Flawed Blog Tour : Review & Giveaway

Hi everyone! I have a stop on the Flawed blog tour today. There is a review of the book and a giveaway as part of my stop.

Author: J.L. Spelbring
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Pub. Date: August 12, 2014

In a world where Hitler won the The War, and perfection is constantly sought, Ellyssa has broken free from her austere life and has found another meaning for her existence. 

Family, friendship, and love. 

But her happiness is short lived. Ellyssa finds herself on the run, again. Her father's work didn't die with him, but lives on in her siblings, Aalexis and Xaver, and they are determined to complete his unfinished dream.

My Review
Ellyssa has just learned what it is like to feel emotions, have people care for her and for her to care for them. She was raised to become a weapon and be emotionless but she escaped that life. In a world where Hitler won flaws in people are meant to be destroyed. Ellyssa only wants to find the rest of her friends and move on past what her father did. However even with him dead there are some who want to continue what he was working on. Her sister and brother Aalexis and Xaver survived and have even bigger plans than their father did. Ellyssa may have thought she won a war but it was only a battle now the real war begins.

Ellyssa has a power to read minds and she is slowly learning she has more power than that. She doesn't like to use her power and is trying to learn to trust people. Her emotions are coming out more and she is really beginning to see what it is like outside a lab and what love means. She will do anything to protect those she cares about and put a stop to what her father started. She isn't a character to stand by bit one who will put herself in danger to help others.

This is a wonderful sequel. While you could read it as a stand alone I would recommend the first book as well. It lays the groundwork for this world.  If you like me ever wonder what a few changes in history would make this book may be for you. Hitler won and now everyone has to be perfect or die. It is a horrifying thought but makes a wonderful book. In this book Ellyssa really becomes more human like in her emotions. She is a human but never treated as such. She has found love and now wants the world to change. People who are flawed shouldn't be hid and she tries to help take down those that think they should. She becomes much more stronger in this book as she has to face more hurdles and come face to face with her worse nightmare. Her sister and brother make her dad seem like a kitten and I didn't think that would be possible. Aalexis is the perfect killing machine. She will take down anyone and it doesn't matter who it is. She has her own dreams of the future and she needs Ellyssa to finish those dreams. This book has love, the element of shock at times and will make you wish for the next one now. I really like this series and would recommend it to anyone.

4 out of 5 Stars

About J.L: 
J.L. Spelbring lives in Texas, where she wanders out in the middle of the night to look at the big and bright stars. Besides knocking imaginary bad guys in the head with a keyboard, she enjoys being swept away between the pages of a book, running amuck inside in her own head, pretending she is into running, and hanging out with her kids, who are way too cool for her.

Her novel, Perfection, released in July, 2013 and the sequel Flawed releases August, 2014.

To contact J.L, try: 

1 Butterfly Necklace US Only.
1 finished copy of FLAWED US Only.

Tour Schedule
Week One:
8/4/2014- Simplistic Reviews- Review
8/4/2014- WOrkS of FiCTioN- Guest Post
8/5/2014- Racing To Read- Review
8/5/2014- The Book Landers- Interview
8/6/2014- Crossroad Reviews- Review
8/7/2014- Book Loving Mom- Review
8/7/2014- The Cover Contessa- Interview
8/8/2014- Readers Live A Thousand Lives- Review
8/8/2014- Mom With A Kindle- Guest Post

I'd like to thank Rockstar Book Tours and J.L. Spelbring for letting me be a part of this tour.

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