BLOG TOUR: 27 Days of Midnight by Kristine - Review + Giveaway

Welcome to my tour stop for 27 Days to Midnight by Kristine Kruppa! This is a young adult steampunk novel and the tour runs May 16-27 with reviews, interviews, guest posts and excerpts.

27 Days to Midnight released May 3rd by Giant Squid Books. The cover art is by artist Elizabeth Early.

Check out the tour page for the full schedule.

Blurb Description: Everyone in Dahlia's world knows when they're going to die. Except her
Her father has never shown her the pocket watch counting down the days she has left to live. When he sacrifices himself to save her from her scheduled death, Dahlia abandons her comfortable home and sets off after his murderer to uncover the secrets her father died to protect…and the time research that could bring him back to life.
Then she meets Farren Reed. She should hate him. He’s an enemy soldier, a cowardly deserter, and the most insufferable man Dahlia’s ever met. Still, she needs all the help she can get, and Farren is the only chance she has to find the man who murdered her father. But Farren has only twenty-seven days left on his watch.
In that time, Dahlia must recover her father’s time research, foil a psychotic general’s plot, and learn to survive in a world that will never be the same. But the research holds secrets more dangerous than she had ever imagined. She will have to choose what is most important: revenge, Farren's life, or her own. And time is running out.
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I haven't read  steampunk fiction, in a really really long while (two years or so if I'm being exact) - it's not that I don't love the genre because I do, I just don't come across as many Steampunk YA Novels. I guess that's just one of the reasons I signed up for the 27 Days of Midnight tour.

27 Days of Midnight pulls you right in, no preamble or anything of the sort with our protagonist, Dahlia Walker, turning eighteenth. This also, of course, just happens to be the day when her father will unlock her watch, finally allowing Dahlia to see how long - or short - her life will be. Let me be the first to insert here how much I absolutely LOVED this In Time like concept, of a clock quite literally telling you when you're going to die. It a little cool, beyond scary and I loved the book- style execution of this plot point. 

I'm not going to tell you all of the details, but something happens when her watch opens, Dahlia gets shot, her father tampers with her clock, most of which is hazy, fast paced, and all around brilliant, which results in her dad dying and Dahlia being a badass heroine and promising to Avenge him.

Of course, nothing is complete with a love interest, and this is that love-hate kind of relationship I love so much. I can't say more though, except you should definitely read this fast paced, amazing adventure, because I certainly loved it!

Kristine Kruppa is a mechanical engineer, writer, and world traveler. Her days are spent designing cool new car parts, but her evenings are filled with writing and cats. She has traveled solo to seventeen countries on five continents. Her other hobbies include hunting for the perfect cup of coffee, exploring used book stores, and accidentally climbing mountains. To keep up with her adventures, follow Kristine on Twitter @kskruppa.

One (1) winner receives a hardback copy of the book (US only) 
Three (3) winners receive a digital copy (INT)
One (1) winner recieves a $10 amazon gift card (INT)

Ends 5/1
Prizing is provided by the publisher, hosts are not responsible. Must be 13 or older to enter and parental permission if under 17. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to win.
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Do you read Steampunk? What was the last steampunk book you read? 

I'd love to hear from ALL of you!

This event was organized by CBB Book Promotions.

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