Thursday, August 9, 2012

Review: Timepiece

Timepiece by Myra McEntire

Publisher: EgmontUSA
Publication Date: June 12 2012
Pages: 336
Source: Library
Genre: Paranormal, Romance

A threat from the past could destroy the future. And the clock is ticking...

Kaleb Ballard's relentless flirting is interrupted when Jack Landers, the man who tried to murder his father, timeslips in and attacks before disappearing just as quickly. But Kaleb has never before been able to see time travelers, unlike many of his friends associated with the mysterious Hourglass organization. Are Kaleb's powers expanding, or is something very wrong?

Then the Hourglass is issued an ultimatum. Either they find Jack and the research he's stolen on the time gene, or time will be altered with devastating results.

Now Kaleb, Emerson, Michael, and the other Hourglass recruits have no choice but to use their unusual powers to find Jack. But where do they even start? And when? And even if they succeed, it may not be enough...

The follow-up to Hourglass, Timepiece blends the paranormal, science fiction, mystery, and suspense genres into a nonstop thrill ride where every second counts.

Timepiece is a lovely sequel in the very wonderful Hourglass series and I am very glad I read it. Timepiece picks up where Hourglass left off but this time with a different narrator- Kaleb. In Timepiece the Hourglass are faced with trying to fix time when a man that used to work with them begins to steal memories from people as well as murdering people.

I really loved that this book was told in Kaleb's point of view! When I fist heard that it was being told from his perspective I wasn't sure how much I would like that. I the first book Kaleb was having a hard time in life and was often drunk or high and I was afraid that would happen throughout the book, but gladly the only time he was drunk was at the very beginning of the book.

Emerson's best friend Lily is in this book a lot more that it is in the first book. Though the entire story Kaleb and Lily slowly go from hate each other relationship to a I still hate you but I sort of like you relationship and I thought that was super cute, I loved it!

In both Hourglass and Timepiece I really loved the plots of both stories. Both stories have really interesting plots with the paranormal time powers that all of the teens in the hourglass have. The way the story is written is just really mind blowing and super unique, I just absolutely love it.

The first book, Hourglass is told in Emerson's point of view. It felt like there was a lack of Emerson in this story. I thought that there might be a little bit more of her in this sequel because she was the main character in Hourglass and I kind of missed her.


  1. Hourglass looks like a very mysterious series and I'm really eager to get my hands on it, especially after your review! I don't know what I'll make of switching POVs in a series but seems like almost everyone is loving it ;) Great review!

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  2. I read Hourglass in the beginning of the summer, but haven't read Timepiece. After reading your review, I look forward to reading the sequel. I want to know Kaleb's story, even though I know that I am going to miss Emerson as much as you did. Happy reading!

  3. I didn't like this one as much as Hourglass but I love Kaleb! I wanted Kaleb and Em to end up together *cries* Anyways Nice review

    Krazyyme @ Young Readers