The Short Story Experience: LUCKY STRIKE

THE END OF LUCKY CHARMS?March 31, 2047 It’s official: the four-leaf clover you’ve been carrying around inside your wallet is useless — but your genes might not be. By now, you’ve certainly heard of Aurora Zeinallah. Eighteen months ago, the Sudanese scientist put her small town on the map when she came on the record about a curious study — the genetic traits of luck. With an already large pool of volunteers, Zeinallah came to the public to invite people who might be interested in participating in her research and ask for funds. The unusual theme coupled with the Doctor’s impressive resume garnered a lot of attention from the media and some eccentric billionaires. The scientific community, however, laughed and turned their back on her. Apparently, though, she who laughs last, laughs the longest. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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EVIE, ELEANOR, EMILINE, AND DAISY

Only girls and almost only names that start with an ‘E’. I only noticed this when I started writing the post, but isn’t it cool? So, I read not only one, but TWO hyped up books this month! And they were… well, you’ll find out below. I’ve also read a terrible one and a really great one in between them so it’s been a rollercoaster of a month. Here they are: Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

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