Meet David Arnold!
Today we're excited to be part of the International blog tour for David Arnold's book The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik hosted by PRH International!
Read on for more about David Arnold, his book, a review and social media graphics!
Meet David Arnold!
David Arnold lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with his (lovely) wife and (boisterous) son. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Kids of Appetite, Mosquitoland, & The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik, which has been optioned for film by Paramount. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages. Learn more at davidarnoldbooks.com and follow him on Twitter @roofbeam and Instagram @iamdavidarnold.
Meet The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik!
*Review Contributed By Melissa Robles, Instagram Manager*
The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik is just what its title promises--strange and fascinating! It's the kind of gripping read that instantly makes you want to keep reading non-stop and wishing you could somehow become friends with all of the amazing characters.
I must confess that thinking back to Noah Hypnotik makes me strangely emotional. It felt relatable even though my mind's inner workings are nowhere near as smart as Noah's. He is funny and weird and interesting. Honestly, reading this book is how I think it would be if I somehow could read/hear a boy's mind. Perhaps that is it though. This book transported me into the mind of a boy who spent so much time obsessing over "strange fascinations" that always related to loneliness, and all his feelings and doubts I felt 100% in my own heart.
However, this book is not what I would call sad. It is an all-around fun and whimsical adventure that shines throught the wonderful relationships Noah has and builds. I loved how he is best friends with two amazing twins, Val and Alan, and that they refer themselves as a "delicate triangle". I particularly enjoyed whenever Noah and Alan were together since their interactions and love for each other is truly pure. Cannot forget to mention how much I adored Penny! Such a sassy and bright character, could genuinely spend days in her company and never get bored.
There's so much to this book and even after finishing and having time to process, I still cannot find words to convey all the amazing details found within its pages. It has drawings! Constant mention of Gilmore Girls and Breakfast at Tiffany's! David Bowie! It is seriously packed with so many fun references that made me smile the entire time (except, you know, when it got deeply emotional).
This is my first book by David Arnold but it certainly won't be my last! Captivating, amazingly weird and unputdownable, The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik is the book you have to read in the near future, if not now. You won't regret it!
*Thanks to Penguin Random House International for the review copy in exchange of my honest opinion!*
The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik
By: David Arnold
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Release Date: May 22nd, 2018
Social Media Graphics!
Couldn't resist to share a few favorite quotes of Noah Hypnotik plus create an Instagram Story template! Feel free to share them over social media tagging us @yabookscentral & @prhglobal so we can see and like!
Instagram Story Template:
YAY for gorgeous blog tour post I'm taking part in this too, next week, and gosh, I still have to read the book. Hmph. Hoping I will love it as well Thank you for sharing. Love all the graphics
I love those quote graphics! I've read this one and liked it, too. And looking back also, I think that the book is very emotional (because of Noah's loneliness ) without being all-weepy.
I got no IG so:
Outfit I'd wear everday if I could: a cotton sundress
One random fact abt me: should be sleeping but can't sleep at the moment
Tv show/s I hate to get spoiled: GoT, Westworld
My strange fascination: Hmm, this is hard. I guess I am a perennial people watcher