The Taking of Jake Livingston
Get Out meets Holly Jackson in this YA social thriller where survival is not a guarantee.
Sixteen-year-old Jake Livingston sees dead people everywhere. But he can't decide what's worse: being a medium forced to watch the dead play out their last moments on a loop, or being at the mercy of racist teachers as one of the few Black students at St. Clair Prep. Both are a living nightmare he wishes he could wake up from. But things at St. Clair start looking up with the arrival of another Black student - the handsome Allister - and for the first time, romance is on the horizon for Jake.
Unfortunately, life as a medium is getting worse. Though most ghosts are harmless and Jake is always happy to help them move on to the next place, Sawyer Doon wants much more from Jake. In life, Sawyer was a troubled teen who shot and killed six kids at a local high school before taking his own life. Now he's a powerful, vengeful ghost, and he has plans for Jake. Suddenly, everything Jake knows about dead world goes out the window as Sawyer begins to haunt him. High school soon becomes a different kind of survival game - one Jake is not sure he can win.
Journey into the captivating world of "The Taking of Jake Livingston" by Ryan Douglass, a thrilling tale that explores the boundaries of reality and the depths of human consciousness.
Follow Jake Livingston, a young man who finds himself trapped in an inexplicable loop, reliving the same day over and over again. As he navigates this enigmatic cycle, he encounters a mysterious woman named Elara, who possesses extraordinary abilities.
Together, Jake and Elara embark on a quest to unravel the secrets behind Jake's predicament. They uncover a hidden world of alternate dimensions and powerful entities that manipulate the fabric of time. Along the way, they encounter danger, deception, and unexpected alliances.
"The Taking of Jake Livingston" is a thought-provoking exploration of identity, perception, and the nature of reality. Ryan Douglass masterfully weaves together elements of science fiction, mystery, and philosophy, creating a story that will grip readers from beginning to end.
Dive into the compelling narrative of "The Taking of Jake Livingston" and immerse yourself in a world where the boundaries of reality are constantly shifting. Discover the truth behind Jake's predicament, the origins of Elara's powers, and the ultimate fate of their intertwined destinies.
Available for free online reading at digeebooks.com, Ryan Douglass' "The Taking of Jake Livingston" is an unforgettable journey that will challenge your perceptions and leave you pondering its mysteries long after you finish the final page.