Crushing on the Enemy by Sarah AdamsMy Rating: 2 of 5 stars.
Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Sports, Chick Lit, High School
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Purchase Link: Amazon 2.99
Published May 23rd 2013
Synopsis:Alyssa begins her senior year living the life that most teenage girls dream of. She's surrounded by friends, she's captain of the cheer squad, and her crush has just asked her out. Things at home are a little wonky, but isn't that true for everyone?
Alyssa's illusions of happiness are very quickly busted when the people she thought were her friends turn on her. She's unsure of how she's going to manage to survive the rest of her senior year, until she finds two unlikely allies. A long forgotten best friend from middle school and the quarterback from the rival school's football team, but Alyssa's problems are a long way from being solved.
She still has to keep her grades up, put her with overbearing step-father, and deal with being branded a traitor for dating a guy from another school.
Jake's father is a jaded man and he has constantly warned his son not to date until after high school. More than a warning, he's made it a rule that he forces his son to live by.
“Son, if you want to make it to college, you'll listen to me,” his father has said again and again.
Jake manages to follow his fathers rules until he meets a pretty cheerleader from the rival school crying in the parking lot after a football game. After that all bets are off. Alyssa instantly steals his heart, but will his high school football career survive their relationship? If he doesn't stay focused he'll lose out on the only chance he has of going to college: obtaining a football scholarship.
Will their young love be able to survive the storm of teen drama and school spirit called senior year?