A Lost Legacy: Awakening

A Lost Legacy: Awakening

 
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A Lost Legacy: Awakening
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Write Addictions Publishing
Age Group
12+
Published Date
July 09, 2015
ISBN Number
9780993870101
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Finn Adams thought she knew what her life had in store for her; a mundane existence of day to day life. The arrival of a stranger in town turns her world upside down. When her mother goes missing, Finn soon discovers that she is a witch and she is being hunted for her power. Ripped from the only life she’s ever known, Finn is transported across the country to Broadhaven, Maine to discover the secrets she never knew about herself, her heritage, and the tremendous power that's been kept from her for so long. Her loyalties are tested when she learns of her true parentage and discovers she is part of a prophecy, destined to awaken an ancient power that has been lost for centuries. As she struggles to learn from her mother’s past, she is faced with the ultimate struggle of good and evil, family or friends, she must learn who she can trust and find the power within herself to stop the prophecy from coming true.

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4.3
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Gripping Urban Fantasy

This book was an engaging and well-paced page-turner that I couldn’t bring myself to put down. While it follows a typical YA formula, I think that this novel really puts its own spin on the concept of revealed abilities, especially with the integration of Irish folklore. There are many elements of surprise throughout the book and once read definitely would not be confused with any other novel.

I love the urban fantasy elements. A modern day witch coming into her powers in the most jarring way possible. I love the turn the story takes, a naïve sheltered sixteen year old is suddenly forced to deal with some very real problems. Taking this journey with the main character is fantastic.

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Well paced
Gripping
Page Turner
Great Characters
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