Today I am a lucky host of the Blog Tour of Gold Rush by Jennifer Comeaux. This Blog Tour is hosted by Xpresso Blog Tours.
by Jennifer Comeaux
Publication date: January 9th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult
Liza Petrov’s entire life has been about skating and winning her sport’s top prize – Olympic gold. She’s stayed sheltered inside her bubble, not daring to stray from her destined path.
Until she meets Braden Patrick.
He makes her heart flutter with possibility, and for the first time she gets a taste of a normal teenage life. She longs to have both the boy and the gold, but stepping outside her bubble comes with a price. As Liza begins to question both her future and her past, can she stay focused on the present and realize her ultimate dream?
This was a cute contemporary sports romance. Liza is a figure skater who is aiming for the Olympic Gold. As such she does not have much time for anything between training and… well… training. However, she runs into Braden and they really kick it off. Now Liza is having her first romantic experience whilst practicing and competing to go to the olympics and get the gold. I loved the input of the family and family life in this book as well as the fact that this family was unconventional. Liza identified as Russian even though she lived in the USA. The romance in this book really appeared realistic. When a guy doesn’t call you for days after a date a girl can get upset and her mind may fly to the worst case scenario, and this was present in the book. Figure skating is often considered to be sissy, but is incredibly difficult and figure skaters are incredibly dedicated and I loved reading a book focusing on this. Overall, this book combined a cute first romance with an Olympic dream in the style of Ice Princess.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jennifer Comeaux is a tax accountant by day, writer by night. There aren’t any ice rinks near her home in south Louisiana, but she’s a diehard figure skating fan and loves to write stories of romance set in the world of competitive skating. One of her favorite pastimes is traveling to competitions, where she can experience all the glitz and drama that inspire her writing. When she’s not writing, traveling, or calculating taxes, you can find her feeding her television addiction.
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