January 20, 2014

Giveaway: AVALON by Mindee Arnett

As part of the New Year, New Books feature on Fiction_TheNewReality, a book blog run by the lovely Jayne, I'm giving away a copy of AVALON by Mindee Arnett.

But since AVALON releases tomorrow, I want to bring back that post I wrote when Mindee first announced she'd sold AVALON (then titled Finding Eden). I just love this book so much, and it's already garnered Mindee her first starred review from School and Library Journal. (CONGRATS AGAIN, MINDEE!)

Also, I just finished the sequel, and you guys are going to be blown away! I'm constantly in awe of Mindee :)

(Parts of the rest of this post is from a 2012 post, with updated gifs and title!)

OMG GUYS. This book. THIS BOOK. AVALON is legit one of the best YA scifi I have ever read. Ever. I love Jeth to ridiculous proportions. I am not even kidding.

This book is intense and clever and at times deliciously creepy, and I had so many FEELINGS while reading it.

At first I was like:


Ooh, I think I like you.

Then I was like:


*HEE* HI JETH

And then:


Whoa, this is kind of creeping me out here o_o (in the good way!)

And then STUFF REALLY STARTED TO GET DOWN and I was like:


RAAAWR

and


NOOOOOOOO

and I had SO MANY FEELINGS



And it was around this point that I realized I srsly LOVE this book:


LOOVEEEEE IT

But I kept alternating between



and



and by the end, I was completely emotionally exhausted.



BUT IN THE BEST WAY! Because, guys. I love this book.



And tomorrow, you guys get to share in the love.



For a chance to win AVALON, enter at Jayne's blog here. (Also, it'd be cool if you read my answer to Jayne's question too haha.)

 

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