"...a tribute to the athletes who persevere through the soap opera. By the end of the novel, I was not only rooting for Mei and Tonya's friendship, but also for them to skate well at Nationals." Melanie Hoyt, International Figure Skating magazine
"Schell captures skating rivalries at their hilarious best." Aussieskates.com: Figure Skating Downunder
"A page-turner! The plot is rich and fast moving and involves skating moms and the politics that go with elite skating. The characters are well developed. The book has broad appeal--not just to teens." Everything Figure Skating.com
"This book is the story-telling equivalent of the triple axel." Pamela Redmond Satran, New York Times bestselling author, and the author of The Possibility of You.
About the Author
Andy Schell is a graduate of the University of Kansas, and worked as afreelance joke writer for Joan Rivers to help with expenses duringcollege. He has performed with the famed Los Angeles improvisationgroup, The Groundlings, and won a Los Angeles Dramalogue Award for histheatrical play, "Confessions of a Boy Stewardess." His first novel "MyBest Man" was published by Kensington Books in 2000, and his novella,"The Outline of a Torso" was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award aspart of the 2002 collection by Kensington entitled, "Summer Share."Schell, who has traveled the world as a fight crew member serving the US military, lives in San Diego and divides his time between his surfboard (he is a lame longboarder) and his figure skates (he is a two-timechampionship US Adult medalist). His latest novel, "Flying Camels andTiger Mothers" is now available in e-book and paperback formats.