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The Week in Books: 8 March 2019

Happy Girl Lucky book cover

Happy Girl Lucky

Holly Smale

HarperCollins, £7.99

ISBN: 9780008254148


Holly Smale’s The Valentines series will fly off our shelves – and rightly so. The first one, Happy Girl Lucky, is surprisingly easy to read for a fairly chunky book: the stage directions and scripted format help. I also loved the morality behind the words.

Gill Ward is senior librarian at Fortismere School in North London

This is a very emotional and romantic novel. Standing up to the world and facing your problems might be hard, but this book proves that, with a little determination, anything can be accomplished. ...

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