Book Review & Giveaway: Watcher by AJ Eversley

Book Title: Watcher – Book One in the Watcher Series by AJ Eversley
Category: YA Fiction, 300 pages
Genre: Scifi Dystopian
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: March, 2017
Tour dates: Sept 4 to 29, 2017
Content Rating: PG (No swearing or explicit sex scenes…there are kissing or romantic scenes that are considered PG. The word Hell or Damn is used only a few times.)


Book Description:

“I knew I was not alone. They would never leave until every last one of us was gone.” Sawyer Russo has sworn to protect humanity, and as a Watcher, she’s done just that. But the Bots and Carbons that took her city are evolving, and they start picking the Watchers off one by one. One last rescue mission will change everything. When someone betrays them, the line between friend and foe is no longer easily drawn. Sawyer made a vow, and she will fulfill it, even if it means ending the person who deceived them, no matter who it might be. It all comes down to one choice… Who can she save? And who does she have to let go?


My Review

I chose to read this book after receiving a free copy. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.

It’s after World War III and Sawyer is a Watcher, one of a team that watches for and kills Bots and Carbons in the devastated city of Cytos. Bots used to serve people but suddenly turned on them. Carbons are more like humans than robots and are more difficult to kill than Bots. The Watchers also try to rescue people who are stranded in other parts of the city.

The Watchers live in a self-sufficient bunker with hundreds of other people. Sawyer has lost her parents and learned that it’s best to not get too close to others so that she won’t be hurt. That’s easier said than done. When they found her, Kyle took her under his wing and trained her to be a Watcher so he’s like a big brother to her. Then they rescue some people and one of them, Kenzie, takes her breath away. She tries to deny the attraction between them but will she be able to hold out?

Watcher is a book that I couldn’t put down. It’s full of action, heartbreak, loss, twists, and betrayal. It could be as good as The Hunger Games or The Divergent series with a good editing. 


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AJ Eversley is the author of the WATCHER series. A true north Canadian girl, AJ currently lives in Central Alberta with her husband and dog. When she’s not writing, she can be found binge watching Harry Potter, quoting various movies in every day conversation, and eating copious amounts of candy.

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5 thoughts on “Book Review & Giveaway: Watcher by AJ Eversley

  1. Watcher Book September 11, 2017 / 11:52 am

    Thank you so much for reviewing Watcher and joining the Book Tour!

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      • Watcher Book September 11, 2017 / 6:58 pm

        I believe you got a copy of my first edition of Watcher which sadly had a lot of edits…I fixed it with a new editor and republished back in July but did notice a few people got original copies still as they were probably already printed and ready for distribution at that time. Sorry about that! But I am happy to say the edits have been fixed 🙂 and glad you still enjoyed it.

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      • sleepygirl2 September 11, 2017 / 7:48 pm

        I’m glad because I truly believe it could be the next Hunger Games.

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