Review & Playlist: Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

Review & Playlist: Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

Welcome to my stop on the Flashfall by Jenny Moyer blog tour! This book is so fantastic and is sure to be a favourite of sci-fi fans. Keep reading to learn more about the book and check out my review, dream cast, and playlist.

Review & Playlist: Flashfall by Jenny MoyerTitle: Flashfall (Flashfall #1)
Author: Jenny Moyer
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Genres: Sci-Fi
Publication Date: November 15, 2016
Rating: four-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

Orion is a Subpar, expected to mine the tunnels of Outpost Five, near the deadly flash curtain. For generations, her people have chased cirium—the only element that can shield humanity from the curtain’s radioactive particles. She and her caving partner Dram work the most treacherous tunnel, fighting past flash bats and tunnel gulls, in hopes of mining enough cirium to earn their way into the protected city.

But when newcomers arrive at Outpost Five, Orion uncovers disturbing revelations that make her question everything she thought she knew about life on both sides of the cirium shield. As conditions at the outpost grow increasingly dangerous, it’s up to Orion to forge a way past the flashfall, beyond all boundaries, beyond the world as she knows it.

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❃ I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. ❃

REVIEW: Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

Flashfall by Jenny Moyer is an amazingly complex book to review. This is a story about mining and survival, something I have never read before. The main character in this book adds to the enjoyment as she is selfless, brave, and clever. The setting is truly awesome and actually so believable. I would consider this a definite must-read.

Unique Story

This book has got to be one of the most unique books I’ve read this year. This story is all about mining, but for survival. The characters in this book must mine, hoping to earn 400 grams of cirium to earn their way to safety. There are so many scientific aspects and new technology used for mining that I found so interesting to read about. Sci fi is one of my favourite genres and this book is definitely a good pick for those who are interested in this genre.

Orion, the main character in Flashfall, is so strong and has amazing stamina. She is put in life-threatening situations every single day, but tries her hardest to ensure survival for to only herself, but her other teammates as well. One of my favourites of Orion’s traits is her ability to outsmart all of her enemies. Her well-formulated plans and wit make her very entertaining to read and add some humour to the book. A good character really affects my enjoyment of a novel and I am glad to be able to say that Orion really is an amazing protagonist.

Complex and Well-Written

The world of Flashfall is incredibly complex and well-written. The way that the caves and conditions of the Outposts are written makes them actually believable, which I know can be very difficult to pull off. Jenny Moyer has created a world so full of danger and mystery, that the reader can’t help but admire. If you are looking for a book that can actually transport you to another world, Flashfall is the read for you!

Flashfall is a survival story about mining and contains a clever and brave main character. The world is absolutely incredible and so believable. I would definitely recommend this book to everyone!

DREAM CAST: Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

PLAYLIST: Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

About Jenny Moyer

Jenny Moyer

Jenny is the author of the YA sci-fi/fantasy FLASHFALL, and its sequel, FLASHTIDE. (Holt/Macmillan) She lives with her filmmaker husband and their three boys in Iowa. Watch the epic, live action book trailer for the novel that Booklist calls "A cinematic page-turner."

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