Looking for Dei by David A. Willson

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Looking for Dei Read Online Free - Fifteen-year-old Nara Dall has never liked secrets. Yet it seems that her life has been filled with them, from the ugly scar on her back to the strange powers she possesses. Her mysterious father refuses to say anything about her origins, and soon, she and her best friend must attend the announcement ceremony, in which youths are tested for a magical gift.

A gifted youth has not been announced in the poor village of Dimmitt for decades. When Nara uncovers the reason, she uses her own powers to make things right. The decision sets her on a path of danger, discovery, and a search for the divine. In the process, she learns the truth about herself and uncovers the biggest secret of all: the power of broken people.

Title : Looking for Dei
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ISBN : 0999615017
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 346 pages


Sherry rated it ★★★☆☆

March 27, 2018

Looking for Dei by David A Wilson starts out with a childhood memory and I’m hoping that means good things are to come. But…the old man… Mykel and Nara are best friends. Would he like more? Maybe, but he is patient young man. With his scar, he feels inferior, but she doesn’t pay any attention to i...

Christopher rated it ★★★★★

February 07, 2018

David A. Willson’s Looking For Dei is a wonderful new YA novel. It is listed under YA Fantasy and Urban Fantasy… I’m not sure that it quite fits either of those molds. It also isn’t quite an apocalyptic dystopia, but there are minor elements of all those genres, making modern teen readers feel ri...

Rebekah rated it ★★★★☆

April 03, 2018

Looking for Dei was such a delicious YA high fantasy read!! The world and magic system were so incredibly unique, and the writing was beautiful! If you love high fantasy and any kind of magic, I know that you would really enjoy this book! It's one of those books that I feel is much too underrated...

Josie rated it ★★★★☆

March 19, 2018

This was a great YA novel. I was intrigued by the world that the author had created from the beginning; it was inventive and atmospheric. The magical runes did remind me somewhat of Cassandra Clare, but the way the author used them and the variety of the rest of the fantasy elements meant that th...

Jorryn rated it ★★★☆☆

January 08, 2018

Looking for Dei is the story of a prophecy involving twins, and one of the twins is the main character. Nara is a teenage girl with secret abilities she is trying to hide from an annual tradition that exposes people with powers. Although Nara isn't discovered one of her friends is deemed to be cu...

Amelia rated it ★★★★☆

December 06, 2017

I got an e-copy ARC of this book from NetGally in return for an honest review. This book was a quick read. Took me a day because I was also studying for exams. The plot was interesting however the writing was a bit scattered. There was a a lot of information dumps which made it a bit dull to read...

Salma rated it ★★★★☆

January 30, 2018

Was unexpectedly thrilled by the quality of this book! Amazing settings, characters, feelings, and the ups and downs got me dizzy--in a good way! One thing I found particularly enthralling was the change in point of view from chapter to chapter, it definitely kept things interesting. Would defini...

Pages For Thoughts rated it ★★★★☆

March 31, 2018

The author wrote great imagery and the world felt real, as if I was in it. The plot development was very smooth. I really enjoyed the pace of this book, which held my interest. I was extremely hooked on Nara and Kayna's story. The contrast between Nara and Kayna is striking, considering that they...

Anthony rated it ★★★★★

March 22, 2018

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. All opinions are my own. A young woman learns her destiny is far greater than she could have imagined in author David A. Wilson's Looking for Dei. A brand new YA Fantasy novel that is filled with magic, war torn countrie...

ShinyObject rated it ★★★★★

December 01, 2017

I received a copy of Looking for Dei by David A. Willson from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I quite enjoyed this novel! The characters were nicely shaped; the plot was intriguing and fresh, yet easy to follow (wasn’t unnecessarily convoluted); and it quickly drew me...

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