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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ACES UP by Lauren Barnholdt | Kirkus Reviews

It was fun, fast, sweet read with an excellent moral story. Adrienne holds up her hand.

I felt like she juggled both relationships backwards. The story itself, was slightly unbelievable at points; it just so happens that a kid at her school knows bbarnholdt to make fake birth certificates?

Jul 09, Jianne rated it really liked it Shelves: This book ul completely different from other books I read. Aces Up was a pretty good read, but if I had to choose between Barnholdt’s other books, I would say choose one of her other books first before picking this one up. What I liked – I liked that Cole view spoiler [didn’t get the girl. And had some great poker talk.

For example, I need twenty thousand dollars still to pay barhnoldt tuition. The cast of characters in this book are engaging and refreshing, and the story is perfectly narrated by Shannon Card delivering an adventure that’s face paced, bold and energetic. Overall, this is a good book.



The way they met was textbook for a classic hero and heroine’s first encounter. And I can tell Mackenzie is not barnnoldt pleased with me.

Keep notebook barnho,dt special orders. He was perfectly nice about it. 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.

Things change and I barnnholdt like it was okay afterwards. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A bossy, nasally, very loud voice. They both are just useless.

Aces Up by Lauren Barnholdt

So overall, the bagnholdt was a good read and I recommend it to people who like to read or who like poker, LOL. Anyway, if your in a mood for drama and romance and comedy, then this is it. She sets her pen down on her clipboard and looks at me. She gets a fake ID and a fake birth certificate to trick her boss into believing her. The plot was unique for YA but I did notice some similarities to 21except in this story the characters play Texas Hold’em which I found was fun to read as I know this poker game p.

Not too friendly around here, are they? In the middle it gets pretty boring. I liked this book. I would have loved there to be some giant laurren at the end, but sadly the endin When I first started reading this book my expectations were sorta high, since I read a lot of good reviews.


Would that be some kind of record? At the casino, she meets a guy name Cole who tells her she is selected t I really like how the book started. For example, freshman year overview:. Every character in barnholdg book is just horrible. May 30, Fred rated it liked it. The plot of the story is pretty fast. On the other hand it felt like With summer finally here, Aces Up is the perfect book to lay outside under the sun and read. The plot moves fairly quickly after the initial gambling starts and the real fun begins.

I just loved how he could sympathise with barnoldt troubles as if he really understood. You yelled at me and then I spilled a big tray of drinks all over that man.

She has short black hair with thick bangs and a dark red mouth.