A Diamond in My Pocket

Rated 4.46/5 based on 13 reviews
After breaking the 100m world record, sixteen-year-old Calli is whisked away to a secret facility and placed with other teens who possess superhuman speed. She soon finds herself in a deadly situation involving other superpowers, traitors, and a rogue clan vying for world domination. Calli’s quick wit helps her navigate her new world which includes secretly carrying a mystical diamond. More
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About Lorena Angell

Lorena Angell is the internationally bestselling author of the YA fantasy series, The Unaltered. Inspired by an interview from J.K. Rowling, Lorena began to write and published her first book in 2011. Since then, she’s earned over 4,200 reviews (average of 4.5 stars), has been a #1 bestseller in over 11 countries and wants nothing more than to write more books for her readers.

Lorena writes young adult fantasy/superpowers/romance. Visit Lorena's website: http://lorenaangell.com

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A Diamond in my Pocket
When Calli Courtnae breaks the World Record for the 100m, she is invited to Montana to prepare for National tryouts. However, upon arrival using her lip reading ability she realizes she’s been lied to, or at least not told the whole truth. She's a superhuman, a Runner, and her new world includes transporting packages for other supernatural groups.

About the Series: The Unaltered
Young adult fantasy/supernatural series: A Diamond in My Pocket, A Diamond in My Heart, The Diamond of Freedom, The Diamond Bearers' Destiny, The Diamond Bearer's Secret, and The Diamond Bearers' Rising.

The Unaltered series is currently being optioned for film and television.

Book one of The Unaltered series introduces a secret universe existing within our own. In this world, cosmic energy grants superhuman abilities, and people of like ability band together in clans for both safety and community. Flesh-ripping demons prowl at night, drawn to the cosmic energy. Governments spy on clans, clans spy on governments, and trusting the wrong person may carry a terrible price.

Also in Series: The Unaltered

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dorothymathewson3432 reviewed on Nov. 10, 2017

this story is a page turner . It keep your attention and guessing what's next
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Stan Adelman reviewed on June 11, 2015

I enjoyed this book, and it is very appropriate for both teenage and adult audiences. The characters were well-drawn and the actions they performed made sense from their point of view. I look forward to the subsequent books in the series as Ms. Angell more fully spells out the details of the universe in which the stories take place.
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Ashley T reviewed on April 25, 2015

This book had a captivating plot and it was truly amazing. The ending of it just made you want to read more! Good thing there's more books in the series- and fourth one is coming out soon! I highly recommend this to everyone. It will definitely satisfy your needs.
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Nat0914 reviewed on April 24, 2015

One of the best books I have read in a while exceptionally it kept me interested from the first to the last page it was a wonderful gift to be able to read it for free I cannot wait to read the others!!!! Story line was phenomenal!!!
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Mkpingree reviewed on Oct. 9, 2014

I thoroughly reading this book. It was entertaining and kept you wanting to know more. I highly recommend it !
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Kristy Y reviewed on June 24, 2014
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Excellent book. The characters are very well defined and their special powers are very believeable. The only part of the book that was a little weak was the section after the plot had finished. That part of the book went on a little long but it surely didn't detract from how good the book was. I will be getting the 2nd book as soon as I finish writing this review.
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Sabrina C reviewed on Jan. 5, 2014

I loved the fast pace and the style in which the series the written, not to mention the fact that it felt realistically portrayed for a story with such an intriguing plot. The method in which Lorena Angell was able to describe the world of her story and give it such a believable and in depth feel made this one of my favorites. It is true the title doesn't give much credit to the action-filled story that this is, but i like that it zoned in on an simple aspect of the story that is the main reason, really. It gives it a quirky feel that doesn't anything away to the adventure of the story line.
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Lynette Russell reviewed on Dec. 20, 2013

I really enjoyed this book and I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series. I received the first one free but will buy the next book. I highly recommend this for YA.
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August Westman reviewed on Oct. 3, 2012

I throughly enjoyed the universe Lorena Angell set up for her characters - the differences in abilities between supernatural groups is interesting and adds a unique depth to the story. The characters had good depth to them, and the internal struggles Calli deals with make the story engaging from beginning to end.
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Christine Dorval reviewed on July 27, 2012

cant we have a proper ending between the lovers? but awesome book
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