Gym Candy – My Favorite Book of All Time

Gym CandyTitle: Gym Candy
Author: Carl Deuker

Summary: Helped by his father to be a star player, football is the only thing that has ever really mattered to Mick Johnson, whose dedication and hard work can get him a spot on the varsity team his freshman year, then tries to hold onto his edge by using steroids, despite the consequences to his health and social life.

Gut reaction: My favorite book of all time.

Why: As an athlete this touches my heart. If you thought steroids make better athletes, then get ready to change your mind. The story never bores you whether the scene is a football game or a simple conversation with Mick and his father.

Who would like this book: People who like football.  And reading about the struggles of an athlete.

–El hombre mas fuerte, University, Teen Blogger

UNI

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