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(The Bleeding Worlds #1)

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Our earth is one of many, all of them connected, all in danger.

At a young age, seventeen year old Gwynn Dormath, lost the ones he loved. Since then he’s kept the world at a distance. But he’s tired of being alone, and one girl in particular, Sophia, has him wishing for more. When she asks him out for Halloween, he eagerly accepts.

But their night goes horribly wrong. A pr
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Published October 30th 2013 by Red Bucket Publishing (first published October 28th 2012)
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Dec 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who enjoys a good fantasy book
Recommended to Gaby by: Justus R. Stone
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I won this book in a giveaway of the author, and when he contacted me, I promised him a single thing: to give it an honest review, no matter what. So, here it goes…

Harbinger took me by surprise, and I must admit that… it was a very good one! At first sight I knew I would like it: the gender is one of my favorites, the synopsis intrigued me, and although I try not to judge a book by its cover, I could not help noticing how beautiful this one is. Nevertheless, it's the kind of story that, if it is
Nov 12, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
In Harbinger, the first book in the Bleeding Worlds series, Justus Stone tells the story of Gwynn as he discovers that he isn't who he thought he was, but is instead one of a hidden group of special beings with god-like powers. His awakening to his new power coincides with a plot by others like him that threatens to destroy his world. Gwynn is called upon to fight, but first he has to figure out what it is that he's fighting for.

Though uneven at times, Harbinger is a fast-paced and enjoyable rea
I have to say... As an advanced reader, I was prepared to be very hard on this book. Didn't even think I would like it...

Totally took me by surprise! I've actually read it twice now, and "Harbinger" just leaves me wanting more. This amazed me! Few series do this to me... Off hand I can think of the "Divergent" series.

Mr. Stone?! I want more!!! Ha! Hope you're prepared to continue "The Bleeding Worlds". And quickly!

It is so refreshing to have a youthful male protagonist. Also, to have a YA novel
Angela(demonsangel) Fitzgerald
Ok, I think this book has great potential to make it a best seller,meaning a #1 seller. Once word gets out to the teen genre it will excel. I think adults will buy the book also. It seems like it will have some mysterye4eq and intrigue. I'm 35 and I will buy the book but I really want to win this book. My daughter loves to read and collect books ad much me. I haven't been at it long, but i have come to realize that I love to read and listrn to audio books. Thank you for the opportunity to win a ...more
Aug 23, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Harbinger is very good book. It is not the best, but I might read other two books. I like the characters. I like the twist and turns in the book, although it can get kind of confusing especially in the middle. It is something you have push through. However the ending is not that satisfy as I want it to be. It was just a typical ending. In the end, I still give it 4 out 5 stars. I recommend this book to anyone who likes Percy Jackson, but wants something a little darker. That's my review!
Nov 29, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A pretty good book, I liked the veil with all of the mythological references thrown in with a good explanation about the abilities. The author did a really good job with Gwynns' background and growth but the abilities were for the most part pretty linear until near the end when they got more intricate hopefully the second book will have a bit more of the abilities revealed and hopefully a good love interest for Gwynn that does not die.
Mar 27, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
the first book has great potential to be a great fantasy series. some elements were not explained well but i let it go necause this is his first book. what i felt by the end of the is the same thing i felt after watching a good japanese anime
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Justus R. Stone is the author of the Young Adult Paranormal Series, The Bleeding Worlds.

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