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 writing was well done and easy to understand. Plus, Kia’s first night at the club introduces her to Damon, a captivating vampire DJ. OMG, did any one else thick that Damon was a real vampire? Thifker mean, she’s a cutter. Now her mom is in the hospital battling cancer and Kia thiccker stuck with her workaholic father, leaving her searching for an escape from the everyday horrors of her life.

As her mom becomes weaker and weaker, Kia immerses herself deeper into the vampire culture, though she doesn’t quite understand all of it. An interseting story, a fun read, with a crap-tastic ending. The main character really should have known better.

They are mere backdrops and hardly fleshed out even though there is some “hey let’s get into Wicca” moments with the three of them when they start their own coven of sorts, except, it’s not.

She continues to work freelance as an editor for publishers and for private clients, even as she writes novels and creates new series. In the end I was just kind of freaked out. Carla Jablonski is the author and editor of dozens of best-selling books for middle-grade and jablonki adult readers.


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 wayer and editor of dozens of best-selling books for teenage and middle-grade readers.

In regards to the goth side: 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. I want them to get caught up in their creativity and their imagination without — without, I don’t know, believing it whole-heartedly. Such a weird fantasy book. 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 though I have always loved vampire stories, so I try to read as many of them as I can.

Don’t bite people’s necks, man.

A cutter, Kia fits right in. For vampire aficionados, one will notice that this novel has a different “feeling” from the mainstream.

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. Her mother is ill with cancer and jablonaki is forced to live her barley there father that is always away for work.


I picked up the hardback version in my school library about a day ago. It was Nancy Drew for me!

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yhan The book was okay, but if you’re looking for a good vampire story to sink your teeth into, you may want to look somehwere else. Instead the book focuses on Kia’s downward spiral as she struggles with her mom’s cancer and moves further and further into an increasingly dangerous goth scene.

Apr 27, Leah rated it it was ok Shelves: She is very taken in by the subculture of underground vampirism and vampire clubs. The cover is the most interesting thing about this book, sad to say.

I was expecting a book about thiicker, and as it turns out, vampires don’t exsist. Twilight by Stephanie Meyer. 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. It was dark and a little twisted, but in the end I had felt myself feeling just all sorts of ways.


Maybe she doesn’t understand other people. Books by Carla Jablonski. Don’t believe the worlds that we create to make things better.