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4.46  ·  Rating details ·  24 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Surviving high school is full of emotional twists and turns, isn’t it?

After his parents divorced, Eric Hudson vowed that he’d never let himself fall in love. Love will only lead to a broken heart. So it’s fortunate that Eric is just as good at protecting his heart as he is the goal on the soccer field.

Julie Williams faces her problems with the same force that makes her the
Paperback, 246 pages
Published June 30th 2018 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Update: 5/19/2019
Still in shock that this all came from my head. Like, what?

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Yes, I'm biased, since I wrote it. However, reading it again after not looking at or thinking about my babies for two months brought back the memories of writing the scenes and shocking myself with what came out as I was writing.
Jul 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Really great book! A lot of funny/witty characters who you can relate to! And the story is relatable as well.
Tiffany Smead
Apr 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Standing By is an excellent teen book told from two alternating perspectives of Eric and Julie, co-captains of their high school soccer team.

The characters are both well developed and drill down deeper than a lot of mainstream books on the market now. I loved the romance story and even found myself caught off guard once or twice, which was a delight.

It’s very well written. I definitely recommend this book to pre-teens and up. It’s a great read even if you’re not a sports enthusiast.

I can honestl
Sep 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I freaking loved this book. The characters are super relatable, funny, and witty. I also love that you really see their growth throughout the progression of the book.
It’s absolutely beautifully written. It’s a sweet and accurate portrayal of high school. I really enjoyed it !!!
Holly J.
Aug 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great story-line. Fun characters. Quick read that is great for all ages.
Becky Helterbran
Sep 06, 2018 rated it liked it
I don't usually have the patience for high school romance (too much angst), but this was a well crafted story with characters I could imagine walking into my classroom. I very much enjoyed the author's first novel, and look forward to her next offering! ...more
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Jun 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
To put it simply, I loved this book! It was so relatable and I thoroughly enjoyed it!

Full review on my blog!
Misty Rhodes
May 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! Full of relatable characters and a believable coming-of-age plot that I enjoyed reading. I'd highly recommend this book to family and friends, no matter their age :) ...more
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