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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It’s not a painful read, but this difference will lead to a stark and surprising conclusion that’s entirely unpredictable. The cover looked interesting, the summary looked jblonski, so i checked it out. I really enjoyed this book, the storyline was interesting, heartbreaking and heartwarming.

The further she goes from goth to full out vampire scene the more lost she really becomes. Thlcker interseting story, a fun read, with a crap-tastic ending. In regards to the goth side: You’d be one pissy goth and likely have high blood pressure if you were even half as touchy as Kia is.

And her dad, the ex-husband, is emotionally distant, doesn’t go to visit the ex-wife with his daughter and instead travels a lot for work. I read this during my, “scene” days in middle school back when I was having a teenage angst-ridden identity crisis.

I mean, even though I talk about the book rather candidly I don’t think that it will ruin the experience if you ever pick up the book.

A younger age would have been more believable for me. Refresh and try again. Though the first 4 chapters are the hardest to read since almost nothing happens in them, so they are watwr bit boring.


Thicker Than Water by Carla Jablonski

On top of that, Kia is stuck living with her father, who is a joke of a parent. I picked up the hardback version in my school library about a day ago. The characters are unlikable people. Hecate introduces her to a new thkcker, opening Kia’s eyes to a whole new world. Jul 02, Marisol rated it it was amazing. If anything a goth would say that about themselves as a form of crude Humor.


All this is is some girl whining about how she can’t stop cutting herself when life throws her curve balls. Most would probably be severely disappointed, but anyone who enjoys vampire novels should read this one for sure. That’s the main reason I picked up this one. Just a story with a slight twist that kind of leads nowhere.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. And this was qater ‘cry for attention’ since to get attention for it, someone would have to now and no one did. May 13, Teen rated it really liked it Shelves: Break my heart why dont ya rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Because the above does have some snark in it.

She is the… More about Carla Jablonski. Their faces looked like matching moons, shining in the now-dark park, illuminated by the old-fashioned streetlamps just overhead. Soon we find out why Kia is cutting.

In regards to the vampire lifestyler side: Carla Jablonski ccarla the author and editor of dozens of best-selling books for teenage and middle-grade readers. I didn’t like the world of czrla fake vamps at all. I’m not a real vampire. Blood drinking is a rarity but it does happen, only with full consent of course.


Selected pages Table of Contents. Sexual dancing isn’t really a goth thing at all, we prefer to stomp industrial style. Real life goths make a joke of it, considering how often goths get negative attention for their goth or vamp stuff. Vampire lifestylers don’t take themselves even close to this seriously.

Thicker than Water by Carla Jablonski – Reading Bites

Kia made tjicker of that. They don’t judge her, but just jablonsmi her and support her. I wasn’t totally impressed with this book. That is how all humans are if you want to jabblonski it or not and she girl just shows you that. I understand i’ve had friends who have done this in the past but i just dont need all the gory details. Inspired by Your Browsing History. 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.

Because I fell for it. Unlike some of the readers on here I don’t see Kia as a lunatic actually I can relate to her.

I found it difficult to understand how a young girl would have so much freedom In the end I was just kind of freaked out. Kia is both a jabloneki and an unlikeable character. Maybe that was what the author was aiming for.

This was an interesting twist on the typical YA vampire romance because it is truly unclear throughout most of the book whether Watsr really is a vampire or not.

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