{Book Review}The Prophecy of Arcadia by M. H. Soars

Posted October 1, 2014 by Lucy in Review, Young Adult / 0 Comments

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This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

{Book Review}The Prophecy of Arcadia by M. H. Soars
The Prophecy of Arcadia (Arcadian Wars, #1)

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Genres: Science Fiction
Published on January 17th 2014
Published by M. H. Soars
Pages: 430
Format: eARC
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Being a teenager is tough, especially when you have to pretend to be something you’re not, and you’re in love with someone you shouldn’t. 115 years ago, a small planet called Arcadia was invaded by a vicious alien race and nearly destroyed. Cut off from their resources, the Arcadians turned to Earth for help. A group of Arcadian explorers discovered a Prophecy that claimed their salvation lay in the hands of two children from Earth. To ensure their safety, the Arcadian Council sent their most gifted youngsters to Earth to act as protectors. Samantha is one of them.
To succeed in her mission she must learn to control her Arcadian powers and keep her true identity from her best friend, and the girl she swore to protect, Alexia. But Samantha will soon realize that nothing is as it seems. Someone is trying to prevent the Prophecy from taking place and the prophecy boy hasn't been found yet. There is also a new drug circulating at school that is turning students into freakishly strong menaces.
To make matters worse, distractions keep getting in her way. Such as her love/hate relationship with her “cousin” Matthew. Or her confused feelings toward popular and mysterious Julian. She wants nothing more than to be free to live her life. But the survival of Arcadia depends on her and her friends. Free will is not an option.

I was really looking forward to read this book, I thought the concept seem promising. Even though I really tried to get into the story, but I had a really difficult time to just pass the initial introduction part of each of the characters. There are at least three different POVs (not a fan), and I thought they all seemed very immature if not boring. The focus of the book seems constantly shifting, and I couldn’t figure out whose story this book was really about.Anyway, this was a DNF for me.



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