Publication Date: December 18th 2013
Genre: New Adult, Paranormal
Amazon ~ Goodreads
Goodreads Summary: What if to save the ones you love, you had to unlock the key to a different reality?
Generations of mystery smash together when a seemingly traditional family must shatter their illusions of normality to confront themselves and their friends, leaving no possibility unexplored in order to rescue- well, who exactly? Watch the Ross family, the High Five Gang, and multiple generations dig into an innovative explosion of imagination where they must confront numerous realities, real-world danger, and worst of all—their own teenage hormones!
In a place where nothing is as it seems and shocks are around every corner, even the people you thought you knew may find themselves strangers in this moving and provocative reality-bender. With breathless pacing and psychological intrigue, Erasing: Shadows and the High Five Gang will keep you guessing until the very end.
My Rating: 4/5 stars
My Review: Everything is normal in Mira and Michael's family, until their youngest son Brandon disappears right in front of Mira's eyes. This is no ordinary trick. Mira and Michael are part of a group called the High Five Gang, they could travel to a world where they could manipulate everything with their minds, including their age. When Michael and Mira set off to this world to find their son, Mira accidentally makes herself too young, and forgets her past. Now not only is Brandon missing, but Mira is also trapped without any recollection of who Michael or the rest of the High Five Gang are.
This book really surprised me. This book was really good, I really liked the chemistry between Mira and Michael, you could definitely tell they loved each other. I felt like we got to know Mira a lot, since we had to puzzle the pieces together with her of her past. But we didn't learn much about Michael, he definitely grew as a character, but other than facing his fears near the end, I felt like he didn't contribute a whole lot to this story! I was really surprised with the characters Stu and Michael's oldest daughter, I really hope that something happens there in the future books. I expected Stu to be one of the bad guys since Michael didn't trust him at first, but he actually turned out to be one of my favorite characters.
This book didn't really feel like a New Adult book, it was about Adults in their thirties or maybe forties? Either way, they felt a little too old for me, even though we got to see them as twelve year old and fifteen year old, their behavior didn't drastically change, other than small little things like jealousy. But on the other hand, there was no "Adult content" in there, which really makes me question which genre this book belongs in.
But in conclusion, this was a fantastic book to a series that created a fantastic new world. I am really excited to see how the rest of the series goes. And I really hope that Stu and Madison are in it more, hopefully that will give it more of that New Adult vibe.
I would like to thank K.D. Rose, and Giselle from Xpresso Book Tours for providing me with the opertunity to read a copy of this book. Thank you so much once again!
Happy Reading :)