Winners and Losers


Fiction - Humor/Comedy
266 Pages
Reviewed on 12/14/2015
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite

Winners and Losers by Steven Arnett is about a man named Tom Slotrak. He is just 26 years old, but he already feels like an old man. His life has no thrills, no excitement, and there are certainly no fun times with some beautiful woman whom he can claim and call his own. Don’t get him wrong, he has a fiancée. But the romance and passion in their relationship has just burnt out. He has his eyes fixed on one delicious piece called Lena Coffee and once he gets her attention, nothing can hold him back. Not even her motorcycle gang member boyfriend. He didn’t know that things would go south from there.

His life took an unexpected turn when he won a lottery and became super rich overnight. He never had this much money, so he obviously thought now he can buy things he never had before: like happiness. Too bad, he had no idea what money can do to a person and people around him. By some strange turn of events and some hilarious plot twists, Tom has to battle to get his hard earned lottery winnings. Or he could end up dead.

This is definitely one of the funniest and most entertaining novels I have read this year. Tom Slotrak (I’m pretty sure this surname was intended) is one gem of a character. His rants (mental and verbal), the way he walks, talks, and behaves is just priceless. I’m so glad I picked up this book. A huge thumbs up for Steven Arnett for writing such a hilarious and entertaining novel.