lot Diversity everywhere Rico and her younger brother are biracial and so actually is Zan There s a lot of interracial families in here and lots of discussions about culture and not a whole lot of bigotry while somehow also managing to talk about privilege and discrimination I think it s a very positive rep for the most part and I really liked that a lot I think a lot of teens probably will too Female friendship Jessica was a great and supportive character and so was her boyfriend Ness The two of them as a couple were very cozy and I liked their interludes A good heist story I like the idea of kids going on adventures to win money Adventure stories were really big in the 80s and 90s and then kind of tapered off My generation grew up with those types of stories so it was nostalgic to see a similar one but wearing grown up clothes YASWhat I didn t like The weird interludes with inanimate objects There s all these micro chapters narrated from the point of view of inanimate objects money houses pieces of paper etc I didn t like that It was a bit too surreal and precious and kept yanking me out of the story Whatever the author was going for it didn t uite work and I wasn t a fan The sarcastic humor Same problem with the inanimate object interludes it felt like it was trying too hard There were a few moments of genuine humor in here but it felt like Rico had to have a retort for literally everything and eventually it got exhausting and annoying Rico was not a very nice character and while I get her struggles she was really hard to like I never warmed up to her especially at the end when she reveals her true colors as to how far she ll go to get the winnings The romance I didn t really buy it I didn t like Rico so I didn t see what Zan saw in her and why he took all her attitude and meanness It wasn t a very positive relationship Zan had problems too and was too pushy and privileged and sometimes sexist but he didn t make me recoil the way Rico did with all of her actions The ending Not going to say anything else on this because spoilers but yeahThis wasn t a bad book and ultimately I did end up liking it than I disliked it but it won t be topping any of my favorites lists any time soon I think people will either love or hate this one tbh depending on how they feel about the main character and her humor Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review 3 stars Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society rich classmate Zan can find the ticket holder who hasn't claimed the prize But what happens when ha. Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestJACKPOT is the story of a teenage girl living about an inch above the poverty line She works at a convenience store clerk which is how she ends up meeting the woman who bought the winning lottery ticket and also the The Illusion of Gods Presence rich young heir Zan who ends up playing willing accomplice to her heist to notify the woman of her good fortune and perhaps get a cut of that sweet sweet cashI haven t Folk Tales from the Soviet Union Central Asia and Kazakhstan read anything by this author before although I do actually own her other book DEAR MARTIN and I had a lot of mixed thoughts while Not The Hot Chick reading Ultimately I do think I liked this book with Pegged and Plugged at the Club reservations which I ll list out hereWhat I liked Realistic portrayal of what it s like living paycheck to paycheck I think a lot of YA and NA try to Tunnel Through Time romanticize being low income like you have no cred if you aren t starving It s always for a sacrifice or a cause and I hate that because I think it feeds into the mistaken belief that people without money have done something to deserve that Rico s struggles to provide with her family and their sacrifices Game of Bimbofication Part 3 really hit hard I liked that a lot Diversity everywhere Rico and her younger brother are biracial and so actually is Zan There s a lot of interracial families in here and lots of discussions about culture and not a whole lot of bigotry while somehow also managing to talk about privilege and discrimination I think it s a very positive Game of Bimbofication Part 2 rep for the most part and I Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions Vol 1 of 5 really liked that a lot I think a lot of teens probably will too Female friendship Jessica was a great and supportive character and so was her boyfriend Ness The two of them as a couple were very cozy and I liked their interludes A good heist story I like the idea of kids going on adventures to win money Adventure stories were The Fatima Century really big in the 80s and 90s and then kind of tapered off My generation grew up with those types of stories so it was nostalgic to see a similar one but wearing grown up clothes YASWhat I didn t like The weird interludes with inanimate objects There s all these micro chapters narrated from the point of view of inanimate objects money houses pieces of paper etc I didn t like that It was a bit too surreal and precious and kept yanking me out of the story Whatever the author was going for it didn t uite work and I wasn t a fan The sarcastic humor Same problem with the inanimate object interludes it felt like it was trying too hard There were a few moments of genuine humor in here but it felt like Rico had to have a Leah Starrs Revenge retort for literally everything and eventually it got exhausting and annoying Rico was not a very nice character and while I get her struggles she was Pieces 8 Pieces #8 really hard to like I never warmed up to her especially at the end when she Time Flies and Other Short Plays Time Flies Degas C'Est Moi Dr Fritzthe Forces of Light Basel's in Arms Arabian Nights Enigma Variations the Mystery of Twicknam Vicarage reveals her true colors as to how far she ll go to get the winnings The Fall (VIP Book 3) romance I didn t Drawing Dead Faolan OConnor Book 1 really buy it I didn t like Rico so I didn t see what Zan saw in her and why he took all her attitude and meanness It wasn t a very positive Trails Tales of Yosemite the Central Sierra relationship Zan had problems too and was too pushy and privileged and sometimes sexist but he didn t make me China's Son Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution recoil the way Rico did with all of her actions The ending Not going to say anything else on this because spoilers but yeahThis wasn t a bad book and ultimately I did end up liking it than I disliked it but it won t be topping any of my favorites lists any time soon I think people will either love or hate this one tbh depending on how they feel about the main character and her humor Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest Welcome to the Desert of the Real Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates review 3 stars

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Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 Ve and have nots collide Will this investigative duo uniteor divideNic Stone the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin and Odd One Out creates two unforgettable characters in one hard hitting story about class money both too little and too much and how you make your own luck in the world. Wow Wowowowow I think this book made my brain explode a little bit but in a good way So much to think about after finishing this one I ll write of a review once I process my thoughts better but for now preorder this one Nic never disappoints but she REALLY did something great with Jackpot

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Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 From the author of the New York Times bestseller Dear Martin comes a pitch perfect romance that examines class privilege and how a stroke of good luck can change an entire lifeMeet Rico high school senior and afternoon shift cashier at the Gas 'n' Go who after school and work races home to take car. Hold on to your seatbelts you guys I got an early peek and this book is amazing A deeper review closer to the pub date I promise


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    Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 Even though I predicted the ending of this one pretty early on there is just something about Nic Stone's writing that really does it for me and I liked this one SO MUCH My favorite bits were the parts written in the perspective of different inanimate objects because I feel like they just really gave this that

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    Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 characters Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nic Stone Nic Stone ✓ 3 read I love the concept of this one Two teenagers one rich and one poor are brought together as they try to retrace the steps of an old lady who may have just won herself over a hundred million dollars It’s also possible she may not even have realized itRico sure knows she could use the money Her family lives above their means in an apartment

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    characters Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nic Stone Nic Stone ✓ 3 read read & download Jackpot author Nic Stone Hold on to your seatbelts you guys I got an early peek and this book is amazing A deeper review closer to the pub date I promise

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    Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 Jackpot by Nic Stone is the YA jewel I didn’t know I needed Rico is tough and serious in her determinedly matter of fact way She knows all she will ever need to know about each of her classmates Without having an actual co

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    Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 characters Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nic Stone Nic Stone ✓ 3 read Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || || PinterestJACKPOT is the story of a teenage girl living about an inch above the poverty line She works at a convenience store clerk which is how she ends up meeting the woman who bought the winning lottery ticket and also the rich young heir Zan who ends up playing willing accomplice to her heist to notify the woman of her good fortune and perhaps get a cut of that sweet sweet cashI haven't

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    Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 Nic Stone ✓ 3 read read & download Jackpot author Nic Stone This book was one of the YA reads that wasn't on my radar at all I've never read any books by Nic Stone so this was my first Thank You Netgalley for granting me an arc I'd say this was about a 35 as I had to knock some stars off my review for some things I had a problem withSo this is the story of Rico who is a girl living with her mom and little brother working pretty much full time while going to school to help her mother make ends meet

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    read & download Jackpot author Nic Stone Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 Nic Stone ✓ 3 read Haven't read this yet just combatting an absurd rating from someone else who has certainly not read it Will update when I've actually read it

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    Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 Nic Stone ✓ 3 read characters Ú eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nic Stone Wow Wowowowow I think this book made my brain explode a little bit but in a good way? So much to think about after finishing this one I’ll write of a review once I process my thoughts better but for now preorder this one Nic never disappoin

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    read & download Jackpot author Nic Stone Jackpot author Nic Stone review  103 Nic Stone ✓ 3 read Alright I'm a total Nic Stone fan girl I literally did football maneuvers in a ballroom to make sure I got this ARC But this one feltoffThe story is told from Rico's POV with side anecdotes from the winning lotto ticket her little brother's toy soldier and other inanimate objects in an effort to offset Rico's unr

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