Between Worlds: Nekkel Ace by Yianna Yiannacou

Between Worlds: Nekkel Ace

                 Between Worlds: Nekkel Ace


On a distant planet called Caledonia, a young woman named Sophia Amaro embarks on a journey to self-discovery. Living the sheltered life with servants waiting on her hand and foot everyday just isn't enough for her. After an accident which leaves her father in critical condition, it's up to her to save his life. But to find the cure, she must visit the forbidden planet: Earth. Sophia uses the secret portal to journey to Earth. Not only is she trying to save her father's life, but she also has to figure out what she wants to do with her own along the way. Just when things couldn't get more complicated, she unexpectedly finds love. Sophia has to realize what is more important to her; her father's life, or the one she loves. Between Worlds: Nekkel Ace will have you turning the page after every chapter, eager to learn what will happen next.

Hardcover, 212 pages
Published May 12th 2011 by AuthorHouse

(MY THOUGHTS)       3  HEARTS!!!
Between Worlds: Nekkel Ace is one those books I have mixed feeling about. Yianna Yiannacou no doubt has a unique storyline going on here with this distant planet, Caledonia, where Sophia lives. The characters were well developed and interesting enough, but I had a problem with the main character. I just couldn’t connect all the way with Sophia. The other problem I had was the author tells me the story instead of showing me. I know we all have our own preferences, but mine is to be shown. If the author would have done that for me and left out some things that I just couldn't see the point of having in the story, this would have been a fantastic book for me.

Sophia lives on a planet called Caledonia, but it’s her dream to go to Earth. When her father ends up very sick, she believes there has to be a way to heal him. Sophia talks to a family doctor friend and he tells her of Nekkel Ace, which heals anything, but is only found on Earth. This leads Sophia to find the portal to Earth that her father has forbidden her to ever use. Sophia is determined to save her father, so off to Earth she goes. But when she gets there, she meets Joshua, who she falls in love with. He sidetracks her from her purpose. And that was to find the Nekkel Ace for her father.

Between Worlds has a great storyline, but there is so many things I think the author should have left out that just confuse the story. I think younger YA will probably enjoy this book, but with older teens and adults would see some inconsistencies. I recommend this as a good read. I also love the beautiful cover.

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