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Amplified (Balancing Light Book One)
Carl is a clever, ambitious teen who knows how to work the system. Like when he commandeers all the crystals his geotech father finds. And when he uses his mother's crazy metaphysics books to claim the crystals have special qualities, warranting higher prices. What he doesn't expect is to discover a stone and a crystal that, when used together, render special powers. Fame ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by 47 Crows Publications
(first published May 25th 2011)
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I am not typically a reader of fantasy novels (although this has a touch of sci-fi) and initially picked this one up because I knew the author. Not being well versed in the genre, I can't rate this author's work against her peers. Nonetheless .. I was quite impressed with the clarity and flow of the story; the realness and root-for-em-ness of the characters; and the unique, intriguing elements incorporated into the story. Of particular interest to me were elements that build on the ideas of ...more