Tuesday, 3 September 2013

INDIE INKER TOUR: **REVIEW & PROMO**: Reveal by Brina Courtney **REVIEW ADDED**

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Title: Reveal (Cryptid Tales #1)
Author: Brina Courtney
Genre: YA Paranormal Romance
You think seeing ghosts is weird? Tell me something I don't know. Shay Tafford's childhood has been fatherless, filled instead with memories of speaking to the dead. She is forced to hide her unique ability from those living around her. That's why it's been comforting to have Jeremy, a child ghost, as her confidante. But recently he's been absent, perhaps lost as her father is. When Shay meets Hugh, the guy she's had a crush on for weeks, and finds he can speak to ghosts too, she's just starting to find a normalcy in her life. But as Hugh reveals the truth to Shay, about who she really is and about what it is she can do, he erases all chances she had at a normal existence. Turns out talking to ghosts is just scratching the surface of her genetically engineered gifts. Shay learns she may be part of an age old prophecy that could save the entire race of cryptids. But can she?
Quotes
"So here I am with a dead girl in my car, in a super creepy forest, stalking a potentially dead father…yeah, not one of my brightest moments."
"She sighs, “Shay you can’t live your life in fear. If you do there’s just no point in living."
"He turns and leaves, heading towards the math building and though I hate to see him leave, I do love to watch him walk away."
About Brina Courtney
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Brina Courtney is a young adult author obsessed with chocolate, crime shows, and fantasy movies. She's spent the last few years as an elementary teacher and a high school cheering coach. She lives in a small town in Pennsylvania with her husband and two very loud, small dogs.
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Obviously a beginning of a series, following Shay, a girl who can see and speak to ghosts.  This she hasn't told to anyone, in fear of being thought of freaky.

On one of her and best friend Olivias frequent trips to the college campus to check out older guys, Shay takes a shine to one guy, Hugh.

Shay works at an antique shop and Hugh comes in to buy a gift for his mum and they begin to talk.

Shay stumbled across Hugh talking to the same ghost that Shy has spoke to since she was a young girl.  Hugh has the same gift!
Hugh "kidnaps" Shay to take her to visit his parents and for Shay to find out more about who she is and what she can do.

It was a great background and beginning to what seems a great series.
Very easy to read, well written and likable characters.

Looking forward to reading the next in the series!

A good book to pick up when you don't have a lot of concentration but fancy starting a nice easy series.  Can be put down easily and picked up again and be sucked straight back into the story!

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