From New York to Seattle, the present to the future, this fun, if messy, sequel to Zodiac Saga 1 takes Lancaster and his gang on a journey to find the Gems in order to help the Elders, the Zodiac gods. But soon after they start, they get severely sidetracked by a series of zany events, such as an unfair trial, crazy weather, silhouette zombies, unhelpful gods and their wily children, and the potential end of the world. By Lancaster’s side are Sofia, Taurus’s daughter; Judas, an undead ghoul; and Peter, the driver. Can Lancaster overcome a constant onslaught of trials and tribulations to uncover the truth about himself, or will the world fall to ruin on his watch? Fortunately, between the well-defined smaller stakes, the plot twists, and the breakneck speed, this is an escapade that will certainly keep young readers on their toes. While this novel could use stronger connective tissue, there’s no denying this scramble against constant destruction will be fun for an upper middle grade audience. - Publishers Weekly

                                       An entertaining and magical read that is sure to appeal to young readers who enjoy sci-fi and fantasy, Zodiac Saga 2 The Balance of Power by Kaitlyn McKnight continues to open up a world of adventure and suspense. The book continues the Zodiac Saga strong cast of characters including protagonist Lancaster and his friends, charming Peter, ghoulish Judas, and the fearless Sofia. The personalities, powers, and characteristics of the Zodian gods are also very intriguing and will be sure to delight and surprise. Along their journey the kids come across all kinds of challenges. For such a young author, McKnight has a fascinating imagination which is sure to fill many more books in the series with absorbing tales of wonder. - Red City Reviews                                                                                        

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"Kaitlyn McKnight – an obviously very self-possessed young woman – has gone two steps farther than most: she shared her story with others (a huge hurdle for most budding authors) and has seen her first effort go to print. Kaitlyn is doing it. She “finished what she started” and that is no mean feat." - Steve Davidson for Amazing Stories