The Blood Race

The Blood Race

by K.A. Emmons

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BN ID: 2940161993002
Publisher: K.A. Emmons
Publication date: 07/27/2017
Series: The Blood Race , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 146,370
File size: 611 KB

About the Author

When she’s not hermiting away in her colorfully-painted home office writing her next science fiction, passionate story-teller and adventurer Kate Emmons is probably on the road for a surf or hiking trip, listening to vinyls, or going for a power run.

Emmons’ debut novel The Blood Race is the first book in her YA science fiction/fantasy thriller series. She lives in the often-snowy hills of rugged Vermont with her husband and dog named Rocket.

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The Blood Race 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
CharityRowell-Stansbury 12 days ago
I received a free copy of this book and opted to post a review. Heart-pounding and gut-wrenching, The Blood Race transports readers to another dimension where fantasy meets reality, and a new society has been created to prevent a battle between sliders, people with extraordinary abilities, and humanity. I found the first half of the book a bit confusing because Sensei and Hawk were both pretty cryptic about sliders, the abilities that sliders potentially have, and the sanctuary for sliders. I'm usually the type of reader who prefers "show" over "tell" but in this case, I think telling would've been more helpful to me than showing. However, everything fell into place during the second half of the book and I had a better idea of where the author was going. The setting in this book is nothing short of spectacular! K.A. Emmons has set the bar really high for other indie authors in this genre because the two worlds she created are intricate and unique. The character development was pretty good; the characters have a lot of depth and interest, but their backstories are hinted at while remaining elusive. I'm going to have to read the rest of the series before I can really say much about the character development; however, Emmons has laid the foundation for some really awesome characters to emerge later on. I enjoyed the philosophical tone of the book and the structure of the society of super-humans that Emmons created. I'm anxious to learn more about this complex society in future books and I can't wait to read the next book in the series.