New York Times bestselling author Lauren Myracle offers a spine-tingling, unforgettable story of friendship gone very, very wrong. Lauren Myracle brings her. Bliss. Lauren Myracle, Author. Abrams/Amulet $ (p) ISBN Raised on a commune, year-old Bliss Inthemorningdew has been. horror; more icky than scary. Read Common Sense Media’s Bliss review, age rating, and parents guide. more icky than scary. Lauren Myracle ยท Horror;

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It was also very suspenseful.

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Also in between the chapters are portions of a handwritten diary by someone with the initial S. Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. The dialogue between the characters โ€” especially between Myraclf and Sandy โ€” is consistent and natural. As time goes on Bliss starts to see the real side of Sandy. As Bliss settles into a “normal” teen life, she begins lauten notice something strange at Crestview, an ominous feeling and a wicked voice that hangs around one building in particular.

The murders don’t really have anything to do with Bliss and what’s happening with her, but as was Myracle’s intention, it created a really creepy ambiance. Stay up to date on new reviews. This is a very nyracle world than the commune My favorite part of this book was how Myracle slowly builds the tension. On top of coping myarcle an elite private school, Bliss has “the sight” and hears a chilly voice telling her she is “the key.

I do want to talk to some teens about this and see what they think. She’s nervous about fitting in and making friends, but not to the point of silencing her opinions, particularly about h So if you take Mtracle Manson, The Andy Griffith Show, the Civil Rights Movement, hippies, and a ghost story, mix it all up and throw it into a fancy-pants school in Atlanta, you’ll have “Bliss.

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Preview โ€” Bliss by Lauren Myracle. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? This is teen horror in every way. I blkss I read the companion novel at some point, Rhymes with Witches, and Goodreads tells me that I really liked it. And, you know I’m going to say it, right?

It worked and then some. Myracle’s end notes about that event might even prompt some to read Bugliosi’s account. Overshadowing, or perhaps illuminating, the story are pages, in between chapters, containing excerpts from the Charles Manson Family trial during that timeframe.

Amen to everything you just said. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Now, to state the obvious: She’s living with her conservative grandmother, and she feels really out of place when she goes to school for the first time. At first, Bliss is motivated by her desire to offer a bit of compassion to a person who hasn’t received much in her life.

Get full reviews, ratings, muracle advice delivered weekly to your inbox. What was awful about the book was the crazy supernatural plot line.

Also at first the historical details really served a purpose of establishing setting and charac Two and a half stars, really. The paranormal storyline mingled perfectly with the actual dark facts that occurred at that time to culminate in one of the most enthralling horror books I’ve ever read.

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Abrams; Reprint edition January 1, Language: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I was not expecting this at all when I began this book, pauren this book alone ensures Lauren Myracle is, for the time being, on my radar. English Choose a language for shopping. Customers who bought this item also bought. It all felt pretty uneven and I’m really not sure who the audience is. First of all, I didn’t like how Sarah Lynn died – I didn’t find it plausible or at all romantic that she died by falling off a giant toilet.


The writing flowed well. Bliss is very naive and is willing to overlook some extreme character flaws in the people around her. Regarding her own children’s reading, she says “As a mom, I want my kids to read any book they want!

That sinister work-up was awesome. This book was more than just a ghost story, and it was also more than a simple high school drama. Bliss soon finds out a secret about the school that will change the way she t Bliss, by Lauren Myracle is the book that I was reading and the book is about a fourteen year old girl named Bliss.

I didn’t like how the side characters represented only one thing at a time: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

So basically, this book is about a girl named Bliss In the Morning Dew. The climax wasn’t really what I wanted it to blisss, though.

When Myarcle read the jacket, I was thinking it would be reminiscent of the ‘s horror films that I loved, but boy was I ever wrong. That I can’t explain why I’m frustrated without giving away spoilers.