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Moonstone: Unbidden Magic (Volume 1) (edition 2008)
by Marilee Brothers (Author)
Moonstone by Marilee Brothers
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0980245346, Paperback)MOONSTONE A Fictionwise Fantasy bestseller Young Adult A sickly mom. A tiny house trailer. High school bullies and snarky drama queens. Bad-guy dudes with charming smiles. Allie has problems. And then there's that whole thing about fulfilling a magical prophecy and saving the world from evil. Geez. Welcome to the sad, funny, sometimes-scary world of fifteen-year-old Allie Emerson, who's struggling to keep her and her mom's act together in the small-town world of Peacock Flats, Washington. An electrical zap from a TV antenna sets off Allie's weird psychic powers. The next thing she knows she's being visited by a hippy-dippy guardian angel, and then her mysterious neighbor, the town "witch," gives her an incredible moonstone pendant that has powers only a good-hearted "Star Seeker" is meant to command. "Who, me?" is Allie's first reaction. But as sinister events begin to unfold, Allie realizes she's got a destiny to live up to. If she can just survive everyday life, in the meantime. Marilee Brothers is a former high school teacher turned full-time author. She's married to her college sweetheart, and they have three sons. Marilee lives in Washington State, where she's hard at work on more books in the Moonstone series. You can visit her website at www.marileebrothers.com. Reviews: Cross Twilight with a Stephanie Plum book, and you'll get Moonstone. It's supernatural and smart, funny and affecting. I didn't want to put the book down. I cannot wait to read the next part of Allie's story. – unmainstreammomreads.blogspot.com “A gem of a book. An author to watch.” – YoungAdultBooksCentral.com I can't wait to see what happens next for Allie. I encourage you to pick up a copy today. – Great Reads Review.com Full of magic, twists, and pure fun, Moonstone is the first in a new young adult paranormal series. The characters come to life in this shining debut. I look forward to reading more about Allie and the Star Seekers. What a wonderful book! Wendy’s Minding Spot “Filled with emotion, made more so for the reader as we watch this well-balanced young woman cope with a very unbalanced life. You can’t help but respect Allie for stepping up and taking charge of her future, and the surprising hero is sure to worm his way into your heart. I’ll be looking forward to seeing how Allie’s changed world grows in the next installment.” Kimberly Swan, Darque Reviews Moonstone nicely establishes a solid back story and cast of characters to launch the next volume in the series. Recommended. SciFiGuy.caet Must captures you and she knows how to write a great story. The pace of the book was just rig This is another [see her review for Bite Me] good choice for public library teen/fantasy collections - I look forward to the next title in this series. – Simone Sidwell, Teen Librarian, Grinnell Stewart Public Library GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: With so many paranormal young adult books out right now it's hard for each one to be different or stand out. Marilee Brothers succeeds in creating a fun original heroine in Allie. Sarah Bean, The Library Center, Springfield, Missouri A great start to a new series filled romance, paranormal, finding yourself, and family drama which just equals fun. I love how Allie discovers something new about herself, that changes her outlook on life. I'm already looking forward to the next book. http://yabooknerd.blogspot.com/ Jennifer Rummel Head of YA department Otis Library, Norwich, Connecticut
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Welcome to the funny, sad, sometimes scary world of fifteen-year-old Allie Emerson, who's struggling to keep her act together in the small-town world of Peacock Flats, Washington. A zap from an electrical fence sets off Allie's weird psychic powers. The next thing she knows, she's being visited by a hippy-dippy guardian angel, and then her mysterious neighbor, the town witch, gives her an incredible moonstone pendant that has powers only a "Star Seeker" is meant to command. "Who me?" is Allie's first reaction. But as sinister events begin to unfold, Allie realizes she's got a destiny far bigger than she ever imagined.
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An edition of this book was published by Bell Bridge Books.