Game Misconduct by Ari Baran

Game Misconduct

Penalty Box #1

Ari Baran

326 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ romance sports emotional reflective medium-paced


Two bitter rivals go head-to-head in this age-gap, enemies-to-lovers hockey romance.Michael Sato is used to fighting.An undersized defenseman, Mike had to be tough, clawing his way up from the minors by taking down one ferocious player at a time. ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 19 reviews


emotional 100%
dark 63%
challenging 45%
reflective 36%
funny 27%
hopeful 27%
sad 27%
tense 27%
inspiring 9%


medium 81%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 30%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | N/A: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

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