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Flicker (The Flicker Effect Book 1) by [Hooyenga, Melanie]
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Flicker (The Flicker Effect Book 1) Kindle Edition

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Length: 391 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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"In Flicker . . . we are presented with a story that is heavy on the romance and teen drama while mixing in some supernatural thrills and interesting historical ideas as well. It mines this territory well - rather than seeming like one genre is mashed onto another, the blending works well here and it really feels like a cohesive and necessary story being told in the only way it possibly could have been." - Judge, 3rd Annual Writer's Digest Self-Published eBook Awards "Biz is a likeable character with enough conflict abouther powers to make her utterly believable. Most teens feel different...she really is. Hooyenga does an admirable job with the wonder and horror that comes with a young woman both embracing and rejecting who she is.The secondary cast of characters is also really great and there's a twist at the end that will have readers breathless." - Jesse Peterson, Explorer News (Tucson)

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Biz is a perfectly normal teenager except for one minor detail: she uses sunlight to jump back to yesterday. She takes advantage of flickering by retaking Trig tests, fixing fights with her boyfriend (or reliving the making up), and repeating pretty much anything that could be done better. Trouble is, flickering makes her head explode from the inside. Or feel like it anyway.

No one knows about her freakish ability and she’s content to keep it that way. Guys don't stick around because she refuses to let them in, but all that changes when Cameron, her best friend, starts looking oh-so-yummy. Suddenly she's noticing his biceps, his smile, and the cute way his eyes crinkle when he—gah! This is her friend!

But the butterflies come to a screeching halt when little girls start disappearing, then take a nosedive when the police link the kidnappings to Cameron's sister, who vanished years earlier. As the police grasp for clues, Biz photographs a strange man lurking in the shadows and realizes that her flickering can help more than just herself.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 5687 KB
  • Print Length: 391 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Left-Handed Mitten Publications (11 November 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00A6Q60C0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #610,581 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Shrykespeare
4.0 out of 5 starsA good beginning
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Marie C. Collins
5.0 out of 5 starsUnique concept, good read, great characters
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Vincent Morrone
5.0 out of 5 starsA book worth flickering for so you can read it again!
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