Breaking Blog Tour: Review and Giveaway

Posted June 1, 2017 by love2dazzle in Features, Giveaways, Promo Blitz, Reviews, Young Adult / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from Bloomsbury USA Childrens in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Breaking Blog Tour: Review and GiveawayBreaking by Danielle Rollins
Series: Burning #2
Published by Bloomsbury USA Childrens on June 6th 2017
Pages: 352
Source: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Goodreads
four-stars

Companion novel to Burning.
Prep school gets a twist of supernatural suspense in this commercial YA thriller.
Charlotte has always been content in the shadow of her two best friends at the prestigious Underhill Preparatory Institute. Ariel is daring and mysterious. Devon is beautiful and brilliant. Although Charlotte never lived up to the standards of the school—or her demanding mother—her two best friends became the family she never had. When Ariel and Devon suddenly commit suicide within a month of each other, Charlotte refuses to accept it as a coincidence. But as the clues point to a dangerous secret about Underhill Prep, Charlotte is suddenly in over her head. There’s a reason the students of Underhill are so exceptional, and the people responsible are willing to kill to protect the truth…
Suspenseful and scintillating, with hints of the supernatural, this fast-paced thriller will keep readers hooked.

 

Review:

Breaking by Danielle Rollins is the companion novel to Burning. I think Breaking should be listed as a sequel because you need a lot of knowledge from Burning for everything to make sense. I think Breaking is more of a ya-thriller than Burning was too.

These characters drew me in right away. I was extremely interested in Charlotte’s life and how it would connect with Angela’s from Burning. Breaking is very mysterious and I enjoyed trying to figure out the mystery. I think Charlotte’s character is interesting. Her best friends committed suicide but she doesn’t know why. Charlotte finds a clue from Ariel and now she is on the hunt to find the other clues.

There is a bit of a romance in this book that plays into the book but it isn’t the center of it. There is enough hint of it though that it keeps the reader wondering what is going on between these two characters and how did it affect the others. Rollins did a great job playing with the readers with this romance.

I liked Breaking a lot more than Burning but I still feel like there is so much more to the story. Very few things were answered from the first book and I wish I could have answers. The mystery is great but I want more! It doesn’t sound like there will be anymore books in this series though.

Giveaway:

3 winners will receive a finished copy of BREAKING, US Only.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

Tour Schedule:

 

Week One:

5/29/2017- The Cover Contessa– Interview

5/29/2017- A Dream Within A Dream– Review

 

5/30/2017- YA Books Central– Guest Post

5/30/2017- a GREAT read– Review

 

5/31/2017- Pandora’s Books– Excerpt

5/31/2017- Sweet Southern Home– Review

 

6/1/2017- BookHounds YA– Guest Post

6/1/2017- Dazzled by Books– Review

 

6/2/2017- Tales of the Ravenous Reader Interview

6/2/2017- Don’t Judge, Read– Review

 

Week Two:

6/5/2017- Wandering Bark Books– Guest Post

6/5/2017- Pretty Deadly Reviews– Review

 

6/6/2017- Two Chicks on Books– Excerpt

6/6/2017- Novel Novice– Review

 

6/7/2017- Literary Meanderings – Guest Post

6/7/2017- YA Book Madness– Review

 

6/8/2017- Mama Reads Blog– Excerpt

6/8/2017- A Gingerly Review- Review

 

6/9/2017- Portrait of a Book– Guest Post

6/9/2017- Storybook Slayers– Review

four-stars

About Danielle Rollins

Author of the best-selling MERCILESS series, SURVIVE THE NIGHT, BURNING, and BREAKING. I’m currently working on the last installment of the Merciless books, & starting a new series to be announced later this year.

About love2dazzle

Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.

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