Seventeen-year-old Kia barely survived her parents’ divorce several years ago. Now her mom is in the hospital battling cancer and Kia is stuck with. Seventeen-year-old art student Kia has just moved in with her non-custodial father in New York City because her mother’s unspecified cancer has reached the. THICKER THAN WATER by Carla Jablonski Forced to move in with her single father, Kia finds he’s more involved with his work than.

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Hticker was dark and a little twisted, but in the end I had felt myself feeling just all sorts of ways. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Jan 11, Pages Young Adult. I also couldn’t sympathize with the cutting, as another reviwer said; it’s too teen-angsty.

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thocker One day, at the hospital, Kia meets a girl named Hecate, whom she connects with right away. So there might be spoilers in this but not really.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 13, Librariann rated it liked it Shelves: It kablonski Nancy Drew for me! Wated to Read saving…. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. I was disappointed in the sudden twist the story takes. I know it’s fiction, but this was ridiculous, at best.

Shutting out her close friends from school, missing sch Kia feel that she has no power or control in her life.

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Break my heart why dont ya rated it did not like it Recommends it for: The actual end to the book felt out of place and very insatisfying. It gets somethings right about goth and vampire lifestylers but lots is woefully inaccurate.


She is very taken in by the subculture of underground vampirism and vampire clubs. Tha helps you keep track of books you want to read. The book was okay, but if you’re looking for a good vampire story to sink your teeth into, you may want to look somehwere else.

In regards to the witch craft side: A younger age would have been more believable for me.

About Carla Jablonski Carla Jablonski is the author and editor of dozens of best-selling books for middle-grade and young adult readers. I really enjoyed this book, the storyline was interesting, heartbreaking and heartwarming. Jul 02, Marisol rated it it was amazing. She also has another career and identity! So on the realistic side the book handles cutting fairly well.

Her old friends don’t understand her new scene but Kia is drawn in and finds acceptance. Published January 11th by Razorbill first jablohski January thicke Please know that I’m not mocking cutting as much as how it is usually written about. Oct 09, Ailene rated it it was ok.

Thicker Than Water

Kia gets overly upset at anyone talking even remotely negatively about vamps or gothy things. I mean, even though I talk about the book rather candidly I don’t think that it will ruin the experience if you ever pick up the book.

Blood drinking is a rarity but it does happen, only with full watwr of course. Also by Carla Jablonski.

Carla Jablonski is the author and editor of dozens of best-selling books for middle-grade and young adult readers. And then came the end, which was so much of a letdown that it was on par with the “And insert main character’s name woke up and realized it had all been a dream” Yeah-that disappointing. Don’t think that there’s immortality. An waterr world where vampires rule. Vampire lifestylers don’t take themselves even close to this seriously.


Good for niche audience but not a particularly well-rounded book. Books by Carla Jablonski. Really it would have been more fitting for him to have turned out to be sang or even a real mythological vampire.

And her dad, the ex-husband, is emotionally distant, doesn’t go to visit the ex-wife with his daughter and instead travels a lot for work. The underage bomb was interesting I guess.

One day at the hospital she meets a girl who invites her to a vampire party. If anything a goth would say that about themselves as a form of crude Humor. These “vampires” spend all ghan in dark clubs, wearing gothic outfits, and even baring fake fangs.

As Kia gets pulled deepe Although not what I expected, Thicker Than Water drew me in and kept me coming back for more. It is based on a girl trying to get away from the hurt of her life and getting lost in a Goth fantasy world. I found myself wondering if this was a Madlib because some elements get thrown in so haphazardly it looks like the wheel just landed on words like “cult” and “vampire” and then tried to apply them to a teenager cutting herself over her mom’s tjan which she doesn’t even really focus Not only was this book a misuse of most pagan elements, but it offers vampires and just chucks teenagers playing pretend, it offers witchcraft and then spits on it, it goes all over the place and was not a fun read.

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