Tag: super powers

Oct 13
{Book Review} Forbidden Mind by Kimberly Kinrade

{Book Review} Forbidden Mind by Kimberly Kinrade

Welcome to my stop on the Forbidden Mind blog tour 🙂  Forbidden Mind by Kimberly Kinrade 134 pages Published: September 6, 2011 Source: Bought Series: Forbidden #1 Summary:  She reads minds.He controls minds.Together, they might get out alive.49% of Americans believe their government officials are honest.I don’t know these officials, or their supporters, but I know their secrets, and 49% of Americans are wrong.My employers pay me well to be right, to know things others can’t. But I don’t know why they brought that boy in, strapped to a stretcher, barely conscious. He asked me for help when I could give none.I’m a wealthy spy, a talented artist, a martial arts black belt, and a prisoner.They tell me that on my eighteenth birthday, I will be released, free to go to the college of my dreams.It’s my eighteenth birthday, and a man in black is at my door. I know he’s not here to free me.I know, because I can read minds.My name is Sam, and this is my story…. Read more »

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Aug 12
{Book Review} Settling by Shelley Workinger

{Book Review} Settling by Shelley Workinger

Settling (Solid #2) by Shelley WorkingerPages: 242Publication Date: July 4, 2011 by CreateSpaceAge Group: YASource: AuthorSeries: Solid #2Challenge(s): Ebook challenge, Young adult reading challenge, 150+ reading challenge, TBR pile challenge, Dusty Reads ChallengeBuy this Book: Amazon Summary(from Goodreads):  At the beginning of the summer, Clio Kaid was one of a hundred teens brought to a secret Army installation. But it was no ordinary camp and they weren’t ordinary kids…Picking up where “Solid” left off, Clio and her friends realize that they aren’t ready to go home; they’re determined to stay on campus and continue their journey of self- discovery. But someone doesn’t feel the same way and will do anything to drive them away – even kill.Friendships will be tested, abilities will evolve, and more secrets will come out as the teens race to stop the killer before he sets his sights on one of them… Settling picks up right where the first book, Solid, left off. Settling is really about getting answers. There are still so many more secrets… Read more »

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Feb 10
{Book Review} The Search for Artemis by P.D. Griffith

{Book Review} The Search for Artemis by P.D. Griffith

The Search for Artemis by PD Griffith ebook, 388 pages Published June 1st 2011 by Gryff Publishing, Ltd Age Group: YA Source: Author Challenges: None Series: Landon Wicker #1 Buy this Book: Amazon Summary:  Fifteen-year-old Landon Wicker is psychokinetic, but the tragic unleashing of his abilities forces him to run from everything he knows. Alone, terrified and unable to remember the events that compelled him to flee, Landon fights to survive and understand what’s happening to him. He finds solace, however, in the company of hundreds of psychokinetics like him when he’s brought to the Gymnasium.Forced into a life where people don’t just see – but control – the world around them and teenagers lift city buses with a thought, Landon struggles to accept his new reality and the guilt over his painful secret. But everything changes when a chance encounter with a mysterious girl propels him on a hunt for answers. Uncovering dark truths the Gymnasium would do anything to keep hidden, Landon must choose where his loyalties lie.Will Landon accept his… 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 07
{Review} Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

{Review} Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Me by Tahereh Mafi Hardcover, 342 pages Expected publication: November 15th 2011 by Harper/HarperCollins Age Group: YA Source: ARC from Publisher Series: Shatter Me #1 Buy this book: preorder from Amazon Summary (from Goodreads) Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone else, no one really cares. The world is too busy crumbling to pieces to pay attention to a 17-year-old girl. Diseases are destroying the population, food is hard to find, birds don’t fly anymore, and the clouds are the wrong color. The Reestablishment said their way was the only way to fix things, so they threw Juliette in a cell. Now so many people are dead that the survivors are whispering war– and The Reestablishment has changed its mind. Maybe Juliette is more than a tortured soul stuffed into a poisonous body. Maybe she’s exactly what they need right now. Juliette… Read more »

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