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Al Stone is the author of the Arcadia Saga (YA Fantasy). After graduating with a BA in Film & Television, Al worked in the television industry for a brief period before a disabling injury led to a pursuit in storytelling. Talisman Of El is Al’s debut novel. The sequels Blackout and Ground Zero are currently available for sale.

At present, Al lives in England, United Kingdom.

BOOK REVIEW: The Above-Average Adventures of Nicholas Herriman by Ken Sheldon

The Above-Average Adventures of Nicholas HerrimanAuthor: Ken SheldonGenre: MG / YA Fantasy / Action / Adventure / Humour
Publication Date: 9 October 2016
Book Description:Nicholas Herriman is failing geography. He's a washout in gym class and the worst member of the chess team. In fact, he stands a good chance of being voted the Most Average Kid to Ever Attend Peabody School, until he stumbles o Read more of this blog post »
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Blackout (Arcadia #2)

4.83 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Ground Zero (Arcadia #3)

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Talisman Of El (Arcadia #1)

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“Mortals cannot perceive me with the physical eye whilst in my pure form unless it is of my choosing, for it would result in fatality, which begs the question of why you are an exception.”
Al Stone, Talisman of El

“Creativity sparks originality, which then manifests itself into what we call evolution. To depreciate imagination is to depreciate life.”
Al Stone

“This will be the greatest discovery since the extinction of dinosaurs.”

“Assuming dinosaurs did exist, that is,” Derkein said.

Alex shook her head. “Couldn’t just let me have this moment, could you?”
Al Stone, Talisman of El

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message 56: by James

James Moushon Hi.

I’d like to introduce myself. Besides being the author of the Jonathon Stones Mystery Series, I am a strong Author's Advocate. I write articles highlighting other authors books. Also, I do author interviews and post them on my blogs. Thanks for friending me.

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message 55: by Gatha G

Gatha G Hi,and thanks for accepting my request : )

message 54: by A.

A. Marie Hi, I just sent you message. Talk to me soon!


message 53: by Aliaa

Aliaa El-Nashar Oh I forgot to reply!
How about you message me your e-mail and I can send you an ebook copy though there are some errors with the book I just recently noticed :(

message 52: by Aliaa

Aliaa El-Nashar I wasn't sure if i'd sent this, but here goes again:

Hello Alecia! Thanks for the interest, you can find the e-book version on here:
and the paperback version here:

Your book looks really interesting too! I hope to get a chance to read it soon ^^

message 51: by Jill

Jill Swanson-Diaz Allrighty! Review is up and on my blog as well :]
Thank you! Can't wait for #2 ^^

message 50: by Jill

Jill Swanson-Diaz I just stayed up til 3am to finish the book!!
I loved it! When I get up in the morning I will write the review :]
thank you!
Can't wait to

message 49: by A.

A. Marie Like the book so far, you have a unique way in which you write. Keep it up and thanks! -A. Marie

message 48: by Angela

Angela Hi, thanks for accepting friend request. :-)

message 47: by Shannon

Shannon Duffy Awesome! Glad you like it, and yes that cover is amazing, right? Have a great day!

message 46: by Elyse

Elyse YAY! Thank you! I hope you'll enjoy! ^_^

Happy Reading

message 45: by Al

Al Yay! I'm getting so many great reviews. Thank you all :)

message 44: by Maria

Maria ofcourse that's what i said in the first place! :-)

message 43: by Maria

Maria but i always thought that its way early for that isn't? but as long as you don't have a problem with early review (s) that's fine then :-)

message 42: by Maria

Maria Have to be honest due to schedule time i will start reading in two weeks! I will let you know ofcource (review here close to the release right?)

message 41: by Maria

Maria Yes thank you! I dont know what happend but the moment i send you a comment over here i just got an email from Netgalley wooii *party time* I think it will be fare to add a review after Easter what do you think? :)

message 40: by Maria

Maria Oh just notice there is a ARC of Talisman Of El in NetGalley! Not sure if i can have a approval to read it but wanted to say congrats anyway! :)

message 39: by Haylee

Haylee Okay!

message 38: by Haylee (last edited Feb 04, 2012 08:44AM)

Haylee I hope you feel better soon! The Summer I Turned Pretty is definately a must-read! I really think you may like this book! I would love to hear your feedback on the book if you decide to read it

Christine Hatfield That's ok with me and i'll post a picture of my bracelets and i love to sing too

Kevin G G Simon I am in awe of each and every one of the quotes from your book! I am filling the time with other books until yours is available!!!

Christine Hatfield Your welcome

what do you do for fun if your not writing books?

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

message 33: by Haylee

Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for accepting my friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you


message 32: by Ella

Ella Thanks for the invite!! xx

message 31: by VampireNovelFan (last edited Dec 21, 2011 04:23AM)

VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite!

message 30: by Sheri

Sheri Thanks for adding me :)

Michelle Haha!! Already on my list!! haha! :)

message 28: by Darynda

Darynda Jones Thanks for the invite and congrats on the upcoming release!!! ~D~

message 27: by Rose

Rose You're welcome, Alecia. I'm looking forward to reading it :)

message 26: by Maddy

Maddy Edwards Definitely. When it comes out I will be sure to do a review. :)

message 25: by Y.

Y. Correa Thank you for the friendship. Your story looks great. I'll be adding it to my "to-read" list :-) I have a few free reads on my page you might enjoy as you like paranormal. Check them out, they are free! :-)


message 24: by Megha

Megha Thanks so much for the friend-vite! It seems we have a really, really similar taste in reading. Oh, and since we're friends, hehe, this is my blog: :)

message 23: by Tamara

Tamara Rose Blodgett Hi Alecia and thanks for your friendship ! :)

message 22: by Rogier

Rogier hi nice to meet you

message 21: by Janel

Janel hi nice to meet you

message 20: by Ela

Ela Thanks for the add!
Happy Reading :)

Florentine thanks for the friend request..
nice to meet you

message 18: by Natasha

Natasha Thank you for connecting with me, Its so good to have another book lover as a goodreads friend. I look forward to sharing my love of books with you. Please check out my book blog "Paranormal Goddess [Book Blog]", if you haven't already. -♥-

message 17: by Chelsie

Chelsie Thanks for accepting my request! Looking forward to sharing with you!

message 16: by April

April Thanks for the friend request!!! :)

message 15: by Schay (last edited Oct 08, 2011 07:52PM)

Schay No problem. Lol thank you. It just keeps growing :D

nikorachan Thanks, I will have the review out soon. You should read the book, it's really cool : )

message 13: by Schay

Schay Thanks for the add, Alecia :)

nikorachan Hey, thanks for adding, if you get a chance could you check out my blog?

Michelle Leighton Thank you so much for friending me, Alecia! It looks like we have a lot of the same taste in books. I'll have to keep an eye on your reviews so I know which ones to snatch up and which ones to avoid;)

message 10: by Louise

Louise Thanks for the goodreads friendship. :)

message 9: by Stacy

Stacy Eaton Alecia - Thank you for the friendship!

Michelle hey Alecia, thanks for the add :)

message 7: by Gary

Gary Revel My Memoir - TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOT birth in Alabama, youth, school-Niceville, Dunedin, Bartow and Bonifay, Florida, church-Safety Harbor and Bartow Florida, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record of the song about the MLK assassination, THEY SLEW THE DREAMER and more.

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