R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY

 

Brooke Carter

May 07th, 2024

Seventeen-year-old Lucy “Lucky” Graves is a witty and determined rugby player, devoted to her championship team until a devastating ankle injury shatters her dreams of a scholarship and a pro career. Who is she without rugby? Faced with uncertainty about her future, Lucy grapples with anxiety, OCD and past trauma. As she confronts her fears and struggles, she learns the true meaning of teamwork and resilience. Brooke Carter’s novel, Lucky Break (Orca $10.95) for 12-17 years, offers a sincere portrayal of female friendship amidst the challenges of competitive sports, earning praise for its clever dialogue and engaging narrative voice. 9781459839724

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