Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Evertaster by Adam Glendon Sidwell Blog Tour - Evertaster: The Buttersmiths' Gold Review + Giveaway

Evertaster Tour

Evertaster: The Buttersmiths' Gold by Adam Glendon Sidwell

Title: Evertaster: The Buttersmiths' Gold

Series: Evertaster Novella

Adam Glendon Sidwell

Published: 2nd May 2013 by Future House Publishing

Source: E-copy from the author for an honest review



Everyone knows the most coveted treasure of the Viking Age was blueberry muffins. Blueberry muffins so succulent that if you sniffed just a whiff, you’d want a whole bite. If you bit a bite, you’d want a batch; if you snatched a batch, you’d stop at nothing short of going to war just to claim them all.
Young Torbjorn Trofastsonn comes from the clan that makes them. He’s a Viking through and through – he’s thirteen winters old, larger than most respectable rocks, and most of all, a Buttersmith. That’s what he thinks anyway, until a charismatic merchant makes Torbjorn question his place among the muffin-makers. When Torbjorn lets the secret of his clan’s muffin recipe slip, he calls doom and destruction down upon his peaceful village and forces his brother Storfjell and his clansmen to do the one thing they are ill-prepared to do: battle for their lives.

About The Buttersmiths’ Gold
The Buttersmiths’ Gold is a spin off novella in the Evertaster series that tells the story of two Viking brothers and their adventurous past. The Evertaster series (Book #1 released June 14, 2012) is about Guster Johnsonville, who goes searching for a legendary taste rumored to be the most delicious in all of history. Along the way he meets a slew of mysterious characters, including two Viking brothers Torbjorn and Storfjell. The Buttersmiths’ Gold is their story. 124 pages. By Adam Glendon Sidwell. Published by Future House Publishing.

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The Buttersmiths' Gold has got to be one of the quirkiest, most ridiculously brilliant books I've read and I could not get enough of it. There was both a serious and silly tone throughout this book that both blended together beautifully. The story's just so quirky that that you can't help but accept the silly as normal, leaving you to see some of the more important points of the book. All the different components were balanced out to give this book the perfect mood for the story it told..

This book doesn't have the most amazing, edge-of-your-seat, enthralling tale but you can tell this if you read the blurb. The story is engaging and fun! It's a very comical story line and I think it can be enjoyed by people of all ages. After all, I'm a fussy, moody, hard-to-please teenager and I really enjoyed Torbjorn's (and Storfjell's) story so I think this book can be enjoyed by anyone, as long as they look at it in the right way.

The writing was simple and elegant, it flowed really well with the story and I could easily grasp what was going on. Though the viking names were very different from names of now-a-days, once I decided on a pronunciation I was easily able to keep/recall it as the smooth style of writing didn't leave me fussing over confusing words/sentences.

The subject of the story is just so different, I couldn't help but be intrigued and after finishing the book I just want more! It's a light, quick read but it is filling, it satisfies my bookish needs (at least until something else catches my eye). At the end, this story lets you go, not in a 'this book's so forgettable' way but more an 'it was a good meal and now I shall sit back and relax for a while' (I think the books food-talk is rubbing off on me!). I really enjoyed this book and will happily read more from this author!

4/5 Whales

Author Bio - Adam Glendon Sidwell

In between books, Adam Glendon Sidwell uses the power of computers to make monsters, robots and zombies come to life for blockbuster movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean, King Kong, Transformers and Tron. After spending countless hours in front of a keyboard meticulously adjusting tentacles, calibrating hydraulics, and brushing monkey fur, he is delighted at the prospect of modifying his creations with the flick of a few deftly placed adjectives. He’s been eating food since age 7, so feels very qualified to write this book. He once showed a famous movie star where the bathroom was. Adam currently lives in Los Angeles, where he can’t wait to fall into the sea.

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Tour-Wide Giveaway

$25 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash

-Ends 2nd July 2013

Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use an Amazon.com Gift Code or Paypal Cash. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader, Not A Writer http://iamareader.com and sponsored by the participating author. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Prize value $25 US.

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