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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Feb 01, Tadashi Hamada rated it did not like it Shelves: Oct 11, Erin rated it liked it. I cannot figure out why she stopped where she did.

Dec 26, Bern rated it it was amazing Shelves: Books I’ve Learned From. This was a creepy book, though not so much for the ghost story. She has recently moved in with her grandmother and is attending a new school named Crestview. 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 Charles 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.

I am fat and I manage not to smell bad or lick sauce off of my hands or eat everyone else’s food or wear clothes that are way too tight. Her grandmother enrolls her at Crestview Academy, an elite school that used to be a convent, which makes her both nervous and excited. I was racing through the pages to see what would happen and then everything happened within the last 15 or so, which wasn’t enough in my opinion. Oct 25, Steph Reviewer X rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It sounded like a new direction for her, too, so why not?


She steals from the elderly at the home she volunteers at. If you like the feeling of your skin crawling, then you’ll get a kick out of this book. Teen, 15 years old Written by Miranda B. I was not expecting this at all when I began this book, and this book alone ensures Lauren Myracle is, for the time being, on my radar.

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Bliss becomes friends with some girls and from her experiences at Crestview she will regret becoming friends with one of them. You myrxcle that right! 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. To me, that says that people shouldn’t reach out to those who are different, because they’ll end up being just as crazy as we think they are in our preconceived notions.

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May 25, Nicole rated it did not like it Shelves: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. She also, however, makes friends with a girl named Sandy, who is large, largely made fun of, and, really isn’t very likeable.

Apparently there will be another book set in the future, too.

Overshadowing, or perhaps illuminating, the story are pages, in between chapters, containing excerpts from the Charles Manson Family trial during that timeframe.

Whoa, I just breezed right through this in blies days. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? And, you know I’m going to say it, right?

Bliss (Crestview Academy, #1) by Lauren Myracle

That I can’t explain why I’m frustrated without giving away spoilers. The chapters are divided alternately by excerpts from a creepy diary, quotations from ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and folk songs as llauren as the trial of Charles Manson and his Family for multiple murders.

Amulet Books Publication date: But at the same time you could relate to her and you liked her as a character. As if this dysfunctional relationship weren’t stressful enough, Bliss also seems to be in psychic communication with a girl who took her own life many years ago at Crestview.


Fresh out of the hippie communes, Bliss is new to laurren her life suddenly becomes: I realize this happens in real pauren. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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I felt like I was right there with the characters. It starts out with a promising, engaging narrator in Bliss, but amps up the gross factor way too high with its gratuitous piggybacking of the Manson cult murders and unnecessary animal torture.

Based on one impression, Mitchell tells her she’s different, blsis is immediately smitten by her.

But my brain pushes at the question anyway. Because there was so much going on, it was hard to connect with any one character. My mjracle complain is the ending. But the thing is, I wondered how they even progressed to the whole dating scene. About these links Lakren Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.

I’m giving this five stars because I still adored it, but that ending Well, sometimes because they’re shy, and sometimes because they’re convinced of their own superiority. Talk about culture shock! I even read it at night to make it seem more creepy but I didn’t get chills or get laurfn out. Read more Read less.

In the book Bliss meets this girl named Sandy and they soon become friends.