Saturday, January 25, 2014

Ratgirl: Song of the Viper by Gayle C. Krause

RATGIRL: Song of the Viper by Gayle C. Krause 
Publication date: January, 2014
Genres: Dystopia, Young Adult


Sixteen-year-old streetwise orphan, Jax Stone is an expert at surviving in a dangerous city, where rats rival the homeless for food and shelter, but she’s an amateur at fighting the immoral mayor when he kidnaps her little brother. Desperation demands she quickly master the role of courageous opponent. She uses her hypnotic singing voice to lead rats to their death, and all the children to safety, in a dying city cursed by the deadly sun.



Gayle C. Krause is a member of SCBWI, YALITCHAT and The Cliffhouse YA Wonderwriters.She writes across the genres. Her first publication credit was a short story in Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul 2 (2006). The Storyteller’s Daughter, her YA historical short story, was featured in Timeless, A YA Historical Romance anthology from Pugalicious Press (2012).Her new YA novel, RATGIRL: Song of the Viper was published in February 2013 (Noble Young Adult).

During the course of her writing career Ms. Krause has served as assistant editor for Underneath the Juniper Tree, a dark fantasy online magazine developed for young teens, a children’s book reviewer for Children’s Literature .com and she offers a critique service for children’s writers at First Peek Critique. (

She also runs a blog that encourages new children’s writers through contests, book reviews and author interviews.

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Tour wide giveaway
Prizes: A Kindle (Open INTL)

My Review:  January 2014     ~ Review Copies ~

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

First, I would like to thank the author Gayle C. Krause for giving me this book an honest review. I enjoyed this read, the story sucked me in. The characters are well developed and the story flowed nicely.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for hosting Jax Stone and her unique story. I'm glad to have introduced both you and your followers to RATGIRL: Song of the Viper.

    I'll have to get busy on the sequel. :)