“Rise of the Chosen” Turns the Zombie Trope Inside Out – a review from The Geekiary

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Rise of the Chosen is that very rare and beautiful thing: a Young Adult novel that doesn’t assume young adults only want to read about tormented romance.

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Video game screenshot contest ftw!

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It’s Halloween time and zombies are on everyone’s mind, so what better time than to do a post-apocalyptic screenshot contest, brought to you by the ATR Gamers gaming community, based on their favorite holy paladin’s new YA dystopian novel, Rise of the Chosen.

Rules:

 Take a book related screenshot anywhere in World of Warcraft, BF4, Minecraft, GTA, or Overwatch, and provide a short description. Some things we’ll be looking out for:

 1. Location

2. Appearance

3. Specific details

 Excerpt available free on Amazon in the Look Inside section for an idea of what to enter with.

 Prizes:

 First place: Pick any mount or pet from the Blizzard shop (maximum $30 value) or a $30 ThinkGeek gift card plus VIP access for ATR Gamers. 

 Second place: Pick any pet from the Blizzard shop (maximum $15 value) or a $15 ThinkGeek gift card and an ATR Gamers T-shirt. 

 All you need is a screenshot to enter. The description must include how it ties in with Rise of the Chosen.

 One screenshot per entrant. Must have a valid email and mailing address for the gifts to be sent out. The contest will run from October 18th, 2016 to October 31st, 2016. Winners will be selected and notified by November 14th, 2016. If winner does not respond within 14 days after contact, a new winner will be chosen. Participants grant free use of all submitted files. Winners and runners up will have their screenshots posted right here for everyone to see! 

 No purchase necessary to enter or win. ThinkGeek gift cards are US only, and Blizzard Store gift items are for World of Warcraft only. Please do not enter if you cannot get the items shipped to you. Void where prohibited by law. This contest is not sponsored by Blizzard Entertainment or other game companies.

 Follow this link to enter!

 Good luck and have fun!

Zombies and unexpected deaths

Today is the day – Rise of the Chosen is finally available to the public! If you have yet to check it out, here’s a review to (hopefully) win you over!

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“Rise of the Chosen” is a fantastic story that pulls you into the world ravaged by the Lifeblood. It’s an original tale with vivid characters, surprising plot twists and a refreshing take at zombie-like creatures who aren’t always the blood-thirsty beasts you’re used to.

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My rating: star-full-iconstar-full-iconstar-full-iconstar-full-iconstar-full-iconGoodreads | Amazon | Author’s blog

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. 

Goodreads blurb (since I won’t put it better):

In Sam’s world there are two rules. Rule #1: Nobody dies. Protect the living at all costs. Rule #2: Everybody dies. At least once.

The Waking was a global event in which a force called the Lifeblood invaded all humans who died. The few strong enough to control it came back as powerful immortals. The rest let the bloodlust take over and awoke with one goal – to kill.

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