Debut author McPike crosses large family dynamics with tightly conceived superpowers to maximum effect … An intriguing story driven equally by plot, characters, and angst.
I loved every minute of the world K.J. McPike has created. I’ve read many paranormal books and this was a breath of minty freshness! I need the sequel, and I needed it yesterday.
Well-written, cleverly plotted, and full of twists and turns … I look forward to the next book in the series!
One of those rare literary treats that truly has something for everyone … XODUS is a modern YA classic in the making.
Readers will be unable to help being drawn in to Lali’s story.
New and refreshing … I’d definitely recommend this one.
One heck of a first book.
A gripping, refreshing novel.
A welcome addition to the YA urban fantasy genre … [XODUS] includes enough tantalizing twists and turns to captivate readers, transforming them into instant fans.
I absolutely adore the book, along with the characters. The plot line is amazing, and all in all, just the style of the author’s writing is cool.
I am in love with the style in which K.J. McPike writes … This book had me on the edge of my seat with every twist and turn from the very beginning.
McPike has written relatable characters, engaging suspense and a storyline that certainly drew me in … K.J. McPike and the Astralis novels are certainly worth keeping an eye out for.
Riveting from the beginning to the end.
A fun, well paced read with a fresh, new concept.
This book is full of delicious twists and turns that my bookish soul devoured … McPike is a plot twist genius.
This book had me hooked from the very first chapter and I was left on the edge of my seat until the very last page.
I was hooked from the first sentence … I could not put it down.
Spectacular … a book that every fantasy fan should read.
Ms. McPike makes the unreal, believable. Her characters are interesting and well developed . . . The storyline was smart and engaging . . . I found myself having to force myself to put it down so I could go to sleep at night. I am a fan!
The description is so beautifully done … I am thoroughly impressed with K.J. McPike’s writing style … the plot is very well crafted with realistic characters woven with a well thought out story.
A compelling story with relatable characters. I recommend this book for teens and adults both.
KJ has crafted an original and thought provoking first effort with the skill of a veteran writer … readers are left fully satisfied yet wanting more.
A great and entertaining read.
Lali is a strong and very likable heroine and I was rooting for her the entire way.
Wow! XODUS is a well written novel. I was impressed with both the writing skills of the author and the plot of the story … I read XODUS in one day.
One of the best YA books I’ve read in months.
I enjoyed how XODUS makes the development of paranormal powers a process that reminds me as a reader to understand how much work, and sometimes bruises, it takes to be good at something new. I recommend XODUS and am looking forward to the next installment in the Astralis Series.
With K.J. McPike’s superb storytelling skills, I was once again sucked right into the story from the very first page.
I was just as entertained by Nemesis as I was by its predecessor. And now I can only wonder where the series goes from here … because it sure ain’t over yet!
I couldn’t stop reading. It’s hard to comprehend how good the writing is in this book.
Heartbreaking … Nemesis added so much depth to the world of the Astralis series and I am so excited to see where the series goes next!