Lou Out of Luck

By Nat Luurtsema

The lives and loves of Lou Brown, Girl Out of Luck.

Poverty sucks. Dad’s timing the family’s showers and refusing to turn on the heating. Mum has arranged for Lou to get lifts to school with Drippy Dermot and his eccentric mother in the Van of Doom. And lentils seem to feature in EVERY SINGLE MEAL. Lou is still coming down from her brief moment of TV super-stardom and getting to grips with the fact that – hold the news – SHE HAS A BOYFRIEND, but with both parents out of work, life isn’t all plain sailing. Throw in Hannah’s obsession with the school prom, Dad’s strange shed activity and Lav’s brief flirtation with a modelling career, and suddenly training a dance troupe to swim underwater seems like a walk in the park.

  • A hilarious sequel to the hugely popular Girl Out of Water from a new voice in teen fiction, delivering positive messages about image and self-belief with wit and panache
  • Praise for Girl Out of Water: "The drama is pin-sharp in its observation of teenage angst and pressures. A perfect summer read for teenage girls." Daily Mail
  • Praise for Nat: "Disgustingly talented" Guardian

About the author

Nat Luurtsema is a stand-up comedian, actor, BAFTA-nominated screenwriter and author of Cuckoo in the Nest, a comic memoir for adults published by Hodder & Stoughton. Nat lives in London, SE24; this is her second book for teens. You can find more her at

ISBN: 9781406366563
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2018
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 384pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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