{Review+Giveaway} Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc. by P.K. Hrezo

February 12, 2014 Giveaways, New Adult, Reviews 6 ★★★★

Welcome to my tour stop for Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc by PK Hrezo. This is a New Adult Time Travel Adventure Romance and the tour runs Feb. 10-21 with reviews, author interviews and a few guest posts and top tens. It also includes a great giveaway. Be sure to stop by thetour pagefor all the additional information and list of tour stops.

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Book Title: Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc
Author: PK Hrezo
Genre: Young Adult/New Adult Time Travel Adventure Romance
Recommended Age: 16 and up
Length: 267
Release date: November, 2013
Source: ecopy from Author  

It’s the year 2069 and even though eighteen-year-old Bianca Butterman is heir to the family biz, she may never see the day her time-craft license becomes official. When a government agent starts nosing around the operation, Butterman Travel, Inc. gets stuck with a full audit—part of a government take-over scheme to shut down all private time travel agencies. Enter former boy band superstar, Tristan Helms, desperate to retrieve a lost item from his past and willing to pay triple fare for a time-trip to get there, and Bianca has to find a way to complete the job and return home before the government gets wind and shuts down the family biz for good.
Welcome to Butterman Travel, Incorporated; a full service agency designed to meet all your exclusive time travel needs. We’re a family owned and operated business with one hundred years of experience. A place where you can rest assured, safety and reliability always come first.
Anxious to attend some special event from the past? Or for a glimpse of what the future holds?
You’ve come to the right place. We’re a fully accredited operation, offering an array of services; including, but not limited to: customized travel plans, professionally piloted operations, and personal trip guides. *Terms and conditions do apply
Use our Web conferencing to contact our frontline reservation specialist, Bianca Butterman, who will handle all your inquiries in a professional and efficient manner, offering a tentative itinerary and free fare quote, so you can make the most of your time trip.
We look forward to serving you at Butterman Travel, Inc., where time is always in your hands.

My Thoughts

Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc. takes place in the future- in the year 2069 to be exact, when time travel is not only possible, but it has been perfected. The government can time travel and it regulates it strictly. It won’t allow private individuals to have their own time travel, but the exception is the 5 or 6 private companies that were able to fund and create their own time travel through their own means, were grandfathered into the system. They are able to continue their time travel businesses but they are HEAVILY regulated by the government. (on a teeny tiny side note, I’m not sure how each of these businesses got their own patents, which means they must have found 5 different ways to time travel, but that is besides the point.) I thought that Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc. was an incredible unique concept, and it was really well executed. I really enjoyed the ride through time that this story took me on. It has been listed as New Adult, but it could completely pass as Young Adult as well. The characters are an appropriate age for either genre and it felt a little tamer than most New Adult books in romantic content.

Bianca is the main character. She works for her families time travel company, and she is just one trip away from getting her travelers/ guide license to be able to be a time guide on her own. And the part about being a guide is her induction day. An induction day is so special because it is kind of like a day throughout time where almost anything goes. (the rules all seem to be bent for induction.) I loved learning about what Bianca wanted to do with her Induction day. Bianca is a huge stickler for the rules, and being out in the middle of Alaska means that she pretty much has had no opportunity to get into any kind of trouble. But this all changes when Tristan Helms walks into her business and life.

Tristan is a huge pop star, who like so many nowadays, is battling a drug addiction. He has been clean for a few months, but that all gets tested and pushed to the limit throughout their travels. Bianca’s parents are going through a government inspection/audit so they are unable to accommodate Tristan, but when he offers them triple their usual rate, they allow Bianca to go with him on her very first trip alone. As you can probably guess they hit all sorts of bumps and roadblocks. But they go on one heck of a journey. I was enjoying the book and then when they leave New York and show up at a huge famous music fest, the book took a turning point for me. It went from enjoyable to super intricate and interesting due to a plot twist. I loved how delicate and complex time travel is. The implications of it seem to be endless, and P.K. Hrezo did such an awesome job playing out different scenarios and ripple effects and they led to some pretty cool plot twists. The second half of this book, I was glued to my seat. I couldn’t put it down. This was a great journey. Lot’s of fun with a bit of a mystery woven in for the main characters to solve, and of course a great adventure that takes you all throughout time. A really unique read.

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About the Author

pkPK Hrezo is a native Floridian whose life could easily be a Jimmy Buffet song. She shares her home with her firefighter husband and their two children. When not creating characters and their worlds, PK can be found at her other job of rearranging passenger’s itineraries for a major international airline. The only hobbies she loves more than traveling, are reading, writing, and music, and when the four are combined she exists in total bliss.
She blogs regularly at PK HREZO: Fearless Fictionhttp://pk-hrezo.blogspot.com/
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6 Responses to “{Review+Giveaway} Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc. by P.K. Hrezo”

  1. Candace

    I thought it could be YA as well but people are varying on that opinion. But I’m so glad you enjoyed this one too! Thanks so much for hosting a tour stop!

  2. NoraA

    I’m a big fan of time travel stories. The first ones I read were written by Andre Norton back in the 1960’s with the Forerunner books.

  3. Giselle

    This cover is very pretty! I love it! And I like me some time travel books so this is right up my alley – i’m also reading one now >.< I like the sounds of the whole needing a license to travel and being run by a company! I have to check this one out!

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