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Lucky Me

3.24  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Julie Berman seems to have it all: a beautiful home in suburban New Jersey, a loving husband, a budding career as a freelance journalist, and two great kids. Little do the neighbors know that behind the façade, Julie is beginning to feel like her world is falling apart.

Among her worries is a nagging fear that she’s turning into her mother—just as neurotic, just as crazy, a
Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 28th 2006 by Broadway Books (first published 2005)
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Belinda Fry
Jan 05, 2017 Belinda Fry rated it really liked it
Writer has a irreverent sense of humor that I like.
Dec 18, 2014 Alistair rated it liked it
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If you're a parent or have been a parent of teenagers, this is one you'll appreciate. Julie and Eric have two, Alexis and Jake; Alexis may or may not be having an affair with hg er (married) English professor. Jake, seemingly within a matter of days, has gone from lovable boy to hormonally ravaged teenager, who speaks in monosyllabic grunts, eats all day and is caught having sex with his girlfriend. These are just two of the strands contributing to the domestic chaos of Debra Bordens debut effor ...more
Sep 22, 2012 Elle rated it liked it
It was an interesting read about a woman, Julie who is struggling with dealing with being in her 40's, her son becoming sexually active, her daughter being involved with an older man and her tenuous relationship with her mother being tested even further as her mother is diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. The writing was involving and the story line was realistic. It was a good read.
Mar 04, 2008 Vikki rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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This book was ok... not bad, not great. I thought it was going to have more humor in it than it did. While there were spurts of amusement, for the most part it read like I was viewing someone's ordinary, somewhat boring life.
Aug 05, 2011 Katie rated it liked it
I read this book a couple of summers ago. It was a quick read...great for the beach, or vacation. I found the book to be quite humorous at times (most of the time if I remember correctly). One of these days, in the not so near future, I will pick it up, and read it again.
Dec 08, 2014 maggie2magi rated it liked it
Recommended to maggie2magi by: Othea
nice and easy read :) thnx Ula
Apr 28, 2010 Kristin rated it really liked it
Easy to read. Some parts very funny wish the ending cleared more things up.
May 01, 2012 Barb rated it it was ok
Fairly standard fair. Semi-interesting characters with semi-interesting dilemmas all tied up semi-neatly at the end. I was looking for an easy read and this fit the bill.
Apr 02, 2007 Ali rated it liked it
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fun and quick beach read
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Mar 22, 2017 K Maier rated it did not like it
Worst book I've read in a long time. It was slow moving and hardly any plot; I couldn't relate to the drama.
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