Aces Up. Lauren Barnholdt, Delacorte, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Enter Cole, leader of Aces Up, a clandestine ring of college-age. Aces Up by Lauren Barnholdt – book cover, description, publication history. Barnholdt keeps her characters nicely varied and believable, and she doesn’t shrink from portraying the consequences her likable main.

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It was something that I expected. Don’t miss this one out!


Like they do at the GAP. She used her friend for cover stories and stuff and was an idiot around the other guy. And so, she finds a job at a Casino working as a waitress.

I cannot afford to buy her new ones, after a thirty twenty-five dollar payday. I found that such a sweet characteristic of him. Number of times yelled at kauren Mackenzie: I like Lauren Bardholdt, I really barnhholdt, but I did not like this book, not even a little bit. Trivia About Aces Up. To top it off, Shannon accepts an invitation to join a secret gambling society Aces Upand finds herself tangled in a massive web of illegal activity.

What I liked – I liked that Cole view spoiler [didn’t get the girl. Would you agree to be a member of this secret-poker group, Aces Up? Most of us read books to escape and Aces Up was a great escape. Not even, when you factor in the cost of the uniform I ripped.


I thought the Shannon was a perfect main character, flaws and all. Shannon’s unlikely friendship with McKenzie, the tough cookie waitress who inducts her into the casino world is an especially charming and unexpected element.

Out of ten, I give this book a 2 and I would not suggest reading it. Max has moved on with another girl and the friendship between him and Shannon is on hiatus.

It was a delightfully fun read and I wished it coud have been longer.

Heise Reads & Recommends: ACES UP by Lauren Barnholdt

And if you’re pretty good at Poker than that just makes it so much more interesting right? No screaming slot machines. Seventeen-year-old high school senior Shannon Card needs money. When Shannon receives a mysterious invitation to join Aces Up, a secret network of highly talented college poker players, at first she thinks No way. The end was really surprising though. Seventeen-year-old high school senior Shannon Card needs money.

At least here in where I live. I need a backup form of identification. One For all this trouble, barnholddt the end of my five hour shift, I will have made fifty dollars. Suddenly, I am very suspicious of her.

He was also was ‘edgy’, ‘rebellious’, ‘rugged’, ‘mysterious’ and ‘loaded’. Aces Up is a full house of pure enjoyment! So I bought a fake I. It was fun, fast, sweet read with an excellent moral story.


ACES UP by Lauren Barnholdt | Kirkus Reviews

It is only a dress. They both are baarnholdt useless. I just kinda scowled at the last page and deleted the book off my phone.

I really enjoyed the rush of gambling at the table and hiding it from others. In Aces UpShannon Card receives an early admittance into Wellesley University, but she must come up with her tuition money seeing as her dad has lost his job. I give the dress a good yank, and it creeps up a little further over my hips.

Her boss is a tyrant, her coworker is nuts, and her laurdn of balancing a tray ace of drinks while wearing high-heeled shoes are slim to none. Maybe I just need someone to zip me up? It felt a bit too amateurish to me.

Despite that it was actually a great story about how taking the easy way out won’t work. Recap of the night so far in numbers: Eight million Number of drinks spilled: