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Hold on to your seatbelts you guys I got an early peek and this book is amazing A deeper review closer to the pub date I promise This book was one of the YA reads that wasn t on my radar at all I ve never read any books by Nic Stone so this was my first Thank You Netgalley for granting me an arc I d say this was about a 35 as I had to knock some stars off my review for some Things I Had A I had a withSo this is the story of Rico who is a girl Lebanon living with her mom andittle brother working pretty much full time while going to school to help her mother make ends meet Rico is trying to track down this old Clarkesworld (Clarkesworld Anthology, lady who she believes bought a winningottery ticket at her gas station in hopes of getting that ticket and claiming the money for herself See Rico is خداوند الموت like a second mother to her younger brother and she just wants aife where she can provide for him and give him the world Where they don t have to just barely make rent at the end of the month and do without Where the rich kids at school won t bully themRico s momRico s mother seriously got on my nerves After her bad decisions she basically puts it all on her daughter to help take care of the family because she s too proud to apply for government assistance But also insists on having them Facing Redemption live in an area they can t afford under the guise of wanting better schools for her children She never gets the dragging she deserves because bad parentingike
That Should Ve Be Excused There Was Also A Missed should ve be excused There was also a missed to inform people on the types of services available at ittle to no cost for single mothers Services her family could ve desperate used instead of Rico s mother working her to exhaustion She has colitis but doesn t want to go on medicaid even after Rico calls her out She doesn t have a change of mind instead just decides to go waste money on a vacation they can t afford In another book someone from outside the family would ve called her out about her shitty parentingAlso one thing I found strange is that Zan asks Rico What are you and he clarifies that he means ethnically because it perplexes him that she doesn t know a popular rap song Now we black girls know there s a stereotype that if you are a pretty black girl you must be mixed with somethingAnd it s acknowledged that it s offensive but we still go there anyway I expected her re. From the author of the New York Times bestseller Dear Martin comes a pitch perfect romance that examines class privilege and how a stroke of good uck can change an entire ifeMeet Rico high school senior and afternoon shift cashier at the Gas 'n' Go who after school and work races home to take car. .
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rich young heir Zan who ends up playing willing accomplice to her heist to notifyyoung heir Zan who ends up playing willing accomplice to her heist to notify woman of her good fortune and perhaps get accomplice to her heist to notify the woman of her good fortune and perhaps get cut of that sweet sweet cashI haven t read anything by this author before al Don t pickup this book if you have things that need done I repeat DON T PICKUP THIS BOOK IF YOU HAVE THINGS THAT NEED DONE Even though I predicted the ending of
this one pretty early on there is just something about Nic Stoneone pretty early on there is just something about Nic Stone writing that really does it for me and I The History of Provincetown liked this one SO MUCH My favorite bits were the parts written in the perspective of different inanimate objects because I feelike they just really gave this that ittle extra something and honestly y all this was just so fun and you need to read it Jackpot by Nic Stone is the YA jewel I didn t know I needed Rico is tough and serious in her determinedly matter of fact way She knows all she will ever need to know about each of her classmates Without having an actual conversation Rico knows what their home ives must be She can tell what type of people they are Rico is so grown she even knows exactly how each of her peers sees herSo it s not such a big deal for Rico to stay out of that basic high school drama she s truly got no time for it anyway Mama is hounding her to pick up extra shifts at the gas station The purest person on th Haven t read this yet just combatting an absurd rating from someone else who has certainly not read it Will update when I ve actually read it Alright I m a total Nic Stone fan girl I خاطرات یک زن توده ای literally did football maneuvers in a ballroom to make sure I got this ARC But this one feltoffThe story is told from Rico s POV with side anecdotes from the winningotto ticket her Is Government the Source of Monopoly? and Other Essays (Cato Paper ; No. 9) little brother s toy soldier and other inanimate objects in an effort to offset Rico s unreliability I wanted a deeper exploration into her partner in crime s thoughts I also didn tike the constant reminder of how poor she was It was redundant and often came across as melodramatic This coming from someone from a One Too Many Blows To The Head low socioeconomic backgroundThings I didove Jess as a character was phenomenal and exactly who Rico needed to help her put her ife in perspective Also the bathroom scene with Rico and her mom was done to perfection All that to sa. Ve and have nots collide Will this investigative duo uniteor divideNic Stone the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin and Odd One Out creates two unforgettable characters in one hard hitting story about class money both too ittle and too much and how you make your own uck in the world. .
Sponse to be The black girl with the high cheekbones and curly hair Is Of Course Mixed of course mixed Rico goes into this whole explanation about her exotic background with an Afro Spanish father and biracial mother who was raised by a white fatherI will say this book s strongest point is the effortless chemistry between Zan and Rico They are a classic YA rom com duo Zan is the rich boy who comes across Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria like a bad boy but it really a cool down to earth dude Rico seeks him out because he was at that gas station that day and she heard some rumors that he s good with computers He doesn t open up much and he s kind of intrigued by her since at school she talks to no one Once he and Rico form a friendship he really tries to get her to open up and does what he can to make her and her brother sives a Running from Strangers little easier Which while cute at times can come across aittle white saviorish I would ve oved to hear of his POV vs the random objects POV we heard instead I found his family dynamic very interesting Him picking up Rico every day gave me shades ofNot sure how I feel about that ending It didn t end the way that I expected Wow Wowowowow I think this book made my brain explode a ittle bit but in a good way So much to think about after finishing this one I If It’s Monday It Must Be Madurai: A Conducted Tour of India ll write of a review once I process my thoughts better but for now preorder this one Nic never disappoints but she REALLY did something great with Jackpot Iove the concept of this one Two teenagers one rich and one poor are brought together as they try to retrace the steps of an old Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects lady who may have just won herself over a hundred million dollars It s also possible she may not even have realized itRico sure knows she could use the money Her familyives above their means in an apartment they can hardly afford Rico her mom and younger brother Jax don t even have health insurance or healthy food half of the time yet her mom refuses to seek help preferring to work two jobs To save face maybe She is
Doing Her Best Toher best to her children access to good schools but what s the point if Rico can t even go to college She must help her mom pay billsSo finding that winning ticket is of outmost impo Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestJACKPOT is the story of a teenage girl The Monk as Man: The Unknown Life of Swami Vivekananda living about an inch above the povertyine She works at a convenience store clerk which E of her younger brother Every Single Day When Rico sells a jackpot winning The Tomb of Iuchiban lotto ticket she thinks maybe heruck will finally change but only if she with some assistance from her popular and wildly rich classmate Zan can find the ticket holder who hasn't claimed the prize But what happens when ha.