Thanks to @hockeyplayer @Animal_Media & @Netgalley for the privilege of reviewing this upcoming #IceHockey comic/ young adult book
As a Ice Hockey follower for over 25 years, when I saw this book I just knew I had to review it for my British friends intersted in the game. I know for a fact that the young adults will love it.
Its full of grit and determination and apparently the third in a trilogy of a series. The illustrations are fantastic, I wish I had accepted the offer of having the actual book sent to me instead of the file if I am honest. This is a book that has a great storyline which teenagers will really love
I rate this book 5/5
Publication date is 1st November 2016
The highly anticipated sequel to the award winning “The Hockey Saint” taking place ten years after “Saint” ends. The legendary Jeremiah “Jake” Jacobson, now thirty two, has been the world’s best hockey player over his fourteen year career because of his out of this world talent level and his smart play. But he can’t stay on top forever, and when he starts making mistakes on the ice, his career and family life start to crumble.
At the same time, Tom Leonard, his agent and best friend, is completely overwhelmed by a project that he and Jake were supposed to be working on together. A project that could have a huge impact on people throughout their city in need of a helping hand. As Jake sinks deeper into a funk over his lost status due to his deteriorating play and the emergence of teammate and rookie phenom Barclay Pedersen, Tom realizes he’s on his own. At the same time he rediscovers someone from his past who he never thought he’d see again. In that burgeoning relationship, Tom discovers the importance of taking chances and starts to believe in himself.
Can Jake break out of his downward spiral and Tom finally find the courage to step out of Jake’s shadow?