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"Angler debuts with this exciting book inaugurating a new series  ...A well thought-out and well-written thriller set in a dystopian future North America. This book is a good read."
-Publishers Weekly

"Apocalyptic dystopian fiction at its best. Angler's sharp wit and dexterity with political themes are matched only by the thrilling suspense on every page."
-Lis Wiehl, New York Times bestselling author and FOX News correspondent Publishers Weekly
"Move over Hunger Games, Swipe is here!"
-Clash Entertainment

"Swipe is a bold new story, taking Dystopian to a whole new level. I thoroughly enjoyed it and can't wait for the sequel to be released. Snag yourself a copy of Swipe now and join the craze!"
-Claire Reads

"An edgy middle grade novel that will thrill you long after the book ends!"
-Ed & Em's Reviews

"Swipe is a fast-paced, gripping thriller that teens will simply devour... It is a tale of friendship, of loyalty, a battle of right versus wrong of the best kind, and it is an excellent beginning to what is sure to be a well-loved series. I highly recomend this book and give it 5 out of 5 stars." 
-Christian Fiction Addiction

"Like the best science fiction thrillers, [SWIPE] keeps readers guessing through its kaleidoscope of shifting loyalties and bleak reversals. Though written for teens, adults will find plenty to like about it. And though it doesn’t sermonize, it leaves you with heavy ideas to ponder long after you close the covers." 

-Kevin L Nenstiel, WordBasket

"Kept me on my toes... Swipe is a great read that will entertain and fasincate."
-Blook Girl

"I found myself totally engrossed in this new world... I cannot wait for the next book in this series. Pick up a copy today, and join in on the paranoia that is Swipe."
-Chapter By Chapter

"SWIPE is an amazing middlegrade novel... It captured my attention, and I couldn't escape... Adults, don't count this one out. It's marvelous!" 
-Living Fictitiously

"This is a great book. It moves at a very fast pace, and shows a number of things, but most of all friendship... If you read this book, make sure to tell someone else about it, because, like me, you'll find you will love this book.—Tyler L., age 12." 
-School Library Journal, Book Reviews by Young Adults

"Plot twist after plot twist, and I found myself completely enraptured... Anyone of any age will enjoy it. If you are looking for an engaging, fast-paced read in a well-crafted dystopian world, look no further!" 
-Storybook Escape

"Filled with adventure, suspense, and topics that continue to question the consequences of living our modern-day lives as we are, Swipe is sure to be a hit with parents and children alike. It kept me interested and wanting more throughout the entire book, and definitely is one of those books you just can’t put down... Swipe is a must read. "
-Renaissance Mom

"This suspenseful and action-packed novel will keep you turning pages. Make sure you add this one to your summer reading list." 
-Just One More Paragraph

"Perfect pacing and I was engrossed in the story from page one... Such a great read." 
-Alluring Reads

"Swipe kept me interested from the very first page to the very last." 
-Every Free Chance Book Reviews

"Gave me the chills and surprised me at the same time!" 
-Understanding Shae's Story

"Kept me on the edge of my seat!" 

"A fast-paced action-packed story! ...This book grips me from the first paragraph."

"Evan Angler, thank you for your awesome writing and eerie storyline that made me love this Middle Grade read."
-I Heart YA Books

"5 stars. Loved it."
-Turning the Pages

"I was unable to put it down... I highly recommend this book."
-Read and Repeat

"There’s lots to like in Angler’s lively and quirky writing style. For a surprise-filled adventure set in a futuristic world with realistic, likeable characters, Swipe is a good choice." 
-Violet Nesdoly, Blog Critics

"When the swerve happens, you’ll never see it coming first...  This is a book that must be read to be believed – a great read for children, young adults, and adults. I give this 5 out of 5 stars."
-The Bookworm Fairy

"I could not put this down... the author leaves you craving for more!"
-Dad of Divas

"This book was amazing... gripped from the start and it was nonstop action right until the end. 5 out of 5 stars." 
-Undead Passion

"On my 'Page Turner Scale' of 1 to 5, I am giving this book a 5."
-Jan L. Burt, Encouraging Moms Who Homeschool

"Swipe is a great book for an adult and child to share or to be used in the classroom. I hope this can be seen on summer reading lists sometime in the future. 5 out of 5 stars." 
-Krafting Kitten Reads and Reviews

"Terrifying, innovative... and fascinating!"
-Book Briefs

"Frighteningly simple and not as implausible as we might think. I loved the great story telling. This one is definitely worth picking up." 
-The Obsessive Bookworm

"I thoroughly enjoyed every chapter and couldn’t put it down." 
-In Skirts and Wellies

"Thrilling and heart pumping right from the start."
-Book Mark Belles

"Well drawn characters, interesting world, some great twists, thought provoking... A great book.
-Sci-Fi Fan Letter

"An exciting middle grade read that will easily appeal to both middle grade boys and girls."
-Nicole's YA Book Haven

"[My 10 year old son and I] read through Swipe together, out loud ...we both enjoyed the fast paced action. We are eagerly looking forward to the 2nd book in the series, Sneak." 
-Reading, Writing, & Pondering

"Leaves you eager to test your theories and spin around the plot's next twist... Angler writes smoothly, carrying readers deeply into the story.

"Angler does a great job at connecting the reader with the emotional turmoil you find in the mind of middle schoolers. The action is part James Bond with the futuristic gadgets and part Percy Jackson with the school yard relationships.

"The bottom line? It’s a fun sci-fi book for all ages.
-The Cheap Reader

"A good story to read and well written. I recommend it." 
-Peace Be Still Book Reviews

"I loved this book... It is one I will promote to my students next year." 
-The Musings of a Book Addict

"This series is going to be exciting." 
-The Dancing Lawn

"Apocalyptic dystopian fiction at its best. Angler's sharp wit and dexterity with political themes are matched only by
the thrilling suspense on every page." -
Lis Wiehl, New York Times bestselling author and FOX News correspondent

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