Break the Fall

Break the Fall Review

Audrey Lee is going to the Olympics.

A year ago, she could barely do a push up as she recovered from a spine surgery, one that could have paralyzed her. And now? She's made the United States' gymnastics team with her best friend, Emma, just like they both dreamed about since they were kids. She's on top of the world.

The pressure for perfection is higher than ever when horrifying news rips the team apart. Audrey is desperate to advocate for her teammate who has been hurt by the one person they trusted most--but not all the gymnasts are as supportive.

With the team on the verge of collapse, the one bright spot in training is Leo, her new coach's ridiculously cute son. And while Audrey probably (okay, definitely) shouldn't date him until after the games, would it really be the end of the world?

Balancing the tenuous relationship between her teammates with unparalleled expectations, Audrey doesn't need any more distractions. No matter what it takes, she's not going to let anyone bring them down. But with painful revelations, incredible odds, and the very real possibility of falling at every turn, will Audrey's determination be enough?

Title:Break the Fall
Edition Language:English

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    Break the Fall Reviews

  • C.G. Drews

    Oh this was an incredible read! I feel like my emotions just went through three flips on the bars here (because I MUST make some sort of terrible gymnastic pun) and there was one bit where I honestly ...

  • Jennifer Iacopelli

    Thanks everyone for their incredible support in the lead up to this release and last night at my launch!The Pre-Order/Library Request Campaign is live and will continue throughout the first week of pu...

  • Kate (GirlReading)

    THIS WAS SO GREAT. I can't count the number of times I caught myself thinking about this book randomly throughout the day, I also can't remember the last time a book made me think about it randomly th...

  • Caz (littlebookowl)

    Rating: 4.5 starsA truly powerful book, but with an overarching tone of hope, empowerment, loyalty and strength.Trigger warning: discussions about sexual assault (nothing graphic on the page)...

  • Beth

    My daughter is a competitive gymnast, so I speak from experience when I say that finding books - good books - about this subject that aren't just meant for the preschool set is...impossible. Really. A...

  • Kaelyn

    Once again, Jennifer has written a book about girls in sports that is about SO MUCH MORE. I was lucky enough to read an early version of Break the Fall and it will not disappoint. These girls are amaz...

  • Madalyn (Novel Ink)

    Listened to this entire audiobook during a bad bout of insomnia, and I enjoyed every minute. YA about women’s sports is one of my favorite things, and this was so well-done! I know next to nothing a...

  • Joce (squibblesreads)

    See more of my thoughts in detail in my review HERE!Break the Fall was phenomenal. It comes at such a needed time, when the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been postponed. We all need a little more gymnastic...

  • Scarlet

    So good! The sports aspects felt SO real and I really enjoyed all of the characters. I liked that it surprised me several times with the plot and it really kept me reading way past my bedtime because ...

  • Alicia Thompson

    THE YA GYMNASTICS NOVEL I’VE DREAMED OF SINCE 1996...