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- Print Length: 302 pages
- Publication Date: December 24, 2013
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B009EEN2OE
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- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Not Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,053 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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BEYOND (BEYOND Series Book 1) Kindle Edition
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- Book 1 of 3 in BEYOND Series (3 Book Series)
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Don your intergalactic spacesuits, BEYOND by Maureen A. Miller will take you to unknown galaxies and introduce you to some odd beings. This young adult science fiction novel is a fantastic read, and I give it 4 stars.
In the novel, seventeen-year-old Aimee Patterson is accidentally abducted by aliens while out for a walk, and due to the rotation of the galaxies, can't be returned to her planet for five Earth years. While on the Guardian ship Horus, Aimee meets a lot of people--some really handsome, some creepy--and has some interesting experiences. When the ship is affected by a disease, Aimee must work with Warrior Zak to find a cure.
I really liked this novel. For someone who hasn't read much true science fiction, BEYOND is a great introduction into the genre. The technological ideas will blow your mind. I imagined a much more complex plot with schemers and master manipulators, but in the end the plot was straightforward and simple. Whether that added to or detracted from the book, I'm not sure; I enjoyed reading it either way.
I would have liked some more distinction of time on the ship. Understandably, time on the ship is not the same as Earth time, but based on Aimee's routine, it seems like she is only away from Earth for three Earth nights before being returned. The reader only knows of 2 times that Aimee sleeps and one meal; yet Aimee is told that it will be something like an Earth month that she has to remain on the ship before being able to return to Earth, and her body grows into a more adult womanly figure. Time paradoxes aside, the passage of time in the novel was not clearly illustrated, and so it was a tad difficult to get my bearings.Read more ›
Overall it was good book for a young adult novel, a ok book as a science fiction romance. This book is set up as part of a series and ended as such. I got this book for free so definitely worth a try if you take the plot with a grain of salt.
This book was a nice surprise. Not only was it well written, but it kept me captivated the entire time. Miller’s writing flows easily through the story as she describes how Aimee, a young teenager from Earth must cope with the fact that she was just abducted from Earth and has no chance of returning for five years.
Supposedly the “abduction” was a mistake caused by a young scientist who was on Earth to gather plant life that might be critical to the survival of his race. The aliens on the Guardian ship Horus, also human-like – and just let me stop here because I’ve seen a lot of readers say human-like aliens are a lack of imagination on the author’s part. But I have to disagree. As a scientist, the human body plan makes a lot of sense. Why wouldn’t it be duplicated? Anyway – the aliens on the ship Horus are human-like and I appreciated that.
So Aimee has been picked up for some nefarious reason by a young man named Salvan, who seems to have an infatuation with her. His job is to find a cure for a devastating disease that has wiped out the home world of these transient beings. And this is why they are traveling the universe—stopping by as many planets as they can to collect plant life, desperately seeking a cure.
But there is another young man on the ship – and this guy looks and acts different form the rest. Zak is a warrior. He’s standoffish (aren’t all the good ones standoffish!) and he’s gorgeous. He feels an attraction to Aimee, and Aimee feel the same way back. They have a few adventures together, but always there is that damn Salvan meddling in Aimee’s life.
This was book was very good.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I liked the story very much. It had action, romance, and interesting aliens. It had a unique vision of the universe. It would make a good movie.Published 6 minutes ago by Kindle Customer
love the way the writer took the time to describe the detail on the shipPublished 7 days ago by Alicia
I enjoyed the idea of the book and it was an easy read; however there were several inconsistencies that drove me nuts. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Star From Heaven
Oh my goodness, this book was so good!! I'll be honest and don't usually read books that have sequels since I discovered Kindle unlimited, but something had me give this book a... Read morePublished 16 days ago by The Jensen Clan
Was a very good read! Had extraterrestrial life, aliens, bad guys, space ships and more! Plus a very sweet love interest. Overall I would definitely recommend it!Published 23 days ago by bergitta
I have been reading sci-fi for 40 years. This is the first time I have enjoyed a book so much. Five stars. I cannot wait to find out what happens to Amiee and Zak. Read morePublished 1 month ago by B. Stokes
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