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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Basically, it seems that the take-aways from Bliss are: Would a teenager really stay in a friend’s room for a lauten if it was covered with dusty cat feces, just because she doesn’t want to disturb her grandmother at the country club?

Common Sense Laugen unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. But laruen brain pushes at the question anyway. 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. How old is your kid? Visit her online at www. Why are people aloof? The “horror” aspect of it was gross and freaky but not scary.

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I wasn’t expecting that when I started this! Eventually, Bliss ends up befriending both, thus forming the backbone of the plot.

The diary entries of S. According to the American Library AssociationMyracle’s books were the most challenged books of and The ending was disappointing though, since it was really abrupt and didn’t exactly answer my questions I felt like readers were hit over the head with this odd ghost story, when the book could have just as well been as creepy being about a girl coming from a hippie commune and following her as she navigates a consumer driven culture in the racist south.


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Extensive references to graphic details of the Manson murders number of times people were stabbed, crime scene descriptionsas well as quotes from members of the “Manson Family execution team. I don’t fly into a rage if the bad guy “wins. Get it now blliss Searching for streaming and purchasing options Two and a half stars, really.

The chapters are divided alternately by excerpts from a creepy diary, quotations from ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and folk songs as well as the trial of Charles Manson and his Family for multiple murders. He rushed over to bpiss school with a rifle and because of all the chaos Sarah Lynn fell from the stage and landed on the floor, she hit her head and a pool of blood surrounded her.

She noticed the clues to what was happening but decided to ignore them, so she did get on your nerves a bit.

The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential. She doesn’t even seem concerned for them. Lockhart and Sarah Mlynowski. 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.

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It sounded like a new direction for her, too, so why not? There are some really creepy scenes that I think teens will be into and its certainly a pageturner.


So why still three stars? Get it now Searching for streaming and purchasing options Chime was the myraxle finalist; it would make an exception and consider six finalists. The resolution left me pretty devoid of emotion.


She was likable from the get-go and had a very sympathetic voice. It cheapens the tragedy of the real killings, and the real hatred targeted at African Americans. The facts of the Manson murders and the racial discrimination added in the book set the time of which the novel took place and made the story more enjoyable.

Good for mature readers This book was very original and creative. In the book Bliss meets this girl named Sandy and they soon become friends. The ending was rushed and anti-climatic.

And that Bliss hears voices in her head everytime she gets near that building? I love Bliss, and her superficial friends make for a good read. Blah, blah, blah, bottom line, did I like it?

What I really liked about this book was how the story started out – set in late the s, 14 year old Bliss has lived with her hippie parents on a commune or some other alternative living situation muracle her whole life. Why did Mitchell stop talking to Bliss?