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Shift

Shift is a YA urban sci-fi/fantasy by Kim Curran.

Scott Tyler has never done anything extraordinary and doubts he ever will. His younger sister Katie calls him a loser, and he knows it’s true so he doesn’t even complain about it.

But when he goes to a get-together with his sort-of friend and makes a fool out of himself – something happens. One second he’s up in the air, climbing a Pylon like he’s some kind of monkey to show off in one of his stupider moments – and the next second he’s on the ground like he was never up there.

That’s when Scott meets Aubrey. She’s beautiful, tough and mysterious – and she tells him he’s a “Shifter”, which means he has the ability to change any decision he’s ever made.

That’s a doozy. And welcome news to someone who never thought he’d do anything cool.

Yet Scott quickly learns that by messing around with his past choices the world around him is unraveling with horrifying, unanticipated consequences…

Shift was a ton of fun!

First off, it has an excellent concept and a prologue that hooks you. Second, Kim Curran keeps the novel consistently interesting and fast-paced.

Shift made me laugh before the first chapter was over and already gave me a quick, dynamic look at Scott and his fractured family life. It doesn’t take long for everything to connect, from the get-go it was zooming along!

This is an unpredictable, unexpected, suspenseful page-turner! Shift is pure entertainment without one dull moment – going from freaky and scary to hilarious and clever in seconds.

As you can see, I really, really liked Shift. There was no effort required to read it – it was almost cinematic.

Definitely recommend you pick up a copy of Shift tomorrow when it comes out!!!

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