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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If you like the feeling of your skin crawling, then you’ll get a kick out of this book. Why is she named that, you ask? We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. Hardcoverpages. Bliss soon finds out a secret about the school that will change the way she t Bliss, by Lauren Myracle is the book that I was reading and the book is about a fourteen year old girl named Bliss.


She also has a book entitled How to Be Bad with E. The book was fast-paced and it really kept my attention. 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 gliss story more enjoyable.

The paranormal storyline mingled perfectly with the actual dark facts that occurred at that time to culminate in one of the most enthralling horror books I’ve ever read.

The book takes place inin a time when racism was more prominent than it is today. Jul 20, Jessica rated it liked it.

Of course this means that some readers will find something in there which they will find offensive which seems to land her in the site of those who would like to regulate what laugen are allowed to read. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. I enjoyed this book but I was hoping for more spooky or scarier moments throughout the whole book.


Customers who bought this item also bought. Lauren Myracle brings her keen understanding of teen dynamics to a hypnotic horror story of twisted friendship. Bliss was a great character and her story at the commune was one that could have been a book on its own as well.

Some characters are given distinct blisw traits – one girl in Bliss’ catty group of friends is apparently more sensitive and compassionate than the others, but this trait is never used in the story. The character development is another great aspect biss the novel. It could even be a great tool to elicit sympathy from the reader. And like many others have said? The end message is depressing, with evil triumphing. Bliss tells the story of a friendship gone horribly wrong, playing out against the myrale of the Manson murders and the subsequent trial.

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Bliss becomes laurenn when she realizes that Myracld does, in fact, intend to use her in some kind of ritualistic ceremony. It adds to the feeling that the author intends some deeper meaning, but exactly what that could be is very unclear. I do want to talk to some teens about this and see what they think. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Another girl keeps a piece of the Liliana’s skull as a relic.

Bliss (Crestview Academy, #1) by Lauren Myracle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The story takes place to during the heart of the Manson family murders which are often referred to in the story.

It features three friends—Zoe, Maddie, and Angela—who experience typical high school drama: I was racing through the pages laureen see what would happen and then everything happened within the last 15 or so, which wasn’t enough in my opinion.


It doesn’t help matters that Bliss also hears lairen voice, a blood voice, coming from the hall where a girl supposedly killed herself years earlier.

Good for mature readers This book was very original and creative. Whoa, I just breezed right through this in two days. Jul 14, Karin rated it really liked it Shelves: Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels?

At first, we’re led to believe that Sarah Lynn is the one communing with Liliana, but later we learn it’s not. Dec 18, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: Bliss makes friends quickly, but is warned away from Sandy, the strange girl you see in every school.

This book is creepy! Is it always a good thing when an author goes outside his or her comfort zone?

But had I known how it would have ended, I’m not sure I would have picked it up in the first place. Her parents decide to go to Canada so that her dad can avoid the draft and they drop her off with her well to do Southern grandmother who promptly enrolls Bliss in a private prep school. Bliss had an interesting premise, but a poorly executed plot and flat characters.

Bliss comes to enjoy Sandy’s company, though, and appreciates that she also sees through the shallowness of life at Crestview.