Farsighted by Emlyn Chand

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Meet ordinary teens with extraordinary powers in the award-winning Farsighted Series.
Alex Kosmitoras may be blind, but he can still "see" things others can't. When his unwanted visions of the future begin to suggest that the girl he likes could be in danger, he has no choice but to take on destiny and demand it reconsider.

Evolved Publishing presents the first in a 5-part series, Farsighted, by award-winning author Emlyn Chand. YA / ROMANCE / PARANORMAL / FANTASY

Alex Kosmitoras's life has never been easy. The only other student who will talk to him is the school bully, his parents are dead broke and insanely overprotective, and... oh yeah, he's blind.

Just when he thinks he'll never have a shot at a normal life, an enticing new girl comes to their small Midwest town all the way from India. Simmi is smart, nice, and actually wants to be friends with Alex. Plus she smells like an Almond Joy bar. Sophomore year might not be so bad after all.

Alex is in store for another new arrival--an unexpected and often embarrassing ability to "see" the future. Try as he may, he is unable to ignore his visions, especially when they suggest Simmi is in mortal danger.

With the help of the mysterious psychic next door and friends who come bearing gifts of their own, Alex embarks on his journey to change the future.

***Open Heart, the second book in the Farsighted series, is now available for purchase!
Praise for Farsighted:Winner, Writer's Digest Self-Published Novel Awards, Young Adult Category, 2012Best Multicultural Fiction, Next Generation Indie Book Awards, 2012 Finalist, Eric Hoffer Award, 2012BookBundlz Book Club Pick, 2012Overall Winner, Best Young Adult Fiction, Best Debut Author, Dragonfly eBook Awards, 2011Bronze Medalist, Paranormal Fiction, Readers Favorite, 2012Finalist, Speculative Fiction, Global eBook Awards, 2011Winner of the Alternative Booker Award, 2011Winner of the WritersType First Chapter Competition, September 2011
 

About Emlyn Chand

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Emlyn Chand has always loved to hear and tell stories, having emerged from the womb with a fountain pen grasped firmly in her left hand (true story). When she’s not writing, she runs a large book club in Ann Arbor and is the president of author PR firm, Novel Publicity. Emlyn loves to connect with readers and is available throughout the social media interweb. Visit www.emlynchand.com for more info. Don’t forget to say “hi” to her sun conure Ducky!
 
Published November 22, 2012 by Evolved Publishing LLC. 254 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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High school is a miserable place for young Alex Kosmitoras as he struggles to fit in.

Jan 27 2012 | Read Full Review of Farsighted

BC Books

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In Emlyn Chand’s first novel in the Farsighted series, Alex Kosmitoras is a lonely high school sophomore, hoping to make friends.

Nov 10 2011 | Read Full Review of Farsighted

Examiner

Writing from Alex's point of view - a blind guy's point of view - is immediately a challenge, but she gets through it with finesse and grace.

May 14 2012 | Read Full Review of Farsighted

Open Salon

Donna Brown is a self-employed consultant, who blogs regularly about books and writing and also writes short stories.

Nov 24 2011 | Read Full Review of Farsighted

Publishing A Book Is An Adventure

If you would like to return to the full story, you can read the full entry here: “Blog tour example and Book Review – Farsighted by Emlyn Chand”.

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Alex Kosmitoras’s life has never been easy.

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