We are pleased to be coordinating a Book Review Blitz for the young adult fantasy thriller "Brink of Dawn", the sequel to "Wind Catcher" by Jeff Altabef and his daughter, Erynn Altabef. If you'll recall, "Wind Catcher" was recently featured in a Book Review Blitz hosted by Mother Daughter Book Reviews. The blitz ends December 1, 2015.
About the BookTitle: Brink of Dawn (Chosen, Book 2) | Authors: Jeff Altabef & Erynn Altabef | Publication Date: November 28, 2015 | Publisher: Evolved Publishing, LLC | Pages: 324 | Recommended Ages: 10+
2015 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Gold Medal for YA – Coming-of-Age,
2015 Beverly Hill Book Award – Best YA Fiction
Mom’s Choice Award
Awesome Indies Seal Of ApprovalAbout "Brink of Dawn":
They walk among us as if they are gods. Only the Chosen know what they are. Only the Chosen know to fear them. And only the Chosen can defeat them.~~~~~ Juliet Wildfire Stone and her best friend, Troy Buckhorn, barely escaped their sleepy Arizona town alive. Now they’re speeding to New York City to find the three other Chosen. They must band together to face an ancient foe that threatens all humanity. Yet Juliet doesn’t know whom to trust, and strange things are happening in the City. The Chosen will be tested, their resolve questioned, and their flaws exposed. Each must decide whether he or she will fulfill their destiny—or run. To defeat the enemy, they must stop battling among themselves and overcome their owns struggles. Only one can lead them. Will Juliet embrace her powers in time?
The Buzz About "Wind Catcher"
"Overall I thought the book was really entertaining and cool." ~ Danielle, 12, Mother Daughter Book Reviews
"This is an enjoyable read for all ages that goes by as fast as the authors can unspool it. " ~ Kirkus Reviews
"This very unique and refreshingly original contemporary fantasy has elements of high epic fantasy woven throughout it, and it will surprise and delight even the most jaded fantasy readers." ~ Jack Magnus, Readers' Favorite Book Reviews
"Wind Catcher stands out from the crowd. It's... a powerful young adult adventure steeped in Native American legend and tradition." ~ Donovan, eBook Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
"A treat to read." ~ Awesome Indies
About the Authors: Jeff Altabef & Erynn Altabef
Brink of Dawn is a joint project between the father/daughter team of Jeff Altabef and Erynn Altabef. Jeff is an award-winning author with two published thrillers in addition to Wind Catcher and Brink of Dawn. He has a column on the Examiner focused on writing and volunteers at the local community college. Erynn is an avid reader, dancer, and community activist who has recently earned her Girl Scout Gold Award. When she's not in high school, she loves reading performing in school musicals, baking, and watching movies with her friends.
Brink of Dawn is an incredibly thrilling young adult fantasy complete with intense action and invaluable friendships. This is book two in the Chosen Series and it is just as captivating as the first book, Wind Catchers. A host of new characters make an appearance and readers get the chance to meet the other Chosen ones. Juliet's impressive abilities continue to emerge and she soon discovers she is the one who will lead the other Chosen in their fight to save the world. However, they'll have to survive their Host's training techniques if they hope to stand a chance against the Deltites.
Simply put, my thoughts on this book are "wow!" I loved the first book and was eager for Brink of Dawn to be released so I could find out what the authors had in store for Juliet and the others. I was not disappointed and raced through the pages taking in the exciting and gripping plot as it unfolded before me. The authors are amazingly gifted and share their talent with readers through their imaginative storyline and creative characters. I like how the setting changes from the Arizona desert to the Big Apple, giving readers a chance to explore new places right along with the characters. Speaking of characters, they are my favorite part of this series. They are developed in such a way that it's hard not to feel connected to them. I celebrated their accomplishments, felt their fear, and genuinely cared for their well-being.Brink of Dawn is definitely a great story for teens and young adults, but older adults (such as myself) will enjoy this series as well. Kudos to the authors for another book well done and I highly recommend picking up a copy.