Save The Date For: So Close To You by Rachel Carter

A while back I did a reader survey for all my readers who were NOT book bloggers. One of the most common things I heard when I asked what could book bloggers do better for readers who are non-book bloggers was that, sometimes, it seemed like bloggers forget not everyone has access to books early so pre-pub reviews were frustrating. I totally understood that. But one of the things I love about being a book blogger is getting the word out early to create buzz for upcoming releases. SO, this is my attempt to do both. For books I read before the pub date, I’m going to do a little buzz “Save The Date” post with a little bit about the book. Closer to the release date or after, I’ll post my full review.
 
 
 

So Close to You by Rachel Carter

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What’s  It About:  Lydia has heard all about the conspiracies and myths regarding her hometown of Montauk and the alleged Montauk Project where strange and unexplainable  things took place. SUPER TOP SECRET THINGS. While appeasing her grandfather and exploring the abandoned military base  where he believes his father went  missing because of the Montauk Project, she stumbles upon something extremely dangerous  that would prove everything her grandfather has said might be true about the Montauk Project. Risking her  life and possibly her families, she seeks to find the truth about the Montauk Project.

Three Thoughts About It:

1. TIME TRAVEL. That is all.
2. It’s definitely more of a science fiction-y than I normally read but I was really digging it. Maybe this is a sign I really might like science fiction?? I think for those who love really science-y science fiction it might not be enough but I thought it was a good balance of story, romance and science fiction without being TOO weighed down by the technical aspects of  the time travel.
3.  UM conspiracy theory! It’s so very interesting because all of this IS based on a REAL conspiracy about the Montauk Project.  It’s fascinating really. I loved the historical aspect of this novel as well.

Be on the lookout for my full review closer to the review  date! In the meantime, have you read this one? Wanting to read it? Suggest any other time travel novels??

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Jamie is a 30 year old married lady who is in denial that she's actually that old. When she's not reading you can find her doing Pilates followed by eating ice cream, listening to music with oversized headphones and having adventures with her husband and dog.

Comments

  1. I’m clicking over to take a look at your reader survey. Sometimes, I forget that not all of my readers are necessarily other book bloggers, authors, or writers, so I’m curious to see what you found with your blog! 🙂

    • I haven’t yet posted the results but I promise I will be SOON! 🙂 I found a lot of the feedback to be really insightful!

  2. Oooh, awesome idea 🙂 Looking forward to more of these posts!

  3. I think that’s a really good idea! It’s quite frustrating for a lot of BOOK bloggers who perhaps aren’t as ‘big’ as some of the other bloggers yet… But this was a really nice idea 😀 I’ll be keeping an eye on the ‘save the date for’ posts!

    • Thanks for the feedback! I really appreciate it! That is also a good point! I mean, it’s hard because I want to share the love pre-pub but also want to do a review at a time when it’s out so that people don’t have to wait months and months.

  4. I love this idea! STOP BEING SO CREATIVE, JAMIE. I do have So Close To You on my shelf, though, and I’m extra excited to read it now!

    • Thanks Tara! All this wedding stuff has turned my brain and it just CAME TO ME one night. lol. Hopefully you will enjoy it! I mean, it wasn’t perfect by any means (as I will talk about it my review) but DAMN I finished it in a day!

  5. Oh, what a great idea!

    This sounds like a great book. I’m not always one for time travel books, but two fantastic ones I’ve read are The Time Traveler’s Wive and Outlander.

  6. I can’t wait to read this one! I’m glad to hear that it isn’t too technical on the science of time travel. I just finished reading Hourglass, another time travel book, and really loved it! I’ll be looking for your review as we get closer to July! 🙂

  7. I like this idea too! And your creativity!

    Also ditto Tara, I have this on my shelf and am way more excited!!

  8. LOVE your three thoughts about it! You had me a time travel! Your reader survey sounds so interesting, I’m curious to see the results when you post them. This seems like such a fun feature with a super cute name. 🙂

  9. Awesome idea, I love this. It’s the best of both worlds, get the buzz going ahead of time and then again once people have access to the books.

  10. This is a great idea! It’s easy to forget that not all blog readers have access to ARCs so I think you’re idea is PERF.

  11. Replying to your suggestion for new time travel books, I read the series called “The Savage Series” by Tamara Rose Blodgett. The first book is titled “Pearl Savage.” I love this series and was addicted from the first book. It too is science-y without being too science fiction. It has slight bits of time travel in the later books (not so much in the first book).

  12. She has RED HAIR! (Obviously, I was staring at the cover for quite a while.) So pretty!

    Anyway, I think this is a great idea and a good compromise to make. Props to you for that! I can’t wait to see your review!

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