Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Book Review - The Valentines: Happy Go Lucky by Holly Smale - #HolidayReading Mexico

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Title:  The Valentines: Happy Go Lucky
Author: Holly Smale
Format reviewed: Ebook
Source: Netgalley
Publisher: Harper Collins Children
Publication Date: 7th February 2019
Rating: 5 Stars

Introducing The Valentines. Fame – It Runs in the Family!
Sisters Hope, Faith and Mercy have everything: fame, success, money and beauty. But what Hope wants most of all is love, and it doesn’t matter how far she has to go to find it.

Except real-life isn't like the movies. Even if you're a Valentine . . .

Happy Girl Lucky is the first hilarious, heart-warming book in The Valentines series. From the internationally bestselling author of Geek Girl, Holly Smale.

The author of the wonderful Geek Girl series is back with a new series about The Valentines Family. 

After I got used to Hope Valentines way of thinking that everything is a Hollywood movie and that she daydreams a lot, plus often uses words incorrectly, I whizzed through this book. 

All she wants is to be 16 to be allowed to start being an actress like everyone else in her family. She has three older siblings who barely notice her, and parents who aren't really about. 

You can't help but feel sorry for Hope, as she hopes to meet her one true love. In fact every boy she comes into contact with is considered for leading man role! 

This is a light fun, and quick read and  I am already hoping to read more of the Valentines family in future books.  

This story just shows that just because you are from a rich and famous family that your life may not be perfect and for YA read that is an important message for the celebrity obsessed, social media addicts out there, that you need to look beyond the surface to know more about a person. 

Thank you to Netgalley and Harper Collins for this copy which I have reviewed honestly and voluntarily. 

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