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Nyxia
Nyxia | Scott Reintgen
A high-octane thriller . . . Nyxia grabs you from the first line and never lets go. Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Young Elites series Every life has a price in this sci-fi thriller that has the nonstop action of The Maze Runner and the high-stakes space setting of Illuminae. This is the first in a new three-book series called the Nyxia Triad that will take a group of broken teens to the far reaches of the universe and force them to decide what theyre willing to risk for a lifetime of fortune. Emmett Atwater isnt just leaving Detroit; hes leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a mystery, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth with enough money to take care of his family. Forever. Before long, Emmett discovers that he is one of ten recruits, all of whom have troubled pasts and are a long way from home. Now each recruit must earn the right to travel down to the planet of Edena planet that Babel has kept hiddenwhere they will mine a substance called Nyxia that has quietly become the most valuable material in the universe. But Babels ship is full of secrets. And Emmett will face the ultimate choice: win the fortune at any cost, or find a way to fight that wont forever compromise what it means to be human.
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Chrissyreadit
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Listened to on Drive to and from Arkansas. I love the narrator- the story was great too- it was its own story but reminded me of Enders Game and Hunger Games. @Avanders this has been on my IRL forever because of you- I can see why you love it.

Avanders Yay I‘m glad you liked it! And yes, that narrator‘s voice!!🙌🏽 5mo
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Chrissyreadit
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#bookspin for June

ozma.of.oz What gorgeous flowers! ❤️ 6mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 6mo
Annabethica If you like Anna and the French Kiss, try How to Keep a Boy From Kissing You 6mo
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Nute I like seeing flowers!🌸🌼🌺 6mo
Chrissyreadit @Nute @ozma.of.oz thank you! we planted a small wild flower patch and it‘s gorgeous in person. 6mo
Chrissyreadit @Annabethica thanks- I‘m adding it to my TBR. 6mo
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Chrissyreadit
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My #bookspin for May and fire for #Beltane.

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 7mo
CBee You need to get to #3 ♥️♥️😁😁 7mo
Chrissyreadit @CBee all I can say is I am free of school and excited to read! 🎉🙌🎊💥🥳 7mo
CBee @Chrissyreadit WOOT WOOT 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 7mo
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NotJerryWang
Nyxia | Scott Reintgen
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This book is a futuristic space setting on a spaceship. Emmett, is onboard a space shuttle sent by tech giant Babel with a bunch of other “poor” people to go to an alien planet to mine a material called Nyxia. They soon discover Babel‘s true intentions in the sequels.

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JillTheBookDragon
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I thought at first this might be a Christian book which is not a bad thing, but it turned out to be so much better. Hunger Games in space.

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MommyOfTwo
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Enjoying warmer weather and extra daylight while dinner is cooking on the grill.

kspenmoll How nice to be outside! 2y
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MommyOfTwo
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Received my #SFMBC book back today! This will be my next book. I‘m looking forward to seeing everyone‘s thoughts. This was a fun group to be in for the last two years.

ReadingRover I think this was probably one of my favorites in the group! After I read it I binged the rest of the series! 2y
MommyOfTwo @ReadingRover I just recently got the second one so I‘ve been waiting to reread the first before moving on. 2y
Avanders Oh me too! I recommend this audio all the time too.... great voice ☺️ 2y
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creampiss
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This is a good book, If a bit slow at first. I tried reading it a while back, but sort of gave up after the first chapter. However, I tried it again later and it was actually an excellent book! I'm about halfway through and enjoying it tremendously.

MrsBabki I agree! I liked it, but found it a dense read. I thought I would be a fast paced read - it wasn‘t for me. 2y
Omnis_Ace9 I see you 👁👁 3w
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reiddecillia
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Done Nyxia! What a great read! Loved the sci fi atmosphere with the element of competition! No time for a break though, my stack beside my bed keeps growing.

MrsBabki Did you not find the competition long and drawn out? 2y
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Alyson_reads
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I'm so proud of my first ever sewing project - book sleeves!!! I will definitely be making more.

LibrarianRyan Good job. 2y
Alyson_reads Thanks! 2y
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Shadowfat
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I thought this was an interesting concept. It's like hunger games but their actually all training to do a job. Now to read the second book!

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reiddecillia
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Comment which book you think I should read next!

LibrarianRyan Nyxia Because the series is complete, and Skyward does not even have the second book out yet. 2y
TheLibrarian I agree with @LibrarianRyan about Nyxia. 2y
Cfischbuch I vote Nyxia. 2y
reiddecillia Looks like I'm reading nyxia! Just from the cover I can tell this is going to be an epic read! Thanks to everyone who voted! 2y
MrsBabki Are done already? Maybe I should take on Nyxia - race you? 2y
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Zelma
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Friday night party going on at my house. 😂🍫🍫🍫

BookFreakOut Love this book so much! 2y
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ofbooksandme
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Is this book "Hunger games in space"? Yeah, probably. But it's so exciting that I just couldn't put it down and when I ended I actually screamed "whaaaat?" and had to check the next installment. So, if you like actiin and adventure, a few diverse characters and Hunger Games, check it out.

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tracey38
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Wow, it's only May and we are in the 90s with HIGH humidity. It's miserable out! In other news, I finished this one last night. It was a good book set in space. Nothing overly spectacular but I enjoyed it. Had some similar feels to Hunger Games, but in outer space. I do want to read the next one to find out what happens next on Eden.

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled What city are you in? Sounds like the weather in Baton Rouge where I am! 😓🥵 3y
tracey38 @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I'm in NC, the Raleigh area. Too much for just being May! This is July weather! I can't really take the heat/humidity even though I was born and raised in the south 3y
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tracey38
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Evening snack (maybe overindulged a bit) and the end of this book. Really wish I was able to read more than I have lately. I could use the distraction from life and the world.

hermyknee Same. 3y
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tracey38
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Finally getting a chance to relax with my current read. This book doesn't blow me away but it's a quick and easy read. Also updating my book planner, which I use to track my reads. Wish tomorrow wasn't Monday.

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tracey38
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So I had no idea what I wanted to read next. I decided to start this one again as it seems like a quick read. I haven't read many books set in space but the few I have read I enjoyed. I'm about a third of the way through and it seems like a fun story so far.

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Chrissyreadit
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An eclectic pile. Top four books from an Elster Swap @dlowe86 organized with a Facebook group, 3 #botm choices and 2 non fiction books I hope to peruse and find magic solutions in.

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tracey38
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Thank you so much for the book and card, @LaraReads for my birthday! That was so sweet of you. I am excited for the book.
#LitsyLove

LaraReads Aww! You are so welcome! I hope you had a really wonderful day yesterday! 💗💜💚💛 3y
tracey38 @LaraReads thank you. It wasn't too bad for being a Monday and having to work. 😉 3y
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Avanders
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4.5 ⭐️s. I believe the audio version is what deserves that extra half star-- excellent narration.

As for the story, I loved our protagonist, all of the characters with their different (If maybe a little stereotypical at times) personalities, the challenge, the setting, the goals, etc. I was totally pulled in. And I did immediately start book 2...

bookcollecter Is this somehow related to the ancient Greek Goddess NYX (sometimes called NOX)? 3y
Avanders @bookcollecter not in any way I can tell (yet - it's a trilogy) 😁 I highly doubt it.. nyxia is not a person... 3y
bookcollecter Oh...what is it? 3y
Avanders I don't think it's much of a spoiler, but I'm spoiling it just in case... it's an alien substance that can do alllll kinds of things. The premise of the book is that the recruits are flying to this other planet to help procure nyxia, but not all of them can go... 3y
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kstadt929
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This one reminded me of Hunger Games, but with one of my favorite subjects...space! I enjoyed the challenges Emmett faced and friendships/enemies he made. I am excited for the next book in this trilogy so I can learn what happens next!

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Allietaylor16
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My #24b4Monday stack!

Reviewsbylola Can‘t wait to read the Boyne! 3y
rekahlee Ooh, Strange the Dreamer is on my TBR! Hope you like it :) 3y
MelissaSue81 Ladder to the Sky was really good and I am excited to read the Hank Green book! 3y
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kstadt929
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I love that this book mentions football and the Wisconsin Badgers 🏈 That makes me one proud alumni!!! #onceabadgeralwaysabadger

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Inkblotsandcoffeestains
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My next read! I‘m so excited for this one 🤗 #nyxia

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kstadt929
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I could not have been reading a more perfect (space themed) book to try out one of my amazing new (space) bookmarks! So far this book reminds me of Hunger Games (if it took place in space) and I‘m really enjoying it ❤️ @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego 😉👌 That books sounds good 3y
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kstadt929
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What a lovely dedication ❤️

keys_on_fire That‘s beautiful ❤️ 3y
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kstadt929
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Taking a break for the first time today and starting this new one!

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MuddyPuddle
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Others have compared this book to a sci-fi Hunger Games, and other than having slightly more than one winner at the end, that‘s pretty much what it is. I loved the entire premise from the start and was pulled into the story immediately, which hasn‘t happened a whole lot lately. Nothing like “coming-of-age“ in outer space! Loved it - 4.5.

RadicalReader @MuddyPuddle gorgeous beyond words book cover 3y
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LibrarianRyan
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I am very much looking forward to @DuckOfDoom 's #sfftbrchallege. It is very reminiscent of last year's #beatthebacklist challenge. This year's beat the back list challenge was no where near as fun and the girl running it is pulling back and doing no more.

I love the guides (similar to the #booked2018) that let you find a category to match your book too. Very excited to participate.

DuckOfDoom Thanks for doing this fantastic break-up of the prompts! I can't find the time to make something with a beautiful background, it's looking so much better than what I posted 😀 3y
LibrarianRyan @DuckOfDoom you and anyone else is welcome to steal them! I do better with prompt pages. 😀 3y
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Endowarrior21
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Not how I wanted to spend my night. Possible kidney infection.

JHSiess Sending healing energy. 💛 3y
JoScho ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
vkois88 Oh no! I'm sorry :( but I love your tattoo... 3y
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wanderinglynn Oh no! Sending positive vibes your way. 💛💜 3y
ephemeralwaltz Hugs!! 3y
DHill Sorry to hear this. Sending positive thoughts your way. 3y
cobwebmoth Sending positive thoughts and hugs! 3y
Endowarrior21 Thank you all it is an kidney infection I will be staying overnight for treatment 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Oh no. Hope the treatment is quick and effective! 3y
Ddzmini Oh no hope you get better soon 3y
ReadingRover Feel better! 3y
LibrarianRyan Get better soon. 3y
Endowarrior21 I am home thank you all for the well wishes hopefully I will never get another one again this is not fun 3y
Endowarrior21 @vkois88 thank you it‘s not done yet still need to put the tree of life with it 3y
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Nitpickyabouttrains
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I liked this ya a lot. Space and also a competition and also a big evil company with questionable motives. It was a good story.

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MommyOfTwo
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16 books (6 alone and 10 with my kids)
I will be finishing a book today so that will make it 17.
My favorite this month was Nyxia.

#MarchWrapUp #IAmSweetMarch #BestReadOfMarch #MarchInBooks #WrapUp #MagicalMarch #MarchStats #ReadingResolutions #FavoriteMarchRead

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4y
vkois88 Yay! 4y
Jennick2004 Good gracious lady! 4y
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krismarie_7
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Thanks for tagging me @Jess7 ! ❤❤

1. Nyxia!!
2. Hmmm honestly no one buys me books without consulting me first 🙈
3. Splintered by A.G Howard!
4. Blogs book reviews for sure!
5. I'm a huge fan of the Illuminae files!!

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AnniesJournals
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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MommyOfTwo
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10 teenagers are picked to travel to a planet to mine Nyxia. They are trained and pitted against each other to see which 8 will make it. I really enjoyed this book and was ready to order the next one. To my disappointment it isn‘t out until July!!!!!!!

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MommyOfTwo
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Excited to start this one!!! #JumpsWithJoy #HappinessIsResistance

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Jaimelire
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Both my 14 year old son and my husband really enjoyed this book and can‘t wait for the next one to come out. Me, I enjoyed the first half, but found myself skimming through the last bit. My boys give it a thumbs up, I give it a so so. But since this is a YA book, and my son is 14....he gets the deciding vote👍

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Jaimelire
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My poor aching feet. Being a teacher to 31 four and five year old kids is like running a marathon for seven hours straight every day! Time for a soak and a good book. Hope to finish this one tonight. Night everyone and happy Valentine‘s day❤️♥️

AmyG My daughter is a school counselor for a K-8. She would understand. 4y
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