Author: Parker Peevyhouse
Also by this author: Where Futures End
Publisher: Tor Teen
Genres: Sci-Fi, Young Adult Fiction
Publication Date: September 11, 2018
Rett wakes on the floor of a cold, dark room. He doesn’t know how he got there, only that he’s locked in. He’s not alone—a girl named Bryn is trapped in the room with him. When she finds a mysterious bloodstain and decides she doesn’t trust Rett, he tries to escape on his own—
Rett wakes on the floor of the same cold, dark room. He doesn’t trust Bryn, but he’ll have to work with her if he ever hopes to escape. They try to break out of the room—
Rett and Bryn hide in a cold, dark room. Safe from what’s outside.
But they’re not alone.
❃ 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: The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse
The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse is an interesting post-apocalyptic novel. This book is so suspenseful as the characters’ purpose is revealed, and I enjoyed both of their personalities. The writing style is also eerie, and there are many twists throughout the book. This is the perfect read to curl up with this fall.
❀ Post-Apocalyptic Novel
This book tells the story of a boy who wakes up every day trapped in a room with a girl. They are determined to escape, however what’s outside may be scarier than what is inside. What I found interesting is the fact that the beginning of the book is essentially the same scenario over again as the days repeat, but I didn’t find it repetitive or boring. Each day is fresh, and there is a change of scenery after the first couple of chapters. If you are a fan of post-apocalyptic novels, I would definitely recommend this one.
❀ Enjoyable Main Characters
I enjoyed both the main characters in this book. Rhett and Bryn are both resourceful and courageous, and I was drawn in by the fact that they have no memories of the past. Their relationship really develops throughout the book as they learn to trust each other and work together instead of going their separate ways. Of course, they each have their moments, but I enjoyed my experience with them overall.
❀ Suspenseful Writing
One of my favourite aspects of the story is the writing style. Since the main characters don’t know what happened to them, it is very mysterious, and the reader only receives new information when the characters do. There is a lot of introspection since there aren’t many people to talk to, and this helped me really understand the main characters. The world is also complex, and I enjoyed the big reveal at the end. I love suspenseful writing, and I was glad that this book was able to deliver it.
The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse is a mysterious post-apocalyptic novel with two main characters who develop. I loved the writing style and the twisty plot. This book is reminiscent of The Maze Runner, and I would recommend it to fans of the series.
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I’m so glad you loved this book! I have it on my TBR list but I didn’t know it was a post apocalyptic novel and I love books set in post apocalyptic. This book really sounds amazing! I hope I get to it soon.
Great review! 🙂
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This sounds like a creepy (in a good way) book and I think it also would make a pretty good film too. I can totally see it from what I read about the story. Glad you enjoyed it so much!
You are so right! I can picture this as a movie, too.
I’m really intrigued by this! I feel like I have so many questions!
I bet you do! 😉
Adding it to my list right now. Sounds very interesting!
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I hope that you enjoy it! 🙂
I am actually apprehensive about this book.. Omo…
I’ve heard about this book but I didn’t realize it’s post-apocalyptic. I will definitely be reading this! Thanks for the awesome review.
I hope that you love it as much as I do! 🙂
Thanks, me too! 😁
This sounds like a wonderfully cozy mystery, and I love that you used the word eerie! That makes it more appealing for me. Now i just need some COOL WEATHER to go with the story!
I hope that the cooler weather brings lots of eerie reading for you! 😉
Me too, me too! I am always hoping for eerie, but especially with the cool weather. It seems so fitting!
I really love that the official summary kind of repeats itself instead of straight out telling you the day stars over and over. This sounds really intriguing! Glad you liked it.
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It really is full of intrigue! 🙂
This one sounds great! I am a fan of post-apocalyptic books and I haven’t read one in a while. Maybe it’s time to change that.
Thanks for sharing,
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I hope that you love it if you do give it a try. 🙂
The book sounds like an intriguing read. Love the cover.