Publish date: June 22nd 2010
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Sex Work
3.5 starsGlimpse is the third Carol Lynch Williams book I’ve read, and my first experience with her verse. I had suspected from the eloquently spare style of The Chosen One and Miles From Ordinary that the author would handle verse effectively, and that theory was borne out by the pared back, sharp ...
My Rating: 3.0 When I first saw the breathtaking cover of Glimpse, I just had to borrow it even though I keep telling myself not to borrow anymore books since I have more than fifty books checked out on my card. Glimpse tells you the story in poetry format like Ellen Hopkin's books, and also like El...
Lizzie and Hope are as close as two sisters can be; so, when Hope walks in on Lizzie with a shotgun in her mouth, Hope is thrown into a world of confusion. She can't imagine what would drive Lizzie to such an extreme action.After Lizzie is taken to the hospital and put in lockdown, Hope is left alo...
I have been a fan of Carol Lynch Williams' books for a while now but, though I think Glimpse is a decent story, I still believe it to be the weakest I've read so far.I would be the first to say that the author has a fantastic talent for getting inside the mind of her protagonist and dragging the rea...
One of the most vivid books I've ever read. I had a sneaking suspicion of what caused her near-suicide but the actual confirmation terrified me. It really makes all my family problems seem silly. Obviously, there is a worse family out there.
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