[Reading] ➱ Sleight ➹ Jennifer Sommersby – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk

Sleight Delia Smiles At The Shadow Only She Sees Something Slams Into Her The Lyra Whirls Like A Half Dollar Spinning On Its Edge.My Mother Is Thrown Backward.And She Falls Growing Up In The Cinzio Traveling Players Company, Genevieve Flannery Is Accustomed To A Life Most Teenagers Could Never Imagine Daily Workouts Of Extravagant Acrobatics An Extended Family Of Clowns Wild Animals For Pets And Her Mother, Delia, Whose Mind Has Always Been Tortured By Visions But Whose Love Geni Never Questions In A World Of Performers Who Astonish And Amaze On A Daily Basis, Delia S Ghostly Hallucinations Never Seemed All That Strange Until The Evening Geni And Her Mother Are Performing An Aerial Routine They Ve Done Hundreds Of Times, And Delia Falls To Her Death That Night, A Dark Curtain In Geni S Life Opens Everything Has Changed Still Reeling From The Tragedy, The Cinzio Traveling Players Are Also Adjusting To The Circus S New Owner A Generous, Mysterious Man Whose Connection To The Circus Geni Suspects Has A Dark And Dangerous History And Suddenly Geni Is Stumbling Into A New Reality Of Her Own, Her Life Interrupted Daily By The Terrors Only Delia Used To Be Able To See As The Visions Around Her Grow Stronger, Geni Isn T Sure Who She Can Trust Even Worse, She S Starting To Question Whether She Can Trust Her Own Mind.


10 thoughts on “Sleight

  1. says:

    3.5 StarsReview I received an ecopy of this book via Edelweiss This has not influenced my review I enjoyed this book It was slow paced without much action until the end, but it had a good mystery and some likeable characters.I really liked the main character, Geni She was intelligent, mature, and just imperfect enough to be realistic Her first thoughts in regards to the magical, dangerous book was that she wanted nothing to do with it which was smart When she realized that wasn t an opt 3.5 StarsReview ...


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    Gemma Flannery is used to living a life on the road Traveling with the Cinzio Traveling Players Company involved just that Traveling But for the first time in Gemma s life the show has decided not to leave town.Staying in one place and attending a regular high school is enough of a hurdle to overcome Being gawked at or labeled a freak by the locals is nothing new for circus performers But if her secret ever got out that she had the ability to see the dead, she would become a freak on a whol Gemma Flannery is used to living a life on the road Traveling with the Cinzio Traveling Players Company involved just that Traveling But for the first time in Gemma s life the show has decided not to leave town.Staying in one place and attending a regular high school is enough of a hurdle to overcome Being gawked at or labeled a freak by the locals is nothing new for circus performers But if her secret ever got out that she had the ability to see the dead, she would become a freak on a whole new level Always being on the go helped to keep her secret safe.And it als...


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    What a book Sleight captivated me from its first page, with a fairy tale like prologue that introduces a unique mythology which, of course, proves to be essential to the plot of the story Genevieve is a strong and relatable seventeen year old, and her witty repartee is refreshing I wish all teenagers were this eloquent.I absolutely adore the setting of this novel I m sure nearly everyone had a point in their childhood where they wanted to run away to join the circus This book makes me wonde What a book Sleight captivated me from its first page, with a fairy tale like prologue that introduces a unique mythology which, of course, proves to be essential to the plot of the story Genevieve is a strong and relatable seventeen year old, and her witty repartee is refreshing I wish all teenagers were this eloquent.I absolutely adore the setting of this novel I m sure nearly everyone had a point in their childhood where they wanted ...


  4. says:

    Originally posted at Jenn sent me a copy of Sleight for the now cancelled Indie Author Month, I will admit that I d already bought a copy and was just waiting for an excuse to read and review it After finishing Sleight, I don t know why the hell I waited so long because it is perfect There is so much to love and I don t know what my favorite part is so I m going to break it down Characters I loved how we are introduced to the characters and their worlds While t Originally posted at Jenn sent me a copy of Sleight for th...


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    I received an advance copy of Sleight to review from the author Jennifer Sommersby and was very excited to dig into this book I love stories that have magic in them and I also love the circus setting.In a nutshell Gemma is grieving her mother s death when her whole life us upended She soon comes to learn that her travelling circus life will stop that she has to attend a real high school and deal with all that comes with it She is a very strong character and isn t afraid to get her hands dirty I received an advance copy of Sleight to review from the author Jennifer Sommersby and was very excited to dig into this book I love stories that have magic in them and I also love the circus setting.In a nutshell Gemma is grieving her mother s death when her whole life us upended She soon comes to learn that her travelling circus life will stop that she has to attend a real high school and deal with all that comes with it She is a very strong character and isn t afraid to get her hands dirty if she has to but, she is reluctant to deal with the ghosts or Shades as they re called in the book or her destiny to save the world.Ente...


  6. says:

    I adored this book It had everything that I love to read about paranormal, romance, adventure, and strong female characters with great writing.A girl who grows up in the circus And can see ghosts I m all in At first I wasn t sure what to expect because I ve never read a book that had a circus setting even though people keep telling me I need to read Water for Elephants and ghost stories can either work really well or not well at all Sleight worked amazingly well Jennifer Sommersby knows I adored this book It had everything that I love to read about paranormal, romance, adventure, and strong female characters with great writing.A girl who grows up in the circus And can see ghosts I m all in At first I wasn t sure what to expect because I ve never read a book that had a circus setting even though peo...


  7. says:

    Sommersby is a fabulous storyteller, roping in the reader in the very beginning through her pristine use of prose and characterization I was enad by both the characters and the writing as I read Sommersby has a wonderful gift with words, and she captures the true nature of humanity as she creates life like characters right on the page Each character in the novel was created with love and care and, as you read, they become extremely real ...


  8. says:

    Oh Wow This book, Jenn s way with words, the descriptions, the story line, Gemma s snarky sarcasm, Henry s devotion, Lucian s deviousness ALL of it is 5 stars I picked it up to support Jenn and then I couldn t put it down because it was awesome I cannot wait for Book 2, and Sleight has officially crept into my list of top 10 favorite books of all time Go and read it Now.The story is fresh and original and a new twist on I see dead people Gemma is likeable and relatable from chapter Oh Wow This book, Jenn s way with words, the descriptions, the story line, Gemma s snarky sarcasm, Henry s devotion, Lucian s deviousness ALL of it is 5 stars I picked it up to support Jenn...


  9. says:

    Warning This book is very addictive and you will not be able to put it down My Rating 5 Elephants I absolutely loved the cover of this book There is this beautiful girl with long red curly hair lying with her eyes closed relaxing on the green grass.Let me start out by saying this was a wonderful read from what I had been reading This is a story set in the circus I have never read a book that had that scenery so it caught my eye I absolutely loved the book.This is a story that takes you thr Warning This book is very addictive and you will not be able to put it down My Rating 5 Elephants I absolutely loved the cover of this book There is this beautiful...


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    I LOVE this book I want to join the circus WOW When I first read the Blurb I was like My best friend is an elephant Weird But nope not at all At least not when you grow up in the circus This book is an awesome PNR for YA or my age The book starts off as we meet Gemma and her unfortunate bad luck seems like this poor girl can t get a single break Her mother just died She didn t know her that well She was sick seriously sick Like Gem, her mom was able to see Shades Spirit I LOVE this book I want to join the circus WOW When I first read the Blurb I was like My best friend is an elephant Weird But nope not at all At least not when you grow up in the circus This book is an awesome PNR for YA or my age The book starts off as we meet Gemma and her unfortunate bad luck seems like this poor girl can t get a single break Her mother just died She didn t know her that well She was...


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