In Oceanlight, Yalara Narika, a winged Sea Sprite, searches for her lover over immense seas only to find catastrophe and realization that her world is in turmoil.
Join us for this YA fiction / fantasy book touring from Jan 4 to 29! If you're interested in this tour, and you haven't received an email offer of review, please fill out the sign-up form.
Book Title: At the Sharp End of Lightning by NR Bates
Category: YA fiction, 444 pages
Genre: Fantasy / magic realism / sci fi
Publisher: NR Bates Publishing
Release date: October 2015
Available for review in: Print, ebook, mobi file (for Kindle), gifted Kindle copy, ePub, PDF
Will send books: USA & Canada
Tour dates: Jan 4 to 29, 2016
Content Rating: PG-13 (There is one f-word, but no other profanities, sex, violence)
AT THE SHARP END OF LIGHTNING. The interwoven fantastical tale of family, of loss and sacrifice, of unexpected gifts and coping with disability and new abilities set against the backdrop of climate change occurring across parallel worlds. In Oceanlight, Yalara Narika, a winged Sea Sprite, searches for her lover over immense seas only to find catastrophe and realization that her world is in turmoil.
Meanwhile in the safe suburban normality of North Wales, Einion Morgan Alban, a restless youth afflicted by a disease of the blood, is nearly murdered by a man in a white suit. Yalara and Einion must discover the causes of their near-deaths and their as yet unrevealed connections as they both face upheaval to their lives and their worlds.
Buy the book: Amazon Barnes & Noble
Meet the author:
NR Bates was born in London, grew up in Wales, and lived in Canada and Bermuda. He shares his life with his wife and his house with seven cats, one dog and the subtropical wildlife of lizards, wolf spiders and ant colonies that seek out a better life indoors.
He is an oceanographer and scientist, and has published more than one hundred and thirty scientific papers on ocean chemistry, climate change and ocean acidification. He is a Senior Scientist at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences and Professor of Ocean Biogeochemistry at the University of Southampton, UK.
His novels focus on epic fantasy and magic realism, and inspired by his deep love of the ocean and environmental sciences. He has also recently published a small book of short-stories set in Paris, entitled “The Fall of Icarus (The Elevator, The Fall of Icarus, and The Girl)”.
Connect with the author: Website Twitter Facebook
Jan 4 - misty103 @ HubPages - review
Jan 4 - Splashes Into Books - review
Jan 4 - Drako's Den - review
Jan 5 - T's Stuff - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 6 - The Autistic Gamer - review
Jan 7 - fundinmental - review
Jan 8 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / giveaway
Jan 11 - Book and Ink - review / giveaway
Jan 13 - Room With Books - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 13 - Metro Reader - review
Jan 14 - Book Reviews Nature Pictures and anything in between - review
Jan 15 - Heidi's Wanderings - review / giveaway
Jan 18 - Jaquo Lifestyle Magazine - book spotlight / author interview
Jan 19 - Book Fanatic - review
Jan 20 - Library of Clean Reads - review / giveaway
Jan 21 - #redhead.with.book - book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 22 - Amie's Book Reviews - review / author interview / giveaway
Jan 25 - Sahar's Blog - review
Jan 26 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - review
Jan 27 - Pen and Paper - review
Jan 28 - Bookworm for Kids - review / giveaway
Feb 2 - Cheryl's Book Nook - book spotlight / giveaway
Enter the Giveaway!
Subscribe to see out latest books on tours and our giveaways.
Currently on Tour:
We feature some of our authors in the Heartwarming Hearth Magazine :
Going on a book tour with iRead was a fantastic experience. Laura is passionate about what she does, and it shows in both her personality and the level of effort she puts into arranging a tour. I would wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking to get word of their book out there!
© 2014-2016 iRead Book Tours