Wednesday, 12 June 2013

BLOG TOUR - GUEST POST + GIVEAWAY!: Uprising by Jessica Therrien

Title: Uprising (Children of the Gods #2) 
Publisher: ZOVA Books 
Release Date: May 28, 2013 
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 384
Jessica Therrien follows up her bestselling novel OPPRESSION with UPRISING, the second book in the Children of the Gods series.  
OPPRESSION, translated and sold around the world, was one of the best selling YA novels of 2012. UPRISING continues the story of Elyse, William and the Descendants. 

Elyse has been in hiding for most of her life. Only now she’s hiding with William, and she knows who she’s hiding from. The Council wants a child Elyse and William have yet to conceive, a child who will be the next oracle, and who will provide the final piece to a plan Christoph has been organizing for years. Charged with leading the rebellion against Christoph and his Council, Elyse feels well out of her depth. But she has good friends and strong allies who are willing to fight with her to the end, regardless of how far they have to go, and how many lives will be lost in the process. They have one goal: to live freely and openly with the rest of humanity, out from under The Council’s oppressive rule. The stakes could not be higher for Elyse and the Descendants longing for freedom. They'll have to learn to fight if they want to stand up against The Council, and to find allies in a world ruled by their enemies. The hardest part of waging a war is knowing who to trust. Elyse knows their uprising will change the world. She doesn’t realize it will change her, too.


OPPRESSION (Children of the Gods #1)

First off, thanks for having me over, Rebecca! I’ve been really looking forward to this post. Not only do I love sharing my music with other people, but I’m always looking for new writing songs. I’m hoping some of your blog visitors will share some of their favorites as well. 

Some writers need coffee. Some need a routine. Some like the bookstore or their favorite café. Me? I’m all about the music…

Here is my Uprising (Children of the Gods #2) playlist: 

Pull My Heart Away – Jack Peñate 
Titanium – David Guetta (Feat. Sia) 
Cosmic Love – Florence + The Machine 
Bloodstream – Stateless 
Crosses – Jośe González 
Skinny Love – Bon Iver 
I Go To Sleep – Sia 
Get Higher – Paper Tongues 
Wide Awake – Katy Perry 
Sweet Disposition – Temper Trap 
Almost Everything – Wakey! Wakey!

What are you listening to these days?

Well me personally, right now I can't get enough of Paramore and Fall Out Boy. They're all I've been listening to for months!


Jessica Therrien is the author of the young adult paranormal fiction series Children of the Gods. Book
one in the series, Oppression, was published by ZOVA Books in February of 2012 and became a Barnes & Noble best-seller shortly after its release. The second book in the series, Uprising, will be available in May of 2013.

Aside from her Children of the Gods series, Jessica’s work can also be found in a published collection of flash fiction stories called Campaigner Challenges 2011. 

Out of over 350 submissions her story, The Soulless, won first place for people’s choice and fourth place in the judging round of Rachael Harrie’s Writing Campaign Challenge. Her story, Saved, is also available as part of the anthology. 

Jessica currently lives in Chula Vista with her husband and is working on book three in her Children of the Gods series. (goodreads) (twitter) (website) (facebook)

Jessica was also lovely enough to offer up a signed copy of Uprising and some bookmarks for giveaway!!

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  1. Thanks for taking part in my blog tour! :)

  2. Loving the playlist and that cover <3 !!

    Is this giveaway restricted to any countries?

  3. I love that you have Titanium on the playlist. Such a strong song about not giving in. The book sounds great and the cover is amazing.