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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

BlogTour: Review: Night Sky

Title: Night Sky
Series: No
Genre: Young Adult- Contemporary
Author: Jolene B. Perry
Publisher: Tribute Books
Release Date: March 1, 2012
Book: E-copy sent by Tribute Books

"Girl I’ve loved, girl I’m falling for. Now that they’re both in view, the problem is clear.

After losing Sarah, the friend he’s loved, to some other guy, Jameson meets Sky. Her Native American roots, fluid movements, and need for brutal honesty become addictive fast. This is good. Jameson needs distraction – his dad leaves for another woman, his mom’s walking around like a zombie, and Sarah’s new boyfriend can’t keep his hands off of her.

As he spends time with Sky and learns about her village, her totems, and her friends with drums - she's way more than distraction. Jameson's falling for her fast.

But Sky’s need for honesty somehow doesn’t extend to her life story – and Jameson just may need more than his new girl to keep him distracted from the disaster of his senior year."

One thing this author does is that she never ceases to amaze me with the way she can capture the meaning of a relationship. Her characters always are deeper than what they seem on the surface. If anything, her storyline always captures me right away.

What I loved most about this book is the way the characters grew so much within the story. I loved the way the author made the feelings of the characters so easy to feel. Each description of who they are stripped down the character bare to their raw feelings. It is amazing.

The love interest in the story really takes on a whole new twist in relationships. I love that it begins with heartache and then spawns into a deep meaningful relationship. Each chapter the characters fall more in love with each other. Now just the idea of being in love with each other, but really in love. For me, this was a great turning point in the story.

There are many twists in the story that keeps you guessing to a groundbreaking ending. I was sure I knew how it would end and then the author changed it on me. Ms. Perry created much tension as the reader nears the end of the story I was not expecting that twist, but I can sure feel it coming.

Night Sky is an remarkable and genuinely captivating story. Clever and surprising, this is not your typical YA contemp. With strong characters and a great plot line, Night Sky is a rare gem.

I give it 5 BITES!

About the author:

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Jolene grew up in Wasilla, Alaska. She graduated from Southern Utah University with a degree in political science and French, which she used to teach math to middle schoolers.

After living in Washington, Utah and Las Vegas, she now resides in Alaska with her husband, and two children. Aside from writing, Jolene sews, plays the guitar, sings when forced, and spends as much time outside as possible.

She is also the author of The Next Door Boys and the upcoming Knee Deep.

Where to buy the book:

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Night Sky

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Happy Reading!


  1. A rare gem? That sounds super encouraging:) I really like the idea of characters who fall in love a little more each chapter, that would be really beautiful to watch unfold. Thanks for the review Savy!

  2. I'm not familiar with Jolene. Sounds interesting. You don't see Native American characters very often. I have a friend who grew up in Wasilla. Who knows...maybe Jolene knows her.

  3. The way she captures the meaning of a relationship? Oh that sounds so interesting. I'm curious now.

  4. Savy, your review is why writers like Jolene write. Thank you! :)

  5. I thought this book was also really great, here's my review for the blog tour.

  6. I did a cover reveal on this and been meaning to read it every since but I wasn't able to make it for the blog tour so I'm hoping this summer. I love that it keeps you guessing those are usually the books I enjoy the most! Great review chick! :)


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