We have a giveaway for two copies of The Bodies We Wear by Jeyn Roberts for US and Canadian residents. It’s a young adult Dystopian novel. And it’s the first in a new series.
“What’s a Dystopian novel” you ask? It’s generally a novel that has a setting for “a community or society that is in some important way undesirable or frightening” according to Wikipedia.
This giveaway is also attached to the Dystopian Giveaway Hop hosted by My Shelf Confessions and I Am A Reader Not a Writer. It runs from November 1st to 7th. You can enter other giveaways for Dystopian books by linking on the blog titles that are listed at the bottom of this post.
Here’s the publisher’s description for the book: A streetwise girl trains to take on a gang of drug dealers and avenge her best friend’s death in this thriller for fans of Scott Westerfeld and Robin Wasserman.
People say when you take Heam, your body momentarily dies and you catch a glimpse of heaven. Faye was only eleven when dealers forced Heam on her and her best friend, Christian. But Faye didn’t glimpse heaven—she saw hell. And Christian died.
Now Faye spends her days hiding her secret from the kids at school, and her nights training to take revenge on the men who destroyed her life and murdered her best friend. But life never goes the way we think it will. When a mysterious young man named Chael appears, Faye's plan suddenly gets a lot more complicated. Chael seems to know everything about her, including her past. But too many secrets start tearing her world apart: trouble at school, with the police, and with the people she thought might be her friends. Even Gazer, her guardian, fears she's become too obsessed with vengeance. Love and death. Will Faye overcome her desires, or will her quest for revenge consume her?
September 23, 2014 | Hardcover | Pages: 368 | Random House
Jeyn Roberts is the author of Dark Inside and Rage Within. Her first story was published in a middle-grade anthology called Let Me Tell You when she was sixteen. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in writing and psychology and received her MA from the prestigious creative writing graduate course at Bath Spa University. Jeyn is a former singer, songwriter, actress, bicycle courier, and tree planter. Her favorite authors include Betty Smith, JK Rowling, Ernest Hemmingway, Douglas Coupland, and Jonathan Stroud, and her 5 favorite books of all time are A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Girlfriend in a Coma, Memoirs of a Geisha, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, and Harry Potter. Jeyn lives in Canada.
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