You’ll be racing toward the end when you check out this fast-paced and tightly-written novel. Highly recommended for teens, especially boys, and adults who like a creepy little tale.
The novel’s premise is a clever one, and Cohen paints an effective picture of the realities the characters inhabit. Cohen is clearly a talented writer: she can craft a compelling plot and knows how to keep her audience engaged.
Quill and Quire
If you're looking for a quick, fast-paced read, Mind Gap would be an excellent choice. It's action from the start and doesn't stop until the last page.
The Bodacious Pen
Fast-paced and compelling, this is a novel young readers will truly relate to. Marina Cohen’s well-crafted writing keeps the pages turning as we follow Jake on his journey through time. His emotional turmoil may be heightened by paranormal circumstances, but his feelings will be familiar to many readers. In the end we see him move through his rage and powerlessness, toward something more like responsibility and empowerment. A satisfying read.
Canadian Childrens Book News
… keeps you on the edge of your seat.
Marina Cohen’s chilling, paranormal thriller features a teen with feelings which will be familiar to many readers. It’s satisfying to see Jake eventually emerge from the thoughtless past behaviour which has hurt his family, to assuming responsibility by the end of the story.
Mind Gap is an absorbing story that ends with a poignant surprise.