This book starts out with a teenage girl on an island. She is in a center for orphans after a great flood wiped out most of the island, including her family. In the orphanage, girls are called Janes and boys are called Johns. She wants to find out what her real name is and why she got here. Then, she meets some people who know their real names, and they start to show her some things that change her life forever. For example, she finds out that she can become invisible by just thinking that she wants to! There is a deeper plot that lies beneath the magic, however. This fast-paced book is great for any teen wanting a quick read and who likes fantasy, especially involving magic. You won't want to put this book down!
This book is very well-written. It’s very gripping and a fast book. The short chapters should encourage reluctant readers to keep going. Also, the intriguing beginning made me want to find out more. The characters were well-developed, especially Geneva and Jemma. When you read the book, you really empathize with Geneva and want to help her. I didn’t like the romance side of it, however. It seemed like an adventurous book and the romance took away from the feel of the book. I loved the cliffhangers! They wanted me to keep reading and not put the book away. I recommend this book to anybody who wants a fast-paced, adventurous book that will keep them thinking!