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Grasping at Eternity by Karen Amanda Hooper

Grasping at Eternity by Karen Amanda Hooper

Source: NetGalley

Publisher: Starry Sky Publishing
Release date: May 25th 2012
Series: The Kinderly Series Book #1
Edition: Ebook, 368 pgs
Genre: Young Adult/ Paranormal Fantasy
Purchase: Barnes and Noble / Amazon
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Rating: 4/5

Leave it to Maryah Woodsen to break the one rule that will screw up eternity: Never erase your memories.

Before entering this life, Maryah did the unthinkable—she erased. Now, at seventeen years old, she’s clueless that her new adoptive family has known her for centuries, that they are perpetually reincarnated souls, and that they have supernatural abilities. Oh, and she’s supposed to love (not despise) Nathan, the green-eyed daredevil who saved her life.

Nathan is convinced his family’s plan to spark Maryah’s memory is hopeless, but his love for her is undying. After spending (and remembering) so many lifetimes together, being around an empty version of his soulmate is heart shattering. He hates acting like a stalker, but has no choice because the evil outcast who murdered Maryah in their last lifetime is still after her.

While Maryah’s hunter inches closer, she and Nathan make assumptions and hide secrets that rip them further apart. Maryah has to believe in the magic within her, Nathan must have faith in the power of their love, and both need to grasp onto the truth before they lose each other forever—and discover just how lonely eternity can be.


Grasping at Eternity gave me everything I wanted out of this book and more! If I wasn’t already a huge fan of novels about Reincarnation, Grasping at Eternity would make me one. Karen Amanda Hooper adds some twists to the idea that really add to the story and helped keep me interested.

The characters are all vibrant and all have very different personalities. I fell in love with them and really enjoyed finding out more about their past lives. Reading about their past lives got a bit confusing at times, but it made sense for it to be that way. They can’t control what body they are reborn into. One life your best friend may be reborn as your brother/sister, the next they may be your father/mother! The one constant is they always had their soulmates. Until Marayah went and screwed that up for Nathan by Erasing that is.

Grasping at Eternity was a wonderful blend of just about everything I love in a story. Romance, Action, history, fantasy and a bit of mystery! I cannot wait to read book #2 and see what happens. Grasping at Eternity left me with my heart racing and dying to know what happens next. I also plan for sure on reading Karen Amanda Hooper’s other book  Tangled Tides. I’m curious to see what more this author has to offer and what she does in the world of Mermaids!

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2 responses »

  1. I really enjoyed this book too! I love the idea of reincarnation and Hooper brought it to a whole new level. You'll love the next book!Cheers!Millie @ Millie D's Words

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  2. This sounds like such a great book and the romance is very intriguing this is going on the top of my TBR pile! Great reviewNew FollowerKatie @ http://curseofthebibliophile.blogspot.com/

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