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BOOK REVIEW: ZENITH : The Androma Saga – Part 1 + GIVEAWAY

Good afternoon and happy ZENITH Book birthday! Yes, after a what seemed like a long time, our wait is finally over and ZENITH: The Androma Saga Part 1 is now out and available on all e-platforms wherever ebooks are sold!

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ZENITH is set in the Miracle Galaxy and it focuses on Andi (also known as the bloody baroness) who is the captain of an all female space crew and their ship The Marauder until one day when Andi and her crew are captured by a bounty hunter named Dex who turns out to be someone from Andi’s past. cce191_b7fb6093f4ac42378260f0c2fddbfb2e~mv2_d_4623_3627_s_4_2

If you were like me and stayed up until midnight to receive your e-copy of ZENITH last night and binge read it then you would know how satisfying of a reading experience this book was!

Lindsay Cummings and Sasha Alsberg are a force to be reckoned with! No joke ZENITH is just a beautifully written and fast paced thrill ride of a story! From the first page to the very end I was hooked to the edge of my seat!

I really enjoyed reading about Andi and her inner conflict as she goes on her journey to discovering more about her galaxy for this first part of four in this serialized novel!

Our rating for ZENITH: The Androma Saga Part 1 is a 4.5/5 stars (Letter Grade: A-) 

If you’re a science fiction geek like I am or a fan of Star Wars or The Throne of Glass Series then I highly recommend this book! If you’ve read it we encourage you to spread the word and pass it on to others you know to read and rate this book!

Keep reading for information on the Zenith Giveaway we will be hosting!

 

 

 

ZENITH GIVEAWAY INFORMATION

To help celebrate the release of ZENITH, we will be giving away two FREE copies of ZENITH through iBooks for two lucky fans!

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How to enter:

On our Twitter, there will be a tweet posted about the giveaway, from there will will need to:

-Follow us on Twitter.

-RT this Tweet to enter.  

The giveaway will run for one week before we contact the the two winner to receive their copy! Good luck, Marauders!

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5 Reasons We’re Excited for ZENITH: The Andoma Saga Part 1!

Hello Geeks! It’s Jamari here from ReadGeek and we’re less than 5 days away from the release of ZENITH: The Androma Saga Part 1!  If you don’t know or haven’t heard already, ZENITH is a novel that’s co-written by multi-genre author Lindsay Cummings (who also wrote The Murder Complex Duology) & Sasha Alsberg (Booktuber best known for her outstanding YouTube Channel abookutopia)! And with the release of Zenith fast approaching, we’ve decided to share 5 reasons why we’re PUMPED for the release of ZENITH!

1. The Cover

Yes yes, we know you’re not supposed to judge a book by it’s cover, (but even as we say that we do it all the time) but just from the Zenith cover alone we can already tell we’re about to be pulled in for one exciting and epic space journey adventure! Just take a look for yourself!

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2. The Summary 

Just from the first two sentences of the reading the summary of Zenith we were immediately drawn in to the story and got a good understanding of what it was all about!

The Summary Reads:

There is darkness

sweeping across the stars.

Most know her as the Bloody Baroness, the captain of a fearsome glass starship called The Marauder. Androma and her crew strike terror in the hearts of those who cross them amongst the many corners of the Mirabel Galaxy.

When a routine mission goes rogue, the all-female crew is captured by a bounty hunter from Andi’s past and forced into a job that could, quite literally, start a war that will devour worlds.

Meanwhile, on the far side of the galaxy, the ruthless ruler Nor waits in the shadows of the planet Xen Ptera, biding her time. The final pieces are about to fall into place, liberating a plan that will tear Mirabel in two.

As the Marauder hurtles toward the unknown, there is one lesson that proves to be true: No one can be trusted in a galaxy that runs on lies and illusion.

(Source: TheAndromaSaga.com)

3. It’s Part 1 of 4 Parts of a Serialized Novel

I know there’s probably a lot of you out there who don;t know or haven’t heard of what a serialized novel is. A Serialized Novel is basically a novel that is released little by little part by part and in the end will make up one cohesive story. We’ll give you an example. Take Harry Potter for a second and imagine if book 1 was released over a coarse of time chapter sections by chapter sections to the end of the first book in which you’d have one overall novel in the end of all the parts that have been released, thats kind of an understanding of how ZENITH is going to be released.

We’ll be getting Part 1 this coming Tuesday on June 21 and the story will be continued in the coming three other parts until we have one complete novel. It may seem like a long time since we’d have to wait until they finish all the remaining parts, but on the bright side, having the novel released as parts gives us more of a chance to gradually grow with the characters and story over time to time from Part 1 to Part 2 to Part 3 to Part 4 rather than speed reading quickly through one book entirely.

4. It’s Written by Two Kickass Women about Kickass Woman! 

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The authors, Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings are both very amazing, powerful and badass young women! We cannot express enough how pumped we are about this story and we can only imagine how badass and awesome the adventures the Bloody Baroness and her all female crew are going to have kicking ass in the galactic!

5. The Sneak Peek from Chapter 1 was PHENOMENAL!

Those who signed up for the ZENITH Newsletter on theandromasaga.com received a very special treat yesterday in their inboxes! In the latest newsletter Sasha and Lindsay sent out, they gave us a special exclusive sneak peek of the first chapter from ZENITH and I’m completely truthful when I tell you that it was nothing less of perfection! The sneak peek instantly had us hooked into the novel and the writing was SO beautiful and well written! Co-author, Sasha Alsberg mentioned on her YouTube Channel and Snapchat previously that ZENITH was written in a way so that it reads like a fantasy novel and in that sneak peek we could 100% agree and understand what she meant!

That was our top 5 reasons to why we’re excited for ZENITH Part 1! What are yours? Do you have some of the same one’s as us? And have you pre-ordered your e-copy of ZENITH yet?!

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You can get sucked into the Mirabel Galaxy in ZENITH: The Androma Saga Part 1 on June 21, 2016! Pre-Order your copy now wherever ebooks are sold!

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ReadGeek 2.o: New & Improved!

Hello friends! It’s Jordan from ReadGeek, back from our nearly year-long break from blogging to update you on our return, changes being made, as well as our plans for the future of ReadGeek.

Firstly, the long hiatus Jamari and I took was mostly caused by school. Middle school, especially in its later half, can be straining, not as much educationally as it is socially. Due to many of those social constructs and setups that are really too complicated for quick explanation, we became stressed and really lost the energy or motivation to keep posting on the blog. However, recent events have convinced us to not only return to the blog, but to expand 0n what we have created, making for a better blog overall.

To help us in our dream of making a larger blog that one day may one day become a hub of geek culture and society as a whole, we have added a new member onto our team, Mimi. They have been a friend of Jamari’s and I’s for a long time and they also share in our love of books, movies, and geeky things in general. We could not think of a better partner to work with us at ReadGeek and we hope this expansion on our team will help us to produce more unique content more often and widen the scope of topics we cover.

With this change, we will be editing our posting schedule, at least temporarily. Expect at least one post every other day, with authors generally rotating in responsibility. This is subject to change later in the year, seeing as we are teenagers who are required to attend school and deal with all that comes with it. We will, though, do our best in being consistent with these posts.

Also, do expect to see changes in content. We will still cover the usual (books, movies, TV shows) , but I do think that we will tackle some of the larger issues that are deeply rooted within the geek community and how those things play into the media we enjoy everyday through discussion like articles. More on this later, but I do think that the geek community is haven of acceptance and creativity, some of which is normally rejected by the mainstream, and I think deeper dives into those concepts can reveal a lot about us and who we identify as. At the core, we will still remain a blog dedicated to news and conversation about geeky media.

In conclusion, just expect better content being produced more often and covering an even larger set of topics. I hope that gives you an idea of what to anticipate from us in the next few months and, hopefully, even after that.

 

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ReadGeekx3 at #GeekyCon!

Hey guys! It’s Jordan from ReadGeekx3 with some exciting news! Both Jamari and myself will be attending GeekyCon 2015 which will be taking place in our hometown of Orlando, FL from July 30 to August 2. Many popular authors, actors, and other personalities will be there such as Veronica Roth, Marie Lu,Ty Simpkins and more! 

We plan to get a lot of things for an eventual giveaway of merch and autographs, so stay up to date by following us. If you liked this post, check out more of our post here on ReadGeekx3.

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My Top 5 Favorite Moments From The Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer!

Hi Guys! It’s Jordan from ReadGeekx3. As you probably know, the full trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 was released on Thursday. Many new and exciting scenes and clips were shown throughout the trailer, only increasing my eagerness to see this movie. And I have gathered my 5 favorite moments from this new trailer to present to you guys. 

1. The Destroyed Capital

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This clip puts an emphasis on the destruction that occurs during this revolution. This has to be my favorite shots in the trailer, stressing the destroyed state of the Capital.

2. President Coin

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This shot shows President Coin in a new position of power with a new haircut to match. This clip gets me excited to see what role she will play in the film and also foreshadows the conclusion of the film (Those in the know will get it).

3. The Map of Pods

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The refusal of the Capital to simply surrender is on full display in this clip. They’ve stocked up on deadly traps, such as the ones used in the Hunger Games, to hinder the advance of the rebel forces. A move very questionable as it seems as if it would be less effective than simply sending in Peacekeepers.

4. The Falling Parachutes

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This clip is very much a clip for those who have read the books, as not everything in this shot is as it seems. I won’t spoil it, but do know that this is a very important part in the story and will leave a lasting effect.

5. Squad 451 In The Transfer

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This shot shows Katniss in the Transfer, shooting into what seems to be an explosion. This should be one of the most action packed parts of the movie, so I am super excited to see it on the big screen!

I am very excited to see this movie this fall and I know I’m not alone. Tell us about your favorite moments from this trailer in the comments! The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 comes out November 20! If you liked this, please follow and check out some more of our post! 

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The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1 Production Photos! 

Hey guys, it’s Jamari here from ReadGeekx3 here with some new and exciting pictures from the set of the upcoming installment Allegiant – Part 1 with comes out March 18, 2016!

Here are the set photos below:👇🏻  

 And we also got an first look at Christina, coursety of Zoè Kravitz!

And we also got a picture of the cast at  Dinner from Daniel Dae Kim!!!

More News, the ALLEGIANT Collectors Edition released this October and voting is in the process for which deleted scene you want to be included in the collectors edition!


That’s pretty much all for this post! Check for more posts soon!


The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1 comes out in theaters on March 18, 2016

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Prodigy: The Graphic Novel in Production! 

Hey guys is Jamari here from ReadGeekx3 here with some exciting news!!!

As you may know, Legend by Marie Lu has been adapted into a graphic novel and was released yesterday! And fans of Legend will be happy to know that the second book Prodigy is on its way into graphic form!

Leigh Dragoon who is responsible for adapting the Legend Graphic Novel tweeted out confiming that Prodigy will be made into a graphic novel also!

She tweeted:

Finished the first draft of the Prodigy graphic novel script! @Marie_Lu @robvalois #DayAndJune4Ever #legend

 

 

  With Prodigy: The Graphic Novel underway, we could expect it to be released early next year. Though the wait may be long,  The Rose Society (Book 2 in Marie Lu’s The Young Elites Series) releases October 6!

Check for more posts soon!

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Illustrated Harry Potter Cover Revealed!

Hey Guys! It’s Jordan from ReadGeekx3 with some exiting news for my fellow Harry Potter fans. It was back in January that Scholastic announced fully-illustrated hardcover editions of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on their blog, and yesterday we got our first glimpse of the cover. The edition is set to be released on October 6, the same day The Rose Society is set to be released. It is currently available for preorder on Amazon, priced at $28. We expect their to be a collectors edition, so stay up to date with ReadGeekx3 for all your news!

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Paper Towns Movie Poster Released!!!

Hey guys it’s Jamari here from ReadGeekx3 here with another post! Today the official poster for the Paper Towns movie was released!!!

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And here is is!!!

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Paper Towns will be released in July 24, 2015 (release date moved from June 5) and we will be getting a trailer on the TODAY Show on March 19!! That’s all for today! Check our for more posts and updates soon!