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The Alchemy of Forever: An Incarnation Novel

The Alchemy of Forever: An Incarnation Novel - Avery Williams My Rating: 3.5 One awesome thing about The Alchemy of Forever is that the book's an original, that is, Avery Williams didn't copy any other ideas used before in the paranormal genre. Which is big. And this beautiful cover sure helps. Given a potion from Cyrus, Sera can jump from body to body, her soul overtaking other people's bodies, causing the original souls in the bodies to die, in order to survive. This way, Sera can live forever. However, six hundred years of murdering people and being under the watchful eyes of her control-freak boyfriend Cyrus makes Sera want to finally die, and find out what happens in the afterlife. However, that doesn't happen and Sera accidentally takes over a girl named Kailey's body when Kailey happened to be in a car crash. Now Sera has to decide what to do in Kailey's body, especially when Cyrus appears, looking for her. The huge thing is that Cyrus' weapon is immortality, meaning he can take over anyone's body to locate Sera without Sera knowing where and what body Cyrus is in, making Cyrus the ultimate evil enemy. Cyrus is also the leader of the Incarnates, other people he turned immortal like Sera, and has a firm iron grip on them. Even Sera's best friend is afraid of Cyrus. The main thing in The Alchemy of Forever that was misleading (and also the reason why I didn't give the book a rating of 4.0/5.0) is that the book isn't mainly focused on Sera's love for Noah. Sera does have a crush on Kailey's neighbor, Noah, and she does love him (even though I can't see how in such a short time), but the novel basically focuses on the topic of Sera trying to get away from Cyrus and not much is focused on Noah's and Sera's relationship. As I see it right now, Sera can live without Noah. I will definitely check out the next book in the Incarnation series due to the huge cliffhanger at the end of the book: Did Cyrus take over Noah's body? (My theory on how Noah texted alchemy in the word game to Sera.) ohdamnbooks: the alchemy of forever