End Game by Toni Aleo is AVAILABLE NOW!
"Oh man. This. Book. Toni has hit it out of the rink again with this one!"
This is going to be Ryan Justice’s year. It’s his last year of college and his last year as a hockey player for the Bellevue Bullies. He’s making all the plays in preparation for achieving his dream of being drafted into the NHL. This is Sofia Castilleja’s beginning. She is starting her college career as a star member of Bellevue’s brand-new gymnastics team. She’s going to tumble her way to success, first in school and then by realizing her dream of opening her own gym. Ryan and Sofia didn’t see each other coming, but once they meet, they can’t look away. Their dreams are destined to take them in opposite directions. But it doesn’t take them long to realize that waking up to reality together may be better than dreaming alone.
I really enjoyed Ryan and Sofia's story, love when two people meet and as a reader you just know they are destined to be together.
We see Ryan struggle not only under the weight of his families expectations but his own. The author highlights how having a famous father/family puts added pressure on a child and the impact it has on them. Sofia was such a strong character to read she's overcome and sacrificed so much to fufill her dreams.
Another well written addition to this series.
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End Game is a perfect ten in gymnastics or a hat trick in hockey. Either way, everyone is happy.
This coming of age story is perfect for the hopeless romantic s out there. Bonus if you like hockey and/or gymnastics. There are some incredibly inspirational speeches in End Game that make it hard not to tear up. But the ones about true, unconditional love slayed me. They left me bleeding on the ice.
End Game is only the beginning for these kids. I'm excited to see what the rest of the family gets up to!
Reviewed for Sweet Spot Sisterhood
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About the Author:
My name is Toni Aleo and I’m a total dork.I am a wife, mother of two and a bulldog, and also a hopeless romantic.I am the biggest Shea Weber fan ever, and can be found during hockey season with my nose pressed against the Bridgestone Arena’s glass, watching my Nashville Predators play!When my nose isn’t pressed against the glass, I enjoy going to my husband and son’s hockey games, my daughter’s dance competition, hanging with my best friends, taking pictures, scrapbooking, and reading the latest romance novel.I have a slight Disney and Harry Potter obsession, I love things that sparkle, I love the color pink, I might have been a Disney Princess in a past life… probably Belle.… and did I mention I love hockey?
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