Monday, December 30, 2019

Daybreak by Beckie Lindsey

Daybreak FB cover

 About the Book

Book: Daybreak
Author: Beckie Lindsey
Genre: YA Fiction
Release Date: July, 2019
Daybreak coverEvery girl has a secret she hopes the light will never find—
but the demons already have.
Krystal, Mackenzie, Tammi, and Sadie fight a spiritual battle between unseen forces of good and evil that reaches deadly proportions.
When Krystal’s relationship with lifelong friend, Bryce, turns romantic, she is faced with the most important decision of her life. No matter her choice—everything will change forever.
As the friends rally to help Krystal, they each face their own battles against the forces of darkness and within themselves.
When tension between the group and members of a rock band continue to escalate, only time will tell which bonds will grow stronger and which will break.
“The thief comes only to kill, steal, and destroy.”

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 My Review:

I'm so glad to read book three of this series. Like the prior books in this series, it keeps up with hard topics. There is a witch, who is also a lesbian. A secret boyfriend, a surprise baby on the way, guilt, shame, secrets, pride, lies, and much more. That's all in conflict with Jesus, forgiveness, following God's path, who to trust and not to trust. This whole series is emotional, soaked in spiritual warfare, demons, and some trigger issues. Such as the abuse that is still front and center, incest, and depression to name a few. 

Even with that, this book is so strong! This series is so good for mature teens and adults. I wouldn't have a young teen read it without parents. A few loose ends are left, but I'm not sure there's a book four. 

5 Stars

About the Author
Beckie LindseyBeckie Lindsey is an award-winning author, poet, blogger, and the editor of Southern California Christian Voice, a division of One Christian Voice, a national news syndicating agency. She is a major coffeeholic and enjoys a good book with a cat on her lap. She also loves to hike and hang out with family and friends. Beckie and her husband, Scott have three adult children, two adorable cats and live in California.

More from Beckie

Why I write YA and the BFA series

I believe a teenager still exists inside each of us.

We hear a familiar tune from our “glory days” and are instantly tapping our toes. Mentally, we’re back in high school —poofy bangs, scrunchie, neon off-the-shoulder sweatshirt — and all. Oh, wait. That’s me back in the ‘80s!

Ah, yes. There is something wonderfully awful about those coming-of-age years.

From the first kiss to the first breakup, there are memories we cherish and some we don’t care to ever revisit. Being a teen can be exciting, confusing, painful, joyous, or even all of those things at once!

No matter how different your teenage experience was from mine, one thing is true for us all: these years have an enormous impact on who we become as adults. We can all sympathize with the plight of puberty and the longing for independence and acceptance. Yeah, there’s still a teenager in all of us!

These are the reasons I write YA.

My hope is to use the power of storytelling to move past barriers and open hearts to accept how much God loves and desires a personal relationship with us.

At every age, we all need the grace and love of Jesus.

In the Beauties from Ashes (BFA) series, I write about relatable characters with difficult issues and traumatic pasts to enlighten readers about the unseen spiritual battle referred to in Scripture. Each character has a secret that has left them vulnerable to the battle in an invisible realm where demonic creatures fight to keep them chained to their pasts and angels of light work to free them.

The characters and their issues are complex, just like real life. In fact, some of the topics are often considered too taboo to talk about openly. But what is left in the dark, festers and grows. It is only in the light that we can be free. In the BFA series, readers experience the character’s quest for truth, love, grace, and freedom while hopefully finding the same for themselves.

Blog Stops

Genesis 5020, December 23
Simple Harvest Reads, December 24 (Author Interview)
Texas Book-aholic, December 25
Emily Yager, December 27
Blogging With Carol, December 30
For Him and My Family, December 31
Artistic Nobody, December 31 (Author Interview)
Remembrancy, January 1
janicesbookreviews, January 3
A Reader’s Brain, January 4


To celebrate her tour, Beckie is giving away the grand prize of a $20 Amazon gift card!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.


Calvin F. said...

Lovely share, sounds like a good theme to this book. Nice tour.

Rita Wray said...

Sounds great.

Debbie P said...

This sounds like a great read.

SavingsInSeconds said...

This sounds like a very unusual cast of characters in the book.

James Robert said...

Your book sounds like a great read and thank you for sharing it with us.

Peggy said...

It may be to much for my granddaughter so I will read it first to see if she can read it now or later. Thank you for the review.

Melissa W said...

This is not a genre that I usually read but this one does sound interesting.

Caryl Kane said...

Sounds like a great series!