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Tour: Tens List: Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

I am so happy to be part of the tour for Catching Jordan. I read this book and my review will be posted tomorrow but I gotta say, it was one of my top 10 from this year! I was hooked from the first page and I highly recommend it. Go get it NOW!: )

10 things that inspired you at some point as you wrote Catching Jordan.
1. Taylor Swift’s songs “Love Story” and “You Belong With Me” 2. The 2009 NFL Kickoff game between the Titans and Steelers (I was there) 3. Sarah Dessen’s book THIS LULLABY 4. Memories of managing the boys’ soccer team back in high school 5. Ellen Hopkins’ verse novels 6. Diners 7. Deana Carter’s song “Strawberry Wine” 8. Blake Lively playing Bree in the movie “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” 9. Games, like Paper Rock Scissors and War 10. My husband, and his love of football


Miranda Kenneally is the author of CATCHING JORDAN, a contemporary YA novel about football and femininity, coming in December 2011. Other books include PLAYING PARKER (fall 2012) and BAD, BAD THING (spring 2013). Miranda is the co-creator of Dear Teen Me. The Dear Teen Me Anthology will be published by Zest Books (distributed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) in late 2012. She enjoys reading and writing young adult literature, and loves Star Trek, music, sports, Mexican food, Twitter, coffee, and her husband. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook. Miranda is represented by Sara Megibow at Nelson Literary Agency.

Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire (December 1st, 2011)
Reading Level: Young Adult
Paperback: 288 pages
What girl doesn't want to be surrounded by gorgeous jocks day in and day out? Jordan Woods isn't just surrounded by hot guys, though — she leads them as the captain and quarterback on her high school football team. They all see her as one of the guys, and that's just fine. As long as she gets her athletic scholarship to a powerhouse university. But now there's a new guy in town who threatens her starring position on the team… and has her suddenly wishing to be seen as more than just a teammate.
Want a chance to win a copy of Catching Jordan that has special notes from the author?? Go to this post to find out more. You get one automatic entry. Then for every post throughout the blog tour you comment on, you get an additional entry. Check out the full lineup here. Contest ends December 23rd and is US only.

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