Saturday, November 14, 2015

Book Review: Catch of a Lifetime by Candee Fick

“Don’t tell me you hate football.”

A last-minute change in responsibilities lands Cassie Parker a job assisting the university football team, the last place she wants to have to spend her time.  Looking for a fresh start, she has just moved to Colorado as a grad student in the Health and Exercise program, but things have started badly for her.  She rises, however, to the challenges before her:  academic oversight of the players, athletic training, classes, and tutoring.  Most importantly, she learns she can’t judge all football players by the poor decisions of one.

Reed Worthington is a first-year football coach, working hard to prove himself in front of the players, coaching staff, and his father.  Cassie and Reed soon discover that they have a shared faith and realize that there is an attraction between them.  But university football is demanding.  Can they overcome the many obstacles to their relationship?

This was a fun, quick read.  I loved the football setting, and it was great to watch the characters grow in faith and integrity.  I recommend this book, whether or not you are a football fan.

I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review, which I have given.

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About the author:

Candee Fick is the wife of a high school football coach and the mother of three children, including a daughter with a rare genetic syndrome. When not busy with her day job or writing, she can be found cheering on the home team at football, basketball, baseball, cross country, and Special Olympics games. In what little free time remains, she enjoys exploring the great Colorado outdoors, indulging in dark chocolate, and savoring happily-ever-after endings through a good book.  

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