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For Kate Bennet, surviving the car wreck that killed her parents means big changes and even bigger problems. As she begins to see auras and invisible people, Kate must learn to trust Patrick O'Donnell, a handsome Guardian, or risk her life being overrun with Demons. She soon realizes that both she and her heart are in big-time trouble.
Hardcover, 330 pages
Published October 4th 2011 by Bonneville
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Maja (The Nocturnal Library)
Jul 28, 2011 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: fans of Halo and Hush Hush
Recommended to Maja (The Nocturnal Library) by: my own self
Ok. Just like pulling off a band-aid. Here we go: I started reading this book while I was on my vacation. After about a half, I simply couldn’t take it anymore, so I stopped. Then two nights ago, my conscience began to gnaw at me and I had no choice but to at least try. I admit to only skimming through the second half, mostly because I’ve read the story before. It just had a different cover and some other title.

At the beginning of the summer, Kate was in a terrible accident that killed both her
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Trisha Wolfe
Nov 23, 2011 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this spin on angels and demons. I connected with Kate right away. Even though she’s had to deal with some hard times, like the death of her parents, she’s strong and resilient, and also cautious about the people around her. She doesn’t whine, or fall head-over-heels in love with the new, mysterious guy. In fact, she’s kind of freaked out by Patrick, and takes her time learning about him and getting to know him. I love smart girls.

I also liked that she tried to make her
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Bookish Indulgenges with b00k r3vi3ws
After the accident that took her parents’ life, Kate Bennet could be never be the same girl again. It wasn’t just the emotional after effect. After her near-death experience, Kate Bennet can see auras. When she tries to tell people, nobody believes her. So she has no other choice but to keep it a secret from all except her best friend Lee. But then Patrick O’Donnel moves into her town and her school. He is not what he pretends to be and only Kate knows that because she can see the lack of his ...more
heather - NightlyReading
Aug 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Author interview at http://nightlyreading.wordpress.com/2...

I really enjoyed this book! The storyline is one that I have not really seen much of in the YA genre. The idea of Seers amazes me. I would love to be able to see people’s auras, all the pretty colors. I think it would be beautiful!

The characters from this book were absolutely unbelievable! I really enjoyed them all! I was not a big fan of Aaron at first, especially with how he just expected Kate to hurry up and “get over” the loss of
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Mariah Gerlach
Aug 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Heather Frost, I'm impressed. I loved this book. I honestly had a hard time putting the book down. I loved the concept behind the Seers, Guardians, and Demons.
Kate Bennett is a great character. Pretty average, all-in-all, until the tragic accident that claimed her parents changes her life. When a person survives a horrible tragedy, they are often changed. Kate can now see auras - people's emotions surrounding them in colors. What a neat way to read what people are thinking. She tries her
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Shelley
Jul 13, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2011-releases, a-r-c
*Rating* 2.5
*Genre* YA Paranormal

*Review*

Heather Frost's Seers, is the first book in what appears to be a new series if the ending is any indication. Kate Bennett is a Seer who can see people’s auras. Kate became a seer after nearly dying in a car accident that claimed the lives of her parents, and brother.

A seer like Kate lives between two separate planes of existence. Seers can discern the difference between beings like Demons and Guardians by the color of their auras. Guardians, like Patrick
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Julie Witt
Sep 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed, netgalley
I received this book free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review.

This book is very easy for me to review: I loved it! Go read it!! NOW! What are you waiting for?!

Ok, ok, I'm going to give a little bit more than that, but really that's the most important part! This book was such a quick read for me because I loved the storyline, the plot, the pacing, and especially the characters.

Summary from Goodreads: "For Kate Bennet, surviving the car wreck that killed her parents means
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CorLostForWords
Sep 19, 2011 rated it really liked it
Source: Received from netgalley courtesy of the Cedar Fort Publishing blog tour. Many thanks goes to Laura and Netgalley for sending me a copy of this book for review. I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review.
Blog tour: Cedar Fort Publishing Blog Tour

My rating: 4/5

This last year hasn't been easy for Kate. She lost her parents in a car accident. The same accident that contributed to Kate's new abnormal penchant for seeing auras. Convinced that she was going crazy,
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Rogier
Jul 17, 2011 rated it really liked it

My thoughts

Cover: Its not the best cover out there. But it caught my attention when I saw it on netgalley.
Update: I liked it more and more while reading ’’Seers’’. I think the pinkish comes from being with Patrick .

Book: The prologue was one of my favorite parts of this book. You get background information on the leading male, Patrick. The front that was used in the prologue was like a letter of sort. I really liked it.

The writing style was enjoyable and there are two pov but Kate narrates
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Danyelle Ferguson
Sep 09, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Do you know what The Vampire Academy, Possession and Seers all have in common? There's a cute girl who falls in love with the bad boy . . . who isn't quite what he seems.


Another thing they have in common? They are all in my top ten FAVE YA book series!


Now, I read a ton, ton, ton. And it's really hard to make it to my top ten. So that should tell you right there how much I absolutely LOVED Seers by Heather Frost. I had the hardest time putting my Nook down when I needed to do something important
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MarytheBookLover
Aug 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed
My Opinion:

I really liked this one. This is the first kind of demon/guardian type book that I have read and it is very good. It was well written and thought out and leaving you wanting more. I was not able to put the book down till I had finished it. That’s how much I liked it.

Kate has recently lost her parents in a car crash and if that isn’t enough to have to deal with she suddenly can see people’s auras. She realizes in the beginning that she must speak of it to anyone. She and her sister’s
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L_manning
Aug 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Kate's special for all the wrong reasons. She survived a car crash that killed her parents, and she has had guilt and sadness with her ever since. The real problem though comes in a much more supernatural form. Kate can now see auras. Her world is full of rainbows of emotions. If that's not enough, her relationship with her perfect boyfriend has gone stale. When a dashing new boy joins her classes, Kate notices something different about him. More specifically, she notices something different ...more
ILoveBooks
Jul 18, 2011 rated it really liked it
The reader will first meet Patrick in the prologue and a different time period. Patrick is portrayed as the pacifier; he is brave and calm. The book then fast forwards to the present and Kate, the main character. Kate and her sisters are still grieving over the abrupt death of their parents. To make matter worse, Kate has discovered she might be a psychic. The only other person she entrusts with this knowledge is tough-as-nails
"Lee", her new best friend. Kate lives with her grandparents, who
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McKenzie Wagner
Dec 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
To be honest, I just plain loved this book. I got it for Christmas and couldn't keep my nose out of it and yes, finished it before the day let out. This is why Seers, written by Heather Frost, is now one of my favorite books.

Plot: After Kate's parents die in a car accident with Kate inside the car, Kate becomes a Seer, one who can see people's auras. She is balanced not only on the Earthly plane but on the Demon and Guardian Planes as well. I won't tell you much more but I thought this plot was
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Marie
Sep 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
I didnt like this as much as I thought. I means yes it was good- hence the 4 star rating -however its not one I will be able to remember after another couple of reads.

It was sad, cute and romantic. Lots of action and had the whole fight between good and evil going on and the growing feelings developing between Patrick and Kate. But this was all predictable and the outcome was predictable. Good writing and concept and everything but nothing like I haven't read before.

It had the same problems.
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Kay Curtiss
Jul 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Excellent! - Paranormal Fiction is a genre I really enjoy so I quickly volunteered for this book blog tour. I made the mistake of starting it on a Sunday afternoon, and ended up missing my "weekly nap" :O). Then I had to force myself on 2 different nights to go to bed between 1:30 am & 2:30 a.m. and was pretty "groggy" the following days, but it was worth the read and loss of sleep. The story obviously kept me engaged, and I liked the characters Heather developed. I especially enjoyed the ...more
Braxton Burton
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a very good book! I loved it so much. The story line was very intriguing. I loved that the Grandpa ended up being a seer too and how that was brought into play. I can't wait to start the next one in the series. I've heard it's a page turner. Great work Heather Frost!!!
Brooke (The Cover Contessa)
Sep 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal
I received the second book in this series from Net Galley to review, but I hadn't read this one yet, and I don't read out of order! So I put this one right to the top of my list, and I'm so glad I did!

Blurb from Goodreads:

For Kate Bennet, surviving the car wreck that killed her parents means big changes and even bigger problems. As she begins to see auras and invisible people, Kate must learn to trust Patrick O'Donnell, a handsome Guardian, or risk her life being overrun with Demons. She soon
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I wanted to like this book more, but my rating had to be brought down because of the similarities between this book and Evermore (if I hadn't already read Evermore, I think I would have given this book a 4 or 4.5). It's not exactly the same by any means, but a lot of the details and/or ideas are very much like it.

Similarities include:

1 - The first thing we learn is that our protagonist, Kate, has been in a deathly car accident, and her
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Sandra "Jeanz"
Aug 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing

After surviving a car crash that killed her parents Kate has to face big changes in her life. Bigger than anyone could imagine or begin to understand. Since the accident Kate has been able to see Aura's, she tried to explain in hospital, but it seemed like everyone thought she was going mad. So Kate kept quiet about it, and now only her best friend knows what Kate see's. Kate had just about got used to seeing the aura's when she starts seeing people no one else can see! A new bot has arrived at
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Mundie Moms & Mundie Kids
Seers has is a really good paranormal read mixed with a great romance, and a some really fun characters that I enjoyed meeting. I really liked the way Heather starts off her story. The prologue is what really grabbed my attention and I wanted to know more of Patrick's story.

I liked the way Heather developed the relationship between Kate and Patrick. It felt realistic to me and it wasn't one of those insta-love ones. Don't get me wrong, they definitely were drawn to each other, and they had
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Alaiel Kreuz
Aug 18, 2011 rated it really liked it
Here I am, in front of my laptop thinking: "how can I tell them all how good this book is?!" Well, I'm sure whatever I do is not going to be enough. True to be told this is not my first book with the "guardian/demon" theme but it certainly is one of the books that I enjoyed the most.

The story goes like this: Kate had suffered a lot since the death of her parents in a car crash in which she survived. After that she and her sister moved into their grandparent's house and thankfully their
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FicTalk Blog
Oct 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, reviewed-in-2011
Reviewed by Heather

Kate Bennett is a high school student that survived A car crash that killed her parents. When she wakes up from the hospital afterwards she can see things that she had never seen before. She could see peoples auras. No one else saw the colors floating around that told Kate exactly how people were feeling and realizing that, she decides to never mention it again.

When Kate finally returns to school after the accident there is a new student, Patrick O’Donnell. There is something
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Michelle
Nov 09, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read the description of Seers and immediately requested it from netgalley. It has a lot of things I find interesting in it, auras, seers, guardians and was lucky to get accepted. It has taken a while to get to this but I have managed to finish it in one sitting, I didn't want to stop or put it down.

Seers is about a girl called Kate, who survived a car wreck that killed her parents. She now live with her Grandparents and two sisters. But now she has a gift, she can see the auras of people
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Annmarie Ager
Oct 08, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-reviewed
Seers by Heather Frost
Kate changed after the car accident that killed her parents and it nearly killed her to. After that Kate life has been full of other people’s colours because she can see their auras. It’s like she can see everything that people are feeling but her life gets weirder when she starts seeing invisible people is she losing her mind or is this all real. Then Patrick O'Donnell walks into her life his different he has no aura just silver what’s going on and does Patrick hold the
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Jennifer
Oct 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
WOW! What an amazing debut for Heather Frost. I cannot believe how well written and intriguing this book is. From start to finish I could not put it down. The characters are believable and lovable, I felt for them the whole story through.
The romance is perfect. Not gushy and so well written!
"My eyes fell on the newcomer, standing almost awkwardly in the open doorway. A broad shoulder kept the door propped open, and a long-fingered hand curled around one strap of his bag, keeping it from sliding
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Joan (official heroine hater)
Oct 08, 2011 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: no one
Summary:
For Kate Bennett, surviving the car wreck that killed her parents means big changes — and even bigger problems. As she begins to see auras and invisible people, Kate must learn to trust Patrick O'Donnell, a handsome Guardian, or risk her life being overrun with Demons. She soon realizes that both she and her heart are in big-time trouble.

Review:
This book was a real challenge to finish. One of those books that I had to constantly force myself to go back to rather than move on to another
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Marie
Sep 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
Seers is about a girl named Kate who survives an accident, but her parents don't. She's left living with her grandparents (which are the cutest things EVER) and her twin sisters. But that's not all, Kate can see auras and she has a best friend who knows this secret (I don't know how I would ever bring this up to another human being). She also has a boyfriend (who I personally think is a douchebag) and she's trying her best to get her life back on track.

Seers kinda feels like de ja vu, doesn't
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Radiant
Sep 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
Kate has been able to see auras ever since the accident that took her parents away from her and her twin younger sisters leaving them with their grandparents..she is still trying to cope up with the grief..her best friend Lee is only who knows about her strange aura seeing.

All Kate wants is to pass her school and somehow try to make up with Aaron -h er boyfriend,who though has been great couldn't really get her..but when Patrick the new student appears..Kate is shocked..cos he has no aura and
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Pamela Todd
Seers was a fabulous new take on paranormal YA. It is a very difficult to create an original story in a genre over-run with paranormal beings, yet the author has done just this.

Our protagonist, Kate, leads us through the story. She was a very sympathetic character and one I feel a lot of young people could identify with. Kate faces a daily struggle of keeping up appearances, making sure the mask that covers the grief she sometimes finds overbearing, doesn’t slip.

When Kate meets hot, Irish,
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Heather Frost writes mostly YA fiction and has a soft spot for tortured characters, breath-stealing romance, and happy endings. She is the author of the Seers Trilogy and the upcoming Fate of Eyrinthia series. She has a BS in Creative Writing and a minor in Folklore, which means she got to read fairy tales and ghost stories and call it homework.

When she’s not writing, Heather likes to read,
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Seers (3 books)
  • Demons (Seers, #2)
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