Offsetting Penalties – Book Review 

Title: Offsetting Penalties 

Author: Ally Mathews 

Publication Date: November 6, 2017

Pages: 210 

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 

Synopsis: Isabelle Oster has dreamed of being a professional ballerina her entire life. There is a big recital coming up and the male lead has no dancer. Without the help of a partner she has no change of getting into the Ballet of Americana. 

All star, tight end, Garret Mitchell will do anything to get a football scholarship. He is recently coming off an injury and he needs to be back to being perfect, his coach suggests he take up ballet. 

Izzy and Garret an unlikely pair can help each other out but who’s dream is more important, and who will sacrifice their opportunities?

Thoughts: I flipped through the pages like no tomorrow and was so engrossed in the story. It’s not like any other contemporary I’ve read before. I absolutely love the two characters. They fit together like a pair of gloves. They level each other out and help each other through hard times and decisions. I loved Ally Mathews’s writing style and I can’t wait to read more from her. 

*Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for sending me an advanced copy.