YA Epic Reads Blog Tour Schedule for May 28th

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For today’s blog tour schedule, we’ll be featuring The Death Code by Lindsay Cummings & Defenseless by Elisa Dane.

  • First blog tour stop: The Death Code by Lindsay Cummings
    • Maryam from Captain Swan Bookishh will be interviewing Lindsay Cummings on her blog!

Summary from the Goodreads:

With short, fast-paced, alternating point-of-view chapters, The Death Code starts several weeks after The                             Murder Complex ended. Zephyr keeps the secret about Meadow close—that if she dies, The Murder Complex                     will be destroyed, too. Meadow, desperate to find her brother, father, and little sister, is determined to                                   fearlessly fight to the end, even if it means sacrificing herself and her friends, new and old. The Death                                   Code introduces a memorable cast of secondary characters and delivers a vivid and scary thrill ride read.

  • Second blog tour stop: Defenseless by Elisa Dane
    • YA Bookish News, which is us, will also be interviewing Elisa Dane and asking her about writing questions!
      • Summary from the Goodreads:

High school senior, Claire Reilly’s world revolves around All-Star cheerleading. The Diamond Girls, are                                 gearing up for a major competition, which, if they win will allow them to compete at Worlds for the first time.                           But the  unimaginable happens, and both Claire and her team are rocked by a devastating loss. Determined                        to get to Worlds any way she can, Claire finds help from the last person she imagined would give it—up and                          coming UFC fighter and notorious bad boy, Ryker Vaughn.

Fouled out of the octagon by a dirty opponent and a vicious kick to the head, Ryker loses control when he                             learns he may never fight again. Angry over the loss of his mother, an unsupportive family, and the world in                           general, he gives up, gives in, and unleashes his rage—destroying part of his cousin’s cheer gym in the                                 process. Things go from bad to worse when Ryker is given an ultimatum: help the Diamond Girls compete for                       a bid to Worlds, or go to jail.

Overwhelmed with anger, sadness, and grief, the unlikely pair learn that what you see is not always what you                       get, and that the most difficult losses sometimes open the door to a frightening, yet amazing new future.

“Defenseless is a story of hope, of loss, of friendships, and of fighting to the end.[…] Defenseless was an                                unputdownable read, it made me cry, it made me laugh, and it made me gasp in sock over some                                          revelations.” – Michelle @ Much Loved Books

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