By Jennifer McCartney in PW (Oct 21, 2016)
Nora Sakavic’s sports-themed All for the Game series has become an unlikely hit for an author who does zero self-promotion. The self-published books have been #1 bestsellers on Smashwords and top-10 bestsellers in Amazon’s sports fiction category. They’ve also racked up more than 13,000 ratings and 2,000 reviews on Goodreads. There are hundreds, possibly thousands, of posts on Tumblr about the series and its characters. There is fan art in almost every medium—homemade team logo T-shirts, graphic novel interpretations, and photo collages. The series, which comprises The Foxhole Court [EDS NOTE: IR included this title in our recent round-up of boundary breaking books], The Raven King, and The King’s Men, features a setup that would be hard to come by in traditional publishing: the adventures of several gay male characters who play on a fictional college sports team together. The website Gay Book Reviews sums the work up nicely: “Rough, raw and violent…. Completely unsuitable for teens. You should totally read it.”
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