Wishlist Wednesday: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Wishlist Wednesday! Today I am featuring Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli. I am a huge fan of sports-themed books and this one has me excited.

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about and have yet to read. It is a spin-off of the original meme, Waiting on Wednesday that was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine.

Wishlist Wednesday: Break the Fall by Jennifer IacopelliTitle: Break the Fall
Author: Jennifer Iacopelli
Publisher: Razorbill
Publication Date: February 18, 2020

Summary (from Goodreads):

Audrey Lee is going to the Olympics.

A year ago, she could barely do a push up as she recovered from a spine surgery, one that could have paralyzed her. And now? She's made the United States' gymnastics team with her best friend, Emma, just like they both dreamed about since they were kids. She's on top of the world.

The pressure for perfection is higher than ever when horrifying news rips the team apart. Audrey is desperate to advocate for her teammate who has been hurt by the one person they trusted most--but not all the gymnasts are as supportive.

With the team on the verge of collapse, the one bright spot in training is Leo, her new coach's ridiculously cute son. And while Audrey probably (okay, definitely) shouldn't date him until after the games, would it really be the end of the world?

Balancing the tenuous relationship between her teammates with unparalleled expectations, Audrey doesn't need any more distractions. No matter what it takes, she's not going to let anyone bring them down. But with painful revelations, incredible odds, and the very real possibility of falling at every turn, will Audrey's determination be enough?

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Thoughts

Not only is this book about gymnastics, it is about the Olympics! I can’t wait to read about the competition and a determined main character. This is definitely a debut to watch for.

About Jennifer Iacopelli

Jennifer Iacopelli

Jennifer Iacopelli was born in New York and has no plans to leave, ever. Growing up, she read everything she could get her hands on, but her favorite authors were L.M. Montgomery and Frances Hodgson Burnett, both of whom wrote about kick-butt girls before it was cool for girls to be kick-butt. As a high school librarian, she frolics all day with her students, books and computers and writes at night while cheering on her beloved Yankees.

24 thoughts on “Wishlist Wednesday: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli

  1. Rissi JC says:

    Ooo!! I remember seeing the cover reveal for this, and being curious! Since then, I’d forgotten about it, but I’m still interested. Sounds fascinating. Thanks for the reminder – and for visiting Finding Wonderland. 🙂

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