Minder: A Ganzfield Novel

Minder: A Ganzfield Novel

by Kate Kaynak

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ISBN-13: 9781937053062
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Publication date: 09/03/2012
Series: Ganzfield Series , #1
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Kate Kaynak was born and raised in New Jersey, but she managed to escape. Her Yale degree says she was a psych major, but she had WAY too much fun to have paid attention in class. She and her husband live in New Hampshire with their three kids, where Kaynak enjoys reading, writing, and fighting crime with her amazing superpowers.

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Minder: The First Ganzfield Novel 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 49 reviews.
ParaBooks More than 1 year ago
One book that has been on my TBR list that I finally got around to reading (and I'm so glad I did!) is Minder. If you read my blog enough, you know that I have series issues with abuse in stories. I just can't read it myself--don't watch it in movies, and find it very difficult to invest myself in a book that deals heavily on the subject. When we first meet Maddie, she is in the midst of being attacked. Oh God, my heart almost gave out on me. I almost put the book down. However, the scene was quickly over, and no sooner was she attacked than she was able to save herself. The means in which she defeated her attackers had me hooked on the story by the first chapter. I'm so happy I pushed through. What Maddie had endured, and the way she handled it, brought me very close with her character. And as she began a new life in the Ganzfield boarding school, I felt for her as she faced all new obstacles and hardships. She was more than a likable character. I always fail in my reviews to express just how much I love a character when they truly touch me, but just trust me; Maddie is a strong, fierce, and thoughtful girl with amazing insight. And that's not just because of her ability which allows her to see into other's minds, though that does help with her growth as she evaluates the rights and wrongs of doing so. But she herself grew throughout the story to become a much stronger person because of who she was and her principles. What I really loved about this story was the relationship between Maddie and Trevor. Normally I'm all swoony over a great lead guy, but I'm hooked on Trevor in a deeper way. He is drop dead gorgeous for sure, but because we are able to see what he's thinking through Maddie, we are given everything. His vulnerability, worries, desires, strengths, weaknesses.. Everything. He's an amazing character. The love between Maddie and Trevor literally made me breathless. While I was reading, there were passages where Maddie had to remind herself to breathe, and I found that I'd been holding my breath also. It's just that passionate. The paranormal aspect of the story was phenomenal. I'm so picky about this. For me, if there's not a strong enough plot, the romance fails. Both have to balance each other to make the story work. I completely lost myself in this story--rooting for the characters as they discovered more about their abilities and also following along with the logic and theories. I didn't pause once to question if something wasn't plausible, I simply nodded along, caught up in the world. Even had a discussion with my 13yo son later at the table about lucid dreams lol. Okay, when I love a book this much I can go on and on. I tend to ramble. So I'm going to end my review here and simply say that Ms. Kaynak is an amazingly talented writer. I loved the voice of this story, and I fell in love with the characters. If you're looking for something fresh in the YA Paranormal Romance department, do yourself a favor and check out Minder. If I still listed my review flames for ratings on my site, my blog would be on fire!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I could not put this book down!!! It pulled you into there intense paranormal love story and left you wanting more and the characters...... WHOA lol there were parts that left me laughing, crying, and flushing with embarrasment when i started talking to a book in public haha
brandileigh2003 More than 1 year ago
Minder grabbed my attention and did not let go! This has supernatural powers, an awesome love story, and a protagonist that I can admire, she can stand her own. Maddie is a strong character, a protector, quick learner and holds her own ground. She questions the immediate attraction to her love interest, instead of just simply accepting love at first sight. I like that because they know what each other is thinking, there is a real reason for this quickly developing relationship. There is no room for subterfuge. While the love story is strong element, Maddie still pays attention to other duties. Forgive the Twilight reference here, but I always wondered if the appeal to Bella would have been so high if Edward could read her thoughts, and come up empty. Minder however, is from the mind reader's perspective, and I love that Trevor is sweet, caring and selfless enough to pass the test; and deserving of love. However, he is not perfect and I think that is actually an outstanding characteristic in novels. His issues can be worked through though, as Maddie can read his insecurity and fuel it toward positive. The minor characters are well thought out, and they are diverse in personality which is amazing to read. Sometimes all of the groups of characters have the same personality and voice, and it was refreshing to see. Dr Williamson is a wonderful lead and father type figure. Maddie looks for his approval and it is good to have someone steady and there to mentor her. Minder deals with some deep issues, the characters struggle with death, murder and the moral ramifications; because where is the line of too evil to live? She strives for equality among the supernatural and for evilness to be quelled. There are times when she herself steps over the line that she doesn't want crossed, but she has support and friends to help her find her way. Faith is also touched on but there is nothing pushy or negative about it. It is done beautifully and it relates with scenes that are taking place. This is also a book with humor laced in- I absolutely love it when books make me laugh. There was much fun poked at New Jersey, but I think that NJ is a big boy and can handle it. ? There are also lighthearted sections such as when fireball is being played that for me if for some reason reminiscent of Quidditch in Harry Potter. This book is a part of a series, but the ending is done well; where I want and crave more, but it is not making me want to throw the book because of where it left me. The story is tied up well enough to sustain for a bit, but loose enough to make me think about what will happen next. This is a wonderful novel, and I cannot wait to read more. I recommend picking it up!
Meliss657 More than 1 year ago
I was nervous about reading this novel, but as soon as I did I couldn't put it down. I ended up reading the series and I can't wait for the 6th book. Kate Kaynak is a great writer and really puts you in the character's places without too much description that takes up the entire book. I only have one complaint about the book, but I can't say if you don't want spoilers. I really liked that it was pretty original and it kept you on your toes the whole time. I loved the main character Maddie too. She finds out she has this ability and doesn't shy away from it or get all angsty about it like in so many other books. She accepts it pretty much right away, still having concerns, but she doesn't deny it throughout the book. She's pretty much like "Okay I have this ability. I'm gonna learn how to control it." Pretty mature. I felt all the characters were well developed. I especially loved Rachel throughout the series and wish there was more scenes with her. She's so meek in the first book and then she turns into this spit fire who doesn't take anything from anyone. Needless to say, I loved these books and can't wait for December 2012 for the next.
Crazy_Book_Lady More than 1 year ago
I just finished Minder and Adversary back-to-back, and I LOVE this new series! Can't wait for book 3!
MaryAlton More than 1 year ago
I absolutely LOVE Minder and I'm counting down the days until the next book in the Ganzfield series comes out! My reading habits typically consist of a chapter a night before I nod off to sleep, but I literally couldn't put the book down and gobbled it up in a couple of sittings. I know books and shows about teenagers with supernatural powers are kind of everywhere right now, but I was blown away with how original the book is, especially Kaynak's take on telepathy. Plus, the characters are refreshingly believable teenagers whose lives you can't help getting wrapped up in, no matter what age you are. Weeks later, I'm still thinking about Maddie, Trevor and life at Ganzfield!
Nick_Kessler More than 1 year ago
This book will draw you in quickly. The action in Minder starts early, and the narration by the main character Maddie carries you along as she's swept into unfamiliar experiences. Teen readers will identify with Maddie, who hasn't always fit in during her life. During her teenage years she suddenly finds herself changing in unexpected ways, and at the same time she finds new friends, new responsibilities, adventure, danger, and love. Life at Ganzfield is also much like the social order at a typical high school, where (even without formal superpowers) the popular crowd generally wields and abuses a broad control over others. Everyone else wants someone to stop them. In general it's an exciting novel with lots of cool heroes doing awesome stuff. You'll enjoy it!
RSS96 More than 1 year ago
Minder is a tremendous novel -- it has elements of other books I have read, but put together in a refreshingly original way. Action rises and falls, characters are introduced and developed, and battle lines are drawn, all through the sarcastic, intelligent voice of Maddie, the sometimes fragile main character. As a middle school teacher, I was struck by how authentically these teenagers sound and act. Their words, their desires, their behavior -- they all ring true to actual young adults. This is unusual -- Bella Swan, Harry Potter, the Gossip Girls, and the Pevensie siblings too often sound like adults in smaller bodies. Kate Kaynak, however, truly captured the essence of teenagers, and that gives this book the credibility it needs to make it as great as it is. I spent a couple of late nights reading, unable to stop reading, and I look forward to many more readings (as well as the continuation of the series).
Pearl_of_Wisdom More than 1 year ago
I read an advance copy of this for my blog review. The first chapter had me scared--and hooked. I couldn't wait to find out what would happen next! The characters drew me in, and the ending kept me turning pages late into the night. I can't wait for the sequel!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Let me start off by just saying... Wow!!! WOW!!!....Wow... I literally had like $3 and some change left on one of those prepaid Visa cards the other day and it's not like you can get a lot with that so I did what any normal book nerd would do and thought to myself... "To Barnes & Noble!" (or insert your favored ebook shopping place :here :D) Minder was one of the suggestions they gave me based off of previous purchases and it sounded interesting enough. Interesting? Pfft...try frickin' AMAZING! It pulls you in from the very beginning with Maddie, the main character, going through a highly traumatic situation causing her to be spirited off to Ganzfield. Think, smaller scale Hogwarts but with more of a reform school type of vibe. (In my opinion anyway!) A place where young people with special abilites like herself go to be trained and go to school. But just when she's starting to feel like maybe she's found someplace safe and good, she realizes things inside Ganzfield aren't exactly what they seem. People are controlled with fear and not by who you'd expect. Then she meets Trevor. (Ohhh Trevor. I've definitely collected him into my group of book boyfriends :P) Anyway! The bond that Maddie and Trevor share is simply amazing. I swear every time they were in a scene together I would let out one of those dreamy sighs and I'm sure I had a silly grin on my face. I just love these two. And they really brought out the best in each other and strengthened each other. Another character I highly enjoyed was Dr. Williamson. In part because of the bond that he shares with Maddie as a fellow Minder and in a paternal sense. But mostly... Every. Single. Time. He would blurt out the "What happened in the library?!" stuff..I would quite literally laugh out loud. And not just a little snicker either. It was an all out burst of laughter. I don't know why, but it just really had this great comedic timing to it that tickled me. I am really frustrated with only one thing. WHY CAN'T WE "SEE" SETH?!?!?! Okay. Just had to get that out there. I guess it's kind of fun having someone who we only "hear" their thoughts. Adds an air of mystery. It gives me someone who I'm not quite sure about yet. Is he someone who's trustworthy? I guess we'll see. Is he always going to be the voice in our heads? Kinda reminds me of that show Home Improvement years back, with the neighbor whom all you saw was his eyes, they always had something blocking everything else on his face. That's Seth in this book to me. I guess time will tell! I cannot recommend this book enough. I immediately bought the rest of the books that are out so far, and am excited to start reading them! I think I've found a new obsession! :)
Cariblogs More than 1 year ago
Ganzfield is an exclusive private school for the gifted. Gifted as in every student can either move objects with their mind, start fires just by thinking it, or are skilled in mind control. Maddie Dunn was recruited to Ganzfield after stopping three guys from attacking her with only wishing it. Students aren't exactly welcoming Maddie because her abilities are so unique that they have only been seen in a handful of people. Trevor student and outsider at Ganzfield instantly falls for Maddie. Trevor keeps Maddie's nightmares away in a very unique way. He is sweet, caring, and wants nothing more than to protect her. Maddie's skills tend to become stronger when Trevor is near and he makes her life better. With their combined skills there are no miscommunications and the relationship quickly intensifies. Author Kate Kaynak does a great job making you wish you had the type of relationship that Maddie and Trevor share. Students at Ganzfield have dark secrets that Maddie stumbles upon and she starts making changes to make life better for all students. Only she has to balance her powers because losing control can kill. Apart from the students the outside world thinks Ganzfield is unnatural and want to study or kill them. While taking a routine trip to town for supplies one of the students is captured and Maddie assembles a rescue mission where they are forced to use their powers to stay alive. I must also warn you to be prepared for lots of swooning because this story is so sweet and romantic. Alice Cullen and Sookie Stackhouse fans will love Maddie! Kaynak brings plenty of action, unique story telling, and lots of romance. Minder is the first in a Ganzfield series, Adversary comes out August 20th 2010 and Legacy will be published in 2011. I can tell you this is a must read and will be a book I re-read over and over.
Burg More than 1 year ago
Love, Love, Love!  Kate Kaynak has now been added to my list of favorite authors.  I can't help it, she's got me hooked on this series with no chance of resisting.  I hate that I waited so long to start this series, but I'm excited that there are already several installments in the series available so that I can power right on through the series without having to wait for new installments to hit the shelves, which I love!  No countdowns in my future for this series at the moment which is always a welcome outcome. I'll admit that I've always been a fan of X-Men, whether it was the comics, movies, etc...it didn't matter, I was an avid fan.  I'm not saying that this series lines up with that exactly, but there is a good amount of similarities that I've found between the two and it's very different from a lot of the other YA titles that I've been reading which I think helped boost my excitement levels as well. Maddie, Trevor, Cecilia, Drew, you name it and I became a quick cheerleader for Kaynak's characters in this series.  Her writing is fresh and fun, as well as capable of throwing me into anxiety with her tension inducing action sequences where to be honest I wasn't sure what to expect with each turn of the page.  I was kept on my toes and had fun throughout the entire read.  Like I said I have already decided that I want to continue to read the rest of this series as quickly as possible and I'm so thankful that not only are there plenty of other installments out on the shelves now, but that I already have the next two on my bookshelves at home to start right away!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I couldn't put the book down. The characters are funny, the plot is intriguing. The book is one of a kind. I hope book 2 is just as good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You must read this entire serries. It is amazing. Lots of detail. I 100% believe in the whole concept of the abilities and the whole "school" for people with abilities like that. I read the books twice within a week and a half. The characters really develope and grow throughout the book giving them spacific roles in their world. There is not enough strs. These book are more like 5 star plussss!
Candace-LoveyDoveyBooks More than 1 year ago
Telepathy never sounded so awesome until Kate Kaynak wrote Minder! Excitement, danger, and heartfelt romance mingles to give this young adult novel a unique flavor that will last for years to come. It only takes one moment for Maddie Dunn's life to change from safe and routine to chaotic and dangerous. With her introduction into the secret facility, Ganzfield, Maddie learns of the potential she has and meets other teens with variations of incredible powers. Not only does Ganzfield give Maddie the opportunity to discover who she is as a leader, but it also gives her a more realistic perspective of the world. Kaynak consistently gives readers a clear picture of the story so that the idea of G-positive humans having the potential to become supernatural becomes more than a passing notion. Her vibrant writing style gives life to the sizzling romance that develops between Maddie and resident cutie, Trevor Laurence. The experience of their growth, personally and towards one another, is that more special for readers because Kaynak allows Maddie and Trevor to unabashedly share their vulnerable moments and loving qualities. When it comes to action or danger, Kaynak doesn't hinder her characters with internal debates or self-consciousness. The powers demonstrated are limitless and there is no telling how strong Maddie and her friends will become throughout the Ganzfield series. As a definite kick-butt lead to watch out for, Maddie is fearless and courageous. Minder is only her beginning and in the stories to come, Maddie will capture and keep hold the hearts of all book lovers! Originally posted on Lovey Dovey Books *ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review*
kmartin802 on LibraryThing 10 months ago
Sixteen year old Maddie is snatched off the street by three louts from her school who intend to rape her. In her panic, she uses her mind to fill them. She didn't know that she had these mental abilities. She soon finds herself at a school with other talents - Sparks (pyrokinetics), charms (who can force anyone to do anything), RVs (remote viewers who can locate anything or anyone), healers and one lone telekinetic. Maddie is a rare minder. She can both receive and send telepathic messages. There is a great romance between Maddie and Trevor who is the only telekinetic at the school. There are also a lot of dangers to be overcome both within and outside the school. First in a series. Recommended!
lillybear on LibraryThing 10 months ago
I enjoyed this book. It is fast-paced and gripping from the very first page, throwing the reader right into the middle of an action-packed, supernatural journey. Kaynak sure knows how to grab a reader's attention! After a horrific attack unlocks hidden powers inside her, Maddie Dunn is whisked away to a secret facility known as Ganzfield that is home to other teens like her: powerful and potentially dangerous. Chock-full of romance, action, and supernatural powers, Minder is a book you won't be able to put down. For the most part, this was a solid read. I've always been fascinated with the supernatural (telekinesis, mind-reading), and I have a soft spot for books that take place at a boarding school or similar place, so this was right up my alley. While Ganzfield was an interesting place, I felt like it needed to be developed more in terms of structure and authority in order for it to feel more realistic and believable. For example, one of the telekinetic students sleeps out in this old, ramshackle, unused church instead of in the dorms with everyone else, and either the authority figures don't have a problem with this or they don't know about it, both of which are slightly worrying. I would expect a place filled with people who have the potential to be extremely dangerous and lethal to have a bit tighter security! There were times, as well, where the story progression felt a little rushed. I did like how fast-paced it was, though. There was never a dull moment! As far as characters go, Trevor was far and away my favorite! He is just such a great guy, through and through. Compassionate, sweet, kind-hearted, loyal, protective, and tough when he needs to be. Totally swoon-worthy, ladies. I didn't connect as well with Maddie, the protagonist. It's hard to put my finger on exactly why I didn't care for her. Her personality came across slightly immature (I know, I know, she's a teenager, and she's going through a lot of overwhelming stuff, of course she's having a hard time!), but I felt like maybe there should have been a bit more of a struggle or inner debate on her part in regards to the fact that she can intrude so completely on someone else's every thought. She just seems to take it all in stride, which can be both an admirable trait and one to cause worry. I would have loved to see that ethical dilemma explored a little more thoroughly. Overall, though, I felt like Maddie was a very realistic teenage character with her fair share of flaws and talents. I could really relate to the intensity of the emotions she was feeling throughout the book, and I loved seeing her relationship with Trevor unfold. The romance in this book was very sweet and pure. It was a nice change of pace from the frenzied, forbidden love affairs that I usually enjoy. This is a book I would recommend for younger teenagers especially, even though it does touch upon some darker subjects, like rape. I think younger teens will be able to relate very well with Maddie and Trevor and the struggles they go through with self-discovery. I'm definitely interested to see what Kaynak has in store for us in book two, Adversary.CONCLUSION: A fun, fast-paced read that grabs you from the very first page and won't let you go!
fayeflame on LibraryThing 10 months ago
Minder is fast paced,unique, and is addicting. Kaynak captures your action from the very beginning.We Meet Maddie, who really doesn't fit in at school. Then something happens, she finds out she has powers,immediately the whole situation really freaks her out. Maddie is a really strong and a flawed character.She is enroll to Ganzfield( it's not the school for witch crater and wizardry lol) It's for students who have gifts, think X-men. Maddie being a "Minder(minder reader)" doesn't really make her popular more of an outcast."Charms" mostly run the school and being a minder is really rare. But she deals. We some other characters like Seth, who i REALLY want to know more about because he talks telepathically with Maddie. We never really see him, so he's a mystery...Trevor, the love interest who almost seemed too good to be true for Maddie. But in the end they are sweet together.Kaynak surprised and me! she created a great plot(full of suspense and mystery) and characters kept me hooked. The story has a little bit for everyone to enjoy. I wish for more books like Minder. Don't get me wrong i love my vamps, weres, and faeries. But it's refreshing, if you ever need a mix up read Minder!The next book in the series is AdversaryFinished copy courtesy of Author.
dasuzuki on LibraryThing 10 months ago
When I first saw this book and read the blur I immediately had to add it to my wish list. It sounded like a nice mix of romance and X-Men (my favorite comic book series) qualities.The StorylineI loved the storyline because like I mentioned above it was very X-Men-ish. Maddie turns out to be a "minder", what they call mind readers at Ganzfield, and there she meets "charms" who are able to influence people to do whatever they say, "sparks" who can create fire and other people with special abilities. They are all being trained to use these abilities supposedly for good purposes. While there Maddie falls for Trevor, a guy with telekinesis powers, and after he is kidnapped and almost killed they discover there an enemy group that is kidnapping and vivisecting the students with these special abilities. The book ends before you find out more but it definitely leaves you wanting to know more about this group and what those at Ganzfield really end up doing when they finish their training.The CharactersFor the most part I found Maddie really irritating. Once she meets Trevor she turns into a pretty pathetic and embarrassing character who mopes, whines and panics whenever she is apart from Trevor. I know they are supposed to be soul mates but do soul mates really have to behave like that when apart? Aside from her romance she shows signs of being a really strong role model as she protects the fellow students from the charms who use their powers to bully their fellow students and to rescue Trevor so it was sad to see her turn into this mess when she and Trevor are apart, for even short periods when they are in different classes.Other than that I actually really enjoyed the rest of the characters. There is a fellow minder, Seth, I would like to see more of and there are a team of other students that Maddie befriends that are have their own strengths and weaknesses that are great supporting characters.The RomanceI have to admit I am not a big fan of the romance. Like I mentioned earlier Maddie and even Trevor to some degree were way too needy and dependent on each other. I don't care for relationships where the couple are too co-dependent. Overall, despite the dependency issues this book kept me intrigued and wanting to know what happens next.
brandileigh2003 on LibraryThing 10 months ago
Minder grabbed my attention and did not let go! This has supernatural powers, an awesome love story, and a protagonist that I can admire, she can stand her own. Maddie is a strong character, a protector, quick learner and holds her own ground. She questions the immediate attraction to her love interest, instead of just simply accepting love at first sight. I like that because they know what each other is thinking, there is a real reason for this quickly developing relationship. There is no room for subterfuge. While the love story is strong element, Maddie still pays attention to other duties. Forgive the Twilight reference here, but I always wondered if the appeal to Bella would have been so high if Edward could read her thoughts, and come up empty. Minder however, is from the mind reader¿s perspective, and I love that Trevor is sweet, caring and selfless enough to pass the test; and deserving of love. However, he is not perfect and I think that is actually an outstanding characteristic in novels. His issues can be worked through though, as Maddie can read his insecurity and fuel it toward positive. The minor characters are well thought out, and they are diverse in personality which is amazing to read. Sometimes all of the groups of characters have the same personality and voice, and it was refreshing to see. Dr Williamson is a wonderful lead and father type figure. Maddie looks for his approval and it is good to have someone steady and there to mentor her. Minder deals with some deep issues, the characters struggle with death, murder and the moral ramifications; because where is the line of too evil to live? She strives for equality among the supernatural and for evilness to be quelled. There are times when she herself steps over the line that she doesn¿t want crossed, but she has support and friends to help her find her way. Faith is also touched on but there is nothing pushy or negative about it. It is done beautifully and it relates with scenes that are taking place. This is also a book with humor laced in- I absolutely love it when books make me laugh. There was much fun poked at New Jersey, but I think that NJ is a big boy and can handle it. There are also lighthearted sections such as when fireball is being played that for me if for some reason reminiscent of Quidditch in Harry Potter. This book is a part of a series, but the ending is done well; where I want and crave more, but it is not making me want to throw the book because of where it left me. The story is tied up well enough to sustain for a bit, but loose enough to make me think about what will happen next. This is a wonderful novel, and I cannot wait to read more. I recommend picking it up!
WMGallaway on LibraryThing 10 months ago
Good book to read - liked it so much I really didn't want to put it down. Kate took a new and creative take on telepathic people. Not only are there telepaths but they each specialize in their abilities. Some are good with fire, charming people, moving items, or reading minds! VERY GOOD!
DragonLibrary8 on LibraryThing 10 months ago
My Thoughts: (I will attempt to give you my thoughts on this fantastic book without including any spoilers):In general - I loved this book! I thought it was amazing! Well written and intriguingly suspenseful, with an incredible romance thrown in. The author touches on so many aspects of life that this book will appeal to almost everyone. One of my favorite things about reading this book was the originality. The beginning grabbed me, I was hooked by page 4! I stayed hooked throughout the story. I got to the end and was excited that I already had the next book sitting on my coffee table. I didn't want to wait to get started on Adversary.Kate Kaynak gives all of her characters interesting introductions and makes connections between them and other characters right away so the reader is never left hanging out in the breeze with a new person. I never found myself wondering where someone fit in or came from and I never had to page back in the story to figure out how they were connected to each other.All of the characters are strong. In there own way. They each have some "super power" and have been brought to Ganzfield by Dr. Jon Williamson. Dr. Williamson serves as the father-figure for the groups. Each group of characters is carefully explained and add their own dynamic element to the story. They each have unique characteristics that keep them separate from the others while also possessing a skill that works together with the skills of each of the other groups.I noticed that the author works the title into the story right away (p. 29). I rather enjoyed the fact that although she tells you what Minder means early on, she doesn't disclose what the cover ART represents. She lets you get that information from reading the story, and gives you the opportunity to put names on the silhouettes yourself. I found this to be both interesting and unusual. I am a cover shopper, it can usually tell you so much about a book. I was thrilled with the cover on Minder. My favorite word from the book: frenemy! I had never heard it used before and couldn't believe how perfectly it describes high school girls!My thoughts on the book - not the story: This book is so reader friendly. The actual book is larger than the average book which allows for the larger print that is used. The font chosen, along with the larger print, makes the book easy on the eyes. Even the paper used is reader friendly - crispy white so the print pops off the page! The author and the publisher must have put a considerable amount of thought into the making of this book and I for one appreciate the extra effort! I would call this a MUST READ - I have already passed my copy on to another reader and have one other waiting for their turn! In a few words: Incredible! Creative! Original! Well thought-out! Great new series! Characters you will LOVE!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love how Kate pulled us into the characters and made us believe in the possibilities of both alpha beings as well as soulmates...but I lack the conclusion...will Soulmates conclusion ever come to e-books? Or is it only available in paperback?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
BeSpotted More than 1 year ago
Should be a great series!