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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The main character really should have known better. Aren’t ALL cutters goth? Though the first 4 chapters are the hardest to read since almost nothing happens in them, so they are a bit boring. Kia is intrigued by the idea so goes along with her friends and for the first time in a long time, feels accepted. Paperbackpages. I just couldn’t believe it.

And since yes she is a kid, who just wanted to help her mum and I don’t see what she did as ba So I’m doing this 4 stars not 5 since I started reading this book because I thought it was a gothic fantasy. 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.

Apr 07, Michelle. Kia stresses this to herself us the readers? Such a weird fantasy book. Really it would have been more fitting for him to have turned out to be sang or even a real mythological vampire.

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So I guess what I’m saying is, read at your own risk. They’re on television and the movies and books and – and – and –! Instead the book focuses on Kia’s downward spiral as she struggles w Seventeen year old Kia seeks an escape from her life in the dark clubs of New York City. Kia’s life is not a fairy tthan.


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These are normal people, normal lives, and normal times. These people seem to understand her in a way that catla else does. Now her mom is in the hospital battling cancer and Kia is stuck with her workaholic father, leaving her searching for an escape from the everyday horrors of her life.

Mar 07, Izeum rated it liked it Shelves: When she meets Hecate at the hospital she makes a new friend and is taken into a whole new scene she didn’t know existed. Kia is both a likeable and an unlikeable character.


I found myself wondering if this was a Madlib because some elements get thrown in so haphazardly it looks like the wheel just landed on words like “cult” and “vampire” and then tried to apply them to a teenager cutting herself over her mom’s cancer which she doesn’t even really focus on so much as use as a crutch.

And though it was kinda his whole life “buisiness”, what is the point of pretending to be a fricking vampire?!?! Kia, 17, befriends a group of friends who are part of a subculture in New York City that role-plays as vampires. It’s not like her dad has any jabblonski what’s going on in her life, since he’s always on business thaj.

Selected pages Table of Contents. She finds herself returning night after night, just hoping to see him and hoping to feel his touch. So there might be spoilers in this but not really. Their faces looked like matching moons, shining in the now-dark park, illuminated by the old-fashioned streetlamps just overhead.

Vampire lifestylers don’t take themselves even close to thah seriously. Jul 11, Whitney Echols rated jblonski did not like it. I really enjoyed this book, the storyline was interesting, heartbreaking and heartwarming. A bit of a let downI think. Sep 26, Amanda rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Trivia About Thicker Than Water. Refresh and try again. Apr 27, Leah rated it it was ok Shelves: I also couldn’t sympathize with the cutting, as another reviwer said; it’s too teen-angsty.


Good for niche thkcker but not a particularly well-rounded book. In these clubs she meets the mysterious Damon, who introduces her to a circle of “vampires” -goths acting out their fantasies amidst pounding music, seductive drinks, and darkness. 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.

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Thicker Than Water was a very interesting dive into the world of a vampire cult. The cover looked interesting, the summary looked promising, so i checked it out. This girl’s age is unbelievable.

I know it’s fiction, but this was ridiculous, at best. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. An underground world where vampires rule. I mean, there were parts where I had to roll my eyes. Want to Read saving…. An interseting story, a fun read, with a crap-tastic ending.

Maybe that was what the author was aiming for. It was dark and a little twisted, but in the end I had felt myself feeling just all sorts of ways. 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.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The cover is the most interesting thing about this book, sad to say.