Moonshot by Alessandra Torre
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
This was the most bizarrely constructed novel I've ever read. First it's in first person POV (the love story), then third person omnipresent (the baseball story) and told in newspaper article (the murder). The chapters were super short anywhere from 1 page to four pages. So there's a lot of disconnect with that. But the weirdest thing about it? I liked it. I think dual POV would've worked better and not exactly sure why author didn't do that.
Now on to the characters. Chase Stern: baseball star and bad boy. He had a lot of issues that are glossed over because of the construct of the novel. I would've liked to have gone deeper into his story. It was hard to get a bead on him.
Tyler Rollins: Baseball kid. Her father is the top closer for the NY Yankees and she's been around the big leagues since her mom died when she was 7. She knows the game inside and out and she knows who should stay and who should go. When Chase is traded to NY after screwing with a teammates wife in LA, you just know that he's gonna go for the girl.
This story is told in parts. Parts of the baseball season and then jumps years. But again, it works. I found the mystery aspect of fascinating, because I really had no clue where it was going.
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