Review: On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves

The synopsis:

When thirty-year-old English teacher Anna Emerson is offered a job tutoring T.J. Callahan at his family’s summer rental in the Maldives, she accepts without hesitation; a working vacation on a tropical island trumps the library any day. T.J. Callahan has no desire to leave town, not that anyone asked him. He’s almost seventeen and if having cancer wasn’t bad enough, now he has to spend his first summer in remission with his family – and a stack of overdue assignments – instead of his friends.

Anna and T.J. are en route to join T.J.’s family in the Maldives when the pilot of their seaplane suffers a fatal heart attack and crash-lands in the Indian Ocean. Adrift in shark-infested waters, their life jackets keep them afloat until they make it to the shore of an uninhabited island.

Now Anna and T.J. just want to survive and they must work together to obtain water, food, fire, and shelter. Their basic needs might be met but as the days turn to weeks, and then months, the castaways encounter plenty of other obstacles, including violent tropical storms, the many dangers lurking in the sea, and the possibility that T.J.’s cancer could return. As T.J. celebrates yet another birthday on the island, Anna begins to wonder if the biggest challenge of all might be living with a boy who is gradually becoming a man.

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Cover Reveal: Circle of Light by Jennifer DeLucy

Here’s the cover reveal of Jennifer DeLucy‘s book, Circle of Light, which is due out in October. It’s the third book in the Light series. I loved both Seers of Light, and Whisper of Light, and I look forward to reading to Jennifer’s newest book.

Book Description:

Empath and Pathcrosser to the dead, Lillian Hunt has finally come into
her own as a Sentient being. All seems well in her brave new
world…that is, until a tragic turn sends her tight-knit Sentient
group on a rescue mission through lore-infested Europe. Their goal is
to save the love of Lily’s life—vampire Sentient, William Maddox—from
both the prejudice of their own society and the dark intentions of
ancient vampires. But how will they keep hope alive, even as time runs
out?

Circle of Light is a brilliant finale to The Light Series. DeLucy once
again delivers gripping paranormal encounters, irresistible character
interactions, and beautiful testaments to the power of pure, unselfish
love—but it all burns at a higher intensity in this concluding
adventure. Readers will come away from Circle of Light with a
satisfying sense of closure…although certain Sentients may be less
than happy with their ever after.

Book Three of the Light Series: Seers of Light, Whisper of Light, and now Circle of Light. 

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