EARTHQUAKE by Aprilynne Pike


From the "Earthbound" series, volume 2
Age Range: 14 & up
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Following Earthbound (2013), Tavia’s missing memories hold the key to saving the world.

Reincarnated goddess Tavia has found the boy/fellow Earthbound that she’s spent her past lives loving—a good thing, as they needed to reunite to “resurge,” or recover their full powers and renew their immortality for another set of reincarnations. In a slow start, before Tavia can make progress with Logan, the Reduciata capture them. Attempting to escape, Tavia discovers a dangerous special ability—just in time for the Curatoria to rescue them. Though long suspicious of the Curatoria, Tavia accepts their help in triggering Logan’s memory, in return helping the Curatoria’s leader in his quest to cure the Reduciata’s virus. In addition to ravaging the human population, the virus has made its way into the Earthbound population, with catastrophic implications—a Transformist, Tavia’s the only one who can stop it and save the globe’s population. At the same time, she must figure out whom to trust—she’s been warned against the Curatoria’s leader, and everyone seems to be keeping secrets. Additionally, she discovers she and Logan were not the only ones taken by the Curatoria—her former love interest, Benson, returns to anchor the love triangle. The farther into the pages, the deeper the intrigue gets—revelations fly so fast in the conclusion that readers may struggle to keep up.

A twisty, fun read for the paranormal faithful. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)

Pub Date: July 15th, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-59514-6526
Page count: 400pp
Publisher: Razorbill/Penguin
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 15th, 2014


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