Exodus 2022 Book Review + Win 1 of 2 $50 Amazon Gift Cards {Book Review + Giveaway}

* Disclaimer:  I received a free copy of Exodus 2o22 in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

exodus 2022

 

 

About the Book

Joe Stanton is in agony. Out of his mind over the death of his young daughter. Or so it seems. Unable to contain his grief, Joe loses control in public, screaming his daughter’s name and causing a huge scene at a hotel on San Juan Island in Washington State. Thing is, Joe Stanton doesn’t have a daughter. Never did. And when the authorities arrive they blame the 28-year-old’s outburst on drugs. What they don’t yet know is that others up and down the Pacific coast—from the Bering Seato the Puget Sound—are suffering identical, always fatal mental breakdowns. With the help of his girlfriend—the woman he loves and dreams of marrying—Joe struggles to unravel the meaning of the hallucination destroying his mind. As the couple begins to perceive its significance—and Joe’s role in a looming global calamity—they must also outwit a billionaire weapons contractor bent on exploiting Joe’s newfound understanding of the cosmos, and outlast the time bomb ticking in Joe’s brain.

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Review

When I started this book, I thought it would be what I refer to as a “boy book,” meaning that it is an actioney type book that goes into hyper-scientific or technical detail (think Tom Clancy) but tending to put less emphasis on depth of character development.  I tend to not enjoy these books quite as much as others, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that this was not the case with this book.  Bennett moves the story along, with just the right amount of technical detail, action, and good character development.  I really liked Joe’s girlfriend, and the overall themes of the book (connection between humans and the natural world, the fate of our world, etc) were enjoyable.  The book moves quickly and there is no “down time.”  It is very well-written, and I highly recommend it to action and sci-fi fans.

About the Author

Kenneth G. Bennett is the author of the young adult novels, THE GAIA WARS and BATTLE FOR CASCADIA, and the new sci-fi thriller, EXODUS 2022. A wilderness enthusiast who loves backpacking, skiing and kayaking, Ken enjoys mysteries, science fiction, action adventure stories and, most especially, novels that explore the relationship between humans and the wild. He lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and son and two hyperactive Australian Shepherds.

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Prizes

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That’s it! One random commenter during this tour will win the first gift card. Visit more blogs for more chances to win–the full list of participating bloggers can be found HERE. The other two prizes will be given out via Rafflecopter. You can find the contest entry form linked below or on the official EXODUS 2022 tour page via Novel Publicity. Good luck!

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Subliminal Messiah + Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card {Book Review & Giveaway}

* I was provided with a free ecopy of The Subliminal Messiah in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.

Whew – this book is INTENSE.  It was dark.  It was sooo honest.  So in that respect, it wasn’t necessarily an easy book to read.  This is definitely a thinking book – I don’t really even know what genre I would put it in.  I think my favorite part about this book was the constant wrestling between destiny, and whether I would want to know my own.  This book is definitely gritty – for me it was not a quick read- I definitely digested in small bites!

About the Book – About the Author – Prizes!!!

Welcome to another exciting publishing house spotlight tour from Novel Publicity. Join us as three new titles from Perfect Edge–we’re calling them the Perfect Edge Trinity—tour the blogosphere in a way that just can’t be ignored. And, hey, we’ve got prizes!

About the prizes: Who doesn’t love prizes? You could win either of two $25 Amazon gift cards, an autographed copy of Subliminal Messiah by Anthony David Jacques, or an autographed copy of its tour mates, Good Sex, Great Prayers by Brandon Tietz and The Atheist’s Prayer by Amy R. Biddle. Here’s what you need to do…

  1. Enter the Rafflecopter contest
  2. Leave a comment on my blog

That’s it! One random commenter during this tour will win a $25 gift card. Visit more blogs for more chances to win–the full list of participating bloggers can be found HERE. The other $25 gift card and the 3 autographed books will be given out via Rafflecopter. You can find the contest entry form linked below or on the official Perfect Edge Trinity tour page via Novel Publicity. Good luck!

About the book: “I have nothing to look forward to. Eighteen years old and every vision I’ve ever had, every memory of the future; they’ve nearly all become real memories now. What you would call the past.” Ezekiel, eighteen and clairvoyant, knows the end is coming. He’s been expecting it for years. But with mere weeks to go, he may have finally met his savior. Her name is Mona, and she filled his visions long before she walked into his life. The question is — why?

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About the author: Anthony Jacques is an American author, gemologist, copywriter and designer. He graduated from the Gemological Institute of America as a Graduate Gemologist and spent several years grading diamonds in their Carlsbad, CA lab. In 2013 he partnered with Diamonds International in Saint Lucia to design curriculum for several gemology related courses. He has additional degrees in Graphic Design and Music Theory. His fiction ranges from literary to transgressive, and has been published both online and in print. He has also written copy, columns, op-eds and music reviews at various online magazines since 2010.

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Perfect Edge Books was founded in late 2011 to unite authors whose books weren’t “obviously” commercial. Our books tend to sit in various genres all at once: literary fiction, satire, neo-noir, sci-fi, experimental prose. We believe that literary doesn’t have to mean difficult, and that difficult  doesn’t just mean pointless. We prefer to cultivate a word-of mouth approach to marketing, and keep production as simple as we can. Learn more at www.PerfectEdgeBooks.com.

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