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Fate and Ms. Fortune

3.42 of 5 stars 3.42  ·  rating details  ·  131 ratings  ·  14 reviews
When destiny called, she pressed 1 for more options

With the name Robyn Fortune, shouldn't luck be a sure thing? Instead, black clouds love me. All I did was show up at a family bar mitzvah and cue lightning . . . this huge storm blew in.

My mom announced she was leaving my dad and moving in with me. (Perfect! More competition on JDate.) I found out my boss planned to fire m
Unknown Binding, 334 pages
Published August 8th 2006 by Avon Books (first published August 1st 2006)
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I found this book to be an exhausting emotional roller coaster. I felt like it was a little heavy in places and at least once I said "oh enough already!" Not the best book I've read lately, but I enjoyed it.
It's chick lit. definitely. Not my favorite, but it was entertaining and an easy read. I like how everything turned out in the end. Kind of unexpected at times which was also a good thing.
Thoroughly enjoyable read. Didn't laugh as much as I thought I would with previous reviews, but it was enjoyable enough.
One of those hoping for the girl to get the guy books. You'll have to read to see what happens.
Robyn Fortune is, to say the least, down on her luck. It seems that in the last few years nothing has gone her way. A big believer in luck Robyn fully believes that hers has run out. However, in a twist of fate Robyn finds herself on a date with the man she lusted after during her college years only to find out his luck has been a little bit worse than hers as of late. Fortunately for Robyn though meeting her old college crush, Ken, seems to have given her luck a boost. Now Robyn needs to find a ...more
Enjoyed this chick lit story. It's not perfect but it's fun anyway.
What I loved about this book most was how spiritual it was, how it tied pieces of magic and religion and energies together, about how welcoming fate and faith in someone's life can accomplish something close to happiness

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I liked the heroine's self-deprecating voice, but the non-stop bad news, confusion over which guy was her fate, and her two-faced friends made for some slow going. The funny side characters helped lighten the load and the Jewish heroine was a fresh perspective.
Feb 17, 2009 Madelynne marked it as to-read
I love this author and can't wait to read it!!! Too bad I have so many other books in the que!
Kristy Mancuso
Adorable. Laugh out loud funny and you just wanted to keep reading more.
This book was alright. The main character was a little frustrating.
Jul 25, 2009 Lori added it
Same comments. I love the sarcasm of this writer.
love her books ...light but a great read
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