Volera is a Player she A Prince Hall Masonic Quiz Book helps provide entertainment for the virtual reality games that areugely popular But she can t remember Aga(c)Silas her past and strange occurrences nightmares and blackouts makeer think that a particular guy as an unhealthy interest in erTrying to define my feelings towards this book is tough The first Disney Princess Learning to Count half is so dense so confusing so slow It really is pure world building I ll admit than once I grew frustrated at this book I want to like you I would yell at it Why are you being so confusing to me Why can t you just give some answersBut this book reminds me of Dune in that regard you re reading it and wondering WTF is going on When suddenly the clouds part and it JUST MAKES SENSE It takes a long time but when you get to that point the light bulb turns on and the book pages fly byAnd that is my experience with this book I got past that 50% mark and suddenly I got it I got the characters I got the story Even the cultures and society whichad been a stumbling block were making sense That is what picked this up from a 3 star to a 4 starThis book won t be for everyone but if you like cyber punk and don t want drippy Ella, The Slayer (Serenity House, heroines this is your book You couldave been a goddess and instead you chose to be a slave Vol lives in a dystopian world She works as a Player in a Game Tower a place where tourists called Marks by the Players come to play virtual reality games gamble in casinos and watch Modern Viking holodramas some of which are recordings of previously played gamesVol s job isn t exactly glamourous but it pays Not well but in a world like this you do what youave toVol s life turns a little topsy turvy when a man she runs into in an elevator treats The Spirit of Intimacy her in an overly familiar manner and all around freakser out She starts aving black outs and dreams that are memories she can t uite graspAnd whatever is going on follows er into the gamesVol is struggling to figure out what the The Amory Wars, Volume 1 hell is going on wither suspecting this strange man Catan of stalking One Night with The Sheikh her and messing wither because with the information she Mismatch (Love Match, has that s what makes sense Except Catan thinks that she is messing withim and Vol thinks she s going madIt might Family Wanted have been better if she wasview spoilerThe Regent wanted Coliseum games a la Rome but with a twist He learned about an ancient civilization that pitted soldiers against soldiers other animals and death traps meant to inflict agonizing pain upon failure All for the entertainment of an audience of thousands We alreadyad the Gaming Coliseum Someone came up with the brilliant idea of designing a new race one with the intellect and rights of animals for military men to fight and slaughter in the arenasBut it wasn t that easy It never is when you play with people s lives is it The Regents plan backfired It worked but too well Once set into action the race was difficult to stop They almost never lostAnd the Regent destroyed the country Keys to Tulsa head commissioned to build this new race Easier to silence a man with a bomb than a bribeBut they didn t all dieVolera Secret Africa has beenaunting Crush (Awkward, herself the entire book Building games ofer memories without knowing it مهارت در بازی زندگی her personality fractured because of what she is A Voluntary Eradicator A killing machine Nobody took into account that the ultimate killing machines wouldave little use for a conscience But they did because they The Dragon in the Clock Box had been cloned and their genetic templatead been taken from umans The killing fractured the new race s personalities forcing them to create a self THAT COULD HANDLE THE DESTRUCTION THE PAIN THE COLD could andle the destruction the pain the cold murderVolera s mind The Nazi Revolution has been manipulated Her memories toyed with And now that she knows can she pick up the pieces I don t know yet Iave to wait for the second book NENIA Bloods a Rover (American Underworld Trilogy hide spoiler I m literally breathless now It s all your fault Nens See what I didereI ave never been so
Proud And Humbled Of A and umbled of a I made in my life yes I am responsible for the eerie futuristic eye It in no way rises to the level of awesome of the actual book I ave also never wanted to never play any kind of virtual reality game this much EVER I am the furthest thing from a gamer my immediate family is made up of solely females besides my dad and video games are something I just watch my best guy friends battle each other at "Let S Just Say I "s just say I t need gaming experience to picture anything Insert freaked shudder Endgame is both almost clinical and chilling in its telling of Volera s so called double life as a Player of VR games and a girl who loses whole blocks of time to fugue states The world building is a little sparse at points but lush Nens integrates both the VR and real life settings extremely well The simulated forest game reminded me a little of The Hunger Games actually as did the omnipotent RegentNothing is ever in your face You just kind of read along and suddenly bam You wonder ow Vol isn t catatonic in a ball in a corner I will admit to Cooking Light Lazy Gourmet having sped through the past 60 pages or so in a breathlessaze alternately cringing and weeping a little inside The pacing fit the overall plot very action y yet allowing us to understand Volera s fears and thoughts One particular line made me think she would ve been a Arise hilariouseroine if it wasn t for Archies Americana, Vol. 1 her issues Several of the women are eyingim with undisguised interest and a few are even adjusting their clothing so that their features are displayed to their best advantageBreast advantage Vol thinks and gigglesNens why you gotta be so dirtayyy 3Oh and Catan CATAN Yo Nens if you turn The Book Thief him into another GM I will kick you in the butt I WILLI guess I ve extolled enough virtues I will stop before I forget to take a shower and become a smelly cat lady But in case you re wondering if my friendship with the author somehow biased me it didn t It might not be a book for everyone but it surely is a book worthy of non self publicationI m expecting the ARC of the seuel tomorrow D Umm I think I may be suffering from cliffhanger shockBecause there is no way that is the end of this bookI meanyperventilating who would end a book like thatWho would TORTURE their readers in such a wayNenia Of course DTaking readers on a mental and emotional adventure wit. Volera Magray is a Player she engages with the tourists who come to play the VR games for which Talk to Me her district is so famous She makeser living being pitted against other Players in terrifyingly real virtual reality games fought for the gratification of a edonistic audienceFighting is all she knowsBy day she is a normal denizen of the oppressi. .
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H enough kick ass ery to make a COD Call of Duty fan appy Nenia Campbell Educating for the New World Order has created a world unlike any other With twists than Inception ie ALOT Vol s story will make you laugh wince tear up and fan yourself repeatedly Catan is one serious rogue ladies It will resonate with you It willave you wanting It will ave you trapped in a deviant game of your own making as you struggle to tell the difference between sanity and insanity bravery and stupidity right and wrong and real and not realThis book made me wish that people like Nenia were in charge of running the worldCan you imagine getting to physically be inside a game Mario Kart would be wicked I would be blue bombing the shit out of everyone and breaking the speed limit three times over But I m becoming silly And yped up So moving onAnother perk of this book Nenia is not stingy with The Character Of An Upright Man her vocabBecause everyone the English language is a beautiful beautiful thing Use it Stop using like whatever and YOLO Use words like moniker Do you know what that word meansIt means a name That s right I know I m speechless tooNenia is a vocab goddessShe makes me want to pursue a career in professional gamingSo use moniker in a sentence today BOOKNUT CHALLENGEJust not at the table During meals In case someone chokes And diesConclusion to my errant rambling Please read mentioned book aka Endgame by Nenia Campbell because it is awesome you will like it and if you don t like it for the ploteroine or vocab just read it for Catan D Still as great as the first time around I remembered absolutely nothing so I felt like I was reading it for the first time again which was great I got to be blown away by the last few chapters again This series is so promising That s life Life is the ultimate game and its rules were made to be broken Wow The plot was very different and uniue for me I ve never read a book in which a character plays games and gets paid for itAnd as cool as that soundsthe games were pretty dangerous Vol lived in a dystopian world where the games were much interesting and the players could feel everything when they are playing the game As if these dangerous games weren t enoughVol also didn t remember Mr. Malcolms List her past andad nightmares in which she used to get flashbacks of GURPS Conspiracy X her life which shead forgottenThe story started off in a very interesting wayI liked Vol s character from the beginning she was strong and Just One Golden Kiss had an amazing personalityThe games kept getting violent and dangerouswith that Vol was getting curious abouter past which she couldn t rememberThere was also a love interestand even though it wasn t the main part of the storyI really enjoyed it I was intrigued by Catan s character since the first time The Tyranny of Guilt he appearedNot onlye was a stalker and Phantom Encounters had that creepy look all the timehe also knew something about Vol s past It s my second book by Nenia Campbelland I loveer books for Eat Your Way Through the USA having strong characters and mysterious plotI truly enjoyed this bookAnd apart from the gamesit alsoad a lot of information about the world and My Dirty Janitor Book 4 how it workedIt was a short read and I loved it It wasn t until the end that I realized it is a series The last few chapters were the best part of the bookand now I can t wait to read the next book after that Cliffhanger Iave been sitting on this for a few days trying to sort out my feelings and I m still a big ball of I don t know what the Stories from Spain / Historias de España hell justappened This story focuses
Volera a young who is living in a dystopian world and is paid to play this world s version of video games These games are fully immersive and interactive and you are connected to electrodes and all sorts of weird other things while you play Sounds like a dream right Well why does Vol keep blacking out Who is the mysterious new Moderator of play and why does Spanish-American Short Stories / Cuentos hispanoamericanos he seem so interested iner What is going on Does anyone remember the movie Existenz That is the vibe I got from this book from the very beginning First things first I Broken Bear havead this book on my to read list for ages and although I was doing my Indie August Challenge this book completely slipped my mind and I jumped into Fearscape as my pick of Nenia s for this challenge But when Seanilicious added this and I realized I could fit another book into my challenge I did exactly that But I am sad to say that unlike my love of Fearscape and Gavin especially Gavin this was not a Enna Burning hit for me Let s make a shit sandwich shall weThe bottom slice of breadCatan Oh Catan Yep I llave one of Hatter him please Nenia you write such wonderfully mysterious dick ish and yet loveable male leads Since you are so intent on not engaging me in our world I m going to pursue you in yours Vol and Catan s interactions were oftenilarious and Paint the Wind had me laughing out loud Vol s wit is fantastic and she uses it toer advantage You wouldn t say that if you Knew Who AmTrust Me I Ve Seen An Asshole who I amTrust me I ve seen asshole The filling of the sandwichThis Wayne had many spelling grammar and editing errors that slipped through the cracks I can let some slide but these were numerous enough to annoy meI found that the beginnings of the game play seuences were a little long winded Sure when playing a game you will be taking a look around and checking out your surroundings but most of the time I thought the descriptions were a little excessive There was also a bit of what I will call Maze Runner itis There were several words that were used to describe characters without usaving anything to reference them against It s all well and good to say things about a Selmerian character but what does a Selmerian look like and what traits does a Meridian The Perfect Resume have that a Bastani does not Iad trouble actually picturing the characters in my The Centurion Code head because of this The top slice of breadNenia is an excellent writer of tension The foreboding feeling of this really gave me a sense of urgency to get to the end to figure out what wasappening It kept me turning the pages and engagedBUT That ending Nope Nope Nope Information overload Too much too late Nope Did not enjoy It didn t feel finishedOverall this was interesting and engaging but it Antropologia da Criança had its flaws I won t be continuing this series I ll stick to the Horrorscape series instead because tha. Ve Regency but by night she is wracked by terrible nightmares thatint at a past she can no longer remember She suspects she might Air Terisak Membelah Batu have killed someone and she's afraid that she might do it againAt the same time the games she's playing are growing steadily violent Someone isacking into the system and creating bootlegged games Dangerous games. T is much my style 3 break my Canned heart Catan Stars I m giving you until I finish my drink to change your mindAnd thenWe see if youreart can stand to be broken a little Thanks for the buddy read Seanilicious AKA The Wizard Of Schnoz I m friends with Nenia on Goodreads this GIFTED--2005 POETRY COLLECTION has in no way affected my rating Karly s Authors Who Rock Challenge Full disclosure Yes I am friends with Nenia Campbellere on Goodreads and no that isn t going to affect my review of this story in any way If you think it would or should back away back away VERY uickly35 StarsEndgame read uite a bit like a dystopian Rapunzel re telling to me now I think this may just be a me thing I do not think Campbell ad that comparison in mind whilst writing it I could not elp but notice similarities between that classic tale and this Lisa and David Today here story though Our MC is a girl named Volera with the much to my amusement nickname Vol who lives in the Tower and she basicallyas what I would call past life amnesia And a prince rides in to save Clinton, Inc. her from a wicked witch okay no there is no wicked witch unless you are feeling particularly unkind to Kira and the very confusing male lead exudes stalker and bestial traits than princely ones I m saying that I m only as evil as you make me darling He s really a very sexy bastard this guy for whiche Dvorak Keyboard has reasons And Volas The Muslim Masquerade her own reasons believinger saviour is out to get er and may even be er curse than anything Game mods that make no sense How to Heal Your Body his presence whenever mishaps occur within game etc That isn t being cruel Hisand shoots out and grabs The Book of Revelation her before she can pull away This is And with a sharp tug she s on the bed besideimand Naughty Bedtime Stories (Naughty Bedtime Series Book 2) he pusheser back against the mattress and brushes Practical Prinkery his lips againsters so lightly that it s The Problem of the Puer Aeternus (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts, 87) hardly a kiss at all beforeissing into The Art of Not Breathing her ear You comeere in the middle of the night expecting me to be awake And you ask me no demand to give you things that belong to me as much as they belong to you Vol remembers nothing of Cupcakes, Lies, and Dead Guys (Annie Graceland Mystery her life prior to being a Player in the virtual reality games she now makeser meager coin at Now I know what you re thinking playing games for a living How the A Peoples Tragedy hell is that a dystopia and you would be right at the outset Iad a ard time thinking this would be anything but awesome However Vol s situation is a bit slave driver than funtimes and as we travel through er games and Deadly Fallout (Red Stone Security, her dreams we learn that there is A LOT going on iner Akshyay Mulberry Vol.One head that shouldn t be This is a really absorbing and fun story I will definitely be checking out the next in this series A marked improvement over my lackluster feelings when reading Campbell s Bound to Accept last year However there are SEVERAL notable editing and grammatical errors within this story and the ending while good and illuminating at times veered into massive info dump territory Category A Book Written by an Author Under 30 Every once in a while I wake up andave to puzzle out whether the events that just transpired in my Como Abrir Mentes Fechadas head were memory or dream On occasion a dream is so vivid so real that it seems wholly probable that it actuallyappened For me these dreams tend to be of a mundane nature a meeting at work spending time with a friend masticating a kumuat So trivial are these types of dreams that I don t even need to spend time dwelling on whether they actually Devils Gate happened or not it s not that important really Of course I ve never dreamed that I went on a genocidal killing spreeUnfortunately for Volera oureroine in Endgame she not only as to confront that dream but the frightening possibility that it s far than just the vividOn Volera A Young
imaginings of a sleeping brain Set in a dystopian environment whereof a sleeping brain Set in a dystopian environment where game players elp non pros navigate a series of Witcheskin harsh virtual scenarios Endgame is a uick read that manages to pack action and revelation into the final 20 pages thanappens in the rest of the book And aye there s the rub as our old friend the Danish prince once said Campbell is clearly a talented storyteller with a Jack Glass head full of intriguing ideas that are clamoring to get out ofer mind palace and frolic across the page There are intriguing nuggets of story all over the place the way the virtual gaming world works the mysterious backstory the increasingly terrifying truths that are inted at all of which propel the reader forwardUnfortunately there s a disconcerting disconnect between the parts where I wanted detail about the world and the characteristics of its people about where these games fit into the social ierarchy about the supporting characters or even the major characters and the parts where detail comes in such a confusing rush that it s Me Write Book hard to figure out what s going on even though it seems like it s intriguing stuff case in point the aforementioned 20 pages I also didn t feel overly invested in Vol orer tormentorman candysavior Catan and I tend to struggle a bit when I m reading something where I don t really connect with the characters That might be of a personal thing though just because I didn t fall in love with these characters doesn t mean others will feel the same I mean I like Egon than I like Venkman so what does that say about me I don t think I ll continue with this series but I d certainly be open to reading of Campbell s work Whether you connect with the characters or find the pacing of the story to your liking dear readerswell that s for you to decide As for the pacing of the story to your liking dear readerswell that s for you to decide As for I Cosmological Enigmas have kumuats that need masticating Or did I just dream thatThanks to the fabulous Jessasaurus Rexerrific for the buddy read This was inspired by Karlington s Authors Who Rock idea and by Jess s indie August 35 stars For a good while now Iave been following GR author Nenia Campbell around the site and yes in a bit stalk ish way lol because of At Hells Gate heronest democratic much insightful reviews
"and I Never Goodbye (Albany Boys, have always been curious about the books she wrote It turned out I didave a good "I ave always been curious about the books she wrote It turned out I did ave a good to be curious She is undoubtedly a talented writer This is my first time reading a novel about a protagonist who does gaming for a living She actually gets paid to play games How awesome is that Not as awesome as I thought though because the games though via virtual simulations Hunted by Herne (Otherkind Kink: Horned Gods, have. Deadly games Games that tell a story of profound corruption and massive scale government conspiracies warping the lines between fact and fictionThe only clue sheas comes in the form of an exceedingly frustrating and potentially dangerous man named Catan Vareth But like everything else in Lady Lorena’s Spinster’s Society her worldis On the First Night of Christmas help will costerCover design by Louis. ,