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Jorja always knew she was different. But it wasn’t until she discovered her telekinetic ability that she realised just how different she was. Living with her frail mother and an obsessive, cruel and hated aunt, Jorja grapples with the truth of her being.

As her story is revealed, other powers are uncovered – not least that she can see other people’s souls in the colours th
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Kindle Edition, First, 288 pages
Published June 11th 2011 by Julie Elizabeth Powell
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Maria
Jul 30, 2011 Maria rated it it was amazing
I am a fan of Julie Elizabeth Powell's books, I never quite know what to expect when I pick up one of her books as she writes so many different genres; the one thing I am always sure of though is that I will enjoy the read!
This book is proof of the author's amazing ability to write fantasy novels as if the worlds she is writing of are real places.
I have read the first two books in her Avalon trilogy which I would highly recommend. In this book, we are taken into a different fantasy world: Magei
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Sheri
Jan 12, 2012 Sheri rated it it was amazing
Of Sound Mind (Julie Elizabeth Powell)

Jorja knew she was different. She lived with her mother, and her Aunt, who was cruel and mean. Jorja knew from the first day she entered school that she just did not fit in. She realizes she has special powers, powers she tries to keep secret.

When tragedy hits home, Jorja is put in a mental institution. There she encounters a mysterious world, Mageia. Both good and evil reside there. While struggling to stay sane she begins to learn more about herself. She b
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Julie Powell
Feb 04, 2015 Julie Powell rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Enjoyed writing and reading it even more! :)
Ramona Plant
Sep 14, 2015 Ramona Plant rated it it was amazing
This book is different than anything I have read to date, and I loved it. Julie is an excellent author who uses her craft to paint vivid stories. In this book she expertly crafts a new world that she draws you into little by little. I had an incredibly tough time putting this book down and flew threw it once I got started with it, and no it is not a short book by any stretch of the imagination. Julie's writing style is pleasant to read and has a perfect pace to it. Never did she rush me or put ...more
Kristy
Aug 06, 2013 Kristy rated it really liked it
Shelves: for-review
I want to start off by saying I am honored to have received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Oh my goodness, I want to know what happens next. There are so many questions that remain at the end of this book, I hope the author writes a sequel. I'm not sure how she would, considering the way this one was written, but I think it's possible, and I want to know the answers to the questions that I have left... like, who else is part of the seven that was saved? Is Jorja really
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Georgiann Hennelly
Dec 09, 2012 Georgiann Hennelly rated it it was amazing
JarJa knows she is different.She lives with her mother and her Aunt who is cruel and mean.She knew the day she entered school that she was different. she just didn,t fit in.She realizes she has some special powers which she tries to keep hidden.When tradegy strikes, she is put in a mental institution, where she encounters a mysterious world.Mageia, both Evil and Good reside there.While struggling to keep her sanity she also learns more about herself.She begins to accept her powers, and discovers ...more
Darcia Helle
Jan 23, 2013 Darcia Helle rated it it was amazing
This is a captivating story! Jorja takes us along on her journey from childhood through her adult years. Some profound issues are explored here, such as the challenges of not fitting in, school bullies, controlling adults, and just what it means to be sane.

Narrated in first person, Jorja tells her story in conversational style. It feels as if she's sharing a magical secret with her readers, inviting us in as her new and trusted confidants.

While this book falls within the fantasy genre, the top
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Leslie Fisher
Oct 09, 2016 Leslie Fisher rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was an interesting book. The writing style and "feel" of the book are very similar to the "Weird" books by the same author. Though this book would be considered fantasy, many of the subjects that the main character, Jorja, addresses as part of her life are very relatable and relevant to real life. I listened to the Audible audio version and thought that the choice of narrator was very fitting to the tale. I could see everything happening in the book in my mind's eye. Though I probably ...more
Luzmaria Morneault-welton
I LOVED this book. First of I listened to the audiobook version of it and the narration was superb. The voice was so very fitting for the book. It made it feel like someone sat you down to tell you a wonderful tale. Excellent pick on the narrator.
The book itself was told as a tale from and older lady about her life since she was a child. It was very gripping and had me interested from the very start. I listened nonstop until the end. I couldn't wait to find out what had happened next. She told
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Hello everyone. If you haven't guessed by now I have a passion for words and have twenty-five books published in a variety of genres and lengths, in addition to short story anthologies with other authors in the Mind's Eye Series.

Several of my stories are also included within several box sets with Paper Gold Publishing.

Audiobooks are also available at Audible.

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