This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Faridah Nassozi for Readers' Favorite
Harm is the second book in The Outsider Chronicles by Kayti Nika Raet. Just after reuniting with her brother, Niko is forced to flee from Amaryllis City, taking along her brother and her dear friend, Ben. After walking for three days on dangerous acid scorched grounds, they finally reached their intended destination, Cherai City. However, Cherai City had found a way to keep out Slithers that did not require human help. So they could not enter the city on their skill as Slither killers and they only had enough money for two people. So Ben and Jared entered the city while Niko found herself back in the slums, and this time completely on her own. Niko was desperate to reconnect with her brother, Jared, and Ben. In the process, she ends up entering Cherai City as a Grey-man, which saw her once again trapped inside the walls of a city and this time at the lowest of the city ranks and with a foggy mind. Niko is not about to let manipulation by the authorities hold her back, but first she needs to find her brother and her friends. A nasty surprise awaits her.
There is something about the way Kayti Nika Raet starts her books that is so engrossing; something both so creepy and so captivating. By the time I was done reading the first few paragraphs of Harm, I was both creeped out and completely hooked. This part of the story brought out an even clearer distinction between the life inside the walls of the cities and that of the people in the slums. The contrast is so real and vivid it gave me a very clear picture of what it must have felt like to be an Outsider and helped me understand Niko's character as she bounced between the cities and the slums. Harm provided a fitting continuation to Niko's story and once again Kayti Nika Raet has delivered another page-turner.