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Catching Jordan - (Hundred Oaks) by Miranda Kenneally (Paperback)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 13-17 Years

Number of Pages: 288

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Sub-Genre: Romance

Series Title: Hundred Oaks

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire

Book theme: Contemporary

Author: Miranda Kenneally

Language: English

Street Date: December 1, 2011
TCIN: 13802401
UPC: 9781402262272
Item Number (DPCI): 248-75-6234
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"What girl doesn't want to be surrounded by gorgeous jocks day in and day out? Jordan Woods isn't just surrounded by hot guys, though. She leads them as the captain and quarterback of her high school football team. They all see her as one of the guys, and that's just fine. As long as she gets her athletic scholarship to a powerhouse university. But everything she's ever worked for is threatened when Ty Green moves to her school. Not only is he an amazing QB, but he's also amazingly hot. And for the first time, Jordan's feeling vulnerable. Can she keep her head in the game while her heart's on the line?"--P. [4] of cover.



Book Synopsis



Miranda Kenneally's first book in the beloved sports romance Hundred Oaks series! Love is the toughest game to play...

Athletic superstar Jordan Woods is the captain and quarterback of her high school football team. Her teammates, including her best friend Sam, all see her as their leader and one of the guys, and that's just fine. As long as she gets her athletic scholarship to a powerhouse university.

But everything she's ever worked for is threatened when Ty Green moves to her school. Not only is he an amazing QB, but he's also amazingly cute. Meanwhile, Sam is her rock -- he supports Jordan's dreams even when her traditional dad doesn't -- but suddenly things feel different between them. For the first time, Jordan's feeling vulnerable. Can she keep her head in the game while her heart's on the line?

Catching Jordan is the high school football romance to sweep your heart away!

Other teen romance books by Miranda Kenneally:

  • Stealing Parker
  • Things I Can't Forget
  • Racing Savannah
  • Breathe, Annie, Breathe
  • Jesse's Girl
  • Defending Taylor
  • Coming Up for Air
  • Four Days of You and Me



Review Quotes




For a truly enjoyable and smart romance, Catching Jordan should be your first pick. - Mermaid Vision Books

I really enjoyed reading this novel - Blogster

Loved this book! It's been such a great read. I highly recommend it for a light fun read! - Book Nerd

Miranda's writing is fabulous and full of energy. Read it. Read it soon! - Miss Page Turner's City of Books

This contemporary novel easily passed all of my expectations making it a perfect touchdown. 5 Stars - Stalking the Bookshelves

Catching Jordan is a lovely, realistic portrayal of one girl's journey through senior year, and it is definitely a book I'll be rereading when I want an awesome, feel-good, make-me-smile story. This is definitely one you don't want to miss!--From A to Z - From A to Z

Catching Jordan is a very enjoyable and entertaining read... Catching Jordan is something different in today's YA, and it's a fun, quick read that kept me turning the pages. - Let Them Read Books

Catching Jordan was a refreshing burst of light in a field of tired contemporary fiction novels. A one-of-a-kind main character that you can't help love, a sweet romance, great examples of friendship, and a prominent family subplot. - Alison Can Read

Jordan is an engaging and unique character; she is someone I feel I haven't met in previous forays into YA contemporary fiction, and she left me wishing that there was a greater variety of characters, of both genders, in all of the books that I read. - Manga Mania Cafe



Miranda Kenneally's debut novel is a quick read that teens obviously love based on what I'm seeing in my classroom. It has plenty of appeal including sports, friendships, love and relationships - Y.A. Love



even if you are not a football fan, you can still be totally invested in the story and not feel overwhelmed by it. - Beyond Limits

A fun story and fantastic characters make this an easy one to love. - The Busy Bibliophile

A good read for my first sports related book! - Tracy's YA Lit

A great novel that will keep your engrossed. Even someone like me know knows absolutely nothing about football was totally engaged in the game. - Book Obsessed

All I can say is wow. I absolutely adored this book!--Reading, Writing and Waiting - Reading, Writing and Waiting

An enjoyable read. I really look forward to reading more by this author! - The Reader Bee

Bottom line? This is the book that made me want to read more contemporary. Absolutely five stars out of five, and if you haven't already ordered your copy, you really ought to get on that.--Coffee Life Love - Coffee Life Love

I would definitely recommend Catching Jordan to football fans and people who like strong, female characters. I loved the message this book sends!--Hippies, Beauties and Books Oh My! - Hippies, Beauties and Books Oh My!

If you are at all a fan of contemporaries or contemporary romance, you must add 'Catching Jordan' to the top of your list. I'm so glad I read it, and I've already ordered a copy for myself.--Book Labyrinth - Book Labyrinth

Once I started I could not stop reading and managed to finish the book in a few hours. - Much Loved Books

The story in general was well written and full of emotion that was well presented. I love that (American) football was present in the story even though I really don't know all that much about it. Sports stories are a new idea for me but I really like this one. - Rescue Reads

This book was a wonderful example of what can be great about contemporary YA and I really enjoyed it! - EX Libris

This book was just so real... Kenneally always keeps it real. This was an excellent, super satisfying read. - Heather Anastasiu

This is a book that made me laugh and cry. A book that made me want to hug its characters and shout at them. It was impossible to put down and if you just think that you might like this, pick it up immediately. I love it!--Fictional Distraction - Fictional Distraction

This, along with Wanderlove are at the top of my brand new books-that-weren't-that-sad-but-made-me-cry list. It's just one of those things where the author hits something in just the right spot and it's extraordinary. - In the Best Worlds



About the Author



Growing up in Tennessee, Miranda Kenneally dreamed of becoming an Atlanta Brave, a country singer (cliché!), or a UN interpreter. Instead she writes and works for the State Department in Washington, D.C., where George W. Bush once used her shoulder as an armrest. Miranda loves Twitter, Star Trek, and her husband. Visit www.mirandakenneally.com.

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