Sunday, February 15, 2015

Blog tour: ‘The Lazarus Game by Stephen J. Valentine

About the book:An amazing new video game has the power to resurrect the brightest minds of the past and see what they’d create in the modern world. There’s just one catch—it requires another person’s soul. Carter Chance, who is a teenage genius, must find a way to stop his generation from exchanging their souls for a computer-generated fantasy. This action-packed thriller delves into the enticement and dangers of virtual reality.
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort Publishing & Media (February 10, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1462115543
  • ISBN-13: 978-1462115549

  • About the author:
    Stephen J. Valentine received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Utah State University. He is Senior Program Manager for FamilySearch International, responsible for the online publication of billions of historical records. Stephen loves history, hiking, cooking, reading, and traveling, especially to Disneyland. Stephen resides in Utah with his beautiful wife, talented children, brilliant Schnauzer, and massive J.R.R. Tolkien collection.

    My review: The Lazarus Game by Stephen J. Valentine

    4 STARS

    This is different book on many levels. It is exciting YA adventure.  It is a science fiction. A book that is philosophical. Makes me wonder what choice would I make.  It is a clean read.

    Carter is a genius.  He is a teenager.  He is going to high school for the social life. He is smug.
    Sidney Locke is one of his friends. Carter has a crush on her.
    Clinton is Carter's older brother.  He is a jock who quit playing sports. He is a senior.
    Darek Bramderson is his best friend.  He hates everyone.
    Kyle Chamberlain is irresistible to woman.  These friends hang out together. They work together to find out answers.

    I was surprised at who the bad guys were.  For the longest time I could not tell who were the ones to trust.  I admired the bad guys.

    There is a new game store that has moved into town.  Everyone is talking about the games. People are lined up to get into play the video games.

    This deals with the worth of a person's life. Is one person worth more than another's life.  I think I know but then wonder if I am faced with one of my family what choice would I make than.

    I was given this ebook to read by Cedar Fort Publishing.  In return I agreed to give a honest review of The Lazarus Game and be part of it's blog tour.

    The Lazarus Game” blog tour schedule:
    February 13: Live to Read
    February 14:
    February 15: Jorie Loves a Story
    February 16: I Love to Read and Review Books • Readalot
    February 17: Reading for Sanity
    February 18: The Phantom Paragrapher
    February 19: Lisa is a Bookworm
    February 20: Why Not? Because I Said So
    February 21: Reading is One of My Passions
    February 22: Detweiler Mom
    February 23: Mel’s Shelves
    February 24: Literary Timeout
    February 25: Author Joann • Blooming with Books • EmmyMom
    February 26: Reidhead Randomness
    February 27: I Am a Reader


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