Posts Tagged ‘Gone’


“Wake” is the first book in a fantastic paranormal romantic trilogy and a New York Times Bestseller. Written by Lisa McMann, this book will have you hooked after reading the excerpt. It is just that good. Don’t believe me?? Read it….

For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie’s seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.

She can’t tell anybody about what she does—they’d never believe her, or worse, they’d think she’s a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn’t want and can’t control.

Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more that just a witness to someone else’s twisted psyche. She is a participant….

See what I mean?
It is a great story with a haunting concept. You won’t be able to put the book down. And of course there is Cabel, the handsome romeo who sweeps her off her feet, but it isn’t as perfect as it seems. Life is a long, bumpy road for Janie Hannagan and the only person she has to confide in is Cabel. He is the only person who knows her secret, who she can feel normal around.
The second book in the trilogy is “Fade”, and equally enthralling read that will keep you clinging to the pages, wondering what will happen. It has a killer cliff-hanger ending that will make you wish to speed up time for the release of the next book. “Gone”, the last installment of the trilogy comes out February and it can’t come soon enough.



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What would you do if one day, out of nowhere, every person 15 years and older simply disappeared? They just ‘poofed’ out of existence?

That is exactly what happens in the novel Gone by Michael Grant.



In the blink of an eye.
Everyone disappears.
Except for the young: Teens. Middle Schoolers. Toddlers. But not a single adult. No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. And just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to get help.
Hunger threatens. Bullies rule. A sinister creature lurks. Animals are mutating. And the teens themselves are changing, developing new talents—unimaginable, dangerous, deadly powers—that grow stronger by the day.
It’s a terrifying new world. Sides are being chosen, a fight is shaping up. Townies against rich kids. Bullies against the weak. Powerful against the powerless. And time is running out: On your birthday, you will disappear just like everyone else.

Gone is the first of a 6 novel series. I have never read anything like it. It is one of the most unique stories that I have ever experienced. Even though it is a Harry Potter size novel, it is a very quick read. I was burning through the pages and I could not put it down. So do not let the size of it intimidate you.

The characters are very animated and they have to learn how to grow up very quickly. You really feel their fear and pain right along with them. There is a new twist around every corner. Grant has you guessing the whole way through, trying to figure out what has happened to the small town of Perdido Beach, California. And what is yet to come. How will the kids survive?


The second novel of the Gone series is out now. It is titled Hunger and is as equally intense and compelling as the first one.

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