Exclusive Trailer Reveal: Mercy Rule (Tom Leveen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for Mercy Rule!

Read on for more about author Tom Leveen, and his book, plus the trailer & giveaway!

 

 

Meet Tom Leveen!

Tom Leveen is the author of nine teen novels, including his most recent titles Hellworld and Shackled; Zero, an ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2013; and Sick, a YALSA Quick Pick 2014. He is a former high school teacher, a rocking and frequent speaker at schools and conferences, and an advocate against teen bullying and suicide. Tom lives and writes full-time in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

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Meet Mercy Rule!

Danny’s parents yanked him out of art school, his real school. Now he’s starting sophomore year at the public high school. The only good thing about this school is Cadence, a cute freshman who loves punk rock. But even meeting her can’t make up for all the crap he gets from the meat-head athleaders.

Brady just wants to get out. Go to college, play football, maybe reach the NFL. He definitely wants to stop waiting for his deadbeat mother to get it together. It all adds up to a lot of stress. So who can really blame him when he and the football team turn their aggressions on the new freak?

Coach turns a blind eye to his players’ infractions—because this year, they’re going to States. But maybe if Coach had paid more attention, he could have caught it before it all happened. Maybe it could have been avoided.

Maybe.

With quick cuts between a large cast of unforgettable characters, and razor-sharp plotting, Tom Leveen takes readers on a countdown to an inevitable, horrifying act. This gripping novel offers an intense, smart perspective on the tragic, toxic mindsets behind the celebrated American sport and the monsters it creates.

 

 

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Mercy Rule

By: Tom Leveen

Publishing Date: February 20th, 2018 

Publisher: Sky Pony Press

 

 

 

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Comments 13

Dianna G. on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 20:15

The cover didn't stand out to me until I read the synopsis. When I realized it was supposed to be a scoreboard, it made sense. The book sounds like it's a very current topic that needs to be addressed, and I applaud the author for speaking out.

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The cover didn't stand out to me until I read the synopsis. When I realized it was supposed to be a scoreboard, it made sense. The book sounds like it's a very current topic that needs to be addressed, and I applaud the author for speaking out.
Hannah Ens on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 17:02

Looks pretty interesting, I like the dark/light contrast of the cover and the subtle sports/scoreboard look.

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Looks pretty interesting, I like the dark/light contrast of the cover and the subtle sports/scoreboard look.
Precious J Hernandez on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 22:09

Based on the synopsis, I can tell we’re in for an intense read. Definitely seems like a book worth reading with some important themes among it.

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Based on the synopsis, I can tell we’re in for an intense read. Definitely seems like a book worth reading with some important themes among it.
Kara S on Thursday, 18 January 2018 18:01

The cover, synopsis, and everything else provided serve to develop a compelling sense of suspense and desire to read (for me at least). Thanks! --Kara S

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The cover, synopsis, and everything else provided serve to develop a compelling sense of suspense and desire to read (for me at least). Thanks! --Kara S
Marisa Fort on Friday, 26 January 2018 18:03

The cover is really not all that exciting which is too bad since the synopsis is just the opposite!

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The cover is really not all that exciting which is too bad since the synopsis is just the opposite!
wendy rinebold on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 19:47

I hope this is super dark. I love that in a YA read. It sounds like it really could be and that makes it more appealing.

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I hope this is super dark. I love that in a YA read. It sounds like it really could be and that makes it more appealing.
Nicole Baker on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 20:32

I like the simplicity of the cover. The synopsis seems interesting and intriguing.

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I like the simplicity of the cover. The synopsis seems interesting and intriguing.
Kelly G on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 08:50

The cover is interesting and the synopsis makes it sound like a really deep, dark story. I can't wait to read it.

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The cover is interesting and the synopsis makes it sound like a really deep, dark story. I can't wait to read it.
Danielle Hammelef on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 19:35

The cover is okay, but the synopsis is exciting and scary and suspenseful.

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The cover is okay, but the synopsis is exciting and scary and suspenseful.
Penny Olson on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 23:58

The cover looks really serious. The synopsis makes you want to find out what happens.

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The cover looks really serious. The synopsis makes you want to find out what happens.
Dan Denman on Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:37

I like the title as if it is a scoreboard. This book sounds like it will have good characters and a compelling story.

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I like the title as if it is a scoreboard. This book sounds like it will have good characters and a compelling story.
Erin on Friday, 16 February 2018 16:54

Thats exactly what i felt! I totallly picked up on the scoreboard too! Love the vibe that gives off!

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Thats exactly what i felt! I totallly picked up on the scoreboard too! Love the vibe that gives off!
Erin on Friday, 16 February 2018 16:52

I think this sounds intriguing! I love the way they used a scoreboard for the title... definitely gives off the vibe that its goi g to take place in a highschool type setting. So you totally know you are getting a YA book... and knowing what your getting is suoer important when it comes to covers. I cant waot ro read it! Thanks for the chance!

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I think this sounds intriguing! I love the way they used a scoreboard for the title... definitely gives off the vibe that its goi g to take place in a highschool type setting. So you totally know you are getting a YA book... and knowing what your getting is suoer important when it comes to covers. I cant waot ro read it! Thanks for the chance!

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