Jessica Armenta

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Smashwords book reviews by Jessica Armenta

  • Glimpse (Zellie Wells #1) on Nov. 08, 2010

    Zellie has a really big crush on Avery, her mom's highschool sweetheart's son. She doesn't even think he knows she exists, but at her 16th birthday party she finds out the crush is very very mutual. But instead of being able to savor her first dance with the boy she is in love with, she is consumed by the vision of his death. What freaks her out almost as much as having a vision, is that in the vision they are both covered in blood, grown up, and she is pregnant. She keeps it a secret from everyone not wanting to be labeled a freak, but such secrets cannot stay buried for long. And once Zellie's secret is out everyone's secrets start coming out, and they aren't all that good. Like how her mom had a similar vision when she was Zellie's age involving Avery's dad dying, and that's why they didn't stay together. They also have refused letting Zellie and Avery see each other anymore to prevent them from having the same heartache. With the help of her best friend Claire and her sister Melody, Zellie is hoping she can get her life put back together and get these visions figured out before her whole life and everyone in it that she loves is ripped from her. This is a very refreshing story. It is a paranormal romance, but it doesn't have all the creatures that everyone is writing about right now. This is about Seers, which is what Zellie is, though she doesn't know is. Just as the title states, Zellie can "glimpse" the future, but doesn't know how to control it so she is having a hard time dealing with the visions she's been having. The characters were very likable and are easily related with. Claire is my favorite character, though sometimes she gave to much information without knowing if it is okay to say anything, she is a cool best friend. [I'll play parental advisor and warn that there is language and sexual situations in this story.]
  • Glimmer (Zellie Wells #2) on Jan. 06, 2011

    This was a good continuation of the story. Lots of twists and turns that kept me totally in the story until the end. More about The Society is explained. I also like some of the new characters that are introduced in Glimmer. This story sets up nicely for Glow. Can't wait for that one to come out. There is quite a bit more sexual content in this one but if that does not bother you, grab it and read it. Very fun read.