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What would you do if you discovered that everything you’ve ever known to be your reality was a lie? What if…The things that go bump in the night, things you thought were simply a figment of your wild imagination are in fact very real? Would you live your life differently if you knew you were going to be corrected…erased from this world sometime around your sixteenth birthdWhat would you do if you discovered that everything you’ve ever known to be your reality was a lie? What if…The things that go bump in the night, things you thought were simply a figment of your wild imagination are in fact very real? Would you live your life differently if you knew you were going to be corrected…erased from this world sometime around your sixteenth birthday? You and your twin sister were never meant to be born. There will be no place to run…No place to hide…You won’t even know they’re coming…Do you have what it takes to survive your Correction? Do you have what it takes to leave your humanity behind?If your answer is yes then hold on tight... …it’s going to be one hell of a ride!...

Title : Sweet Sleep
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Sweet Sleep Reviews

  • Dianne
    2019-06-22 02:15

    They were identical twins in every way but they were never meant to be born and now is the time for the Correction. Kayn was the shining twin, bright, athletic, studious, the model daughter, student and friend. Chloe was the dark twin, flirtatious, devious, a wild child, everything and everyone was fair game. And then there was one. Kayn has survived a heinous blood bath at her home, but she shut down, comatose for months, unaware of the world around, but dealing with the world within her mind, trapped, until the day she stood at a crossroad in her mind, live or die, stay or go on. Kayn chose life, but she had no idea that the life she was returning to, would be filled with danger, immortal beings and another voice within her head. Was Chloe still alive within Kayn? They say twins have a special bond that transcends all. She is changing, losing a grip on her life, forced into a game of cat and mouse with her life and her soul are the prize. How will she out wit and out last forces she cannot recognize? Who will stand by her side? Was she ever meant to be born?Prepare for action, drama, visitors from beyond and revelations that will rock your world! To call Sweet Sleep intense just barely describes what Kayn goes through. So many secrets, so many lies, so many questions without answers. Kim Cormack’s ability to bring chaos and nail-biting action and intrigue to life in the world she has created in, without a doubt, phenomenal! She has used bold strokes and razor sharp pacing while flaying emotions raw, fleshing out life-size characters that jump off the pages! Brilliant dialogue is the icing on the cake!Unique in a world filled with fabulous fantasy, feel the story, see each scene and experience the loyalty for and the growth of one girl who never should have been, she was part of a “big mistake.” Will she survive her Correction?I received this copy from Kim Cormack in exchange for my honest review. A highly recommended read!Series: Children of Ankh - Book 1Publication Date: August 5, 2014Publisher: Corvallis PressGenre: Paranormal Fantasy | Science FictionPrint Length: 524 pagesAvailable from: Amazon |  Barnes & NobleFor Reviews & More:

  • Chandra Fry
    2019-06-01 05:19

    Absolutely Amazing!This book was amazing! The story was unique and the characters were fascinating! I was glued to the pages and simply could not put this book down! A must read!

  • Azee {UnderCover Critique}
    2019-06-08 08:52

    The Good:The story started with no dilly-dallying. I was introduced to a set of characters that are no less than intriguing. From the start, I was acquainted with the twin, Chloe and Kayn Brighton. This twin cannot be more different. Chloe is the popular and prettier one and guys fall head over heels with her. On the other hand, Kayn is the complete opposite. She thinks she is the lesser of the twin. There's also a guy character, Kevin who will play a big part in the story later on. I absolutely love the monsters in this story. They were harrowing, ruthless and have thirst for blood. The monsters are exactly the sorts of monsters that everyone have nightmares about. These monsters are literally the best monsters one could ask for. The idea of the conflict of the story is definitely a good one. It was unheard of. The Correction and how the twin caused it was an idea that is so marvelous. I absolutely love it.The Bad:In the beginning, a whole bunch of characters was introduced. However, I felt like Kayn's twin, Chloe was almost nonexistent and nearly an insignificant character based on how little I have seen of her. Chloe is definitely an important character later on in the story but by the way she was handled, it's almost like she was not. The story was not lagging in the introduction but instead, it was too fast. I feel like the story took off without setting a solid ground for it to stand on. Tragedies happened to characters that I don't even feel attached to yet. This is mainly because although the characters were mentioned, it was only done offhandedly and in a manner of which it was only because of the necessity to get the characters known to readers.Also, I think they were just too many characters. New characters just seems to popped up every few chapters. The Ugly:I am absolutely tired of a main character that be like "I'm pretty but not that pretty for a guy to fall in love with me". What makes it worst is that one twin feels she is less pretty and less outgoing than the other one. I feel like it's an overused sentiment. Also, I hate it how Kayn realised that Kevin became hot in the seven months she was in comatose. Apparently, he became handsome because of a heavy emotional stress. Well, maybe his growth spurts was activated because of the emotional baggage? But, still, it's not possible for him to grow some muscles unless he work out! So, at first Kevin was an unattractive dork but a few months Kayn was in comatose, she woke up to a handsome man who finally realises that he loves her. How lucky.Overall, I give this book 3 stars because I think it has a pretty solid story and an intriguing one definitely. However, it also have a lot of minor setbacks that irritates me and of which I can't ignore. Nevertheless, it was an enjoyable read and one that I do not regret.

  • Jackie
    2019-06-16 06:20

    Kayn’s world was destroyed in one night. Her family and her twin sister taken away from her. She was left for dead, but survived. But, surviving is just the beginning. Finding out what she really is and how she must now protect herself will be the hardest journey. Kayn isn’t alone in this though. With her best friend, Kevin, beside her with his own powers and their new budding relationship they will face challenges that will change them both. Can Kayn survive and will her relationship with Kevin last?This was a great first book in this series. The creation of the world, the tiers and clans are well crafted. Within the world are the diverse characters, even the twins are unique. Kayn and Kevin are the most diverse characters. You get to see them grow and change through the trials and training they go through. In a bit of typical fashion, Kayn and Kevin still go through the teenage growing pains of jealousy and love, but the biggest challenge to them is the acceptance of their new life that parallels their current teenage life. Kim Cormack weaves a great paranormal young adult book. This is a strong start to a series that I am looking forward to continuing. If you are looking for a new series that will have you craving more, than you will want to pick up this book ASAP.

  • Star
    2019-06-20 03:04

    Chloe and Kayn Brighton are twins who may look identical, but they have very different personalities. Chloe’s the ‘naughty’ twin, who doesn’t hesitate to use her beauty to beguile boys and men alike while Kayn is the ‘nice’ twin, who is more sensitive and sweet. When an unspeakable tragedy befalls Kayn and her family, she’s got to stand up and fight. She’s not alone, however, and must depend on some new found allies to help her figure out what is the truth behind her existence. SWEET SLEEP is a beautiful fantasy story which will appeal to fans of some of the best-selling fantasy series out there. I was immensely impressed with the author’s writing style, characters, and believable mythos. The line between fantasy and reality is blurred in a way which is credible. The themes of love, resurrection, change, and death were handled adroitly in a manner which teens and adults will understand and relate to in many ways. SWEET SLEEP is a great story with plenty of action, some romance, and great fantasy elements. I am definitely looking forward to book 2!

  • Nicole
    2019-06-11 02:06

    "Sweet Sleep" by Kim Cormack is the first book in the "children of Ankh" series and follows twin sister Kayne through the tragedy of her "correction" an into the life of an immortal. Kayne is a sweet, naïve 17 year old young woman, who struggles in the shadow of her more popular and enchanting twin sister Chloe. Her biggest focus is running and her best friend Kevin, until tragedy strikes and changes everything that Kayne knows and holds dear. This is my first Kim Cormack book and I was overwhelming pleased, giving this book 5 hearts. This book starts off a little slow, but once it gets going it's a page turner. I did feel at times it was a little long and had too quick of scene and conversation transitions that slows it down because I had to go back to follow along, but it was still a great read. The cliff hanger ending left me wanting the next book. ***Reviewed for Romance Authors that Rock***

  • Becky Cox
    2019-06-06 09:16

    3.5 Star RatingI was gifted a copy of this book for an honest review.Sweet Sleep started with a bang with gruesome murders and got my attention. The twins Kayn and Chloe couldn't be more different and that is explained later in the book. I had a hard time connecting to the characters. I wish that the author had concentrated on developing and maintaining a connection with the main characters rather than just adding more and more people to the mix. As a result, I found it difficult to connect with any one character. This is a solid story line and interesting series being developed. It is a YA, which I enjoy reading. Sweet Sleep starts the Children of Ankh series and I definitely see potential for a great story. I enjoyed this novel, just felt a bit disconnected from it. Reviewed for Jo&IsaLovesBooks Blog

  • Lisa
    2019-06-11 07:52

    Fast paced, exciting, heart wrenching amazing book!My, Kayn the main character has been through it all in this book. I just wanted to jump in there and hug here at times. Superb writing, you felt every scene, every emotion. It was vividly expressed. I don't want to give any plot away. But, how do you choose between your best friend, your twin, your family? What if you had another world to go to? But, the price is high? So high you might never be the same again. If everyone you loved, mom, dad your sister and friends would be in danger or way worse what would you pick?This is a great read! Loved it!

  • Angela
    2019-06-11 07:03

    This book makes me feel like I'm reading an ARC. Too many damn adverbs, too much repetition. Did I need to know that "two fluffy, lounging felines could always be easily seen from the dining room table. Those cats were always laying there. It was as though they hadn't moved an inch in years."That's the reason this book is 500 fucking pages. It could probably be 200 if the chaff was cut.

  • kariny
    2019-06-04 07:59

    *I received a free copy from the author in exchange for an honest review*MY REVIEWKayn Brighton seems to be living the perfect life. She has loving parents, a best friend-Kevin and her identical twin, Chloe. The Brighton twins love each other but their personalities are more different. Chloe is more of the 'popular' type. When i read the synopsis i wasn't to sure what this book was about but the first chapters were so gripping! The first chapters were horrifying and gut wrenching when a huge tragedy befalls their family. Kayn is left alone but suddenly Kevin seems to have grown much more attractive. He's with her all the time and helps her overcome all the hardships that were coming to her like a huge tidal wave. Their goofy friendship soon turns into something more. I was so emotionally shell shocked when i read the first half of this book! It was simply gut-wrenching but beautiful at the same time. This author wrote so beautifully that i felt so bad when i read it! Their was so much love and caring in that family that it really touched my heart.Thing is, The twins weren't supposed to exist. They were supposed to be one soul that had split into two. Until they reach the age of eighteen, their souls are free for the taking and three clans are like in a race to get to them. The Triad, Ankh and Trinity clan. They were so many attempts on their lives that it doesn't take long for Kayn to realize that she and her sister were not normal. The correction means they have to be corrected. Since they were never meant to exist as two, they have to be corrected and hence become one by merging. But who will take control of the body? The second part of the book is mostly about her adjusting to her new clan , her growing relationship with Kevin and learning to defend herself. Because even though she is under the protection of a clan, until she's eighteen her soul is still free for the taking! I love her clan, especially Frost! I think we'll be seeing much more of him in the second book! The ending was so bittersweet and i so wonder what the hell is going to happen next??Great writing and AMAZING emotion in this book! Can't wait to find out what happens next!

  • We Said It: Literary Reviewsw/ Ts Blogging
    2019-06-06 10:13

    Title: A Publisher’s ReadKim Cormack “Sweet Sleep”Reviewed by T’s Blogging9/7/149:57 p.m.Have you ever read a book that you could not wait till the end, but you really did not want it to be over? You could spend the rest of your life submerged in the tale, because it was just that darn good! It was so well-written that you could not help but to share the title with a friend or in my case with a publishing company I work for. It was so mind blowing that the owners of McWood Publishing voted this a MUST READ page turner! Kim Cormack’s “Sweet Sleep” is considered a Publisher’s Read, because any publishing house in their right mind would be honored to publish this work.From the cover to the prologue and throughout the entire book I was craving for more, and what Kim Cormack gave me was beyond my imagination. A story about a girl that was so much more than a girl, who falls in love, overcomes tragedy, and evolves into more than she ever knew she could be. Cormack’s, Kayn Brighton was faced with death, life, change, and peace. And when all seemed lost her best friend Kevin stood right beside her. As Kayn fights for her soul and her family she is continuously on the side of great lost, but there is something about this girl that makes her so special. And as a reader you want to ride along as she pursues her journey through life to discover what that spark is.This YA novel is filled with fantasy-like creatures, demons, battles, love, reincarnation, and heeded messages for the reader. Two of my favorite quotes from this novel were, “We are always so much stronger than we believe ourselves to be” and “All heroes are born out of embers that linger from the fire of great tragedy;” so very true Cormack.Now, while I love this book some may mention that it is too long or seems a bit stretched, but in my opinion Cormack allowed the story to be evolved at a pace that was needed. She allowed the reader to use their own imagination without being overly descriptive. “Sweet Sleep” is a finessed read. Well done Kim Cormack.*****I give Sweet Sleep, five out of five stars!Happy reading!T’s Blogging

  • Elle Klass
    2019-05-31 08:00

    Sweet Sleep by Kim Cormack is an intense YA novel reminding me something of Alyson Noels Immortal series. Don’t get me wrong the novel and series is quite unique. Kayn and Chloe are twins, completely opposite in every way except their identical looks. Kayn the light innocent twin who doesn’t attract guys, loves to run and has few friends except Kevin. Chloe the dark twin who attracts guys to the point of their insanity. They were special from conception. Suspense and action fill the story from the start when Kayn is brutally knifed and spends months in the hospital in an induced coma while her body heals. Her best friend Kevin stays by her side. In the months of her coma Kevin changes from a puny teen to a tall, muscled sizzling hot guy. When she awakes her life is different, she’s different – neither she nor Kevin are what she thought. It’s at this point she becomes familiar with immortals and the Ankh discovering the secret behind her and Chloe’s conception.The novel is long but fast paced and intense. I easily read the first hundred pages before I realized it. My mind was so focused on the story I didn’t want to put it down. There’s fighting, secrecy, legends, vile beasts, telepathic communication and more.For readers who love a fantastic yet realistic story filled with scheming and passion this is the book.

  • Ann
    2019-06-15 05:00

    Let me go ahead and say that I kept putting this book on the side seeing I had other things to read for school but once I picked it up, I couldn't put it down. The plot, the characters, everything was impeccable. We start the book off with Kayn, a girl that seems pretty normal. She has a best friend named Kevin and a family that loves her a lot. After a day of running, a man comes and attacks her home and family. She and her brother are the only ones to survive, seeing that her brother wasn't there. Being in a coma for 7 months, she has some problems coping with her life. Finding out that it is her and her brother in life. With Kevin's help, it seems to go back to normal. When Kayn starts to see her dead sister Chloe, she knows something isn't right. Chloe posses her body at time, making her have no control. She can read people's minds and can move things if she thinks about it for a while. What could be causing all of this to be happen? Read the book to know! Fans of Stephen King's Carrie or Michelle Hodkins' Mara Dyer series or even the Beautiful Creators series will enjoy this book. This book is beautiful and will enjoy this book a whole lot. You will be happy with what you spent your money on!

  • Cindellynn
    2019-06-22 10:20

    I give this book 5 fangs. This book was a gift from the author and Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock for an honest review. Kayn and Chloe are twins, one of them was not meant to be in this world. Kayn is the good twin and Chloe is the bad twin. Kayn is used to being overlooked because of Chloe, the only thing she has is her bestfriend Kevin. Close to the twins sixteenth birthday they are corrected. Will one survive?The book was written in third person making it easy to follow. My favorite character is Kayn, because she goes through difficult obstacles throughout the story and finds a way to overcome them. She is funny, smart, kind, and brave. The book had romance and action in it, there was a lot of sarcasm too. I was kept on my toes throughout the book. I'd recommend this book to mature readers because of some of the events in the book. If you want romance, action, and comedy I recommend this book! Independent Reviewer for Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock.

  • Laura Mcgee
    2019-06-09 07:12

    This is a really great book! I fell in love with the characters and felt there pain and their happiness. Kayn has lost most of her family and nearly lost her own life. Kaun and her twin Chloe was never supposed to be born and when Chloe started to use her gifts things got more messed up. So a correction was in order only not all died. Kayn lived and now she has to join with Chloe spirt. After nearly a year in a coma Kayn wakes up to find her best friend Kevin by her side. When push comes to shove a lot is revealed for the couple. Can they save each other or will one be lost forever? I give this a 5 fang review.

  • Mary Grieder
    2019-06-09 03:05

    An incredible tale from beginning to end! This wonderfully crafted story will definitely leave you wanting more. The author, Kim Cormack, shows an imagination not seen in the majority of print these days and you can most certainly tell that she is nowhere near finished. I expect nothing but amazing things from Ms. Cormack in the coming years...she is sure to be incredibly influential on a literary scene that was begging to be explored. I can't wait to see where her fantastical world takes me next! Well done!

  • Haley McGee
    2019-06-13 07:54

    I could not put this book down!! Kim has a knack for pulling you in to her characters world and not letting you go. I was able to envision each character in my head and felt what they were feeling. I for one feel for the Brighton twins. If my family was brutally murdered I would be holding on tight to the last person left in my life that makes me feel grounded and safe. I can not wait to read book 2 in the series to see how Chloe & Kayn's gifts progress.

  • Alison Fredrick
    2019-06-19 07:14

    I can't wait for the next book! I hope it comes out really soon. I have to say other than Kayn and Kevin, Frost, Lexi and Gray are my favourite characters so far. Do Lexi and Gray ever get together? I hope so!

  • Karrine Elizabeth
    2019-05-29 08:04

    I have waited months for this novel to be released after reading chapter one. I was entrenched in this book within the first 10 pages. Wonderful character development. Twists and turns I never would have expected.

  • Althea Tsoula
    2019-06-16 08:51

    I cried right in the middle of a Starbucks, so embarrassing, but I couldn't stop reading. It was compelling. I couldn't put it down. I'm terrified for the next one to come out, but I can't wait. I need to know what happens!!!

  • Alexia Vale
    2019-06-14 03:04

    It was the right amount of sad, scary and funny! Definitely my type of book!

  • BooKss101|Miranda
    2019-05-28 03:09

    My review :)

  • Haley McGee
    2019-06-14 03:01

    Loved this book, could not put it down!!!!!!!

  • Anky Singh
    2019-05-27 09:18

    I'd been kinda hesitant while requesting this book for review. The reason was that the blurb told me nothing about the story. The blurb was also why I requested it. I was intrigued by it. I wanted to know what a correction was. I wanted to know about this new story.And now I do.Sweet Sleep is what The Hunger Games and Divergent might have had as a baby if they hooked up. I'm serious.Kayn was an awesome and strong protagonist. She was a fighter from the start and I loved her. I loved her sense of humor even more!Kevin was the perfect best friend to-be boyfriend ever! I loved their friendship and just how much they understood each other. Their bond was so well displayed that it touched my heart.All of the supporting characters had their own unique quirks and I loved them all.Sweet Sleep was fast paced, full of adventure, exciting, heart breaking and heart warming all at the same time.It's been a while since I've laughed along with a character as much as I did with Kayn and Kevin. I've also not cried as much as I did with them.So yeah, Sweet Sleep has left me emotionally wrecked and I have no idea what I'm gonna do with my self.I got this book as a review copy from Fiction-Atlas (Thanks!) and I really hope I'll be able to acquire the next book in the series. I have to read it!

  • Nikki
    2019-06-18 08:01

    Sweet Sleep by Kim Cormack is a 5 star read only because I can’t give it anymore. This book was all over the place but not in the way that makes you want to run in the opposite direction, but in the way that it could belong to so many different genres. This book was fascinating from start to finish and I can’t wait to get stuck into the rest of the series

  • Tresa
    2019-06-08 09:16

    I was blown away by this book!! Just epic!! The storyline was unique and interesting, you just didn't want the story to end!! I loved all of the characters, especially Kayn, whose whole world comes crashing down when almost her whole family is murdered. Just a great story that leaves you wanting more!!!

  • Karen Turner
    2019-06-10 05:03

    Oh, I love this series. It's made me cry & laugh.Learning to remake your life is not easy. Especially when you lose everyone you love. But new friends(immortals) are your new family now. Couldn't put the book down, and went right into reading the next one.

  • Joel Crofoot
    2019-06-11 04:58

    This book follows the story of Kayn, the strong one, who grew up in the shadow of her identical twin sister, Cloe, the pretty one. Unbeknownst to them they have been supernaturally provided these gifts, and not everyone is happy about it. In fact, something has come to put an end to what was never supposed to have been, Kayn and Cloe, and attempts to do so by brutally murdering their family, leaving only Kayn barely surviving. While in that sweet sleep of a coma she is reunited with her family and meets some new beings that explain some of her supernatural history, but can she survive long enough to join her clan? Can she help her sister be rejuvenated without losing herself?This story will pull every gut wrenching emotion from you as you follow the harrowing journey. The world building is reminiscent of Neil Gaiman, but with the author's own special twists that incorporate a darker phenomenology. Once you start reading you won't be able to stop, even when you feel like you need to take a breather. You will be glad you picked this up, but you won't be the same afterward.

  • Amy_Read to My Heart's Content
    2019-06-14 04:04

    Original Review at: received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion of it.My Thoughts:As soon as the first chapters begin to unfold in Sweet Sleep, we are thrust into a tumultuous event that really sets the stage for the dark future our main characters are running into headlong. It is gruesome incident that rocks the small town as well as everyone that is close to the twins, Kayn and Chloe. But that is just the beginning.Sweet Sleep explores the concepts of destiny, reincarnation, and magic in a way that I haven't seen before. The Children of Ankh are a new and creative way of digging into the "immortals" and the magic they hold. Although the plot was extremely interesting, I did feel like there was, at times, information overload. Some of the explanations were too long, and others seemed to be repeated a few times throughout the book. Kayn and Chloe, the twins and main characters, were intriguing characters. I have twin sons, so I always love to read stories that involve some type of twin interaction. Kayn and Chloe seem to share some intense abilities that are imaginative and interesting as well as a tad sad too. I also enjoyed the other characters in the Ankh group, including Frost and Grey. They were interesting and also added humor to the dark story. I didn't really cozy up to Kevin at all. I liked him as the friend, but anything else and it just didn't play out for me. Even though I enjoyed the characters I did feel like there were just too many characters being introduced, especially towards the end. I didn't get to really know some of these characters because I was trying to keep up with all the others that were being brought into the story at an alarming rate. The story was also really long and I would have liked it to have been shortened or perhaps, made into another short story? I'm not sure how that could have played out. There is a love triangle involved (or perhaps a love square) but it is not like the other triangles we have seen in other romance novels. It will be interesting to see how this plays out for the major characters. All in all, Sweet Sleep is an originative journey into the magical characters we are introduced to as they sort through the physical and emotional pain they have to experience to become even greater.

  • Kaila
    2019-06-15 02:53

    For me parts of this confused me.. and then found me later.. lol. It was a very exciting book.. it was fast paced.. it moved.. and it was very intriquing and interesting. I couldn't wait for it to be over... and yet I didn't want it to end.. there is love.. hardships.. anger.. parts made me smile.. parts made me want to throw things against the wall.. lol it was very good story and im glad i got to review it