Wake (Wake Series, Book 1)
Not all dreams are sweet. For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people's dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody- notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie's seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime. She can't tell anybody... show more
Not all dreams are sweet. For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people's dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody- notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie's seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime. She can't tell anybody about what she does -- they'd never believe her, or worse, they'd think she's a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn't want and can't control. Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else's twisted psyche. She is a participant....
Publish date: 2008-12-23
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
As soon as you get used to the writing style, this book is actually a fun read. Most of the low ratings are from readers who can't help but cringe at the choppy, simple sentences used. I belonged to those majority, at first, but then I got passed through it, so....yes, I ended up enjoying this book....
Wake is about Janie, a girl who enters other people's dreams when she is near them while they sleep. The very beginning of the book involves Janie's experience with multiple different dreams over a period of years, a start that makes you believe that the book will be one dream sequence after another...
I think I might have been a lot older than the intended audience, but it did end up being a good easy read.
Being able to fall into people’s dreams, to see their deepest and darkest desires, is not something I would wish on an enemy. Yet Janie handles herself with aplomb, making Wake an enjoyable read. Lisa McMann’s signature style allows the reader to get a good understanding of Janie and her struggle wi...
I loved the author's writing style, every sentence was important and the story was so intense that I was impressed. The book was IMO a bit too short to be published as a "normal" novel and towards the end of the story some developments seemed a bit too perfect, but all in all I enjoyed reading "Wake...