Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Can't Wait Wednesday No. 75: Rebels of Eden, by Joey Graceffa

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Here's my choice for this week!

 Rebels of Eden
(Children of Eden, Book 3)
Joey Graceffa
Hardcover, 384 pages
Atria/Keywords Press
    October 2, 2018
Dystopian Fiction, Fantasy, 
Science Fiction,
Young Adult Fiction

The electrifying conclusion to the New York Times bestselling series Children of Eden that follows Rowan as she leaves behind the paradise she’s always dreamed of to save Eden—and the world—from a terrible fate.Rowan is finally in Harmonia, an Earth-friendly, sustainable commune in the wilderness she always thought was dead. Even in this idyllic world, she finds no peace. Harmonia has strict rules—and dire consequences. Thinking about Eden is forbidden, but she’s determined to rescue the loved ones she left behind. Though they are in terrible danger, her pleas for help are ignored.

After months of living as one with nature, a shocking reminder of her past pushes Rowan to act. With the help of new friends, she infiltrates Eden. What she discovers is even worse than the situation she left behind. In the chaos of civil war, Rowan and her friends join forces with the second children and other rebels trapped inside. They fight for their lives, and for the future of humanity in this broken Earth.

 Why I can't wait for this one!

It SURE looks like I'm going to keep right on finding new series to get excited about, right when they're either on the third or last book! So here's another one that sounds absolutely TERRIFIC!! The first book, Children of Eden, has a four-star rating on Goodreads, with a total of 799 reviews and 5,251 ratings!! Can you believe it?! So yeah, I want to start this one, too!! Lol.

The previous books in this series! 
Click on the covers 
for the Goodreads pages.

 Joey Graceffa is a leading digital creator, actor, and producer, best known for his scripted and vlog work with YouTube. He is the author of the instant New York Times bestselling memoir In Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World and the bestselling novels Children of Eden and its sequel Elites of Eden. In 2013, he produced and starred in his own Kickstarter–funded supernatural series, Storytellers, for which he won a Streamy Award. In 2016, he debuted Escape the Night, a “surreality” competition series for YouTube Red that will return for a third season in the summer of 2018. Joey’s other interests include a proprietary accessories/home décor line called "Crystal Wolf", and supporting various nonprofit organizations for literacy, children’s health and wellness, and animal welfare.

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  1. I watch Joey Graceffa on YouTube. He just moved into his new house and it is gorgeousness :) I haven't read the books.

    1. Hi, Jackie!

      Oh, I gotta go check out his channel! I'm really impressed at how much he's already accomplished at his age! And I heard about his new house, too.

      When I came across this third book on Goodreads, I decided to feature it here right away!!

      Thanks for commenting! <3 :)

  2. Oh wow pretty amazing covers on this series. Especially this new one. This series is totally new to me, but looks worth trying! I always love a good dystopia, and the whole Eden thing sounds interesting.

    1. Hi, Greg!

      My favorite of these covers is the third one. I can see the influence of Salvador Dali, the Surrealist artist.

      Yeah, it SURE does! When I found this third book on Goodreads, I KNEW I had to feature it in my next CWW post!

      I haven't read any good dystopian fiction in quite a while, and really should! And I like the whole Eden thing, as well.

      Thanks for commenting! <3 :)

  3. These covers are pretty cool. It sounds like it will be good and I love when the rating are high cause that usually means it is pretty good. Great pick!

    Mary my CWW!

    1. Hi, Mary!

      Yes, they are, although my favorite is the third one.

      Oh, DEFINITELY!! The first book has SO many high ratings!! I always check out books with high ratings, as well as lots of reviews!

      Thanks for commenting! <3 :)

  4. It can actually be a good thing to discover a series that one wants to read when the author is wrapping it up. This way you can read the books all together and not have to wait for books to come out.

    I agree with everyone else, I really like the covers.

    1. Hi, Brian!

      You know, you're absolutely right! It can be a REAL pain to have to anxiously wait for the next book to be released. That happened to me with The Twilight Saga. I discovered this series in 2006. The first two books had been published by then, and I bought and DEVOURED THEM. But then I had to wait until 2007 for the third one to be released. It was SHEER agony! And then it was ANOTHER year until the fourth and last book came out! So you DEFINITELY have a point there!

      My favorite of the three covers is the one on the third book. I can see the influence of Salvador Dali, the Surrealist artist. Although I don't consider him one of my favorites, I do like some of his works.

      Thanks for commenting!! <3 :)

  5. I am trying to figure out if I like that cover or not. It certainly is interesting. I'm with Brian in that I think coming into a series at or near the end has its advantages. Makes those cliffhangers that sometimes appear a bit more bearable when you have the next book handy. I hope you love this one, Maria, when you get to it!

    1. Hi, Wendy!

      Yes, this is a VERY interesting cover! As I commented to Greg and Brian above, I see the influence of Salvador Dali, the Surrealist artist, in this cover. Not that this artist is one of my favorites, but I do like some of his paintings.

      I have to agree with you and Brian; coming to a series near its end means that you don't have to AGONIZE waiting for books to be published! Lol. And you've got a GREAT point -- some books in a series do end in cliffhangers! Having the next book at hand does make it easier to deal with the suspense, lol.

      I KNOW I'll enjoy this series! It certainly looks exciting!!

      Thanks for commenting!! HUGS TO YOU & MOUSE!!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  6. I like this one but am I the only one feeling somewhat disconnected when comparing it to the previous ones. They kind of scream science-fiction to me where this newest one kind of screams contemporary. Booker T and Cass say hi and keep Booker in your prayers because he's having surgery Friday. Hope you're having a wonderful week.

    1. Hi, Barb!

      Actually, I think the third cover looks like it would belong to a fantasy novel. I think the other two would be more for novels set more in "the real world". Lol. But you may have a point.

      Say "Hi" back to Booker T and Cass! I am so sorry to hear that Book needs surgery.... I will certainly keep him, as well as you guys, in my prayers to day! <3 <3

      Hope your week was pretty good, and that everything goes well with Book's surgery! HUGS TO YOU AND THE PUPS, AND "WOOF, WOOF" TO THEM!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)


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