Review: Run to You Part One (At First Sight) by Clara Kensie

Review: Run to You Part One (At First Sight) by Clara Kensie

Review: Run to You Part One (At First Sight) by Clara Kensie
Run to You: First Sight by Clara Kensie

Series: Run to You #1
Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult
Published by Harlequin
Publication Date: February 1st 2014
Pages: 99
Format: eBook
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Synopsis:

Part One in the riveting romantic thriller about a family on the run from a deadly past, and a first love that will transcend secrets, lies and danger…Sarah Spencer has a secret: her real name is Tessa Carson, and to stay alive, she can tell no one the truth about her psychically gifted family and the danger they are running from. As the new girl in the latest of countless schools, she also runs from her attraction to Tristan Walker—after all, she can't even tell him her real name. But Tristan won't be put off by a few secrets. Not even dangerous ones that might rip Tessa from his arms before they even kiss…RUN TO YOU is Tessa and Tristan's saga—two books about psychic gifts, secret lives and dangerous loves. Each book is told in three parts: a total of six shattering reads that will stay with you long after the last page.Love Tessa and Tristan? Want to know what happens next? Get part two, SECOND GLANCE now!

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Review

I received this book for free from YA Bound Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Tessa is a normal teenage girl who is surrounded by abnormal family members. Her mom, brother, and sister can all move objects with their minds, and let me tell you, they are not shy about using their abilities behind closed doors. They do what we all would do if we could get a glass of water without leaving the couch or fold our clothes while watching TV, they use their abilities as often as possible. unfortunately, Tessa is the odd man out in her family. Sure her dad can’t move things with his mind, but he can see things from the perspective of any person that he has ever touched so Tessa is alone in her normalcy.

Tessa understandably feels useless. Her family is being hunted by a madman who could slice them all open with his mind, and she can’t even move a paperclip without touching it. Because she feels so helpless, Tessa makes it her mission to remain invisible. Her brother and sister always make friends wherever they move, and their parents encourage Tessa to do the same, but she just wants to be left alone. However, all that changes when she meets Tristan. Tristan sets his sights on getting to know her and won’t take no for an answer. He is sweet, patient, understanding, and just what Tessa needs. He makes her feel safe and wanted for the first time in her life. When she’s with him, she gets to feel special, and being invisible to him is the last thing she wants.

Although she lowers her guard enough to let Tristan get glimpses of the real her, Tessa struggles with the fact that she can never be 100% honest with him. Her family is being hunted so at any moment she might have to disappear out of Tristan’s life. She can’t even let him know her real name, and those facts keeps her from being able to find complete happiness with him. The reality of her life is a constant rain cloud hovering over her head, but she does manage to fight for her happiness.

The first part of this novel was filled with sweet moments, mystery, and drama so I am looking forward to part two!

Because of violence and mild sexual content, I would recommend this book for ages 13 and up.

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Author Biography

About Clara Kensie

Clara Kensie grew up near Chicago, reading every book she could find and using her diary to write stories about a girl with psychic powers who solved mysteries. She purposely did not hide her diary, hoping someone would read it and assume she was writing about herself. Since then, she's swapped her diary for a computer and admits her characters are fictional, but otherwise she hasn't changed one bit.

Today Clara is the author of dark fiction for young adults. Today Clara is the author of dark fiction for young adults. Her super-romantic psychic thriller RUN TO YOU is the first serialized series from Harlequin Teen. This two-book series is serialized into six parts: First Sight, Second Glance, and Third Charm are available now. Fourth Shadow, Fifth Touch, and Sixth Sense release weekly beginning July 7, 2014.

Her favorite foods are guacamole and cookie dough. But not together. That would be gross. (less)

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