Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Teaser Tuesday: Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Teaser:
And unlike my bag, which smells like Irish Spring and athletic tape, this bag smells like it's been hanging out with whatever mythical creature wears the clothes inside it: fruity and floral and generally girly. I promptly break into a sneezing fit.
This week my teaser comes from Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill. I chose this one from Amazon Vine because the summary sort of reminded me of the plot of The Parent Trap - a movie I enjoyed when I was young.

Here is the description:
Switching places with someone else has never been more fun than in this new novel about following your dreams and finding your heart from the author of Meant to Be. 

Meet Sloane Emily Jacobs: a seriously stressed-out figure skater who choked during junior nationals and isn't sure she's ready for a comeback. What she does know is that she'd give anything to escape the mass of misery that is her life. 

Now meet Sloane Devon Jacobs, a spunky ice hockey player who's been suspended from her team for too many aggressive hip checks. Her punishment? Hockey camp, now, when she's playing the worst she's ever played. If she messes up? Her life will be over

When the two Sloanes meet by chance and decide to trade places for the summer, each girl thinks she's the lucky one. But it didn't occur to Sloane E. that while avoiding sequins and axels she might meet a hockey hottie—and Sloane D. never expected to run into a familiar (and very good-looking) face from home. It's not long before the Sloanes discover that convincing people you're someone else might be more difficult than being yourself.

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