I have a really wonderful YA Fantasy book to share with you called Resilient written by Patricia Vanasse.
Livia has never felt like she fits in. As normal as it sounds, Livia is anything but ordinary. She can feel every emotion of every single person around her, and it’s maddening. In pursuit of some psychic quiet, she moves with her family from New York City to Whidbey Island in the lush and sleepy Pacific Northwest. But when a horseback riding accident in her new home gives her a broken leg that heals in a day, she finds that another unexplainable ability has manifested, and her life isn’t about to get any easier.I really loved this book! If you like YA Fantasy books, then this one will be one of your favorites also. It is told by each teen and how they feel about themselves and each other. They also will dissect what is missing from each other's family and the truth will hurt both of them for very different reasons.
Adam has no problem fitting in and making friends. In fact, he’s the top of the school, the boy everyone knows and loves. However, people only see what he allows them to. No one knows what Adam is truly capable of. After witnessing Livia’s accident, Adam sees something intriguing in her quick recovery, something that gives him hope that he’s not alone.
Adam is the only one whose emotions Livia can’t read. Afraid of not knowing what goes on behind his dark eyes, Livia decides to keep him at a distance. Yet the more she tries to ignore him, the more alluring he becomes, and while their personal quests for identity will inevitably bring them closer together, it is the confirmation of what they really are that threatens to tear them apart.
Neither knows the other has abilities so Livia keeps throwing up roadblocks until Adam finally figures out the truth but by then, the enemy has located them along with some friends who help them escape. Unfortunately, they both have to leave their families behind in order to protect them.
The ending is heartbreaking and I didn't expect it. But, the good news is there is a sequel coming and we should get more answers in that one, I hope. But, whatever the future holds, it looks like Adam and Livia along with their friend Daniel have a long way to go to be free from the very people who created them and want them back.
Can't wait to read the next one!
About Patricia Vanasse:
Patricia Vanasse was born and raised in
Now she lives on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Whidbey Island in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, two adorable
children, and two crazy dogs. She has been trough Culinary Arts, Psychology, ,
and now has finally found her passion in creative writing. She also loves
traveling, cooking, and is an avid reader. Her strength- believes that
everything is possible. Law School