Lali's life just got a lot more complicated.
All she wanted for her sixteenth birthday was to find her mom. Instead, she discovers she can astral project--with a surprising twist. Then the mysterious Kai offers to use his own unique ability to locate Lali's mother, but only after Lali helps him on a misguided mission. It's a deal she can't refuse...even if she's not quite sure she can trust him.
Don't miss this thrilling urban fantasy adventure, where what one girl learns about her mother's past will make her question everything--and just might put her whole family in danger.
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|Publisher:||Fuzzy Hedgehog Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.86(d)|
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. First off, I am in love with the style in which K.J. McPike writes. The story and wording has a way off pulling you right in from the get go making it very hard to put down. So good in fact, I had it read in two days. Xodus revolves around Lali, a young girl just turning sixteen who’s dealing with taking care of her younger siblings after their mother had abandoned them, when all of a sudden she begins to astral project, an ability that at first is terrifying and has her convinced she’s losing her mind. Then Kai enters her life, a boy with similar abilities to her own, and motives she’s unsure of, making her question the real reason her mother left. Entering into an uneasy alliance with Kai—she helps him find his sister, he helps her find her mother—she’s thrust into a world full of dangers and lies where she discovers who she is, while struggling with whether or not she can truly trust Kai. This book had me on the edge of my seat with every twist and turn from the very beginning. The characters were believable and well written and the story was well thought out. I cannot wait for the next installment in The Astralis Series. Well done, K.J. McPike.
How many books have you read on Astral projection? This is probably my first and the freshness of this story and setting held me riveting from the beginning to the end. P.S. Awesome cover!
It’s called astral projection: the ability to separate one’s spiritual essence from the physical body and travel throughout different dimensions of space and time. When it suddenly begins happening to young Lali Yavari, she realizes something big is happening to her – something she's sure is linked to her mother's disappearance. And when the mysterious Kai Awana shows up at her school, she seeks Lali’s help to get to a world she never knew existed, promising to help Lali find her mom in exchange. Unsure if she can trust Kai, Lali soon realizes she has no choice – especially not with her mother’s life hanging in the balance. Xodus is one of those rare literary treats that truly has something for everyone. Masterfully crafted by author K.J. McPike, this engrossing YA tale touches on everything from love to trust to sacrifice to forgiveness, all set against the backdrop of urban fantasy and adventure. Over the course of her own young life, McPike has become quite the world traveler, and her love for diverse, exotic locales shines through in the pages of her standout debut offering. Penned in a unique, highly original storytelling style, Xodus is a modern YA classic in the making, soon to be followed by what’s sure to be a spellbinding second installment. Kudos to McPike for making a fresh, unforgettable entry into the ever popular YA genre. Christine Foster Apex Reviews