Chloe's older sister, Ruby, is the girl everyone looks to and longs for, who can't be captured or caged. When a night with Ruby's friends goes horribly wrong and Chloe discovers the dead body of her classmate London Hayes left floating in the reservoir, Chloe is sent away from town and away from... show more
Chloe's older sister, Ruby, is the girl everyone looks to and longs for, who can't be captured or caged. When a night with Ruby's friends goes horribly wrong and Chloe discovers the dead body of her classmate London Hayes left floating in the reservoir, Chloe is sent away from town and away from Ruby. But Ruby will do anything to get her sister back, and when Chloe returns to town two years later, deadly surprises await. As Chloe flirts with the truth that Ruby has hidden deeply away, the fragile line between life and death is redrawn by the complex bonds of sisterhood. With palpable drama and delicious craft, Nova Ren Suma bursts onto the YA scene with the story that everyone will be talking about.
Publish date: June 14th 2011
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
Series: N/A Publisher: Dutton Juvenile (2011) Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Mystery This book is beautiful. And it's ugly, sometimes, even. And it's definitely weird. I was in a reading slump. I didn't feel like reading anything at all and that is a very scary feeling for a book lover as all book lov...
I didn't really get it. I didn't really like it. To my mind the weakest of her books. Not a patch on the other two.
Opening sentence: Ruby said I'd never drown - not in deep ocean, not by shipwreck, not even by falling drunk in someone's pool. Well that was bizarre and not at all like i expected. still really good read though. I kind of felt like this book or should i say writing enchanted me, I just wanted, ...
I enjoyed the journey I took reading this book. You know what they say: the fun is in the journey, not the destination. Because in the end I think I know what the book was about but I can't be sure. The story is about two sisters. One who seems to hold the world in the palm of her hand, the other is...
***Note: this review assumes that you've read the book.*** One-sentence summary: Gorgeous prose and intriguing magical realism, but a lack of depth in one of the key characters ultimately undermines the power of this novel. Imaginary Girls is beautifully written, even more so than 17 & Gone, Sum...