Publisher: Two Petals Publishing
Publication date: September 29, 2015
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Praise for DISCOVERY OF THE FIVE SENSES
“Brilliantly crafted and written!” —Megan King, Indie Book Reviewers
“An energetic adventure debut with stellar action sequences. Smith’s writing is intelligent and often lyrical. Her exuberant prose never fails to dazzle.” —Kirkus Media
“Author K.N. Smith uses her mastery of the written word to weave an entrancing, yet powerful tale of adventure that keeps you turning pages in an unquenchable desire to find out what happens next.” —Publishers Daily Reviews
“Well written and very creative, ‘Discovery of the Five Senses’ is an absolute must-read for fans of novels such as Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, etc.” —Anabella Johnson, Indie Book Reviewers
“K.N. Smith has an incredible way with words; her descriptions are vivid; you see what the characters are seeing, you feel what they are feeling; you feel like you are there.” —Cody Brighton, Indie Book Reviewers
“A wonderful and deeply written emotional adventure.” —Self Publishing Review
“K.N. Smith’s articulate word imagery is all that is needed to transport readers to a mysterious world. Make the time to connect with this piece of literary prowess. You will not regret it.” —V. McDermott, Educator, English Teachers Association of Queensland, Australia
Welcome or unwelcome. Fate has arrived.
“A captivating and poetic tale of mystery, fantasy, and reality tied together by action!” 5-stars, Lars Jackson, Amazon Customer
A suspenseful incident in a forbidden preserve heightens the senses of five friends. Sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell become super-gifts that forever change the world. But furious battles confront the boys as they try to understand their sensory super powers in a race to save mankind. With light beings and mysterious strangers complicating their plight, can the boys defeat the evil Druth before it’s too late? Get prepared for the twisting and grinding of this award-winning, action-adventure story — an edge-of-your-seat narrative for young and mature readers alike.
Five boys, Five senses, and a superpower adventure against an evil impossible to defeat make for a good read. Each character is given an equal amount of detail and attention to the development of the characters. No one stood out more than the others characters, which is a unique way to write a story. The honest life dialogue in the story is fresh and prevalent to the teens who pick up this tale. The friendship between the boys and the integration with siblings and families make for compelling and relatable characters.
Centering around superpowers and the five senses being an intricate part of that made this ya novel stand out. The author compels readers to think about the situations encountered in this tale. Cases involve community, loyalty, honesty, fear, risk-taking, and comradeship. It is a novel you will want to read all in one day so buckle up for a superpower adventure.
K.N. Smith, winner of the “Best of” in the category of “Outstanding Young Adult Novel” at the Jessie Redmon Fauset Book Awards, and Readers’ Favorite “Gold Medal” honoree for “Young Adult – Mystery”, is an author and passionate advocate of literacy and arts programs throughout the world. Her lyrical flair sweeps across pages that twist and grind through action-adventure and urban fantasy in edge-of-your-seat narratives. K.N. has over twenty-five years’ experience in communications and creative design as an award-winning consultant. Reading is still her foremost hobby. K.N. inspires people of all ages to reach their highest potential in their creative, educational, and life pursuits. Visit K.N. Smith at www.knsmith.com.