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Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Waiting On Wednesday (49)

Lauren Morrill
 Being Sloane Jacobs

January 4th, 2014
Meet Sloane Emily Jacobs: a seriously stressed-out figure-skater from Washington, D.C., who choked during junior nationals and isn’t sure she’s ready for a comeback. What she does know is that she’d give anything to escape the mass of misery that is her life.

Now meet Sloane Devon Jacobs, a spunky ice hockey player from Philly who’s been suspended from her team for too many aggressive hip checks. Her punishment? Hockey camp, now, when she’s playing the worst she’s ever played. If she messes up? Her life will be over.

When the two Sloanes meet by chance in Montreal and decide to trade places for the summer, each girl thinks she’s the lucky one: no strangers to judge or laugh at Sloane Emily, no scouts expecting Sloane Devon to be a hero. But it didn’t occur to Sloane E. that while avoiding sequins and axels she might meet a hockey hottie—and Sloane D. never expected to run into a familiar (and very good-looking) face from home. It’s not long before the Sloanes discover that convincing people you’re someone else might be more difficult than being yourself.
Okay, as soon as I heard about this book, I've been blabbing on and on about it. Seriously, doesn't it sound awesome? It's like the Parent Trap (loved that film btw) but a lot more awesome because HELLO WE GET  FIGURE SKATER AND ICE HOCKEY PLAYER. I love those two sports and wish I play them! As soon as this book is out I'll be the first to buy it. WANT. NEED. IT. NOW.
So what are you waiting for this Wednesday? And what do you think of my choice this week?


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