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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Inspired by Your Browsing History. I mean, don’t get me wrong, the book was amazing, but the ending kind of fell flat.

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Over all it was an enjoyable read with a bad ending. A high-school art student, she spends most of her time at her mother’s side, watching her fade away wter cancer. Jan 11, Pages Young Adult.

Mar 07, Izeum rated it liked it Shelves: I really enjoyed this book, the storyline was interesting, heartbreaking and heartwarming. She finds this escape with a group of people acting out a dark fantasy.

The actual end to the book felt out of place and very insatisfying.

She has written books that tie into TV shows such as Charmed and Wishbone as well as several series. It wasn’t exactly a plot twist, but I think it was an interesting way to go since there are so many books out there about vampires or werewolves.


Carla Jablonski is the author and editor of thicksr of best-selling books for middle-grade and young adult readers. Carla Jablonski does a fantastic job in blurring the lines of fantasy and reality as she shows how impressionable Kia is and how quickly Kia’s life changes as her wishful thinking impairs her judgment. Dec 17, Educating Drew rated it really liked it Shelves: I didn’t like the world of the fake aater at all.

She has a BA in anthropology from Vassar College and an MA from NYU’s Gallatin School, an interdisciplinary program for which she combined playwriting, the history of gender issues in 19t Carla Jablonski is the author and editor of dozens of best-selling books for teenage and middle-grade readers.

Thicker Than Water pulled me along with its very clever fhicker, Kia cadla on my nerves a little but other than that it was a very fast-paced, extremely interesting read. Oct 09, Ailene rated it it was ok. Kia withdraws from her friends, Carol and Aaron and starts ditching school.

But truly, the goth is important here. They’re on television and the movies and books and – and – and –! An underground world where vampires rule. An interseting story, a fun read, with a crap-tastic ending. I understand i’ve had friends who have done this in the past but i just dont need all the gory details. Also goths don’t hate the vampire life stylers, they accept and enjoy them.

Thicker Than Water

That’s the main reason I picked up this one. And can he help her save her mother? The underage bomb was interesting I guess. May 28, Natra Emieca rated it it was amazing.


The vampire scenery plot was also interesting and completely new from anything I have read before. Return to Book Page.

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Just thought I’d start by saying that. She finds this escape with a group of people acting out a dark fantasy. Sexual dancing isn’t really a goth thing at all, we prefer to stomp industrial style.

Sep 13, Librariann rated it liked it Shelves: The whole idea that a kid would believe vampires exist and at no point did any of the other characters explain that it was role-playing, is not realistic, at all. That is how all humans are if you want to admit it or not and she girl just shows you that. 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.

Sep 26, Amanda rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I’m not a real vampire. I love that Damon’s all like, “Jesus! Apr 07, Michelle.