A First Person Win | Review of ‘Shifters’ (Shifters #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

Shifters by Douglas and Angela Pershing
Pershing Books
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Brother and sister, Tanner and Ryland have not only discovered that they are adopted, that have discovered that they aren’t even from Earth. They are Shifters, rescued by Ordinaries forced off their planet by savage laws and brutal dictatorship of their rulers. Now on Earth, Tanner and Ryland’s lives are in danger not only by a sec of the government called Keepers, but also from Shifters who are trying to keep a prophecy from coming true.

Published on August 1, 2013 by Pershing Books, Shifters is the first novel in the young adult sci-fi Shifters series by father and daughter Douglas and Angela Pershing.
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Weekly Reading List #32

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers! I hope everyone has had a wonderful week. I am. Sure, I’m a little stressed because I have a paper due this week, a one page report on an Editor of my choosing due Friday and an annotated bibliography that is due Wednesday that is also part of my final project, but I’m still in a great mood because not only has my fiance got a new job, he’s going to be coming to visit me soon! That makes me very happy.

Anyway, here is my latest weekly reading list, all synopsis’ are courtesy of Goodreads. Happy reading! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #32”

Weekly Reading List #29

By Cynthia Ayala

Hello there fellow readers! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful year so far. It has been very somewhat depressing with the deaths of David Bowie and Alan Rickman, both who were amazing in everything that they did. They will forever be missed, that’s definite.

Now, if you have been staring at your bookshelf wondering what to read next, here’s something for you. Check out this weeks reading list courtesy of my interest. If your like me with a reading list so long, here is something to make what to read next a little easier. Happy reading!
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Tediously Slow & Bland | Review of ‘The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky’

By Cynthia Ayala

‘The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky’ by David Litwack
Evolved Publishing

Jason and Helena were once inseparable in their youth, but time and fate sent them in their different directions. Now a young girl from the Blessed Lands is pulling them together. Kailani, a nine-year-old girl who calls herself the Daughter of the Sea and the Sky, a zealot who sees the world differently than they do is opening their minds and hearts, threatening the world they live in.

Published on May 19, 2014 by Evolved Publishing, The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky is a young adult tale by David Litwack about a world divided by war of religion and rational thought.
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Punkish Minus the Attitude | Review of ‘Legacies Reborn’ (Lorien Legacies: The Lost Files #13)

By Cynthia Ayala

‘Legacies Reborn’ by Pittacus Lore HarperCollins

Daniela didn’t believe in aliens. When the Mogadorians attacked, it was just some hoax to her, a hoax with amazing special effects. And then they came, marching down the streets, attacking her home and destroying everything she ever loved. Alone and scared with scary new powers, Daniela is on the hunt to find and save her mother. But when she comes face-to-face with Number Four, she has a choice: run and hide, or fight.

Published November 24, 2015 by HarperCollins, Legacies Reborn is the thirteenth novel in the young adult science fiction Lorien Legacies: The Lost Files novella series by Pittacus Lore.
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Review: Post-Apocalyptic Thriller “Nightfall” Has a Slow Start – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

Nightfall_Cover-1-326x245No one stays on the island once the sun leaves, but for Marin, Kana, and Line, they didn’t have a choice and they were forgotten […]
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An Electrifying Prequel | Review of ‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ (Pretty Little Liars, #0.5) – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala / ’17 Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

alis-pretty-little-lies-326x245Ali’s Pretty Little Lies gives the readers exactly what they want without disappointing them at any point[…] Continue reading “An Electrifying Prequel | Review of ‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ (Pretty Little Liars, #0.5) – Emertainment Monthly”

Review: ‘Silver Shadows’ Is A Wild, Romantic Ride (Bloodlines, #5) – Emertainment Monthly

By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

81xhiahd_697bSilver Shadows will please many fans because it is a well-written story that gives the fans exactly what they could have hoped for, while remaining grounded and captivating […]
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