From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heat, Travel Team, and Million-Dollar Throw comes a story of every football kid’s dream scenario.
Twelve-year-old Charlie is a fantasy football guru. He may just be a bench warmer for his school’s football team, but when it comes to knowing and loving the game, he’s first-string. He even becomes a celebrity when his podcast gets noticed by a sports radio host, who plays Charlie’s fantasy picks for all of Los Angeles to hear. Soon Charlie befriends the elderly owner of the LA Bulldogs—a fictional NFL team—and convinces him to take a chance on an aging quarterback. After that, watch out … it’s press conferences and national fame as Charlie becomes a media curiosity and source of conflict for the Bulldogs’ general manager, whose job Charlie seems to have taken. It’s all a bit much for a kid just trying to stay on top of his grades and maintain his friendship with his verbal sparring partner, Anna. Download and start listening now!