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The Book of Sight [Kindle Edition]

Deborah Dunlevy
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Book One in The Book of Sight Series

A book can be a wonderful gift.

When Alex received an unexpected package, she never dreamed the book it contained
would change her life forever. After all, the words inside were gibberish.

She had no idea the places that book would take her, the friends that book would help her
make or the wonders that book would reveal.

She had no clue the trouble that book would bring, either.

A book can be a dangerous gift.

When finished, continue the series with book two, The Broken Circle.


Product Details

  • File Size: 311 KB
  • Print Length: 278 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Madison House Publishing; 1 edition (March 22, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BZWWJI8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #363,919 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Magical, mysterious, suspenseful, adventurous April 1, 2013
By HilDan
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Four teenagers are given a book and their world changes. They start seeing things no one else sees. This creates a special bond. A fifth teenager joins their group, and together they explore the wonders and mysteries they encounter. The story weaves a wonderful, magical, mysterious tale around an adventure that is also fraught with danger. The book is a quick read that leaves you wanting for more.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Treasure! April 11, 2013
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The Book of Sight is the kind of book you can't put down even when you have more important things to do. It is a welcome relief to the poorly written, overly sensualized, melodrama that has become the genre of teen/tween lit today!

Finally, a new book that a 28 year-old teacher can share with her students without blushing or stifling a yawn.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Story April 20, 2013
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I really liked the story and how the characters are developed. My sole whinge is that the book concludes somewhat abruptly and leaves a lot of threads dangling. OK, I understand that this likely indicates a sequel is in the works, but there is a happy medium where a story can stand on its own and still enable a sequel.

The formatting and editing was excellent, a definite improvement over the average eBook offering in this genre.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
A personal note of thanks to Mrs. Deborah Dunlevy who graciously and generously gave me this book in exchange for an honest review. I thank you!
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"In a plain house on a dull street in a nondescript neighborhood in a sleepy town near the mountains lived a girl named Alex." Fourteen year old Alex is an average teenage girl beginning her summer vacation. Dad's very preoccupied with work, Mom's no longer in the picture. As Alex is contemplating the summer stretching out before her, a messenger delivers a package. A book. No ordinary book. A book that will change her summer and change her future.

Opening the book, Alex sees nothing but gibberish. Then, a language of sight appears. It's not as though she is reading the book, but she's living the book. Alex meets a number of other teens who have also received the book, and strange things begin to happen; or rather, they begin to see strange things. Things which they think may have always been there but suddenly they can see but other people cannot. As they try to figure out just what's going on and why they got the books, the books begin to disappear. Now they have another mystery on their hands.

"It's hard to read but it's good to read. It's like The Book." Emily, 16, after chapter 4.

"This is a confusing book, a deliciously confusing book!" Mom, not telling my age, after a few chapters.

My kids did think that it moved a bit too slowly in the beginning of the book. They didn't want me to stop reading though. We just had to know what was going to happen next. There was interest that grew as the chapters unfolded. It was as though we were reading a whodunit, but we couldn't quite tell what it was that was done.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT READ!!! April 8, 2013
By LJS
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I loved this book...what a great story! I am looking forward to reading the sequel. I recommend this book be read by everyone. You will agree with me when you have read it. Enjoy!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars well written October 14, 2013
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Considering it was written for teenagers, it was a well written book, but it requires you to read the sequel, so that kind of took away from the experience.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very Good Read October 2, 2013
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It started out kinda slow for the first chapter because it was laying the foundation. But boy from the second chapter on it was one not to put down. Looking forward to reading the sequel.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow! April 2, 2013
By KC
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This book was brilliant! It had friendship, mystery, and trust. It was so powerful and carried a strong message of trust. Is there a sequel?!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Adventurous
Fourteen year old Alex is just beginning her summer vacation when a messenger appears on her doorstep with a book. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Kit-Kat75
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
This book is for teenagers. Adventures of teens getting in and out of trouble
Published 1 month ago by Bea George
5.0 out of 5 stars Intriguing story!
At first, i wasn't too sure I was going to like this story,, but the mystery of the books origins had me hooked...
Published 2 months ago by M. T Young-Jones
4.0 out of 5 stars Great reading
I found it a little slow to start, not sure if it was the book or hoe tired I was. Once I was through the first chapter I really enjoyed it. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Crazi.aboutu
4.0 out of 5 stars charming and exciting story for kids from 12 to 92.
Loved this story that contained so many lessons in life. New ones for children and reminders for all of us in how people should be treated.
Published 7 months ago by Christmas Carol
3.0 out of 5 stars The Book of sight
Strange book about a "Book of sight" which allows one to see things that others can't see. Little people, some sci fi... a little too weird to grasp a total enjoyment.
Published 8 months ago by Michaels Lady
5.0 out of 5 stars Omg
Never has a book caught my attention like this since I was twelve. I just hope the author continues these beautiful stories. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Jessica Lee
2.0 out of 5 stars Not my cup of tea
Meant for Tween readers. It was a little too strange for me and couldn't get through it. May be good for middle school girls.
Published 11 months ago by Debbie Huecker
3.0 out of 5 stars If it is to good.
This story about five friends adventure into the realm of fairytales and adventure also tells a story of friendship and trust.
Published 11 months ago by Elizabeth Hanson
5.0 out of 5 stars Epic Fantasy
This book is EPIC! I loved every page of it! I love this type of book, and so do my friends, so I will totally recommend it to them all! Excited to read 'The Broken Circle'! Read more
Published 11 months ago by D. Darville
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More About the Author

Deborah Dunlevy was born in Indiana and grew up everywhere else. Even moving every year or two couldn't satisfy her desire for adventure, so she learned how to read and started taking trips into other people's lives. Eventually she grew up and went to college and got a respectable job as a teacher. Then she ditched that to go live on the other side of the world, where she had a few kids and learned what adventure was really about.

Deborah now lives in Indianapolis with her husband, Nate, her three kids, and an Argentine hound dog. She spends her time making up stories and sometimes writing them down on her blog tellmeastorymommy.com.

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