LAURA POWELL reading levels

Laura Powell grew up in Wales and has a background in publishing. You can find her blog here:

The Burn Mark series is for Young Adults.  The Game of Triumphs is suitable for middle-graders.

bookcover of BURN MARK  by Laura PowellBURN MARK
(Burn Mark #1) 

Cleo is from a family of witches.  Only problem is that the danger of being hunted down and burned at the stake.  Lucas is the son of the Chief Prosecutor for the Inquisition.  You wouldn't think they'd have anything in common, but on one special day, both Cleo and Lucas develop the 'Fae' and in one fell stroke, their lives are inextricably bound together, whether they like it or not.

Word Count: 99,006
Page Count:   416
Accelerated Reading level: 5.7 / points: 16.0
AR quiz: 152439
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bookcover of WITCH FIRE  by Laura Powell
WITCH FIRE            June 4, 2013
 (Burn Mark #2) 

Lucas and Glory are hard at work in WICA (Witchkind Intelligence and Covert Affairs). As part of their training, they learn more about the witch-terrorist organization Endor.  There, they learn more about an experimental brain implant that blocks the power of the fae. It’s a dangerous procedure . . . more so than they could ever have imagined.

Page Count:   336
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 (The Game of Triumphs #1)

Fifteen-year-old Cat witnesses a deadly chase through the streets of London, and is drawn into a twisted world that lies just beyond our own: the Arcanum. There, an ancient and dangerous card game is played for life-changing prizes. Cat is determined to resist the influence of the Game Masters, the mysterious quartet of figures who control the players. But when she uncovers a secret from her own past in the Arcanum, the lure of the Game becomes impossible to resist.

Word Count: 67,280
 Page Count:   288
Accelerated Reading level: 5.9 / points: 11.0
AR quiz: 145593
Lexile: 810L

 (The Game of Triumphs #2)

The Game is broken, and now the whole world is threatened. 

Word Count: 93,356
Page Count:   384
Accelerated Reading level: 5.9 / points: 15.0
AR quiz:151842