Title: Mind GamesSeries: Mind Games # 1
Genre: Young Adult-Fantasy/Science Fiction
Author: Kiersten White
Release Date: February 19, 2013
"Fia was born with flawless instincts. Her first impulse, her gut feeling, is always exactly right. Her sister, Annie, is blind to the world around her—except when her mind is gripped by strange visions of the future.
Trapped in a school that uses girls with extraordinary powers as tools for corporate espionage, Annie and Fia are forced to choose over and over between using their abilities in twisted, unthinkable ways… or risking each other’s lives by refusing to obey.
In a stunning departure from her New York Times bestselling Paranormalcy trilogy, Kiersten White delivers a slick, edgy, heartstoppingly intense psychological thriller about two sisters determined to protect each other—no matter the cost."
A uniquely different story, this intense thriller swept me off my feet.
What I enjoyed most about this story is the way the plot is twisted. Firstly, it's told through two sisters caught in a web of deceit and power. These sisters carry a very powerful secrets that certain people would kill for. They had puppets being control by the ones they trust. To break out of their hold, these sisters fight against everything they have been taught and start playing a deadly game. The mind can be a very powerful weapon if you know how to use it. And this folks if why I fell hard for this book. The plot gripped me from the first page, my eyes scanning every word wanting more.
There love interest is well not too developed yet. That's okay. There are so much lies on top if lies, the reader can't tell who to trust just yet. Still these sisters have a bond that is undestructible. The coolest part is when these sisters start to play they game, they are right on target with every move, sacrificing for one another.
The other thing about this book that can be a bit confusing is the going back and forth between sisters and time. At first, I didn't think I could handle it but after reading more into the story and allowing myself to be comfortable with it, I got it. Ms. White did a fantastic job in getting the reader to see where she is going. You have to know the past to see the future. And yes, this too hook me in real quick.
Mind Games is an awesome story that falls together beautifully. The thrill of playing a game and feeding lies, fuels my excitement even more. These sisters deliver a successful tale that kicks off the series with a bang. Nothing short of spectacular, Mind Games is stunning!
I give it 5 BITES!