Blog Tour, ARC Review, Dream Cast, Playlist & Giveaway: Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

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I am so excited to be part of the Flashfall blog tour! I loved this book so much and can’t wait to see everyone’s reactions. I will be posting a review, dream cast, and playlist, and be sure to stay tuned for a giveaway at the end of this post!

27414369.jpgFlashfall (Flashfall #1)
by Jenny Moyer
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Release Date: November 15th 2016
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia

Synopsis:

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. Continue reading

YA Debut Authors Bash 2016: Interview with Jenny Moyer and Flashfall Giveaway

 

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Welcome to my stop along the 2016 Debut Authors Bash hosted by YA Reads! I am really excited to share with you my interview with Jenny Moyer, the author of the YA debut novel, Flashfall. Flashfall sounds like an amazing sci-fi/fantasy coming out this November from Macmillan. Before we get to the interview and giveaway details, here are some more details about Jenny Moyer and Flashfall:

27414369Title: FLASHFALL
Author: Jenny Moyer
Release Date: November 15, 2016
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday #53: Flashfall by Jenny Moyer

 

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week’s book:

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Title: 
Flashfall
Author: Jenny Moyer
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Publication Date: November 15, 2016

Summary (from Goodreads): Orion does not intend to spend the rest of her life down Tunnel 9. It is her duty as a subpar to mine—as it has been for all subpars, ever since the radioactive flash curtain fell, nearly destroying all life. Orion, the most gifted of the miners, knows she can earn her ticket out and into the protected city of Alara with 400 grams of cirium, the only element that prevents radiation sickness.

But everything is not as it seems. When Orion learns a truth that challenges all she’s ever known, she embarks on a quest for something far more precious than cirium: freedom. Along with Dram, her caving partner and the boy she might love, Orion sets out on a mission of rebellion and survival. Continue reading