Nic Stone, the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin, creates two unforgettable characters in one hard-hitting story about class, money - both too little and too much - and how you make your own luck in the world.
Seventeen-year-old Rico splits her time outside school between looking after her younger brother and working in the local gas station to help her mum pay the bills.
So when she sells a jackpot-winning lotto ticket and the money goes unclaimed, Rico thinks maybe her luck has changed. If she can find the ticket holder and reunite them with the cash, hopefully she will get a cut of the winnings. . . That is if she can avoid falling for the annoyingly handsome (and filthy rich) boy she roped into helping her with the hunt.
Praise for Nic Stone: 'Absolutely incredible, honest, gut-wrenching! A must-read!' Angie Thomas, bestselling author of The Hate U Give 'Powerful, wrenching and compulsively readable' John Green, bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars 'Earnest, funny, achingly human, and unshakably hopeful' Becky Albertalli, author be Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda ‘?Painfully timely and deeply moving, this is the novel the next generation should be reading’ Jodi Picoult 'Raw and gripping' Jason Reynolds, bestselling author ofThe Long Way Down 'Radiant Masterpiece' Adam Silvera, bestselling author of They Both Die At the End
Return to the world of Dear Martin in Nic Stone's NEW novel, Dear Justyce, publishing October 2020 and available for pre-order now!
Also by Nic Stone Dear Martin Jackpot Dear Justyce - publishing October 2020
Nic Stone is a native of Atlanta and a Spelman College graduate. After working extensively in teen mentoring and living in Israel for a few years, she returned to the United States to write full-time. Dear Martin, her first novel, is loosely based on a series of true events involving the shooting deaths of unarmed African American teenagers. Shaken by the various responses to these incidents--and to the pro-justice movement that sprang up as a result--Stone began the project in an attempt to examine current affairs through the lens of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s teachings.
You can find her fangirling over her husband and sons on Twitter and Instagram at @getnicced or on her website nicstone.info.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (October 17, 2019)
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