Hi, and welcome to my stop on the tour!! Thanks for dropping by! Today, you will find info on the book, the author, Michele Brouder, and of course, My Thoughts (which are actually the thoughts of my 12 year old Xander. He thought this book looked great and because it is age appropriate, he took it on.) Oh, and make sure you enter the give away and check out other stops on the tour for author interviews, guest posts, and lots more fun!
The Cover: The cover to Claire Daly it implies a lot of things. When I first saw the cover with the large amount of books I thought that there was going to be a lot of studying. On another note there is an amulet on the cover and I thought nothing other than the fact that it could be symbolic or metaphoric.
The Plot: The synopsis to this book makes Claire Daly seem more like an adventure book, but I found that it focused a lot on Claire's love life. The plot is strong and it amazing; it finds a way to make the main character experience things straight from chapter 1 that normal 17 year old young adults wouldn't go through! The abilities Claire gets even so early in the books are amazingly well described, and when i read this book it was like going to the movie theaters!
The Characters: The characters in Claire Daly are easy to imagine and oddly relatable. They all seem to show their own emotion and how they handle different situations differently, this letting you get to know just how weird their minds are.
Is it Worth Reading?: Definitely! Even though I'm not into action drama type books this book was extraordinary I really enjoyed it. This book is the perfect book for young adults who are looking for an action drama type of book. This book is good for when it's raining and you need to know that your life isn't the only life that is has had bad bumps along the way. When you having a bad day just look how many times Claire gets ordered to do something that she needed to do but needed to for survival, come to think of it mostly everything Claire does in this book is for survival.
It was a great book about hell and demons, but the book seemed to revolve around angels that Claire didn't even believe in. In a way I felt like this could be qualified as a christian book with a twist. My over all rating of this book is 4 of 5 wet huskeys
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Link to Tour Schedule:Giveaway Information: Contest ends December 4, 2015
- One (1) winner will received a $25 Amazon Gift Card, a copy of Claire Daly: Reluctant Soul Saver, a book mark, a coffee mug, and some other stuff for 'readers' from the author (INT)
- Three (3) winners will receive a copy of Claire Daly: Reluctant Soul Saver by Michele Brouder (INT)
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Claire Daly: Reluctant Soul Saver by Michele Brouder
Publication Date: September 2015
Genre: YA, Paranormal Romance
When seventeen year-old librarian wannabe Claire Daly is dragged kicking, screaming and cursing from everything she loves—her mam, her cozy Irish village and the dreamy boy next door—to take up arms in the battle of good versus evil, she learns the hard way that sometimes you don’t get to choose your own destiny, destiny chooses you.
Claire’s life plan is simple: head off to university to get her degree in library studies, summon up the courage to tell her best friend Chas that she loves him and live happily ever after. She never once entertained the idea that she might possess divine powers, that she might be predestined to battle Hell’s demons, or, to complicate matters further, that another love of many lives past might turn up on her doorstep. But life doesn’t always go as planned, and when a co-worker is viciously attacked by a demon and her own family threatened, Claire must face the truth: she is called to a higher purpose and has no choice but to answer. Claire sets aside her dreams and begins learning how to deal with the Unholy once and for all. Armed with only a crash course in soul saving and her wits, she gears up for the ultimate show down in Hell. But will it be enough?
I was born in western New York, the oldest of 5. I've loved reading since I was very little. From the age of 9, I've wanted to be a writer. In high school, I wrote a lot of angst-ridden civil war dramas ala Gone With The Wind, knowing more about the Battle of the Bull Run than a normal teenager should know. I dabbled in writing after that but didn't get serious about it until 2006, when I decided that this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.
I've had many interesting jobs but my passion has always been writing.
I lived in Ireland from 2006-2013 with my husband and 2 boys. We moved back to the US and settled in Florida briefly (2 years) before returning back to Ireland in August 2015.