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Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Bodies We Wear Blog Tour {Giveaway}

I'm thrilled to have the Bodies We Wear Blog Tour stopping by today with an awesome giveaway...

The Bodies We Wear #1
by Jeyn Roberts
Knopf Books for Young Readers

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?

The plot is fast-moving and well-structured…Faye’s strong yet flawed character is worth getting to know.” Kirkus Reviews

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 Youwhen 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 BrooklynGirlfriend in a ComaMemoirs of a GeishaWhat's Eating Gilbert Grape, and Harry Potter. Jeyn lives in Canada.

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Juana said...

I am excited about reading The Bodies We Wear because the story sounds like an A+ read. I added this book to my book wishlist.

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Unknown said...

I'm excited about this novel because of its original premise. I can't wait to read it!

Unknown said...

Oh, sounds so interesting! Plus, the cover is cool.