Saturday, May 14, 2016

Promo Post: Recoil by Joanne Macgregor

About the Book:
Title:   Recoil

Author:  Joanne Macgregor

Publisher:  Independent

Release Date:  May 14th, 2016

Genre:  YA Dystopian, Romance

Book Description:
There’s more than one enemy and more than one war. The Game is real.

Three years after a series of terrorist attacks flooded the US with a lethal plague, society has changed radically.

Sixteen year-old Jinxy James spends her days trapped at home – immersed in virtual reality, worrying about the plague and longing for freedom. Then she wins a war simulation game and is recruited into a top-secret organisation where talented teenagers are trained to become agents in the war on terror. Eager to escape her mother’s over-protectiveness and to serve her country, Jinxy enlists and becomes an expert sniper of infected mutant rats.

She’s immediately drawn to Quinn O’Riley, a charming and subversive intelligence analyst who knows more about the new order of government and society than he is telling. Then a shocking revelation forces Jinxy to make an impossible decision, and she risks losing everything.

Recoil is the first book in a young adult dystopian romance trilogy, and makes great reading for lovers of Rick Yancey (The Fifth Wave), Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games), and Veronica Roth (Divergent). 






Author Bio:

When not writing, Joanne Macgregor is a counselling psychologist in private practice where she works mainly with victims of crime and trauma. Although she lives in the frenetic adrenaline-rush of the big city, Joanne has always been in love with nature, and escapes into the wilds whenever she can. She's a Harry Potter fanatic, bakes the best choc-chip cookies on the planet, and is addicted to chilies and bulletproof coffee. 

She started her professional life as a high school English teacher and loves writing about, and for, teens. She is the author of several books for Young Adults - Scarred (2015), Turtle Walk (2011), Rock Steady (2013), and Fault Lines (2016).

 
Author website: www.joannemacgregor.com
Twitter: @JoanneMacg

Facebook: Joanne Macgregor

Giveaway:

  •  The author has graciously offered an e-copy of both Scarred  and Recoil.  Just fill out the Rafflecopter below!
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7 comments:

  1. These books look they are right up my alley! Thanks for the intro!

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  2. I love that this book mixes gaming with "reality." This book sounds like it has a strong POV character and promises a bit of romance too. Thanks for the post!

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    1. I love how there seem to be more books doing that, as it seems very relevant to today's world!

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  3. Makes me wonder if she knew that winning the war simulation game would get her recruited or if it was a total surprise.
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    1. It does sound like it could be a good read! Thanks for visiting!

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  4. Can't wait to read this! It sounds so interesting! I'm already intrigued about the story. And the cover is so beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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