Monday, July 21, 2014

Forsaking Home Book Review and GIVEAWAY!

I really wanted to sit down and take the time to properly review the first book of The Survivalist Series written by A. American.  The fourth book in the series  is now available at Amazon and on the authors website. There is a kindle/electronic  version too if you prefer using an e-reader. 

 As busy as I've been with things here on the home front I almost passed up the opportunity to read this series. I like reading post- SHTF books.  I'm half way through the second book "Surviving Home" and I have to tell you it might even be better than the the first book  first book in the series "Going Home" which is a real page turner as well and will leave you ready to crack open the next book in the series.

The only thing that had me wondering through the whole first book "Going Home" was Morgans "get home bag"  That thing must have weighed a ton what with all the supplies he was able to carry in his pack.  This book reminded me somewhat of the James Rawles first book which was really descriptive but  with a deeper look at just how one might react being stranded 250 miles from home.  All in all I'm really enjoying reading this series.  


Here's the amazon description of the newest release. ( I'm looking forward to reading it too.)


FORSAKING HOME
Book 4 of The Survivalist Series
They survived the collapse, but can they survive the aftermath?

Morgan Carter has weathered the weeks after the collapse of the nation’s power grid, reuniting with his family and ensuring their safety, but his struggle isn't over yet. Carter must focus on survival in an increasingly unstable society—but the challenges he faces are beyond his wildest imagination.

Meanwhile, the enclosed quarters of the nearby government-run refugee camp make for an environment where injury, assault and murder are the norm. As Jess creates trouble within the camp, Sarge and his crew plot to take down the entire establishment.

From the author of the hit Survivalist Series books, Forsaking Home is an action-packed adventure that depicts the harrowing possibilities of a world gone awry, and the courage it takes to protect what matters most.

EDITED (PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY)  I tried to make this as easy as possible folks.

 If you would like a chance to win the entire series it's really simple to do.  Just hit the "follow" button here on the blog and leave a comment. The button to push is the one just under the Popular Posts.  If you are already a follower of Bacon and Eggs (that means you have hit the follow button before, folks) just leave a comment letting me know.  Make sure you enter before this coming Friday July 25th for a chance to win the entire series.  I'll be picking the winner on Saturday. 

If you are the lucky winner you will need to contact me no later than Monday July 28th with your name and address.  If you miss the due date I'll be picking a second winner.

This is a US and Canada only contest.  Hey I didn't make those rules....  Good Luck everyone.

58 comments:

  1. Hey, Sci -
    Never posted before, but always reading your blog. Now seems like a good time to first post, with this book series in the offing.
    Thanks for the updates and uplifts from your blog - always a good read.

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    1. Hey TexaSann,
      Thanks for commenting and thanks for hitting the button. I have you entered!
      Good Luck,
      Sci

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  2. I am a long time reader of your blog, first time commenting. I don't have a blog of my own so I often feel out of place commenting on anything but I just had to enter this give away. The series sound very interesting.
    Tiffany

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    1. Tiffany,
      No need to be shy! And no need to feel out of place either! Just make yourself at home gurl, there's coffee on the stove and cookies on the counter.
      Sci

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  3. I follow, please enter me into your contest. Thanks for offering.

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  4. I like reading your blog, I'm mostly a reader not very good at commenting... Thanks for the giveaway and good luck all.

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    1. DianeOart,
      Shoot just speak up anytime ya want. You did just fine this time, yeah? lol
      I got you entered.
      Thanks for reading too,
      Sci

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  5. SciGurl - i was so glad to read that the contest was open to canada too - woohoo! consider this my formal request to be entered in the give-away! and i've been following you for what seems like forever! much love to you and Mars!

    your friend,
    kymber

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    1. kymberz I was kinda psyched too when I found out. You guys get very little chances to do contests. I thought of you right off the bat.

      As for following me "foreever" At least you aren't a stalker!!! LOLLLZZZZ. Consider yourself entered!
      Double hugs to you again (cause you get Jambz too) and belly scratches for all your cool couch attachments :-)
      Sci

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    2. Oh Kymber--not Canada too..... (wink,wink)

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  6. Hey Sci fi Chick
    Consider this my entry...Thanks for op!

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  7. Well, not sure that the previous comment worked so I'll try again. Computers are often baffling so hopefully I followed the "follow" instructions correctly as the books sound like a great read.

    Sarah

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    1. Sarah,
      It doesn't look like you hit the follow button. So sorry about your computer glitch.

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  8. sounds like a neat book

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  9. I am already a follower - and would love to be tossed in the hat for this giveaway. It sounds like a riveting series!

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    1. You got it Susan. I'm just into the second book and I'm reading every time I catch a break. You know how summer's in the garden can be.

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  10. I am an e-mail subscriber. Thanks for this great giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Thanks traveler Consider your name included.

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  11. Please enter me for the books. I follow through email and now the blog.

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  12. SCI,

    Hey Girl.......
    Thanks for sponsoring a great give-away. Please add my name in your drawing.
    Give Mars a bug hug, and give the critters a scratch behind their ears.
    Sandy

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    1. Sandy,
      Hey! I'm finally doing one huh! I gotcha entered, mars hugged, and critters scratched and will you do the same to your gang from me?
      Sci

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  13. I'm an avid reader of post apocalyptic fiction. One problem I have these days is that it's so easy to self publish, the field is overcrowded. I have looked at the series you wrote about, but never bought it. Perhaps I should.

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    1. Harry I'm putting your name in the hat. Like I said, I'm only on the second book but so far I've really enjoyed it. Good Luck!

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  14. Joining the ranks of those who have been reading the blog but not commented. This series sound like a good reason to 'follow' you and comment. Keep up the good work, with or without contests, I check you everyday and enjoy the posts AND the rants! Jan in NWGA (also reader of Mr. Flashman above!)

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  15. I'm not a Facebooker, but I do follow via email. Great timing for this giveaway. I just read the 1st book "Going Home" last week. LOVED IT! Finished it in one day.... :) Anyhow, told my local librarian about it and she is going to order the whole series! She's thrilled that it's based in Florida. But I'd rather own the whole series than wait for the library, so please enter me!

    Thanks bunches! NavyGal in Florida

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    1. NavyGal,
      It's great when your local library can get things for folks who ask. The library here is small and is funded through a trust. They don't get new books all that often.
      I'm going to enter you in the contest since you tried so hard. I got your email.
      I fixed the follow button to read follow here for contest.
      Sci

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  16. I didn't know if I were a follower or not, but I followed again. I would love to have this prize.

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  17. Nice prize!! I already follow you and would love a chance to win the books!!!

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  18. My mailman knows us personally due to needing to walk books to our front door that don't fit in the mailbox. I figure one more trip won't wear him out. Thank you for the chance.

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    1. L.J. I had to totally delete the response I gave the first time around. When I see your comments I always seem to want to jump in with... well... nm
      Got ya entered!

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    2. ummmmmmmmm. what? Now ya got me all tingly.

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  19. I have been following your blog for a very long time. I am excited for this series, page turners are my favorite. Thanks

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    1. Hi TM, You most certainly have been a long time reader! Thanks for that and I got you entered! Good Luck

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  20. I've been reading your blog for over a year now. Not sure why I never hit the follow button before, but I have now.

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    1. Thanks Daelith! Your names in the basket!

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  21. If all else fails read the directions again. This time I think I got it right and the book still looks like a great read.

    Sarah

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    1. Whew Sarah, I didn't mean to make anyone work THAT hard. Gotcha entered girl!

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  22. I follow via e-mail ispy11461@yahoo.com Great give away!

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    1. Since it seems I've entered an email follower before it would only be right to go on and put your name in the hat. There is a follower button below the "Popular Posts" that I was talking about but it's all good. I have you entered.

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  23. I thought I already followed you, but I tried again in case I wasn't and it let me, so I'm either following you twice now or I wasn't a follower before. This is an awesome contest, thanks for hosting it :)

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    1. MM,
      huh?? lolllzzzz Good Luck. I'm sure around your place there have to be a few book lovers. I have you entered.

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  24. Oh, pick me! Pick me! Pick me!!! (Waves hand like a first grader in school)

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    1. SFG Sit down and be still! hehehehe !!!!!
      Gotcha in the hat.

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  25. Well, I'm a latch key follower already, lurking and murking around...and I can read,. Please enter me too. (wait--that doesn't sound right)...sigh, well--you know...

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  26. Thank you for this oppurtuinty to enter I have read the first book and was hoping to order book two. ( I shall hold off until I know if I am the lucky one). God Bless and good luck everyone.

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  27. well I thought I was already following your blog but the button said "Join this site" lol! I get your updates on my dashboard. Then I realized I was not signed in. LOL! So yeah I follow you and would love to have my name tossed in the hat. (I do not think I've already asked... but I better check...brb)

    ok, I don't see another post by me. thanks so much!

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  28. Wow I do not know how to do this. I already follow you

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  29. ok- wasn't officially a follower. Just had you on my blog list! Just when I was thinking I was running out of books to read. Ok not really but can one ever have too many books?!!? Thanks for hosting a great giveaway!

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  30. hi i follow by email

    Judy

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