This is truly one of the most amazing time-traveler stories I ever read and for sure is among the best three books I’ve read this year. The plot is so full of twists that keeps us, the readers, on the edge on every page we turn. The description of the characters and their actions is so rich in details that we feel ourselves traveling together with Mattie or helping Trevor supporting her throughout the book.
When we talk about time traveling stories, classics like The Time Machine (H.G. Wells), or Timeline (Michael Crichton) are always remembered. This book is destined to be remember as one of the greatest science-fantasy time-travelers stories ever. The author wrote a masterpiece that deserves a massive audience and I am eager to read the sequence of this incredible saga. (read more here…)
This fun, fast read pulls you in quickly and sends you along time hopping and teleporting!
The author has created a time traveling world with its own special jargon: Trekkers, Splitters, Divvys, Boosts and more. There is a “Words and Terms” in the back to help follow the new buzz terms. The action is fast paced from beginning to end and…
Beyond the Map’s Boundary: A Timely Sort of Adventure by Nibi Soto is a fantasy adventure involving a family of time-travelers. Although aimed at the young adult market, I believe that it will appeal to many older adults as well. The characters are realistic and interesting. The action is tense and starts immediately; a quiet family picnic suddenly turns into a life-and-death struggle, a step in the wrong spot sends someone zooming back in time. (read more…)
Nancy Drew meets Kage Baker’s The Company. Nibi Soto has created an enjoyable world where time travel is a reality to Trekkers, a select few who have inherited the DNA and are gifted with the secret knowledge of their ancestors. Soto’s characters are refreshingly charming. This is a quick, fanciful read enjoyable for readers of all ages.
I would recommend Beyond the Map’s Boundary to readers of young adult, fantasy, paranormal, adventure, and mystery genres and especially to young fans of lighthearted time travel adventures. (read more…)
The Story Behind ‘Beyond the Map’s Boundary’
By Nibi Soto
My father was born with the ‘Travel Bug’ and passed it on to me. For as long as I can remember we were on the road every summer for the entire length of his vacation. He drove our family all over the United States, Canada and Mexico to see historical landmarks that made the subject of history in school come alive for my brothers and me. By the time I was 17 we had been in every state of the Union a minimum of four times each, with the exception of Hawaii and Alaska. After high school I traveled to both of them numerous times, as well as all over the world. I developed a fascination for world history the same as I had for American history.
To this day I get an indescribable thrill when I… (read more)
What do you consider as the most frustrating side of becoming a published author and what has been the most rewarding?
The most frustrating side of becoming a published author was trying to push through the walls that the publishers put up around them for new authors. This economy has made it very difficult for them and for anyone who has a dream of becoming published.
The most rewarding part of being published is knowing that something I enjoyed creating so much can now be shared with other fantasy lovers from all over the world. I absolutely love to… (READ MORE…)
If you like time travelers, you’ll love ‘Beyond the Map’s Boundary‘
You can order your copy of Beyond the Map’s Boundary at the author’s website here, although it will be available to order in most Virginia Beach bookstores.
Welcome to Book Marketing Buzz, Nibi. Can we begin by having you tell us a little about your book?
I’d love to. Beyond the Map’s Boundary is the story of Mattie and Trevor, two teenagers that discover they are anything but average when she starts having visions of past civilizations and witnessing historical scenes appearing on particles of light. Their easy going lives turn into a fast and furious chain of events as they stumble onto magical powers that they didn’t know they had. These new abilities help them narrowly escape the…(read more)
We received another review today from “The Book Faerie”, Jo Ann Hakola.
“You have to read almost three pages before this book grabs you and takes you “on the run! this is fast paced, full of action, and will totally fascinate young adult readers…”
You can read the entire review on her blog here…