Review + Giveaway: Eden’s Root by Rachel Fisher

The year is 2033 and the world hovers on the edge of explosion as unexplained crop deaths lead to severe global food shortages. In the United States, the Sickness is taking lives slowly, creeping its way into every family. Fi Kelly has already faced the Sickness in her own family, toughening her beyond her years. But a shocking confession from her dying father will push her toughness to its absolute limits. Saddled with an impossible secret and the mission of saving her little sister, Fi sets out to transform herself into the warrior that she must become to survive the coming collapse. Along the way, she will discover that evil can be accidental and that love can be intentional.

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Today I have a mini-review of Rachel Fisher’s debut book, Eden’s Root, plus your chance to win a copy! (There are 16 e-books and 2 physical copies of each book released so far! Lots of chances to win. Check the bottom of the post for the raffle. ;) )

First off, I love the cover for Eden’s Root! It has this simplistic beauty at first glance, but on a second look there’s a bit more there. I love it.

Fisher has obviously gone to great lengths to research food sources and the science behind Eden’s Root, I was fascinated by what Fi’s dad told her. Fisher’s debut is the sort of dystopian that has a creepy realistic feel that made me think.

As for the characters, Fi’s a strong female lead (woot!) that I couldn’t help but root for. I have to be honest, the adult characters (with a few exceptions) made me want to scream. The ones that were ill had excuses, but some were just so weak. Weak to the point I found myself kind of horrified. Here’s this 14 year old girl leading entire family’s to safety, with little resistance.

Aside from that, I was fascinated by the “future” Fisher created and can’t wait to read more from her.

I received my copy of Eden’s Root in exchange for my honest opinion from the author for the ATOMR Book Tour.

If you cannot see the Rafflecopter form, please try refreshing – it seems to be playing a little disappearing game. ;) You might also try clicking the link. Sorry for the trouble!

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  1. erinf1 says:

    thanks for the great review and giveaway! This is the first I’ve heard of this book and it sounds fantastic!

    • erinf1 says:

      I don’t think that the rafflecopter is working today :(

      • Amanda says:

        It seems to be working for me! You might try giving it a bit and refreshing it. I know over the past week or so they’ve had a bit of outage problems. :) If it continues let me know.

        • erinf1 says:

          DOH!!! I just assumed the rafflecopter link went to the website which it sometimes does when it’s down. I figured it out :)

          Thanks again for the great giveaway!

          Ummm… I don’t really have an absolute fav book yet this year… I have a lot I’ve really liked but no favs yet. Still waiting to get that golden book :)

  2. mamabunny13 says:

    The rafflecopter is not working for me either. I’ve tried refreshing several times but it didn’t work.

    • Amanda says:

      Others seem to be able to enter, so I’m not sure if it’s having issues randomly or what. Since it’s not my giveaway I can’t do much, but I will email the host and see if they can. :)

  3. wyndwhisper says:

    thank you for the chance at such a great giveaway. i Love the cover, it’s gorgeous and the book sounds wonderful. definitely going at the top of my TBBN list. :D

    tammy ramey

  4. Victoria Zumbrum says:

    I would love to read this book. It sounds very good. The rafflecopter isn’t working. Please enter me in contest.

  5. wyndwhisper says:

    my favorite book is actually a series, it’s the Hell Yeah series by Sable Hunter.

    tammy ramey

  6. My favorite book goes way back to my teenage years when my reading addiction was set into motion by reading It by Stephen King. Strange yes, but it was a great book! Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. Ashley says:

    I’ve had my eye on this book for a while now! I think it sounds awesome and I also adore the cover! Great review!!

    My favourite book right now is Insignia by S.J. Kincaid. :)

  8. Jessica Bronder says:

    Thank you for the great giveaway!! I can’t wait to read this book. FYI, I had to click on the Rafflecopter link to enter my info.

    My favorite book of all time is Alice in Wonderland.

  9. Molli says:

    I’m reading this one right now! I’m glad to know that you liked it, Amanda! I’m only a little bit into it but Fi definitely sounds like an awesome character!

  10. TOUGH QUESTION??! My fav book huh, wow I am not sure i have just one. I would say lately Divergent, Room, Discovery of Witches are probably my latest favorites.

  11. Lili says:

    My favorite book will always be The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

  12. wni says:

    i love anna and the french kiss! thanks for the giveaway

  13. JennH says:

    The book sounds awesome! I don’t really have a fav book, I sorta love them all… :D
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  14. joannie sparks says:

    Hi thanks for the giveaway and i think my favorite book this year was Paranormalcy and Supernaturally by Kiersten White. However there were so many to choose from this year.Joannie

  15. amel armeliana says:

    Hi, thank u for this giveaway. My favorite book this year is The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter :)

  16. Well, that’s a pretty difficult question! I’ll say Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen.

  17. This book looks really amazing, can’t wait to get my hands on it!
    My favorite book of all times is The Host by Stephanie Meyer, a true masterpiece

  18. Cordelia says:

    Tiger’s Curse series!

  19. Erika says:

    My favorite book is the Hunger Games series.

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