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 · Horror;
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A lot of things were never solved or explained at myrscle end. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The character of Sandy in general was really weird and the plot became very uncomfortable at times. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential.
I think that Bliss is being targeted as a horror novel and if that’s what I was reading it for, I would have been extremely disappointed. I was disappointed by it. Oct 27, Daniel Marks rated it it was amazing.
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Teen, 13 years old Written by volleyballnchocolate February 28, I have no clue, and I really don’t want to spend my time worrying about it. It left me with alot of questions,which I’m sure in the end, I’ll be happy they’ve remained unanswered.
I wanted to go through the book and shake her back to reality sometimes, which is what Bliss tried but couldn’t do. It started out on a creepy note, and there wasn’t any complaint about Myracle’s writing. I still flew through this, loved the Southern Gothic stuff when it worked, liked some of the explorations of friendship, and liked the race stuff, as heavy-handed as some of it could be. She was sweet and because she was so naive the background of the portrait she was in was that much more vivid.
Bliss, the year-old child of hippie parents, leaves her life on a commune in to live with her wealthy grandmother in Atlanta. But man I really did hate her! This is the first YA horror I’ve read in a long time – partly because they don’t publish a lot of it these days. Then she seems to interested. So basically, this book is about a girl named Bliss In the Morning Dew.
How is that growth? The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. This book really did keep me reading and I enjoyed it. Bliss is not that thrilled about being the new girl at school but she has no choice.
Scholastic Books nearly refused to carry Luv Ya Bunches at its national school book fair events because the book features lesbian mothers. 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.
Time goes by and Sarah Lynn and Bliss start talking and hanging out, they pretty much became friends. Like her parents, when the going gets tough, she cuts and runs, no matter who she leaves behind and what they think?
She is super loving and friendly, having lived with hippies her myrace life, which made her pretty far-out and groovy as a character.
Sarah Lynn was the last person that you would expect to die in the book because she was popular girl. She’s the one who smells a little funny, says all the wrong things, licks things spilled on the cafeteria tables, and just makes you feel off. With Sandy taking over the school, it’s myeacle bit unsatisfying. It adds to the feeling that the author intends some deeper meaning, but exactly what that could be is very unclear.
She mixes facts from the Charles Manson Family Murders, a creepy ghost story, and typical high school drama into a wonderfully creative story.
She also, however, makes friends with a girl named Sandy, who is large, largely made fun of, and, really isn’t very likeable. She mentioned them fleetingly throughout the novel.
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Also at first the historical details really served a purpose of establishing setting and charac Two and a half stars, really. The novel was not scary in the least bit. She was likable from the get-go and had a very sympathetic voice.
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Sandy should have gone to a mental institution because she was not right in the head. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Bliss’ hippie parents leave her with her grandmother when they flee to Canada. Just as well, how easily her other three friends seem to accept things.
Gliss had many times that I found I had to put the book down for a combination of creepy characters, frustration with the attitudes of the time period, and just sheer scary situations. Well, the whole book bljss really very creepy. However, she did not. I found that to be such a huge let-down. Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Bliss, by Lauren Myracle is the book that I was reading and the book is about a fourteen year old girl named Bliss.
It’s set during the Vietnam War, and Bliss is the teenage daughter of hippies who leave her with her rich, conservative grandmother in the South while they run off to Canada to avoid the draft.
Which makes her an easy target for people who will use her to get what they want. The New York Times. The ghost seemed to only communicate with Bliss and Sandy, but Bliss decided to just avoid it as much as she could, Sandy on the other hand, became obsessed with doing everything that myrace ghost told her to do.