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 ยท Horror;

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About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Oauren or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. See how we rate. The main character’s full name is “Bliss in the Morning Dew,” a reference to her conception by her hippie parents.

Bliss comes to enjoy Sandy’s company, though, and appreciates that she also sees through the shallowness of blise at Crestview. They were one of the highlights of the lairen, in my opinion. I was not expecting this at all when I began this book, and this book alone ensures Lauren Myracle is, for the time being, on my radar. When Bliss first tries to befriend her, Sandy doesn’t seem interested. In order to fit her vision of a blkss perfect world, she tries to make friends with Sandy, and succeeds, finding her a little odd and trying at times, but an okay friend.


Bliss soon learns that Crestview is home to its very own ghost, a ghost that has the power to influence some of the impressionable teens on campus.

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Is it any good? I wanted to go through the book and shake her back to reality sometimes, which is what Bliss tried but couldn’t do.

Thank you for your support. The secondary characters laurren well-developed. Things start to derail, and I can’t help but wonder “What is the point of this book?! Bliss believes in civil rights and is horrified by the wrong-headedness of her peers, but she makes friends with them anyway, because Bliss desperately wants friends her own age; she’s never had any, because she used to live on a commune, where there weren’t any teenagers.

She mentioned them fleetingly throughout the novel. Later, they go on to have this rebelling society discussion that makes me question Mitchell’s character, but this is never talked about again. She’s strong, but she wants to find her place in this new life. The she sees two very different girls, Sarah Lynn: Why is she named that, you ask?

Overall, I recommend this book to people who aren’t horror novel fans, people who don’t mind sucky endings, and people who want a suspenseful read. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It adds to the feeling that the author intends some deeper meaning, but exactly what that could be is very unclear. Very, very different than ttyl. It’s and Bliss is going to a regular school for the first time. I didn’t take this book seriously by the end, which was the downfall. 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 for her whole life.


But the end left a lot to be desired. I love a good creepy book and this did not disappoint. This is teen horror in every way. But those aren’t the only reasons. The author sets up an incredibly creepy tone from the beginning. Bliss Crestview Academy 1 by Lauren Myracle. She steals from the elderly at the home she volunteers at. She’s sent Oh my. It ends with Bliss giving up.

Bliss (Crestview Academy, #1) by Lauren Myracle

There are many elements that work in the background, particularly the Manson murders and the inherent racism at the high school, and I would’ve liked to have seen some focus on them on occasion. The ending was pretty unsatisfying, for me, and I almost hope that I didn’t luaren it, that there’s more to it than I could see. Bliss’s relationship with Mitchell is mentioned briefly, implying that they are not going to be together again.

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