The Good Luck of Right Now
Publish date: February 11th 2014
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
Richard Gere? Really?
When I chose this book to read, it was the title that grabbed my attention. I just had to find out what the author was referring to when he called it The Good Luck of Right Now. Little did I know that I was about to embark on a journey with a number of unique and interesting characters. Bartholomew ...
“When something bad happens to us, something good happens – often to someone else. And that’s The Good Luck of Right Now. We must believe it. We must. We must. We must.” The Good Luck of Right Now is an epistolary novel, in that it is comprised entirely of letters written to the actor, Richard Gere...
If you liked Quick's "The Silver Lining Playbook," you will likely enjoy this story, too. It also features relationships between several damaged people, and I actually preferred The Good Luck of Right Now to SLP.
I read this on a flight from Portland to Minneapolis. I clapped at the end. Love love love. The characters in this are amazing, I couldn't pick my favorite. Max is a revelation. This should be the next book on everyone's reading list.