Pinnacle – Review & Giveaway!

PINNACLE

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About The Book:

Pinnacle500x750Title: PINNACLE (The Core Series Book #1)

Author: Lynn Veevers

Pub. Date: February 6, 2018

Publisher: Clean Reads

Pages: 298

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Find it: GoodreadsAmazon, B&N,

 

Identifying her parents was the hardest thing ever, until Kaya learned she was the killer’s next target. Moving had thrown the ancient predator off her trail temporarily but with magical abilities manifesting, Kaya’s scent grows stronger and the attempts on her life become constant. Narrowly surviving each encounter, Kaya is desperate to stop her potential assassin, but it’s hard to kill a creature that changes its appearance and disappears without a trace. Kaya finds the support she needs to succeed in her small group of friends and her boyfriend Kenneth. Like so many things, they’re more than what they seem and with the killer having unsettling similarities to Kenneth and his family…Kaya can’t help but wonder if there’s a connection.

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Review:

First and foremost: WHOA. I knew this story was about magic, survival, and some killing but I was not prepared for what I read. This was far more intense than I was ready for. It is a quick read, no doubt about that. It is also a story full of mixed culture and diversity. I really enjoyed that aspect of the story. (I’m trying to write a review without giving anything away!)

This did have a bit of a Twilight feel at times but it did not constantly remind me of that series. There were characters that reminded me of Edward and Jacob (vampire and werewolf) but I was able to always remember that these characters were not those characters and pull myself back from the constant comparison. This was so much more than a vampire and werewolf story. It was also about family. That is what I keep thinking of after I finished this story. It felt like a good book that made me want to read it. Can I say “good old fashion reading time” and it make sense? Like I wanted to sit and read and actually enjoy reading. That may not happen a lot with books but this one was just like that.

While this is an intense story that throws a lot of punches, it was a really good story. If you have read, let me know! If not, please add to your TBR and give it a chance.

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About Lynn:

LynnHello from Oklahoma, but I am originally from the Great Northwest, Washington State. I have been writing since I was in late elementary, early middle school. I have always had a passion for the fantasy genre and as a result I most certainly do write what I like to read. I am a traditionally published YA Author with Clean Reads. My first book Pinnacle is coming out February 6th 2018 and it’s sequel Eximius will be out next summer. I also have various other novels and series in construction or being looked at by agents. My hope for this blog is to help other Authors who are aspiring to be published with advise and knowledge about the industry as well as to supply my readers with exclusive pre- published excerpts you will only find here!

Happy reading and remember…

Don’t just read, insert yourself into the story and experience the journey as if you were written into it!

-Lynn Veevers

Website | Twitter | Instagram | Goodreads

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Giveaway Details: International

1 winner will receive a $25 Gift Card to the book retailer of their choice, International.

Ends on February 13th at Midnight EST!

Rafflecopter Link:

http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/e2389ba2685/?

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

1/29/2018- Books at Dawn– Deleted Scene

1/29/2018- Confessions of a YA Reader– Review

 

1/30/2018- BookHounds YA– Interview

1/30/2018- Am Kinda Busy Reading– Review

 

1/31/2018- Lattes & Paperbacks– Review

1/31/2018- Book Sniffers Anonymous– Deleted Scene

 

2/1/2018- Infinite Lives, Infinite Stories– Review

2/1/2018- Wishful Endings– Excerpt

 

2/2/2018- Twinning for Books– Review

2/2/2018- Wonder Struck– Review

 

Week Two:

2/5/2018- Captivated Reading– Excerpt

2/5/2018- Flyleaf Chronicles– Review

 

2/6/2018- The Book Recluse Review– Excerpt

2/6/2018- Arkham Reviews– Review

 

2/7/2018- The Desert Bibliophie– Review

2/7/2018- The Cover Contessa– Deleted Scene

 

2/8/2018- Jrsbookreviews– Review

2/8/2018- Daily Waffle– Deleted Scene

 

2/9/2018- CINDY’S LOVE OF BOOKS– Review

2/9/2018- A Gingerly Review– Review

 

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