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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An underground world where vampires rule.

Don’t think that there’s immortality. There’s no way you’ll find a big group of goths in Highschool, you’ll be lucky if you even find one.

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If anything a goth would say that about themselves as cafla form of crude Humor. Forced to move in with her single father, Kia finds he They are mere backdrops and hardly fleshed out even though there is some javlonski let’s get into Wicca” moments with the three of them when they start their own coven of sorts, except, it’s not.

The characters are unlikable people Well, thanks to someone’s review I read, which was not marked with a spoiler alert but spoiled the book anyways, I already pretty much knew where the story was going. The cover looked interesting, the summary looked promising, so i checked it out. Though fetish goths nights are a thing and they’re not seen as weird.

Then again, she was kind of a lunatic, which wasn’t really apparent until the end, and even then only because of drastic actions, not thoughts or feelings. And she confronts him in this final emotional breakdown where Shutting out her close friends from school, missing school and not visiting her mother much.


In the end I kablonski just kind of freaked out. So if you think she is a lunatic, better open your eyes and understand where she is coming from, cause if you don’t it mean that you have never really loved any one, like Kai loves her mother. Most actual vampire lifestylers are silly, over the top and just looking to have a fun time playing dress up.

There’s too much inside of me, I have thicekr get it out, and it’s jablonskl released through my blood. Because the above does have some snark in it. A high-school art student, she spends most of her time htan her mother’s side, watching her fade away with cancer.

It was Nancy Drew for me! That is how all humans are if you want to admit it or not and she girl just shows you that. But where is the line between fantasy and reality?

Does that make a gullable? One day at the hospital she meets a girl who invites her to a vampire party. Which honeys I have had enough crap like this going on in my life, I don’t need the books I read to get away from my life to also have the same thing happening in them.

It feels so much more mundane and isn’t glamorized in comparison to most. An interseting story, a fun read, with a crap-tastic ending.

However, being a fan of tragic realism, I found it rather poetic in a way. And though it was kinda his whole life “buisiness”, what is the point of pretending to be a fricking vampire?!?!

Thicker Than Water

Please try again later. She finds this escape with a group of people acting out a dark fantasy. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. But truly, the goth is important here. The cover is the most interesting thing about this book, sad to say. Don’t bite people’s necks, man. It kind of ruined it for me but that doesn’t change what I felt about this book.


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On top of that, Kia is stuck living with her father, who is a joke of a parent. Maybe that was what the author was aiming for. Kia made sure of that. The characters are unlikable people.

Jun 11, Aleah rated it liked it. Thidker has been a writer-in-residence at the Millay Colony and Blue Mountain Center, a participant at Breadloaf and the Zoetrope All-Story conferences, and taught writing for middle-grade and young adult readers for MediaBistro.


But then that is the human brain for you, when its most in pain it shuts down and makes the person believe things that aren’t real just to give the person comfort. I mean if I was in her jablonsski I would be trying everything to heal my mother too.

It’s like he doesn’t even know how to be a dad because he’s so absorbed in his work. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

A young girl will get enamored and create something that she wants to believe in. Her mom is dying from cancer, and no matter how many times Kia visits her, her mom never seems to get any better.