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My name is Beatrice. When I was born, I was blessed with the Sight, an ability to see into the future. I was immediately removed from my parents and enrolled in the Institution, where all Seers are raised and trained. At the age of twelve, I had my first true vision, earning the mark of the raven’s wings tattooed by my eyes. And when I turned seventeen, one of my Visions came true. Things haven’t been the same since.
The Institution now depends on me to keep the City safe from our enemies, the Dreamcatchers, but I’m keeping a secret from everyone. It is a secret that could put us all in danger. A secret that could kill me and everyone close to me…
"This is 5 Cat's Tails Up, Newly fresh for me as a reader and having the gift of Sight will take you on unforeseen adventures and what the future may become." - Sassy Cat's Book Review
Beatrice is one of the best Seers at the Institution. Seers live to serve and protect the Citizens from the Dreamcatchers. All visions are told immediately to the Keeper to be recorded and used to help detect any possible threats. Bea has begun hav... ...more
Let me start off by saying this book was like nothing I have read in a while. It was refreshingly different and that is what I loved about it. We start off this book by meeting Bea who we learn is different. Bea is a Seer and that makes her special as you see Bea has visions of the future. It was... ...more
An Electronic Advanced Reader Copy was provided by the publisher for review. Quotes have been pulled from an ARC and may be subject to change.
Seers are revered in the City and our main character Beatrice is a powerful Seer. The City houses the Citizens, while the Seers stay in the Institution. Se... ...more
'Luminosity' is an enthralling young adult fantasy novel that centers around the heroine, Beatrice, who is a Seer - she has visions that come true. Almost her entire life has been spent locked away at the Institution, who uses her visions to protect the City. There's one problem: Beatric... ...more
Refreshing and compelling, LUMINOSITY is a must read for fans of the dystopian genre! Stephanie Thomas has created a world that is absolutely enthralling and a cast of characters you can’t help but root for. Can’t wait for the next installment in this series! ...more
Pretty great book, I enjoyed it, there were a few nitpicks, but yeah, hope we get book #2 soon, that I think the edits to make book #2 the last book instead of a trilogy happen soon! ...more
This review can also be found on Making the Grade.
LUMINOSITY by Stephanie Thomas is a book that was highly recommended to me in the blogging community. Surprisingly, I had heard very little about this title prior to the recommendation, which is unusual when it comes to me and an Entangled Teen... ...more
***ARC received by Entangled Teen for review purposes***
First of all, I have to give it up to Entangled Teen for picking another winner. I was still on the high of the last amazing book I read (Greta and the Goblin King) and I was worried my next read wouldn’t live up to my expectations. But,... ...more
In this futuristic world there are those that are destined to be the protectors of the people. They are the Seers, and Beatrice is the most gifted of them all. They are distinguished at birth by the appearance of their violet colored eyes, and are taken to be raised in The Institution, trained fo... ...more
Originally posted on the blog: What the Cat Read
Where to begin with this review. Well, I guess the first thing I should say is that, I loved this book! The characters, plot, and setting pulled me in and wouldn’t let me go. Luminosity is the type of story that will keep you on the edge of your sea... ...more
I was really excited when I found out that I would be able to take part in this blog tour, and this book totally lived up to my expectations. This is a quick read that can be knocked down in mere hours that you do not want to miss.
Set in a futuristic time where a war demolished practically the en... ...more
Originally posted on We All Make Mistakes in Books
After a war that almost destroy the planet, the Seers are back and they protect the city and it's Citizens. That's how they world now works, the Seers live separeted from the Citizens in the Institution and they must keep the Dreamcatchers away an... ...more
Since I was young, I’ve often thought of how cool it would be to be psychic. Being psychic is a lot different than being a Seer, but it made joining Bea for her story, all the more appealing for me. Being a Seer is a very important part of Bea’s world and it has determined a lot about the way her... ...more
Luminosity is a crazy adventure from the first page until the last. I loved the concept of seers v. dreamcatchers. I thought that was pretty unique. Plus, I know this doesn't matter much content wise, but I loved the font on the cover. I feel like it fits perfectly with the story.
Bea is a seer,... ...more
This book definitely goes by an idea that we don't see everyday. By the look of the includtion of dreams and visions, this book could be wrongly judged because I really didn't expect what I found. Honestly, the idea of falling in love with enemy was what kinda - kinda - sold it out to me but then... ...more
Keeper Beatrice was born with the sight, as with all Keeper new born babies they are taken from their parents and raised by the Institution. She had the tell tale sign of all Keepers, lavender eyes. Her visions might just be the clearest of all the Keepers. When she turned 17, one of her visions... ...more
I was so excited for the chance to read Luminosity, it sounded like such a unique book. I enjoyed it :)
When I first started the book, I was slightly confused. Luminosity starts pretty abruptly and details about the world in the book are revealed. Beatrice is a girl who has visions ("the Sight").... ...more
First I like to say how I love this paranormal, institute kind of books. It just provides this "mystic action" feel to the book. I really love the concept of how the Seers are protecting the city. I don't know, I just love this "solider" feel of the book. A lot of these institute books typically... ...more
Dystopia is one of my favorite genres. Luminosity by Stephanie Thomas is a fantastic YA Si-if dystopian. Thomas created an amazing world with Seers, Keepers, Watchers, Dreamcatchers, and humans. All the characters are wonderful: Bea ( Beatrice) is the main character and I loved her strong heroine... ...more
Wow this book was amazing, I've had this on my wishlist for a very long time now and so I was excited to take part in this blog tour.
This book was so much better than I could ever have imagined!
When a Seer is born they are separated from their families and taken to a place called the Institution,... ...more
I really enjoyed this book. I've never read anything quite like it, actually. The idea of the Seers and the Dreamcatcher is pretty unique and awesome. The cover is absolutely spot on for this book. I love when a book cover represents a book so perfectly so well done Entangled!
Like nearly every YA... ...more
Definitely a book catered towards teens. It reminded me of the Hunger Games and the Ender Games. I could see this book becoming the basis of a hit movie. Fascinating read. I am extremely curious how the author will wrap up this story. Can't wait for the sequel! ...more