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Keeping Score by Jami Deise
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Sep 09, 2013

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bookshelves: first-reads, kindle

Sports brings out the best and the worst in people and Shannon Stevens sees it all as her son Sam plays his first season on a travel baseball team. This book isn't something I would typically pick up, however, I found it to be an entertaining and decently written novel. Even if you don't know baseball this novel, explains plays and how the game works in way that is not to technical or to dumbed down, it was just right. The conflicts between the women were realistic without being over the top or to cliche. Obviously, the author has spent time following traveling teams! Towards the middle and end the novel began to lag and the author gave too much detail about individual games and plays, I found myself quickly skimming the play by plays to get to the real action between Shannon, her friends, family and potential boyfriends - I found that to be the real story. Overall I enjoyed this book and think if you are a parent with children on traveling teams you would really enjoy Keeping Score.
I received a copy of this book from Chick Lit Central in exchange for a fair review.
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Reading Progress

September 9, 2013 – Started Reading
September 9, 2013 – Shelved
September 9, 2013 –
page 67
20.06%
September 11, 2013 –
page 94
28.14%
September 13, 2013 –
page 158
47.31%
September 17, 2013 –
page 274
82.04%
September 17, 2013 – Shelved as: first-reads
September 17, 2013 – Finished Reading
December 17, 2013 – Shelved as: kindle

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