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 K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Helix: An International Sensory Assassin Novel is a work of science fiction written for young adults, penned by author Mary Ting. In this sequel to the acclaimed work International Sensory Assassin Network, we return to the adventures of seventeen-year-old Ava now that she has discovered she has a twin sister whom she never knew existed. Torn between the rebels and the ISAN, Ava must rejoin the network to uncover the truth about her family, but in doing so she endangers herself. Ava knows too much, and the more that she uncovers, the closer she comes to her life being terminated. The rebels might be her only chance to survive, but their way of living comes with complications of its own.
Just as thrilling as the first book of the series, author Mary Ting's sequel will not disappoint fans who are eagerly awaiting the continuation of Ava’s story. Though her memory isn’t fully returned to her, our unreliable narrator gets into all sorts of revelations and tribulations during this action-packed sci-fi thriller. The plot is well constructed, twisting at just the right moments to relieve the pace and delivering some really unexpected turns which heighten the excitement and intrigue of the read. For its target audience, Ava is a relatable heroine thrown into extraordinary circumstances, and the cast of supporting characters is realized fully and just as exciting to watch. Overall, Helix: An International Sensory Assassin Novel comes highly recommended as an action-filled, high-octane sci-fi adventure with some truly emotive and revolutionary moments.