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Seventeen-year-old Lucy Lucky Graves is devoted to her championship rugby team, but her dreams of a scholarship are destroyed when she breaks her leg during an important game. If it doesn't heal properly, Lucy could be benched for the rest of the year. Goodbye pro career, goodbye college, goodbye future. Without rugby, who is she? Now her anxiety is getting worse, and a pa ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published August 28th 2018 by Orca Book Publishers
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Melanie
Aug 31, 2018 rated it liked it
Lucky Break was a fine read. I was surprised by how long it took for the storyline to get to the part where she breaks her leg, but it wasn't a boring read. I liked reading a book about rugby and the lists in the story were fun.

All in all, I enjoyed Lucky Break.

*Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention/review it on my blog. I was not required to give a positive review, only my honest opinion -
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Taylor (TaysBookishThoughts)
Jul 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Lucy Graves is seventeen and captain of her rugby team. During a very important game, Lucy gets tackled and breaks her ankle. Breaking her ankle not only destroys her hopes of earning a scholarship but also brings up a past trauma. Now Lucy is full of even more anxiety and will have to overcome her past trauma in order to figure out what it means to be a real team player.











This book almost reads like a diary, but not really. Does that make sense, no? Okay. It's a very relatable book, both story an
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Megan
Aug 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Rugby isn't a game I'm very familiar with, but I enjoyed learning a bit more about it. The set back Lucy had by getting injured was heartbreaking, but I liked seeing her overcome it and try to get back in shape to play. All in all, a pretty good read. ...more
Paul Coccia
Sep 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Lucy “Lucky” Graves is the captain of her high school, all-girls, championship rugby team, a position she has worked hard for while maintaining excellent grades. If she keeps it up, she could land a scholarship which would allow her to afford university, something her single mother and Lucy would find hard to afford otherwise. Lucy is driven, focused, dedicated and determined to work hard and realize her ambitions, even when a cute redheaded boy from New Zealand (Andy) could distract her. Even w ...more
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