Blog Tour: #Giveaway #Win Glitter by Aprilynne Pike ~ Review




Tour Schedule:
Week One:
10/17/2016- Tales of the Ravenous ReaderInterview
10/18/2016- Lisa Loves LiteratureReview
10/19/2016- Pandora's BooksExcerpt
10/20/2016-  BookHounds YAReview
10/21/2016- Two Chicks on Books- Interview

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10/24/2016- Brooke- ReportsReview
10/25/2016- Brittany's Book RamblesGuest Post
10/26/2016- Seeing Double In NeverlandReview
10/27/2016- A Glass Of Wine BlogInterview
10/28/2016- Mundie MomsReview





Title: GLITTER
Author: Aprilynne Pike
Pub. Date: October 25, 2016
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 384
Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Synopsis:
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Aprilynne Pike comes a truly original new novel—Breaking Bad meets Marie Antoinette in a near-future world where the residents of Versailles live like it’s the eighteenth century and an almost-queen turns to drug dealing to save her own life.
Outside the palace of Versailles, it’s modern day. Inside, the people dress, eat, and act like it’s the eighteenth century—with the added bonus of technology to make court life lavish, privileged, and frivolous. The palace has every indulgence, but for one pretty young thing, it’s about to become a very beautiful prison.
When Danica witnesses an act of murder by the young king, her mother makes a cruel power play . . . blackmailing the king into making Dani his queen. When she turns eighteen, Dani will marry the most ruthless and dangerous man of the court. She has six months to escape her terrifying destiny. Six months to raise enough money to disappear into the real world beyond the palace gates.
Her ticket out? Glitter. A drug so powerful that a tiny pinch mixed into a pot of rouge or lip gloss can make the wearer hopelessly addicted. Addicted to a drug Dani can sell for more money than she ever dreamed.
But in Versailles, secrets are impossible to keep. And the most dangerous secret—falling for a drug dealer outside the palace walls—is one risk she has to take.

Review:

Thank you Random House Kids for sending me a copy of Glitter for review. This in no way affected my opinion.

Glitter was so different then the other books I have read by Aprilynne. I love how she pushes the boundaries of the life of the rich and posh. Who are living in a castle and are living a tributes life of the era of Marie Antoinette. Danica did not originate from a life of privilege but her father inherited it. Then her mother made the circumstances for Danica's engagement to the King. Her life is out of her control and Danica fights for any scrap of control she can find. Even if it can hurt her more then benefit her.


Aprilynne did such a fantastic job with the world building and making you feel you were in the era and surrounded by the fashion of that time. The moments of layers upon layers of fashion, to the makeup that easily becomes the addiction known as Glitter, this series is a fashion lovers dream.


Saber by far was my favorite character. He tells Danica she has choices and that he hopes she will make different ones. Saber has never known true freedom and while he has feelings for Danica he does not understand the freedom of having a choice and not making the right one. They have one complicated relationship of turbulence, especially since Danica is engaged to the King and Saber is one nice piece of eye candy.

Glitter is so raw and beautiful and oh my the fashion! They do say "beauty is pain" well that is very true for Danica in her very twisted life. Aprilynne takes you on such a different venture then with her Wings series which was so earthy and organic. Glitter is was raw, beautiful and dysfunctional in the most amazing way that will keep you drawn to every page. You think you know what will happen in the end but Aprilynne twists and turns all your thoughts and then throws them out the window. I can not wait for more.







About Aprilynne:
Aprilynne Pike is a critically acclaimed, #1 New York Times best-selling author of young adult fiction. At the age of twenty she received her BA in Creative Writing from Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. When not writing, Aprilynne can usually be found running; she also enjoys singing, acting, reading, and working with pregnant moms as a childbirth educator and doula. Aprilynne lives in Arizona with her husband and their four children.







Giveaway Details:

3 winners will receive a finished copy of GLITTER, US Only.


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