The Eighth Day

The Eighth Day

eBook - 2014
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When newly orphaned Jax Aubrey awakes to a world without people the day after his thirteenth birthday, he thinks it's the apocalypse. But then the next day is a regular old Thursday. Has Jax gone crazy? What's going on? Riley Pendare, Jax's sort of clueless eighteen-year-old guardian, breaks the news: Jax just experienced the Eighth Day, an extra twenty-four-hour period between Wednesday and Thursday. Some people, like Jax and Riley, have the ability to live in all eight days. But others, like Evangeline, the teenage girl who's been hiding in the house next door for years, exist only on this special day.At first it's awesome to have a secret day. But as Jax gets to know the very guarded Evangeline, he discovers that she is the sought-after key to an ancient spell rooted in Arthurian legend. And Riley--who forgets to pay bills and buy groceries!--is sworn to keep her safe from those who want to use her to eliminate the seven-day world and all who live there.Jax tries to protect Evangeline, but with his new friend's life on the line, as well as the threat of human destruction, he is faced with an impossible choice: trigger a real apocalypse or sacrifice Evangeline. With a whole extra day to figure things out, it couldn't be too hard . . . right?
Publisher: 2014
ISBN: 9780062272171
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Masonhull
Dec 15, 2017

navy_wolf_412 There is a sequel it is called The Inquisitor's Mark.

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navy_wolf_412
Oct 15, 2017

I wish there was a sequel.

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shy31
Aug 16, 2016

Loved it

Blue_Cheetah_345 Jun 06, 2015

EPIC!!!!

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hatchet123
Apr 21, 2015

Really enjoyed the book I hope there will be another.

JCLDianeH Jan 08, 2015

An interesting twist on magic and old legends.

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joywolf83
Jul 21, 2014

Complex and confusing plot. Maybe boys would like better, but I don't know if theyd stick around with the interlayered storylines

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orange_fox_293
Oct 19, 2015

orange_fox_293 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 15

Blue_Cheetah_345 Jun 06, 2015

Blue_Cheetah_345 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 25

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Annabeth17
Jun 19, 2015

thirteen-year-old Jax Aubrey discovers a secret Eighth Day with roots tracing back to Arthurian legend. Fans of Percy Jackson will devour this first book in a new series that combines exciting magic and pulse-pounding suspense. When Jax wakes up to a world without any people, he assumes it's the zombie apocalypse. But when he runs into his eighteen-year-old guardian, Riley Pendare, he learns that he's really in the Eighth Day--an extra day sandwiched between Wednesday and Thursday. Some people--like Jax and Riley--are Transitioners, able to live in all eight days, while others, including Evangeline, the elusive teenage girl who's been hiding in the house next door, exist only on this special day. There's a reason Evangeline's hiding. As the descendant of the powerful wizard Merlin, her magic is highly sought by corrupt Transitioners who want to use her to destroy the seven-day world. Torn between protecting his new friend and saving the human race from destruction, Jax is faced with an impossible choice. Even with an eighth day, time is running out.

Blue_Cheetah_345 Jun 06, 2015

in this post apocalyptic world or should I say day recently orphaned Jax Aubrey becomes a transitioner a skill that is inherited by one or more parent. Every week between Thursday and Friday is a grunsday a day in a different dimension. in this amazing thriller

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Siyuan Huang
Jun 22, 2016

"He may have an extra day . . . but he's running out of time."

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