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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Her mother is ill with cancer and she is forced to live her barley there father that is always away for work. Really it would have been more fitting for him to have turned out to be sang or even a real mythological crala. One day, at the hospital, Kia meets a girl named Hecate, whom she connects with right away.

PenguinJan 11, – Young Adult Fiction – pages. This wasn’t what I thought it was going to be.

In regards to the witch craft side: I wish to know more about Kia’s journey, dealing with grieve and telling others about her dark secret. Jan 16, Cala rated it liked it. Real vampires don’t exist. The cover looked interesting, the summary looked promising, so i checked it out.


And also, can I tell you that Kia is goth? And she wants him to know that he can confide in tnicker and admit that he is a vampire.

She is the… More about Carla Jablonski. Maybe she doesn’t understand other people. And can he help her save her mother?

Which honeys I have had enough crap like this going on in my life, I don’t need the books I read to get away from my life to also have the same thing happening in them.

Kia, 17, befriends a group of friends who are part of a subculture in New York City that role-plays as vampires.

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Sep 26, Amanda rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Thicker Than Water by Carla Jablonski. Don’t think that there’s immortality. I read this during my, “scene” days in middle school back when I was having a teenage angst-ridden identity crisis. I’ve read books before where the vampires are fake, but this one really put me off for some reason. Kia quickly rose through those ranks through her association with Damon, a vampire DJ who ran a lot of the parties, DJ at most of them and even hosted some very exclusive ones.


Although not what I expected, Thicker Tthicker Water drew me in and kept me coming back for more. I wasn’t totally impressed with this book.

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Carol and Aaron find the vampire gothic club scene more than a little disturbing, but Kia feels more at home in the dark vampire world than anywhere else.

Although everything will never again be as it once was, Kia needs to learn to deal with her life, however unfair it may be, rather than running away from her problems. It gets somethings right about goth and vampire lifestylers but lots is woefully inaccurate. This book alone makes Carla Jablonski one of my favorite authors and I always recommend this book.

Vampire lifestylers don’t take themselves even close to this seriously.

Real life goths make a joke of it, considering jxblonski often goths get negative attention for their goth or vamp stuff.

Forced to move in with her single father, Kia finds he I mean, she’s a cutter.

Most would probably be severely disappointed, but anyone who enjoys vampire novels should read this one for sure. I thoroughly enjoyed Kia’s struggle for self acceptance and security as I’ve dealt with both missing facets my entire life.

On top of that, Kia is stuck living varla her father, who is a joke of a parent. When I came across it, I had to reread the paragraph s ; it knocked the socks off of me! Because I fell for it. And since yes she is a kid, who just wanted to help her mum and I don’t see what she did as ba So I’m doing this 4 stars not 5 since I started reading this book because Wwater thought it was a gothic fantasy. But other than that… awesome thicksr.


Maybe that’s just cause I’m a weird child. Now her mom is in the hospital battling cancer and Kia is stuck with her workaholic father, leaving her searching for thocker escape from the everyday horrors of her life. He’s so NOT a vampire; he’s just a regular guy hanging out in da clubz.

Shutting out her close friends from school, missing sch Kia feel that she has no power or control in her life. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The characters are unlikable people. I didn’t like the world of the fake vamps at all. I guess it would mean more to someone who’s gone through that problem, but I personally find it to be very whiny and teen angst ridden. 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.

But then that is the human brain for you, when its most in pain it shuts down and makes the yhan believe things that aren’t real just to give the person comfort.

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Kia’s mom has cancer, and she joins a group who role-play as vampires to help her cope with the pain. Also by Carla Jablonski. Also witchs don’t wear turbans I get the whole “reality vs fantasy” thing, but this book was a waste of time. Carla Jablonski is the author and editor of dozens of best-selling books for teenage and middle-grade readers. Inspired by Your Browsing History.