Announcing the Winner of the WotS Giveaway!

Hey you all!

Thanksgiving week has been pretty busy school-wise and family-wise so I never ended up posting my review of “Wandering of the Stars” by P.D. Atkerson.

But today I’m here with the all-important announcement at least a few of you are no doubt waiting to hear! Who amongst you hath won the eBook of P.D. Atkerson’s “Wandering of the Stars”?

I must keep at least a little bit of suspense going here, so first…here’s a little bit about “Wandering of the Stars” (or as books are often acronymized, WotS)

“Wandering of the Stars” is the second book in the “Of the Stars” series by P.D. Atkerson, the first being “Testing of the Stars.”

It released just yesterday, and if you missed the giveaway, were not selected as winner, or would like to get your hands on a paperback copy, you can get it here. It’s actually free if you have a Kindle Unlimited subscription! And of course, if you haven’t read the first one in the series, you can get “Testing of the Stars” here.

Here’s a little bit more about the story itself:

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The attack on the Academy was only the beginning of the adventure for Max O’Brian. Two months later, he finds himself placed back on active duty. Max knew things would change after their early graduation, but being summoned to speak before the Council was not anything he expected. And definitely not the meaning behind the summons. From the Alliance base in D.C. to the distant plains of an alien planet, Max soon learns the Galaxy is becoming a small place. The Novens are closing in, and nowhere is truly safe anymore. Either in this star system or another.

Pique your interest? Definitely go check it out. I absolutely loved the first book in this series and am already enjoying what I have read of WotS. Plus P.D. Atkerson just writes really good stories.

As for the giveaway of a lovely eBook copy of this book…and the winner of that prize…you’re gonna have to scroll. 😉

THE WINNER IS…

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Aurora C.

Congratulations! I’ll be in contact with you in the next few days to deliver you your copy of “Wandering of the Stars” by P.D. Atkerson. I hope you enjoy!

Have a blessed Sunday everyone, and don’t forget to follow P.D. Atkerson on her blog for more updates or random giveaways and sales. You never do know quite what she’s up to, so I’d keep a close eye on those “Top Secret” files.


“But let all who take refuge in You be glad,
Let them ever sing for joy;
And may You shelter them,
That those who love Your name may exult in You.”

-Psalm 5:11 (NASB1995)

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My Review of Testing of the Stars by P.D. Atkerson

Just popping in real quick to share my thoughts on “Testing of the Stars” by P.D. Atkerson!

If you haven’t heard, Testing of the Stars is currently on sale for FREE via Kindle, but only through tonight. You can get it here.

Also, I am currently hosting a giveaway for the second book in the series, so check out my post on that here.

I’ll jump right in! This is what I thought of Testing of the Stars.

I love this book so much. “Do you like sci-fi?” they asked. “I think? If it’s really good.” I replied.
I’m not sure if this books confirms that I really do like sci-fi or if it is really just that good. Likely both.

I love P.D. Atkerson books, but I will say I wasn’t expecting to enjoy this one nearly as much as I did. If I didn’t love her book “Phantom Thief” as much as I did…I would almost say this one was better.

Testing of the Stars was fast-paced, packed with sarcasm, and had one of those stories where you just have to find out what happens next. While the prose wasn’t particularly exceptional, the characters were the best. Sarcastic? Sure. Possibly a little too sarcastic? Maaaybe. But I loved it. They were very real and empathizable (if that’s a word). I just wanted to give them a hug sometimes.

The worldbuilding was pretty good, too. I loved how easily I could picture everything and how concrete it was. There were a few teensy spots where it could potentially not make sense, but perhaps they will be explored more in the next books.

Speaking of the next book…I NEED BOOK #2!!!! Thankfully it comes out about a week and a half so you all won’t have to wait too long.

As far as faith-content goes, I actually really liked how it was incorporated. Although it wasn’t “thoroughly interspersed” and only came up on a few occasions it really fit and felt real. The faith element wasn’t altogether concluded either, but I have a feeling we’ll get more answers in book #2.

Overall I really, really, really love this book and if you like sci-fi or cool worldbuilding or space-stuff or starships or skill academies…do yourself a favor and read this book. I’m guessing you’re gonna love it.

Note: Testing of the Stars is currently free on Kindle through tonight, so now is a good time to get it!

I received a free copy of Testing of the Stars from the author and was not required to give a positive review. These are literally my honest thoughts.

If you’d like to see the review on Goodreads (or potentially follow me there) click here.

If you end up snagging Testing of the Stars today, I hope you enjoy it! I sure did.

Have a good rest of your day! I’ve got to skedaddle.

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