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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Voyagers Series Launch Blog Tour {review and giveaway}

I'm out-of-this-world excited to have the Voyagers Series Launch Blog Tour stopping by today! Voyagers is a thrilling new multi-platform series that will consist of six epic books penned by six awesome authors...

Project Alpha
(Voyagers #1)
by D.J. MacHale
September 1, 2015
Random House Children's Books
The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, part eco-mystery, all action-adventure. And you don't have long to wait -- 6 books are coming all in one year! 

Earth is about to go dark. Without a new power source, life as we know it will be toast. A global competition is under way to determine who will join the secret mission that might just save us all. Project Alpha is a contest of physical challenges, mental puzzles, and political alliances. The battle is fierce, and only four kids will make the cut. The Voyagers will journey to the far reaches of space, collecting unique elements and facing unbelievable dangers. The future of our planet is in the hands of four kids. Sure, they’ll be the best in the world . . . but can they save the world?

To learn all bout the series, to watch the trailer, and more visit VoyagersHQ

Earth is running out of resources and in a hundred years the planet will go permanently Project Alpha is born. A world wide competition is created to find eight young exemplary individuals. These eight 12 year olds will then participate in a rigorous competition and be dwindled down to just four. Four winners. And the prize? A place on a spaceship headed to deep space in search of elements needed to create a new power source, world-wide fame, a chance to save the planet, and ten million dollars. The competition is the fierce, the contestants are all worthy, and the whole world is counting on the outcome...can four kids really save the planet?

Voyagers is a new multi-platform series that will span six books with six different authors, and can be experienced both on the page and on the internet, with each book containing interactive puzzles. Voyagers: Project Alpha is book one in the series and is penned by author D.J. MacHale.

Voyagers: Project Alpha is a cinematic, action-adventure packed thrill ride that sets up the series and introduces its characters. MacHale does a great job of creating an exciting and entertaining series opener that will captivate and engage young readers. The story is wickedly fast paced, with no room for slow, boring bits, which is perfect for middle-grade readers. And the world within the Voyagers, with its out of this world high-tech gadgets; inventive ideas; and unbelievable places, is extra super cool! Voyagers: Project Alpha is definitely bursting with imagination, thought-provoking sci-fi elements, and plain fun action.

And although the story moves fast, MacHale makes sure each vital character is properly introduced and explored. The series gives readers eight very different, yet completely engaging characters, to like and connect with. I think middle-grade readers will especially love the fact that the heroes of the story are young characters that they can totally relate to.

Fascinating new worlds, awesome gizmos and tech, giant dinosaurs, heart-pounding adventures...Voyagers: Project Alpha has all this and more.

my final thoughts: I had a lot of fun reading this book and was easily swept away by its out of this world premise that promises big thrills. Voyagers: Project Alpha is an awesome first book in what is sure to be a blockbuster series. I definitely can’t wait for book two!

4/5 yummy cupcakes

D. J. MacHale is the author of the bestselling book series Pendragon: Journal of an Adventure Through Time and Space, the spooky Morpheus Road trilogy, and the sci-fi thriller trilogy the SYLO Chronicles. In addition to his published works, he has written, directed, and produced numerous award-winning television series and movies for young people including Are You Afraid of the Dark?Flight 29 Down,and Tower of Terror. D. J. lives with his family in Southern California. 

Win 1 of 3 hardcover copies of
Voyagers: Project Alpha
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anne s. said...

I think my son would love this action packed sci-fi type of book! Hoping we win! Thanks for the giveaway!

anne s. said...

I think my son would love this action packed sci-fi type of book! Hoping we win! Thanks for the giveaway!

Hoshikudaki said...

I love the trailer and the cover! Both are wonderfully done and amazing!

landofisolatedcreatures said...

Thanks for the giveaway! This looks amazing!

Unknown said...

Wow! I love it! It's totally a kickass book and trailer!