Tag: powers

Jan 29
{Book Review} Vala: Agendas by J.F. Jenkins

{Book Review} Vala: Agendas by J.F. Jenkins

Vala: Agendas by J.F. Jenkins Pages: 291 pages Publication Date: October 2011 Age Group: YA Source: Blog Tour Series: #1 Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, YA Mythology challenge, TBR pile challenge, Dusty Reads Challenge Buy this Book: Amazon Summary: Cheyenne Loveless was just a boring sixteen-year-old girl. Then Denver Collins bit her and everything changed. Her plants start talking to her, she finds out she’s a Nymph, and a witch and the angel of death show up at her doorstep to take her away to the prestigious Vala School and Seminary. Oh, and she has no choice in the matter. All she wants to do is blend in and return to being invisible, but the more time that passes, the harder that becomes. Plus she’s a daughter of the Divine, an exclusive secret society which rules the world of myth, and discovers she is a key ingredient to an ancient covenant created before she was born. A covenant that will reshape the order of the world. Adjusting to… Read more »

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Jan 11
{Book Review} Darwin’s Children by Natasha Larry

{Book Review} Darwin’s Children by Natasha Larry

Darwin’s Children by Natasha LarryPages: 262Publication Date: June 28th 2011 by Penumbra PublishingAge Group: YASource: AuthorSeries: Darwin’s Children #1Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge Summary(from Goodreads): Life can get pretty complicated for any seventeen-year-old girl, but for a home-schooled telepathic black girl trying to survive in a prestigious private school in small-town Jonesborough, Tennessee, it can be maddening; especially when her telepathic father keeps eavesdropping on her thoughts!Jaycie Lerner’s family isn’t the usual mom-dad-kid setup. Jaycie’s mom is MIA, but Allison, her personal live-in trainer, is more than a mom, with her own special abilities, like being able to lift cars and run incredibly fast. And Jaycie’s godfather John is more than persuasive; he can literally convince anyone to do anything.As far as the rest of the world’s concerned, Jaycie’s on the outside looking in. The townsfolk love Jaycie’s paediatrician father, but she doesn’t fit in with “normal” kids, and she doesn’t really want to. Most of her free time is spent training to keep her telekinetic… Read more »

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Nov 24
{Review} Farsighted by Emlyn Chand (Blog Tour)

{Review} Farsighted by Emlyn Chand (Blog Tour)

Farsighted by Emlyn Chand ebook, 218 pages Published October 24th 2011 by Blue Crown Press Source: Blog Tour Age group: YA Buy this Book:Amazon Summary (from Goodreads) Alex Kosmitoras’s life has never been easy. The only other student who will talk to him is the school bully, his parents are dead-broke and insanely overprotective, and to complicate matters even more, he’s blind. Just when he thinks he’ll never have a shot at a normal life, a new girl from India moves into town. Simmi is smart, nice, and actually wants to be friends with Alex. Plus she smells like an Almond Joy bar. Yes, sophomore year might not be so bad after all. Unfortunately, Alex is in store for another new arrival—an unexpected and often embarrassing ability to “see” the future. Try as he may, Alex is unable to ignore his visions, especially when they begin to suggest that Simmi is in danger. With the help of the mysterious psychic next door and new friends who come bearing gifts of their own,… Read more »

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