This is my review AND a Giveaway!!
I COULD’NT PUT THIS BOOK DOWN!!! OH MY GOODNESS I LOVED IT A LOT!! The Younger Gods reminded me of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock but instead of solving crimes he does sorcery. I love how the author, Michael R. Underwood, made Jacob Greene and the scenery of New York real. When I was reading this, I could see Jacob fighting monsters and trying to learn more about New York.
I’m going to be real honest here… The book will stress you out. Why? Because of the fast-paced storytelling and the fight scenes!! LIKE YOU WOULD PUT IT DOWN FOR A WHILE AND GO “Oh my goodness… What? Why? Oh dear God, Jacob!” It literally puts you in Jacob’s POV. I really enjoyed this book. I wish I could just describe how amazing it is.
More about the book:
Jacob Greene was a sweet boy raised by a loving, tight-knit family…of cultists. He always obeyed, and was so trusted by them that he was the one they sent out on their monthly supply run (food, medicine, pig fetuses, etc.).
Finding himself betrayed by them, he flees the family’s sequestered compound and enters the true unknown: college in New York City. It’s a very foreign place, the normal world and St. Mark’s University. But Jacob’s looking for a purpose in life, a way to understand people, and a future that breaks from his less-than-perfect past. However, when his estranged sister arrives in town to kick off the apocalypse, Jacob realizes that if he doesn’t gather allies and stop the family’s prophecy of destruction from coming true, nobody else will.
More about the Author:
Michael R. Underwood is the author of Geekomancy, Celebromancy, Attack the Geek, Shield and Crocus, and The Younger Gods. By day, he’s the North American Sales & Marketing Manager for Angry Robot Books. Mike grew up devouring stories in all forms, from comics to video games, tabletop RPGs, movies, and books. He has a BA in Creative Mythology and East Asian Studies, and an MA in Folklore Studies. Mike has been a bookseller, a barista, a game store cashwrap monkey, and an independent publishers’ representative. Mike lives in Baltimore with his fiancée, an ever-growing library, and a super-team of dinosaur figurines and stuffed animals. He is also a co-host on the Hugo-nominated Skiffy and Fanty Show. In his rapidly vanishing free time, Mike studies historical martial arts and makes homemade pizza. He blogs at MichaelRUnderwood.com/blog and Tweets @MikeRUnderwood.
‘m very excited to announce that Michael R. Underwood is very generous and offered to give two (2) digital copies of his book, The Younger Gods! To enter just follow the steps listed in the Rafflecopter link.
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