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The fourth criteria that I used to judge this book crackbxck how well the book moves. I recommend this book to people who are into sports, so you can relate to what Miles goes through throughout the book.

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Coy did a great job of putting a different spin on this aspect of the book. Miles wonders what his parents will think if they find out that he takes steroids. I am still reading crackback by Jhon Coy. This hits him hard but makes him and his family much closer. Miles has been playing football since fourth grade and has always been a starter for varsity football since he got into high school.

Sep 27, Christian Jones rated it really carckback it.

Want to Read saving…. The book is called Crackback. In this book I liked the combination of all the pressure. Miles later found out that some of his teammates were using steroids, even his best friend was using them too. Find out by reading this great book! And let me just say, that this book is literally the worst book I have ever read.


I liked this book because I play football and I can see myself or my friends getting into many of the situations and like Miles I would not know how to handle it. His father saw him do very good on a game, and the main character found out why he is always hard on him, and they stopped fighting. Books by John Coy. I hold the ball over my head and hand it to the ref.

It all goes well until things fall apart with his friends and his coach develops cancer. Miles Manning, the main character, is the star of the football team and his best friend Zack are a great duo on the field, but this all changes when one day Zack gives Miles a caffeine boost pill to enhance his game play on the field.


This book made me thankful for my parents because they tell me good job no matter what and they help me on the things I need to improve on. Carckback device to show up a lot is imagery, this used in just about every page of the book which is using certain words or phrases to implement a picture in the readers head so they can get a better understanding of what is going on and joun more emotional with what they are saying or doing. Good easy read if you like football.

I’ve really enjoyed reading this book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I really enjoyed reading this book because it felt like I was Miles in some ways and we were both going cracback some of the same things together.

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The author’s main purpose of writing this book was to entertain the reader with an exciting story. This is shown when Miles is talking to his mom about steroids. His cackback consists of a loving mother, a very serious father, and an eight-year-old sister named Martha.

Then one day, Miles’ best friend gives him steroids to take. He meets a new girl that he falls for and constantly is thinking of her.

Miles learns that his teammates are taking steroids to get bigger and stronger, and they want him to do the same. Miles has more expectations than ever from his family, friends, teammates, and the entire town.

One thing that made the book more enjoyable to me was that way Coy constructed the chapters. He is also trying to entertain you with an interesting quote.

Miles did them at first but was uncomfortable doing so. I would give this book a 5 star rating. Crack back is a very good book and exciting. Miles responds by saying, “sometimes a major change happens in such a simple way that you can’t believe it. Dec 14, 07JefferyF Ferreira rated it really liked it.