Tumble & Fall
A novel about the end of days full of surprising beginnings The world is living in the shadow of oncoming disaster. An asteroid is set to strike the earth in just one week’s time; catastrophe is unavoidable. The question isn’t how to save the world—the question is, what to do with the time that's... show more
A novel about the end of days full of surprising beginnings The world is living in the shadow of oncoming disaster. An asteroid is set to strike the earth in just one week’s time; catastrophe is unavoidable. The question isn’t how to save the world—the question is, what to do with the time that's left? Against this stark backdrop, three island teens wrestle with intertwining stories of love, friendship and family—all with the ultimate stakes at hand. Alexandra Coutts's TUMBLE & FALL is a powerful story of courage, love, and hope at the end of the world.
Publish date: 2013-09-17
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
In Tumble & Fall we fall three characters as Persephone is circling back to earth’s orbit with its intention of wiping out the planet. NASA is sending up a nuclear rocket to blow up this asteroid in an attempt to deflect it from hitting Earth and with it being the only option left, it is risky but i...
Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Coutts Published September 17, 2013 by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux Source: ARC from publisher in exchange of an honest review. My Thoughts I have read a few reviews lately on this book and I was surprised at the amount of people that rated it low!!!!! Personally, I thou...
DNF. This is fucking terrible. It's unreadable. I'm so behind on my ARCs and if a book is so awful I hate it in the first 15 pages, I'm quitting. It's all tell and no show. It's over-dramatic and it's totally not for me. NEXT!
Pre-read: Having read reviews for this book, I can't help but think the idea of this novel sort of reminds me of this shortlived series on ABC Family: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Moons_Over_MilfordI'm definitely reading this soon, but I'll admit I'm less excited about it as I was when it wa...
The reason I so desperately wanted Tumble & Fall is simple - the cover and, in part, the synopsis immediately made me think of Armageddon, and I freaking love that movie. Yes it's cheesy and cliched, but every time it comes on TV I watch it and get all sniffy at the end. The book itself is not like...