Louisiana Lucky by Julie Pennell **Book Review** @atriabooks

Hello lovely book people!

What would you do if you won big in the lottery? This is a book all about three sisters and what happens when they win the big one! 💰

My Thoughts

What would you do if you won $204 million? The Breaux sisters play the lottery every week, but cannot believe it when their numbers are called. Lexi Can now have her dream wedding. Hanna Can now send her kids to private school and live in a house with a roof that doesn’t leak. Callie isn’t sure what she’s going to do with the money, but she knows she’s going to do something that will be beneficial to many. This book was simultaneously hilarious and heartbreaking. Lexi and Hanna both thought their new found wealth would also bring them respect. Callie found out not everyone has a heart as big as hers. Julie Pennell has packed a lot of fun and family into this little gem.

Loved reading this! The book allowed me to fantasize what I would do if I won the lottery. I also really enjoy getting to know these sisters. I thought the sister’s reaction to the Wynfall was very realistic as well as how other people reacted. Hanna thought if she sent her son to a wealthy private school he would be less likely to be bullied. Lexi planned a fancy wedding because she thought her mother-in-law to be would think she was worthy. Callie was too trusting. I enjoyed all of the sister’s stories, but I think I liked Callie’s The Best. This is the perfect pick me up, a great escape from today’s crazy times.

This book in emojis 💵 🏡 👰🏼 📰 💰

*** Big thank you to Atria for my gifted copy of this book. All opinions are my own. ***

About the Book

From the critically acclaimed author of The Young Wives Club, a “heartwarming story about friendship, heartache, and self-discovery” (Karen White, New York Times bestselling author), comes a charming novel reminiscent of the works of Mary Alice Monroe and Kristy Woodson Harvey, about three sisters who win a huge lottery prize and learn what it truly means to be lucky.

Lexi, Callie, and Hanna Breaux grew up in small-town Louisiana, and have always struggled to make ends meet. For years, they’ve been playing the lottery, fantasizing about how much better life would be if they had the money.

For Lexi, it means the perfect wedding; for Callie, it means having the courage to go after her career dreams; and for Hanna, it means buying a house that isn’t falling apart and sending her bullied son to private school. When the incredible happens and the Breaux sisters hit it big—$204 million dollars big—all their dreams come true. Or so they think. Because it’s actually not a cliché—money isn’t the answer to everything, and it often comes with problems of its own.

Heartfelt, engaging, and featuring characters you’ll root for from the first moment you meet them, Louisiana Lucky is a satisfying page-turner from a rising star in women’s fiction.

About the Author

Julie Pennell was born and raised in Louisiana. After graduating from college, she headed to New York to work at Seventeen magazine. She currently lives in Philadelphia with her husband and young son, and is a regular contributor to TODAY.com. Her writing has also appeared in The KnotIn Style, and Refinery29. She is the author of The Young Wives Club and Louisiana Lucky.


LOUISIANA LUCKY by Julie Pennell

Emily Bestler Books | Paperback | ISBN: 9781982115630

On-sale: August 4, 2020 | 320 pages | US $

Be sure to add it to your TBR! XOXO Berit☀️


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