Spotlight on BBNYA semi finalist The Gatekeeper of Pericael by Hayley Reese Chow

This year, the Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA) is celebrating the 50 books that made it into Round Two with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 10 finalists and one overall winner.

If you want some more information about BBNYA, check out the BBNYA Website https://www.bbnya.com/ or take a peek over on Twitter @BBNYA_Official. BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Congratulations to Hayley Reese Chopw for getting into the semi-finals of BBNYA 2022.

Synopsis

In Pericael, no one goes out after dark…

Twelve-year-old Porter would much rather spend his weekends playing soccer than channeling spirits in the parallel universe of Pericael. Unfortunately for him, Porter’s family has guarded the gate between Earth and monster-filled Pericael for generations, so he’s not getting out of Gatekeeper lessons anytime soon.

But some after-school activities are more dangerous than others.

When a soul thief threatens the gate, Porter reluctantly comes to its defense… and gets thrown deep into Pericael’s dangerous jungle wilderness. With the help of two fierce native girls, Porter must learn to embrace the creepy spirits and find his way back to the gate. But the soul thief is racing for the gate too, and if he gets there first, Porter won’t have a home to go back to.

Publisher: Self-Published

Length: 186 Pages

Genre: Dark Fantasy

Age Category: Upper Middle Grade

Date Published: 6 April 2021

Amazon: https://www.amazon.ca/Gatekeeper-Pericael-Hayley-Reese-Chow-ebook/dp/B08QZW7Y8Q (Canada)

https://www.amazon.com/Gatekeeper-Pericael-Hayley-Reese-Chow-ebook/dp/B08QZW7Y8Q/ (USA)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gatekeeper-Pericael-Hayley-Reese-Chow-ebook/dp/B08QZW7Y8Q/ (UK)

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56333627-the-gatekeeper-of-pericael

Author Bio – Hayley Reese Chow

Hayley Reese Chow is the author of Odriel’s Heirs, the 2020 winner of the Florida Author Project. But she’s mostly done a lot of things that have nothing at all to do with writing. Her hat collection includes mother, wife, engineer, veteran, fencer, ultramarathoner, triathlete, traveler, word-inhaler, and super nerd. Hayley currently dodges hurricanes in Florida with two small wild boys, her long-suffering husband, and her miniature ragehound.

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