Lucky Me


“Rant about, rave about … our latest Redbook Club Selection. Each month we share a brief excerpt from a book we love. Our selection for September 2005: Debra Borden’s Lucky Me.” (Redbook Magazine)

“A domestic goddess with a loving family cracks in this funny-yet-sad tribute to moms who keep chaos at bay on a daily basis.”
(Chicago Tribune)

“Parents are Talking About Lucky Me, by Debra Borden, a story about a suburban mom who seems to have it all but feels her world is falling apart.” (Child Magazine, August 2005)

No doubt about it, the dance of love — whether it’s a sweet two-step, an old-fashioned square dance or a dysfunctional tango — makes for entertaining fiction. Here are stories of women who decide to shake up their lives a bit, perfect easy beach reading.
(Susan Larson, The New Orleans Times)

“A talented new writer explores the challenges of family and parenting, loss, love, and growth, with infectious humor and touching sensitivity.…” (

“From the first look at the cover, I knew Lucky Me would be charming! This is a book that you’ll want to pass along to all of your friends because they’ll recognize themselves in this funny and fully satisfying look at the magic that is family!” (Robin Kall, Host, “Reading With Robin”, WHJJ 920AM, Providence R.I.)