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Mini-Review: Mesmerize (Mystyx #4) by Artist Arthur

Product Details:
Reading Level: YA
Pages: 248
Publisher: Harlequin (January 31, 2012)
ISBN: 9780373534647
Source: e-galley from NetGalley


You can’t move forward until you deal with the past…

Starting over is nothing new to diplomat’s daughter Lindsey Yi. She’s grown up changing schools the way other girls change clothes. Still, moving to Lincoln, Connecticut, is different. Although she’s still reeling from the loss of her parents in an accident, Lindsey is finally in a place that feels like home. Because here, Lindsey’s ability to read other people’s thoughts doesn’t make her weird. It makes her one of the Mystyx.
When Dylan Murphy—hot, popular and a senior—starts to notice her, things get serious, fast. But even as she’s figuring out how she really feels, the Mystyx realize that they’re not the only supernaturals in town. There are other gifted teens who have different motives. And they are hoping to get close enough to the Mystyx to convert them—and the world—to Darkness… It’s hard to…

Waiting on Wednesday (14)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
I don't know why this one appeals to me, but it does. I guess the synopsis reminds me of the movie Big from the 1980s. I liked that movie. The cover sort of gives me this creepy carnival feeling. I really don't like carnivals (because of clowns). I don't think I'm supposed to get the creepy vibe, but the concept behind the book is a little dark. Trading your face for unfathomable beauty? Nothing good can come of that. Oh, and did I mention that a carnival setting is also the same setting as one of my all time favorite spooky reads: Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury? Beauty by Lisa Daily hits shelves May 2012.