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Liftoff: Book 1 of The Rayatana Series

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Published November 10th 2020
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Lynda Young
Oct 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Amaya loves going to the movies, but one day theres an earthquake during the matinee. At least, she thought it was an earthquake. It turns out the cinema is a spaceship and shes stuck on it during liftoff. So begins her adventure.

This is a fast-paced story for teens. Theres plenty of adventure and excitement wrapped in an intriguing world of galactic proportions.

Amaya is headstrong and stubborn. She doesnt trust easily, but shell need to learn to trust if shes going to survive this adventure.

Beth Camp
Nov 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Liftoff begins with a literal lift-off of a movie theater! Seventeen-year-old Amaya, snuggled in the darkness with two good friends, complete with popcorn, is shaken into a new world when the movie theater transforms into a spaceship. Torn from home, Amaya faces one challenge after another as she comes to terms with who she is and what her place will be in an almost believable series of alien worlds who co-exist in a state of undeclared war. Surrounded by people who dont quite reveal all, feisty ...more
Jemi Fraser
Oct 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
So much fun! LiftOff is a fabulous introduction to a new world and series.
Amayas life is completely disrupted when she heads to a movie with her friends. Instead of enjoying the film she finds herself on an alien spaceship flying to different solar system. And things only get more complicated from there!
Alien species, new technologies, a heap of expectations, family drama and a cute alien who will do anything for her change everything for Amaya.
Fascinating story and Im looking forward to more!
Tonja Drecker
Nov 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Like a spaceship switching into hyper-drive, this is a fast-paced, action packed read and a good beginning to what appears to be an exciting series.

Sitting in a movie theater with her best friend to watch the latest film, the last thing Amaya expects is an earthquake to rock the theater. While her friend manages to jump through the exit in time, Amaya is held back. Soon, she finds her world thrust into the vast realm of a universal war and is unwillingly placed on the side of a young alien, who
Cathrina Constantine
Nov 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It's been a while since I had the pleasure of reading a space/alien adventure. And it lifts off (pun intended) in a movie theater, which is actually a space ship incognito.

The author, Tyrean Martinson hooked me on page 1. Fast-paced and full of adventure. Amaya is abducted, accidentally, when the movie theater/space ship was escaping from their enemies. And the journey begins...

I like the main characters, Amaya and the alien, Sol. These two have a connection that's endearing and gets stronger,
Sherry Ellis
Nov 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
When Amaya spends a little time in a theater, relaxing with her friends, she doesn't expect to be taken in a spaceship to a far-off galaxy to deal with tensions between alien races. But that's exactly what happens in this fun, fast-paced space adventure.

When she discovers who she really is, Amaya has to adapt quickly and be everything the prophecies foretold. Not an easy job!

With humor and likable, interesting characters, this is a fun, fast-paced novella that any sci-fi enthusiast would enjoy.
Nov 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A great start to The Rayatana Series. Martinson turns a movie theater into a spaceship, and the ride is surprising and fast-paced. Amaya is a smart, strong, resourceful young woman and I rooted for her the whole way. I can't wait to see what comes next, and to learn more of Amaya's story. Highly recommended for young SF fans!
E.C. Murray
Nov 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this action packed adventure which contained all the requisites of a fun read: surprise travel, quirky characters, imaginative world. This is a book that's perfect for the dark, cold days of winter. A definite Lift!
Note: I was gifted an ARC
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