The Critically-Acclaimed “Carry Me Away” – In the Spotlight and On Sale!

No 2nd-Book-Blues Here

3D-CarryMeAwayThe Book of the Day today at eReader News Today is Carry Me Away, by Robb Grindstaff. We’re particularly pleased about this because we think this is an extraordinary book that too few people have yet discovered.

A reviewer at Amazon, “Marked by Books,” said it as well as we ever could:
“Best Book of the Year”
This review had to be shortened to fit within Amazon’s maximum word count. For the full review and more, please visit markedbybooks.blogspot.com.

This is a story about how to not just live life, but to love it. And as cheesy as that sounds, it still works. Carrie’s life was taken from her before she even had the chance to begin living it, and when she woke up, completing that stolen life with the little time she had left was her only goal. She rushed to hit those major mile markers: finishing college, falling in love, and returning back to visit her grandmother in Japan. Her life became consumed by those goals, yet as she hit each one, she never got any closer to feeling alive again.

So she kept on like that, refusing to die yet still never learning how to live. With everything she did, she was still consumed with the knowledge that her death was coming for her soon. And that was all she defined herself by.

But then she made it another week. Then a month, then a year, and it kept on going until her death sentence finally lifted. Since she was twelve years old, all she had been trying to do was make it to the finish line. And for all those years, that was all she was able to see. When you’ve been told your entire life that you’re going to die, what are you supposed to do when you finally realize that you don’t know how to live?

I love this book. I thought that I loved Grindstaff’s first novel, Hannah’s Voice, but I REALLY love Carry Me Away. Neither of his books are anything like what I typically read, yet they blow me away each and every time. Grindstaff’s ability to capture the minds of his characters when they’re young girls still remains unparalleled, and what I once thought was a one-time gift actually turns out to be a slightly concerning affinity for unlocking the minds of the world’s most disturbed creatures. I should know. I used to be one.

In all honesty, though, there’s nothing else out there quite like what Grindstaff is able to deliver here. These coming of age stories after a great personal tragedy are pitched all of the time, but they have always seemed to fall flat for me. Not once did I think that here. And if Grindstaff can get me, a girl who usually only reads books packed to the brim with action and comedy, to actually want to read a story this deep not once but twice, then that should tell you more than anything else that this book is really something special. — Taylor

Well, thank you, Taylor. Other reviewers have said something similar, indicating that as much as they loved Hannah’s Voice and wouldn’t have thought it possible, they loved Carry Me Away just as much – possibly even more. Wow. Really… wow.

We’re proud of all the books we publish here at EP, and Robb’s books are certainly among our most critically acclaimed. We’re thrilled to offer this great book for just $0.99 for the next few days. While you’re out there grabbing your copy of Carry Me Away, why not grab Hannah’s Voice at the same time?

Thank you, and please leave your own review wherever you bought the book, and at the product page right here at our website. Enjoy!

Many of Evolved Publishing’s Books are ON SALE at Smashwords!

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It’s Raffle Time: Win 1 of 8 Free Audio Books of “Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble”

We have 8 FREE AUDIO BOOKS to give away!.

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Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble
Noah lives for piloting spaceships through time, dodging killer robots and saving Earth’s animals from extinction. Life couldn’t be better. But the twelve-year-old time traveler learns it could be a whole lot worse. His mom is kidnapped and taken to Mars; his dad is stranded in the Ice Age; and Noah is attacked at every turn by a foe bent on destroying Earth… for the second time.

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It’s a Trashy Sale (aka Erotica Books for 99 Cents)

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“The Silver Sphere” by Michael Dadich – Awards, Sale, Excitement!

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This multiple-award winner, a young adult science fiction & fantasy adventure, is currently ON SALE FOR JUST 0.99.

 
We happened to be running a big promotion on The Silver Sphere today, when word came that it had won yet another award. This one is really racking up the awards. Just take a look:

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Ideal not just for adults, but also for kids aged 12 and up.

Shelby Pardow never imagined she could kill someone. All she wants to do is hide from her troubled father… when she is teleported to awaiting soldiers on the planet Azimuth. Here she is not a child, but Kin to one of the six Aulic Assembly members whom Malefic Cacoethes has drugged and imprisoned. He seeks to become dictator of this world (and then Earth by proxy).

His father, Biskara, is an evil celestial entity, tracked by the Assembly with an armillary device, The Silver Sphere. With the Assembly now deposed, Biskara directs Malefic and the Nightlanders to their strategic targets. Unless….

Can Shelby find the other Kin, and develop courage and combat skills? Can the Kin reassemble in time to release or replace the Assembly, overthrowing Malefic and restraining Biskara?