Timebound

Timebound

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When Kate Pierce Kellers grandmother gives her a strange blue medallion and speaks of time travel, sixteen year old Kate assumes the old woman is delusional. But it all becomes horrifyingly real when a murder in the past destroys the foundation of Kates present day life. Suddenly, that medallion is the only thing protecting Kate from blinking out of existence. Kate learns that the 1893 killing is part of something much more sinister, and her genetic ability to time travel makes Kate the only one who can fix the future. Risking everything, she travels back in time to the Chicago Worlds Fair to try to prevent the murder and the chain of events that follows. Changing the timeline comes with a personal cost, if Kate succeeds, the boy she loves will have no memory of her existence. And regardless of her motives, does Kate have the right to manipulate the fate of the entire world?
Publisher: New York : Skyscape, [2013?]
ISBN: 9781477848159
1477848150
Characteristics: 362 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Time bound

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Aug 04, 2017

In a world where everyone has strange names… Kate has a normal life, living with her divorced parents and her best friend Charlayne, until her grandmother with cancer, whom she hasn’t met before, invites her to dinner and reveals Kate’s genetic ability to time travel. Predictably, yet still written unusually, someone has been changing the past, and she (of course) is the only one who can fix it. In the most recent change, somebody in her past was killed, so she no longer exists. Thanks to the magical medallions, Kate still lives and so she must fight against the bad guys to save herself, and the world. I loved this book, and I found myself cheering her on at every turn. I thought the characters and their interactions were believable, the plot had the perfect level of complication, and the style of writing appealed to me very much. This novel won the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, and it was well deserved. I was disappointed with the ending, until I found out there were two more books in the series, which solved the cliffhanger problem. The Chronos files is a great series, and I’d recommend it for a fun time.
- @tacoboutbooks of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

This one is more teen heartthrob than time travel, but the science in the fiction is well done and true to the story. While definitely aimed at teens, it was still an entertaining read for this old duffer. I would read more, just not one after the other; I would need a pallet-cleanser.

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