24.6.14

Congrats @taratylertalks on the release of Broken Branch Falls!

Today is the release of Broken Branch Falls by Tara Tyler!! I was the lucky winner of an ARC duirng the cover reveal, so I was able to read it early, and oh my goodness what delightful story it is. I can't even tell you how many times I laughed out loud at Gabe the Goblin's hilarious inner thoughts. (I'll save my full 5-star review for my August 1 blog tour post.)

This is a fantasy story written for a Middle Grade audience, so I'm not sure what it says about me that I enjoyed it so much---actually, I think it says more about Tara's writing that it can be so eagerly devoured by adults as well as kids. Such great adventure mixed with lighthearted teenagery angst.

Broken Branch Falls is now available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Publisher Curiosity Quills.

 Gabe is an average fifteen-year-old goblin. He’s in the marching band, breezes through calculus, and gets picked on daily by the other kids at school, especially the ogres. Gabe’s closest friends are goblins like him, but Gabe is tired of being a goblin – he’d like to try other things. And he has his eye on the new ogress at school. It’s against all beastly rules, but there’s just something about her.

When a prank goes wrong, Gabe is forced to join the football team as punishment – but finds a way to make it work. Soon the whole school is getting in on the rule-breaking fad of mingling with other species. Too bad the adults have to step in and ruin things by threatening to destroy the school and split up Broken Branch Falls. And Gabe is their scapegoat. With help from friends, old and new, Gabe sets out on a quest for a relic of their mysterious past, which hopefully holds the key to saving Broken Branch Falls. After all that trouble, it better work.


Add it to your GOODREADS list!

11 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Big congratulations to Tara!

Tara Tyler R said...

alex is hitting them all!!

thanks so much Nicki!! And for putting it on amazon toot sweet!! youre so awesome! I really need to get to Chi town and meet you in person!

Michael Di Gesu said...

Hey, Nicki!

CONGRATS TARA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Johanna Garth said...

Congratulations to Tara.

And I think the fact you liked it says you have a joyful, young heart! :)

The Purple Assassin. said...

Congratulations.

That sounded like a good read!

The Armchair Squid said...

Wow, today's the day! Congrats, Tara!

M Pax said...

Tara is everywhere this week! Woo hoo!

Happy Wednesday, Nikki!

Lady Lilith said...

I like how they added the goblins as characters.

Misha Gericke said...

Congrats, Tara!

Megan Lee said...

This sounds like a great book! I've already added it to my "Want to Read" list on Goodreads.

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