Blog Tour: Flashfall [Review, Fave Quotes, & Giveaway]

Posted November 15, 2016 by Stephanie in Blog Tour, Fave Quotes, Giveaway, Review / 1 Comment

Blog Tour: Flashfall [Review, Fave Quotes, & Giveaway]

Blog Tour: Flashfall [Review, Fave Quotes, & Giveaway]Flashfall by Jenny Moyer
Series: Flashfall #1
Published by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) on November 15th 2016
Genres: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopian
Pages: 352
Format: eARC
Source: Netgalley, Publisher
Series Rating: four-stars
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Orion is a Subpar, expected to mine the tunnels of Outpost Five, near the deadly flash curtain. For generations, her people have chased cirium—the only element that can shield humanity from the curtain’s radioactive particles. She and her caving partner, Dram work the most treacherous tunnel, fighting past flash bats and tunnel gulls, in hopes of mining enough cirium to earn their way into the protected city.
But when newcomers arrive at Outpost Five, Orion uncovers disturbing revelations that make her question everything she thought she knew about life on both sides of the cirium shield. As conditions at the outpost grow increasingly dangerous, it’s up to Orion to forge a way past the flashfall, beyond all boundaries, beyond the world as she knows it.

**I was supposed to do a Fave Quotes section, but I COMPLETELY forgot to highlight the eARC and I don’t have my Kindle with me today 🙁 This damn pregnancy brain is killing me!**

My Thoughts

Surprisingly I liked this book more than I thought I would. You see, I’m very picky when it comes to dystopian novels. But I think that this one was well done! It was unique and different and I really loved that! It was scary to think that these people lived so close to a deadly area and with so much radiation to where they have these bracelets embedded on them to warn them where their body radiation levels are at. I’d hate to live like that.

I loved Orion and Dram! I thought they were amazing characters. Very strong and very relatable! They’re also very brave. Some of the stuff that they do, I’m not sure I’d be able to do myself. I think that they were so well written!

There was just one thing that made it a 4 star book for me. Sometimes I got confused as to where they were at. Like all of the places within this book have a designated number and it could get confusing. But all-in-all, I think Jenny Moyer did a great job with this book and that if you like sci-fi or dystpian, you should give this one a chance!!

About the Authorjenny

Jenny is the author of YA sci-fi/fantasy FLASHFALL, coming from Macmillan/Holt 11-15-16. She lives with her filmmaker husband and their three boys in Des Moines.

Find out more at and connect with Jenny on Twitter and Facebook.

Author Links: Website || Goodreads || Twitter || Facebook || Instagram



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Tour Schedule

November 11th

November 12th
November 13th
Taking It One Book at a Time – Review + Dream Cast + Favorite Quotes
November 14th
Two Chicks on Books – Interview
Wishful Endings – Review
Ink of Blood – Review
November 15th
Literary Meanderings – Guest Post
In Wonderland – Review + Favorite Quotes
Buried Under Books – Review
November 16th
Library of a Book Witch – Review + Playlist
Perusing Pages – Review
Soph Reads Books – Review
November 17th
The Candid Cover – Review + Playlist + Dream Cast
Kindle and Me – Review
The Alchemy of Ink – Review

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