Katherine Center, author of Get Lucky, on tour April 2010

Posted By on January 13, 2010

About Get Lucky

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books (April 6, 2010)

How do you change your luck? Katherine Center’s marvelously entertaining and poignant new novel is about choosing to look for happiness—and maybe getting lucky enough to find it.

Sarah Harper isn’t sure if the stupid decisions she sometimes makes are good choices in disguise—or if they’re really just stupid. But either way, after forwarding an inappropriate email to her entire company, she suddenly finds herself out of a job.

So she goes home to Houston—and her sister, Mackie—for Thanksgiving. But before Sarah can share her troubles with her sister, she learns that Mackie has some woes of her own: After years of trying, Mackie’s given up on having a baby—and plans to sell on eBay the entire nursery she’s set up. Which gives Sarah a brilliant idea—an idea that could fix everyone’s problems. An idea that gives Sarah the chance to take care of her big sister for once—instead of the other way around.

But nothing worthwhile is ever easy. After a decade away, Sarah is forced to confront one ghost from her past after another: the father she’s lost touch with, the memories of her mother, the sweet guy she dumped horribly in high school. Soon everything that matters is on the line—and Sarah can only hope that by changing her life she has changed her luck, too.

About Katherine

Katherine Center is the author of two novels about love and family —The Bright Side of Disaster and Everyone is Beautiful— and has two more on the way. Her books and essays have appeared in Redbook, People, USA Today, Vanity Fair, Real Simple, the Dallas Morning News, and the Houston Chronicle, as well as the anthology Because I Love Her. Varsity Pictures optioned Katherine’s first novel last fall, and Library Journaljust called her new novel, Get Lucky, “another thoroughly enjoyable girlish romp.” Katherine lives in Houston with her husband and two young children.

Visit Katherine’s blog HERE.

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Katherine Center’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Thursday, April 1st:  Bermuda Onion

Friday, April 2nd:  Stephanie’s Written Word

Monday, April 5th:  Book Club Classics!

Tuesday, April 6th:  Thoughts of an Evil Overlord

Wednesday, April 7th:  Pop Culture Junkie

Thursday, April 8th:  Caribousmom

Friday, April 9th:  Write for a Reader

Monday, April 12th:  Peeking Between the Pages

Tuesday, April 13th:  Luxury Reading

Wednesday, April 14th:  S. Krishna’s Books

Thursday, April 15th:  My Friend Amy

Friday, April 16th:  Lit and Life

Monday, April 19th:  Park City Girl

Tuesday, April 20th:  The 3 R’s Blog

Wednesday, April 21st:  Jenn’s Bookshelves

Thursday, April 22nd:  Maw Books

Monday, April 26th:  Write Meg!

Tuesday, April 27th:  Rundpinne

Wednesday, April 28th:  Diary of an Eccentric


2 Responses to “Katherine Center, author of Get Lucky, on tour April 2010”

  1. Hooray!!! Can’t wait!!

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