Wednesday, February 22, 2017

ECHO Campaign by Taylor Brooke - Book Tour & Review + Giveaway


ECHO Campaign
Taylor Brooke
(Isolation #2)
Published by: Limitless Publishing
Publication date: November 1st 2016
Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Young Adult
Brooklyn Harper’s worst nightmare has become her reality. She has been captured by Isolation…
Trapped in a white-walled labyrinth by Juneau Malloy, Brooklyn is faced with the horrors of Isolation’s finest training yet. The skills she learned as an Omen Operative in Camp Number Eleven are put to the test in the form of brutal assessments of her strength, skills, and fortitude. Confused and disheartened, Brooklyn and the group of renegade Omens prepare for whatever trials Isolation has in store for them.
Juneau has caged her once again, but Brooklyn is far from broken…
When Brooklyn finds out her best friend Gabriel is alive, she goes on a violent rampage in search of her, but instead earns herself a stint in solitary confinement. Juneau attempts to tame Brooklyn through grueling exercises before offering her one radical choice. Brooklyn must hand over her freedom in order to spare her friends. She’ll become a showpiece Juneau will auction off to the highest bidder for her skills in assassination, defense, and combat.
There must be a way out, and the renegade Omens have to find it…
Brooklyn has no intention of becoming Juneau’s latest achievement. During a mind-warping training simulation, Brooklyn uncovers Isolation’s greatest secret and their darkest mistake. Juneau Malloy has created something far more sinister than the Omens, and it’s ready to eat the world alive.
As the battle with Isolation intensifies, Brooklyn is faced with her most dangerous choice yet…
Save her friends—or save humanity.


My Review
Ok, so I'm going to try and keep my review vague so as not to spoil anything, especially for anyone still reading ECHO Campaign, or anyone looking to start the series. I don't want to ruin anything for anyone.

ECHO Campaign picks up where Omen Operation left off. If you haven't read book one, I won't spoil the ending, so just know that when you start ECHO Campaign, you won't be jumping in with the same characters you finished Omen Operation with.

The setting of ECHO Campaign is very isolated (wink wink) this time around. The Omens aren't able to move around as freely as before, which doesn't exactly sit well with some of them. They want to escape. But that seems impossible. However, nothing is ever impossible when it comes to stories about people with abilities, that's for sure.

Plot-wise, I have to warn you that you're in for a thrill ride of twists, turns, and "holy crap how did that happen?" moments. Surprises abound in these pages. There are characters you never expected to see again (oops, is that too spoilery?), characters you've never met before who happen to be quite shocking when their truth is revealed, and a familiar character with a crazy secret not even they know about until later in the book. It's exhilarating to fly through the pages (although I was a bit of a slacker with holiday planning and being sick taking away from my reading time) and discover the insanity that's lurking inside.

I absolutely loved ECHO Campaign. It was just as good as Omen Operation, if not a smidge better. And other than a few grammar errors I spotted, the book was absolute perfection. It's an emotional roller coaster, that's for sure. You'll find yourself dizzy and breathless by the end. I know I was.

If you haven't started the series yet, you absolutely need to do so now. And if you haven't had the chance to read ECHO campaign, well, what are you waiting for?! I highly recommend the book, and I rate it 4.5 stars out of 5. Can't wait for more! 

Author Bio:
Taylor Brooke is the author of the sci-fi adventure trilogy The Isolation Series. She started out as a freelance makeup artist, and quickly discovered her love of elves, zombies, mermaids, kaiju, and monsters of all kinds. After receiving eight professional certifications in special effects makeup, working on countless projects, and fleshing out a multitude of fantastical creatures, she turned her imagination back to her one true love — books. Taylor has had a knack for writing since she was a little girl, and received recognition for her skills throughout grade school and junior college. When she’s not nestled in a blanket typing away on her laptop, she can be found haunting the local bookstore with a cup of steaming hot tea in her hands, scanning the shelves for new reads, or hiking one of the many mountains that surround her home in Oregon.

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3 comments:

  1. Great review! This sounds like an emotional read and action packed, too! Glad you liked it! :)

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  2. So nice article, glad to read this post, thanks so much!

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  3. Thank you so much for reviewing ECHO Campaign. I would love to see it appear on the ECHO Campaign Amazon page as well :) Look out for the Legacy Strain tour in July!

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