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Breakaway

(The Jessie Mac Series #3)

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3.95  ·  Rating details ·  19 ratings  ·  5 reviews
In her last year of high school, Jessie is finally playing AAA, the highest level of minor hockey. She's been made captain, and she's putting relationship disasters behind her by dating sensible Evan. So what if he's safely away at university where she can ignore his calls and texts? And so what if her old-news feelings about old flame Mark, and uncomfortable new feelings ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published September 2012 by Coteau Books (first published July 1st 2011)
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Catherine Egan
Jan 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
The final book in the Jessie Mac series was my favorite of the three, but again, the three feel so linked to me (perhaps just because I read them so quickly, all in a row!) that I’m not sure if this is a review of the book or the series.

Jessie is now seventeen, and this girl is miles away from the fourteen-year-old in the first book. She is mature, sensible, considerate, and passionate about hockey. She worries about nutrition and staying in shape for games. All this is a pleasure precisely bec
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Jen Howie
Nov 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I'm a fan of local authors so this book was a treat to read as were the others in the series. Living in Estevan, most of the characters I can picture. A great series for young readers with timely topics covered.
Suzanne
Nov 14, 2012 rated it liked it
Fun, girly hockey story for teens, with a healthy dose of high school drama. Full review to come in Quill & Quire.
Helen
Jul 31, 2012 rated it really liked it
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Originally posted at http://canlitforlittlecanadians.blogs...

As hard as it is to believe, there are some people who have never embraced hockey as a Canadian life focus. I am one such person. My family never watched hockey when I was young. I had no brothers or cousins nearby whose hockey passions I could follow. And although I had friends who watched hockey, girls were not playing hockey when I was growing up. I never even went to my first hockey game until I was in my 20's. So reading and revie
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Suzanne Dix
Within 10 pages this book had already brought to the surface one of my pet peeves in literature: girls who use "boy talk" to sound cool, as in "I have to take a leak." While I am not a prude, I just can't possibly imagine a high school girl that I would recommend this to. Perhaps it is the cultural differences of American vs. Canadian teens but this would be a hard sell in my suburban school library. (Disclaimer: we also don't even have a boy's hockey team at our school so an entire series on gi ...more
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The Jessie Mac Series 1 4 Feb 07, 2013 06:14PM  
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I grew up in Edmonton and Calgary. I started writing horse stories when I was 11 and historical fiction during my high school years. In 1976 I returned to Saskatoon to attend university and graduated in 1980 with an education degree. My first teaching assignment was in Lampman, and I have pretty much been there ever since. I didn’t have much time for writing during the 80’s because I was too busy ...more

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