Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Rising Calm: Review and Giveaway

On Cara Weaver's first day at her new high school—merely the next in a long line of new schools—she meets two senior boys: James Sable and Crispin Calaway. They're new too; they've been at the school just longer than she has, and they've never made an effort to reach out to anyone. Until she comes. When her friends find out, they're awed. But Cara can't shake the feeling that there's more to James and Crispin than the two are telling.

As the days go on, everything at her new home seems to be going better than it has in any of the previous cities she's lived in. She loves her friends, gets a job at a bookstore, and even starts to spend more time with Crispin and James. She's happy. But all that begins to change when she comes to realize that the two boys she’s becoming close to are hiding something. It's then that she knows her unexplainable wariness of them has been justified all along. But she keeps it a secret.

Days later, when a stranger accosts her outside a small shopping center, Crispin and James arrive just in time to help her. But they seem know the attacker. And instead of running him off, Crispin and James take Cara away, for her own protection.

With little explanation, Cara is told that she's important and that she can't go home until the boys have sorted some things out. In the meantime, Cara's world is being turned upside down as she finds out that there is more to her life than she possibly imagined.

My Review:
It was really great to read this book! I loved this world, it was a mystery, a thing to be revealed, and watching Cara entering it, step by step, though technically, she'd been born to it, was really awesome to read! I enjoyed that a lot! 

So it's kinda funny, that I was reminded by Twilight, because a girl meets a guy in science class, and they form this pretty tight connection, and then it turns out that he's paranormal. Well, in this book, she is too, so it was really great reading it!

This book was fun to read! There were the brothers, and the situations that the group got themselves into, and just reading about that, was just really great to do! I enjoyed all of that so much, though sometimes it was just a bit hard differentiating the characters!

And oh, the ending! That was a really great ending, and I can tell why it's a series, there's still some threads to deal with, and I can't wait to see how they are, because with this ending, well, things have changed, and I want to see that!

I really enjoyed this book, it was really great!

Author: Haley Fisher
Series: Rising Calm #1
Read: March 18th, 2013
Source: Virtual Book Tour Cafe Review Copy
Reason Why: Sounded like a good book! 
Publisher: Silver Tongue Press
Published: February 14th 2013
5/5 Hearts
3.5/5 Books
3.5/5 Stars


I'm Haley Fisher, a college student in Kansas, and I've just signed a contract with a company called Silver Tongue Press to publish my first book!

For as long as I can remember I've been an avid reader and an aspiring writer, but the step toward actually getting a book published is an enormous one for me. This is a big deal. And, as I've been told, the next step to being successful is getting the word out that my book exists.

So, though it's not in print yet—it's coming out February 14th—I'd love for people to keep an eye out for Rising Calm. It'll be the first in a series of books about a young girl who finds out her life and her fate are far bigger than she ever realized. At the risk of giving too much away, the most I can tell you for now is that there is magic, prophecy, new worlds, and a cast of characters who I love to write.

I'll keep this updated as Rising Calmgets farther and farther along on the path to being published. Until then, I don't have much else to say but thanks for reading!

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Stops on the Tour:
March 1 - Introduction at VBT Cafe' Blog
March 4 - Guest Blogging at Changing Face of Publishing
March 5 - Interviewed at KWOD Radio 5:30 MST
March 5 - Interviewed at Reviews & Interviews
March 7 - Interviewed at Wise Words Book Blogger
March 11 - Guest Blogging at Paperback Princess
March 13 - Guest Blogging at BellaOnline Fiction Writing
March 15 - Interviewed at Free eBooks Daily
March 19 - Reviewed at Words I Write Crazy
March 21 - Interviewed at Unnecessary Musings
March 24 - Guest Blogging at I Know That Book
March 27 - Review & Interview at Reading to the Stars
March 29 - Guest Blogging at Lori's Reading Corner
April 2 - Book Feature & Excerpt at My Paranormal Book Review
April 4 - Reviewed at Phantasmic Reads
April 8 - Book Feature & Excerpt at Lost To Books
April 10 - Review & Character Interview at Deal Sharing Aunt
April 12 - Interviewed at Books & Tales
April 16 - Interview at Hazel West's Character Purgatory
April 18 - Book Feature & Excerpt at Dream Big...Read Often
April 18 - Review & Author Interview at Books and Their Worldly Realm
April 22 - Reviewed at IndieWritersReview
April 24 - Guest Blogging at Jody's Book Reviews, Giveaways, & Tours
April 26 - Reviewed at Black Lilac Kitty
April 29 - Review & Interview at The Hylian Warrior

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