On Thin Ice



On Thin Ice On Thin Ice Is About A Seventeen Year Old Figure Skater Dealing With Her Mother S Cancer While Trying To Live Up To The Expectations Of Her Family Penny Has To Face Issues Like Bulemia, A Teenage Pregnancy, And Family Secrets That Threaten To Change Her Life Forever The Story Is A Complex, Richly Woven Tale That Deals With The Consequences Of Hiding The Truth Of Who We Are, And Making Sacrifices For The Ones We Love.Seventeen Year Old Figure Skater Penny Trudeau Has Secrets She S Not Perfect, As Hard As She Tries To Be With A Mother Who Is Dying And A Father Who Treats Her Like She S Invisible, Penny Has Every Reason To Lie To Escape The Life That Is Spinning Out Of Control, She Falls Into The Arms Of An Older Boy But When She Lies About Her Age And He Finds Out The Truth, Penny Loses The One Good Thing That Has Happened In A Long Time.Carter McCray Is The Hockey Hunk She Falls For, But Carter Has His Own Family Drama, And He S Not Looking For Trouble Penny Proves To Be The Exception, Until The Truth Comes Out And He Can T Get Past The Betrayal Or Her Father S Threats.Can Penny Find Her Way Back Into Carter S Heart, Or Will She Have To Face The Harsh Realities Of Life On Her Own Penny S Choices Lead Her Down A Dangerous Road And The Secrets She S Keeping Will Change Her World Forever.

10 thoughts on “On Thin Ice

  1. says:

    Source I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read to review basis Thanks to P.J Sharon and Netgalley 17 year old Penny is the youngest of 4 girls, and the only daughter left at home Unfortunately Penny s mother has lung cancer, and is dying right in front of Penny s eyes.Penny hasissues though she has an eating disorder, she s not sure if she wants to carry on figure skating, her father acts like she doesn t exist, and she desperately wants to feel loved.Is a new boyf Source I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read to review basis Thanks to P.J Sharon and Netgalley 17 year old Penny is the youngest of 4 girls, and the only daughter left at home Unfortunately Penny s mother has lung cancer, and is dying right in front of Penny s eyes.Penny hasissues though she has an eating disorder, she s not sure if she wants to carry on figure skating, her father acts like she doesn t exist, and she desperately wants to feel loved.Is a new boyfriend the answer to Penny s issues with love And how will she cope with the death of her mother This was a really interesting coming of age story, although I expe...

  2. says:

    This was a surprisingly good read, but my did it run on and on And there were some clich s Well, a lot.I think there s only one way I can properly review thisTHE DRINKING GAME It s basically like bingo with YA NA clich s First you make a 3x3 grid, then you pop some clich s into each little box Every time you come across a clich that you have on your grid you take a shot When you get a line or four corners you down your whole drink When you get a full house We...

  3. says:

    What a book, sighWhen I read what On thin ice was about, I couldn t help thinking about Jodi Picoult I m a huge fan of her books She doesn t just write them She paints the characters, the difficult situations, the storyline and On thin ice was just as good.A lot of things go wrong in Penny s life A mother with cancer, an eating disorder and boy troubles out of the ordinary, I suffered with Penny, I smiled with her in the beautiful moments and I urged her on to share the truth with What a book, sighWhen I read what On thin ice was about, I couldn t help thinking about Jodi Picoult I m a huge fan of her books She doesn t just write them She paints the characters, the difficult situations, the storyline and On thin ice was just as good.A lot of things go wrong in Penny s life A mother with cancer, an eating disorder and boy troubles out...

  4. says:

    Emotional read but left me with a smile on my face.Full review to come.

  5. says:

    I chose to read On Thin Ice because it was available on netgalley and I love all things related to the ice hockey or figure skating and I was intrigued I am also drawn to books that deal with illnesses and problems at home, so this synopsis basically said Brandi, read me I was not disappointed, because I really liked the narrator Penny She is hard core scheduled and she takes on so much at home and at school I relate with her because I am one of the people that was like that with home and I chose to read On Thin Ice because it was available on netgalley and I love all things related to the ice hockey or figure skating and I was intrigued I am also drawn to books that deal with illnesses and problems at home, so this synopsis basically said Brandi, read me I was not disappointed, because I really liked the narrator Penny She is hard core scheduled and she takes on so much at home and at school I relate with her because I am one of the people that was like that with home and school, but Penny is different from me in that she was good at so...

  6. says:

    Seventeen year old Ice Skater, Penny, meets handsome Hockey hunk, Carter McCray, or Mac, and sparks ignite Those sparks start a fire that burns hot and fast But like all fires, the aftermath is never pretty.There are YA books that hit on edgy issues such as, sex, bulimia, teen pregnancy, death of parents, finding out you are not who you thought you were, rape and parental stress to succeed.This book had ALL o...

  7. says:

    A MUST read for young adults and beyond Penny s story is about how she overcomes the twists and turns life puts in her way Dealing with her mom s cancer and grief, the responsibilities that are passed on to her, learning the effects lying can cause, family issues to deal with and her future and those in her life.Penny finds herself ON THIN ICE at the rink but especially in life, with decisions to make, consequences to deal with and understanding why things happen and how to make the best of A MUST read for young adults and beyond Penny s story is about how she overcomes the twists and turns life puts in her way Dealing with her mom s cancer and grief, the responsibilities that are passed on t...

  8. says:

    I received this book from Net Galley with the approval of the author.When I first opened this book to start reading it I was expecting the story to revolve around ice skating with its challenges etcI was pleasantly surprised to see it was very muchthan that.This 17 year old has so much to deal with in her life, her Mother is terminally I ll, she herself is suffering from an eating disorder and on top of this, she s not sure she wants to remain skating for the rest of her life.Its not all d I received this book from Net Galley with the approval of the author.When I first opened this book to start reading it I was expecting the story to revolve around ice skating with its challenges etcI was pleasantly surprised to see it was very muchthan that.This 17 year old has so much to deal with in her life, her Mother is terminally I ll, she herself is suffering from an eating disorder and on top of this, she s not sure she wants to remain skating for t...

  9. says:

    On Thin Ice was a great read and I m not a teenager The characters were well developed and believableand I couldn t wait to see what happened after every chapter The teen angst was heart breaking andmade me want to reach out and comfort the main characte...

  10. says:

    17 year old figure skater Penny Trudeau is full of secrets She tries to maintain the perfect Penny title but no one s perfect Penny s mother is dying of cancer, and her father acts like she doesn t exist, so you could say she has reason to lie Penny s life is spinning out of control, she doesn t want to compete in figure skating, but her dying mother wants her to, and in order to do the lifts, she has to stay a certain weight, which means Penny isn t a stranger to an eating disorder But wh 17 year old figure skater Penny Trudeau is full of secrets She tries to maintain the perfect Penny title but no one s perfect Penny s mother is dying of cancer, and her father acts like she doesn t exist, so you could sa...

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