I have a new fabulous new YA book review, live at NPR!
I’m not sure I know anyone around my age who doesn’t have a special place in their heart for the 1992 film The Cutting Edge, where a spoiled figure skater is forced to team up with a smarmy injured hockey player and sparks fly. When I saw Sara Fujimura’s skating book pop up on my radar, all I could think was, “Toe Pick!” I anticipated a similar enemies-to-lovers story, and I was totally on board.
Every Reason We Shouldn’t is not that. So go ahead and quash those expectations immediately, and then prepare yourself to enjoy a rich, emotionally layered story about two exceptionally talented, award-winning, Olympics-driven teen athletes.
Read the rest of the review here: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/08/809999529/theres-every-reason-to-read-this-charming-love-story-on-ice