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Friday, December 23, 2011

Blog Tour Review -- Feasted On: On a Dark Wing by Jordan Dane

This review of "On a Dark Wing" by Jordan Dane was through Trisha Wolfe's YA Bound Blog Tour and sponsored by HarlequinTeen. This Blog Tour kicked off on December 19th and it'll end on January 2nd, followed by a live chat with Jordan Dane on January 5th at 7:00 PM EDT!!

GRAND PRIZE : Jordan Dane is giving away a Kindle Fire to one lucky person!!! Contest rules are posted using the Rafflecopter entry form located here. Please click along the form to enter.

PRIZES : Ten blog stops along the tour will be hosting giveaways for signed copies of ON A DARK WING with a secret gift from Abbey Chandler.

WINNERS will be announced at the live chat with Jordan Dane on January 5th, so make sure you're there!

- This is an ARC book - Available Formats through Paperback - Pages: 312; Kindle Edition - File Size: 465 KB | Expected Release Date: December 20, 2011 | Publisher: HarlequinTEEN | Obtained: NetGalley

"On a Dark Wing" by Jordan Dane

My Book Summary : Abbey was in a major car accident when she was young, it changed her life, and even though she was the "lucky" one, since she cheated death, her mother died. Nevertheless, she can still remember the iridescent blue-eyed shadow of a boy that saved her life, even though no one believed her when she told them after the accident.

Five years later in some ways, it feels like it's her best friend, Tanner, and her against the world (or more correctly their school). They are each other’s consistent companions and always seem to know what each other needs. As summer hits, Abbey goes on her annual trip to her family's cabin with her dad (even though she'd rather stay home and keep an ear out on her secret crush--Nate--mountain climb on Tanner's radio).

Soon, though, Abbey finds Nate is on "her mountain" instead, which couldn't be right since he should be climbing, right? In a strange turn of events, Abbey will find just what it meant to be the "lucky" one from her previous accident all those years ago and what really happened that day. However, what she learns and what she decides to do with that knowledge could put someone else's life to hang in the balance. What will she choose to do??

My Book Review : 4 out of 5 stars, this novel is thought provoking and has a unique take on dealing with near death experiences. When I first started this novel, I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy it, as it starts out very dark, gloomy, and it wasn't what I expected at all. Nevertheless, the further I went into the novel the more I got into it. From the intense mystery surrounding the novel, to the friendship between Tanner and Abbey this novel was one that I quickly got very addicted to and was curious to see how it would end!!

In addition, it was cool getting to read about Nate's mountain climb! Then to read from all of those POVs really gives you the full experience of this novel, and makes you really endeared to everyone you read about. You just want to root for them all!

I recommend this novel to those of you who enjoy mysterious YA novels!

Book Teaser(s) :
Teaser #1
He grabbed his flashlight and turned toward Josh. While he'd been passed out, Nate was deathly afraid that he'd lost him. He shined the light onto his friend's slack face. When he saw him still breathing, he heaved a sigh of relief.
"Josh, you've gotta wake up. If you can see me, maybe I'm not dead." ~ within Chapter 8
For more information on this book and/or any other books by Jordan, then please check out her website.

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Thank you to Jordan and Trisha for having me to apart of the tour!! =0)

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  1. I completely agree, loved the mountain climb with Nate. I learned so much I feel like maybe I could do it. Uh, maybe not ;) Thanks!

  2. Great teaser pick. Gave me chills to remember that moment for Nate. Thanks so much for being a tour stop & for your great review. Happy holidays!

    Jordan Dane

  3. Ha! Just read your comment, Trish. I had a close friend help me with that research. He'd climbed Denali twice. The first time he suffered cerebral edema, similar to Josh in the book, but he was stubborn & went back. I know your tough, but I'm still grinning, just thinking of you making the climb.



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