Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday #272 - Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith
by Jennifer E. Smith
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Publication Date: May 2nd 2017
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780399559372

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Alice doesn’t believe in luck—at least, not the good kind. But she does believe in love, and for some time now, she’s been pining for her best friend, Teddy. On his eighteenth birthday—just when it seems they might be on the brink of something—she buys him a lottery ticket on a lark. To their astonishment, he wins $140 million, and in an instant, everything changes.

At first, it seems like a dream come true, especially since the two of them are no strangers to misfortune. As a kid, Alice won the worst kind of lottery possible when her parents died just over a year apart from each other. And Teddy’s father abandoned his family not long after that, leaving them to grapple with his gambling debts. Through it all, Teddy and Alice have leaned on each other. But now, as they negotiate the ripple effects of Teddy’s newfound wealth, a gulf opens between them. And soon, the money starts to feel like more of a curse than a windfall.

As they try to find their way back to each other, Alice learns more about herself than she ever could have imagined . . . and about the unexpected ways in which luck and love sometimes intersect.

If you know me at all, you know I'm a HUGE fan of contemporary novels.
I can't help it, they are my faves.

Windfall showed up on my doorstep a few weeks ago, and I absolutely can't wait to start it.
Just judging by the summary, it sounds like it's going to be a really great read.
And I've really enjoyed all the books I've read by Jennifer in the past,
so I'm sure this one is going to be great as well. :)
**"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine,
that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.**


  1. Oh wow this looks so good!! Hope you enjoy it! Have a lovely Wednesday :)
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  2. That's a totally new to me one! Doesn't sound like my kind of read but I do hope you thoroughly enjoy it once you read it!

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  3. I can't wait to hear your thoughts on this one! It sounds like a fun summertime read. Great pick!

  4. I love Jennifer E Smith and super pumped for this one to come out!! Enjoy!

  5. Ooh it sounds good! I love Jennifer E Smith's books I love contemporary books too! Nice pick!
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  6. I am a sucker for a great contemporary, as well. I have had my eye on this one as well and it sounds incredible. I hope that you enjoy it! :)

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  7. I've not read a Smith book and I'm not even a YA contemporary person BUT I am curious about this book! It sounds like something I would enjoy, so I think I'll give it a shot. I hope you love this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Have a fabulous week, Christy. =)

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  8. I love reading contemporaries, too. I can't wait to read this! I like the author's previous books.
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