As Luck Would Have It by Zoe May is the most delightful
contemporary novel that celebrates love and friendship. It is a light-hearted
and extremely amusing read that literally had me laughing out loud.
Zoe May writes stories that warm your heart and
leave you smiling and feeling good about life. Her characters have a chemistry
that is contagious. The dialogue delightfully bounces between them.
From temperate England to hot Marrakech, the
reader is in for a real treat. Comprehensive descriptions enable the reader to ‘walk’
through the narrative with the characters. We ‘experience’ sultry and exotic
Marrakech from the confines of our sofa.
Discovering The Real You
When Polly Met Olly by Zoe May is a really delightful
fun, light-hearted contemporary read. It will leave you smiling and feeling
good about life.
The characters are a wonderful mix of unique
personalities that blend together – from the Cornish heroine to the playboy
executive to the corporate lawyer to the head of the dating agency and more – I
loved them all. There are some big personalities and some even bigger hearts
within the novel. You can take the girl out of Cornwall but you cannot take
Cornwall out of the girl. Lead character Polly really is like a breath of fresh
air. Her bubbly personality is infectious and infuses both the reader and the
There are many themes including those of being
true to yourself, following your dreams and being real. When life intrudes,
sometimes our dreams get buried but we need to resurrect those dreams and begin
to live again, believing in ourselves. Life is so short, we need to live it.
Camaraderie is to be found amongst the
characters you wouldn’t normally associate of being together. Experience these
unusual pairings and enjoy some laughs along the way.
There are some very light hearted moments in
the book that had me smiling and feeling good.