Yay!!!! Today is the official release day for Uncontrollable by S.R. Johannes. For those of you that may be unfamiliar with the series, Uncontrollable is the second book in “The Nature of Grace” series. Untraceable, the first book in the series, has won and been nominated for several awards including Winner of the 2012 IndieReader Discovery Award (YA), 2012 Georgia Author of the Year (YA Nominee), and a finalist in The Kindle Book Review’s “Best Indie Book of 2012 (YA)”. Even though I have not yet read this series (yet another one in my large TBR pile) it has been on my radar and I have been SO excited to read it for some times now. Here’s a quick summary of Uncontrollable for you lovelies
Title: Uncontrollable (The Nature Of Grace #2)
Author: S.R. Johannes
As Grace recovers from tragedy, her science class is chosen by Agent Sweeney at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to help with research on the new “Red Wolf Reintroduction Program”.
While she’s excited about helping with the conservation of the endangered wolves, Grace knows this means being outdoors in the worst winter recorded, in a place she no longer feels comfortable. It also means working closely with Wyn (her ex) and his annoying girlfriend (Skyler), a girl whose idea of getting close to nature is picking silk plants and growing fake plants.
After a couple of wolves show up dead, Grace almost quits. However, when a fellow project team member goes missing, Grace continues the assignment under a renewed suspicion that someone might be sabotaging the conservation program. She quietly begins to hunt for clues.
Little does she know, she is being hunted too.
PRAISES FOR UNTRACEABLE:
“Grace is a spunky, independent, nature girl who doesn’t need a boy to save her. With wilderness survival, a juicy love triangle, and more twists and turns than a roller coaster, this fast-paced novel had me holding my breath until the very last page—and still begging for more!” –Kimberly Derting, author of the The Body Finder series (Harper Teen) and The Pledge series (S&S)
“This thrilling story is a dramatic entanglement of mystery, deception and teen romance. The action flows like a brisk mountain stream interspersed with rapids, holding suspense to last page.” – Kirkus Reviews
2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Quarterfinalist (under the original title of Grace Under Fire) – Judges Reviews:
“This story starts out with a bang…it reads like the young woman were narrating it to a friend, and had the ring of a young person’s style and intensity. Grace sees authority people, or at least those she knows, as a bit bumbling, which is true to age. Authentic representation of youth in action also. Original in premise and style, and good use of background…Good story!” – Sue Grafton, author of bestselling Kinsey Milhone series
“This murder mystery features a teenaged heroine, but she has the self assurance of a woman twice her age. The prose is very descriptive…and the dialogue is genuine. The setting of small town North Carolina and the surrounding woods is appealing. The story moves along at a brisk clip, and it feels as if we already have some important clues. We look forward to seeing what’s in the case file and what Grace and her motorbike, Luci, will be up to next.” – Sue Monk Kidd, author of Secret Life of Bees
Now if you know what’s good for you/you want a chance to win something AWESOME, then you’ll head on over to Mundie Moms for a Big Uncontrollable Launch Party with tons of prizes and then over to SR Johannes blog for even more!
To continue on with the blog tour, check out the line up! On this blog tour, SR talks about anything from marketing to writing to her books to personal interviews and giveaways!
WHERE TO PURCHASE THE BOOK:
Uncontrollable is on sale in paperback and e-book at all major
booksellers including Amazon, iBooks/Apple (coming soon),
Smashwords, and B & N.
If you haven’t read Untraceable, you can get it in paperback and e-book
at all major booksellers including Amazon, Apple, Smashwords,
and B & N.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
S.R. Johannes is the author of award-winning and Amazon bestselling Untraceable (a teen wilderness thriller) and new tween paranormal, On The Bright Side. She has also published short novelettes as well as a teen romance anthology with 16 other authors titled, In His Eyes. Uncontrollable, the sequel to Untraceable, is scheduled for September 2012.
S.R. Johannes is a winner of the 2012 IndieReader Discovery Awards (Young Adult) and was also recently nominated for 2012 Georgia Author of the Year (Young Adult). Untraceable was also recently named a Finalist in The Kindle Book Review’s Indie Book of the Year (YA)
After earning an MBA and working in corporate America, S.R. Johannes traded in her expensive suits, high heels, and corporate lingo for a family, flip-flops, and her love of writing. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her dog, British-accented husband, and the huge imaginations of their little prince and princess, which she hopes- someday- will change the world.
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