by Kimberly Kinrade
genre: paranormal thriller, sci-fi
Sam is a seventeen year old living at Rent-A-Kid, an establishment that rents out children with paranormal powers to clients willing to pay the big bucks. In return for reading minds, at eighteen Sam is promised a new identity and admission into the college of her choice, but right before she’s let lose into the real world, something goes wrong. Sam talks back to one of her clients and back at the Rent-A-Kid infirmary, she sees something she should not. Now the girl who reads minds and the boy who controls them have to figure out how to escape Rent-A-Kid alive.
First, thank you Kimberly Kinrade for producing a quality manuscript. The last two books I read (and did not review) had so many typos that it drove me nuts. It’s sad that it’s rare enough to find a quality manuscript that I feel the need to point this out, but it is. No typos!
Now… I’ve spoken to the author and here’s the thing… for me to recommend this book, I feel the need to attach a content warning, but this content warning requires explanation and in that explanation there is a spoiler. There are two red button topics that I cannot get past when reading a book or watching a movie. While Forbidden Mind did not have either, it did have content that I know can be one of those topics for other people. I will include a reminder warning before I launch into the explanation and spoiler, but if you chose to skip over the last paragraph(s) and warning, do not hold it against me if you don’t like the book.