Author Of The Week: Spotlight on Jennifer Armentrout (The Darkest Star), & Giveaway!

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post, Author Of The Week!!

This week we are featuring an YA author and highlighting her upcoming release!

We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!

 

 

 

 

Introducing Jennifer Armentrout , YABC's Author of the Week!!

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# 1 New York Times and # 1 International Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Charles Town, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki. In early 2015, Jennifer was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a group of rare genetic disorders that involve a breakdown and death of cells in the retina, eventually resulting in loss of vision, among other complications.  Due to this diagnosis, educating people on the varying degrees of blindness has become of passion of hers, right alongside writing, which she plans to do as long as she can.

Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Tor, HarperCollins Avon and William Morrow, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her Wicked Series has been optioned by PassionFlix. Jennifer has won numerous awards, including the 2013 Reviewers Choice Award for Wait for You, the 2015 Editor’s Pick for Fall With Me, and the 2014/2015 Moerser-Jugendbuch- Jury award for Obsidian. Her young adult romantic suspense novel DON’T LOOK BACK was a 2014 nominated Best in Young Adult Fiction by YALSA. Her adult romantic suspense novel TILL DEATH was a Amazon Editor’s Pick and iBook Book of the Month. Her young adult contemporary THE PROBLEM WITH FOREVER is a 2017 RITA Award Winner in Young Adult Fiction. She also writes Adult and New Adult contemporary and paranormal romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

She is the owner of ApollyCon and The Origin Event, the successful annual events that features over hundred bestselling authors in Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult Fiction, panels, parties, and more. She is also the creator and sole financier of the annual Write Your Way To RT Book Convention, a contest that gives aspiring authors a chance to win a fully paid trip to RT Book Reviews.

 

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Meet The Darkest Star!

When seventeen-year-old Evie Dasher is caught up in a raid at a notorious club known as one of the few places where humans and the surviving Luxen can mingle freely, she meets Luc, an unnaturally beautiful guy she initially assumes is a Luxen...but he is in fact something much more powerful. Her growing attraction for Luc will lead her deeper and deeper into a world she'd only heard about, a world where everything she thought she knew will be turned on its head... 

 

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The Darkest Star

By: Jennifer Armentrout

Publisher: TorTeen

Release Date: October 30th, 2018

 

 

 

 

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One winner will recieve a copy of The Darkest Star (Jennifer Armentrout) ~ US Only 
 
 
 

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Debra Branigan on Monday, 29 October 2018 19:30

The cover is attractive and the storyline will be of interest to YA fantasy readers. Good luck with the book.

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The cover is attractive and the storyline will be of interest to YA fantasy readers. Good luck with the book.
Daniela on Monday, 05 November 2018 20:09

She is literally my YA queen and I will reread Lux just for the angst going into this! Can't wait to read from Luc's POV!!

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She is literally my YA queen and I will reread Lux just for the angst going into this! Can't wait to read from Luc's POV!!
Candice Gigous on Wednesday, 07 November 2018 07:55

The cover is very pretty. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.

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The cover is very pretty. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Kara S on Friday, 09 November 2018 03:59

The cover is lovely, but it doesn't seem to match the dangerously thrilling synopsis. The latter makes this a must-read, and both cover and contents are winners for me albeit in different ways. Thanks, Kara S

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The cover is lovely, but it doesn't seem to match the dangerously thrilling synopsis. The latter makes this a must-read, and both cover and contents are winners for me albeit in different ways. Thanks, Kara S
Seji on Sunday, 11 November 2018 19:23

The cover is very pretty, the synopsis is thrilling, so exciting!!

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The cover is very pretty, the synopsis is thrilling, so exciting!!
Penny Olson on Sunday, 18 November 2018 23:53

The cover is magical and the synopsis is action packed.

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The cover is magical and the synopsis is action packed.
Becky Pennington on Monday, 19 November 2018 21:50

Gorgeous Cover and can not wait to read this book!

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Gorgeous Cover and can not wait to read this book!
Emily on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 10:52

The Lux series is still one of my favorite series ever! Ugh i need this book

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The Lux series is still one of my favorite series ever! Ugh i need this book
Dianna G. on Thursday, 22 November 2018 22:01

I loved the Lux series so many years ago. This is a book I need to share with my teen daughter, she would love it! Gorgeous cover.

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I loved the Lux series so many years ago. This is a book I need to share with my teen daughter, she would love it! Gorgeous cover.
Danielle Hammelef on Saturday, 24 November 2018 19:31

I like the cover and the synopsis sounds exciting and fun to read.

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I like the cover and the synopsis sounds exciting and fun to read.

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