Sunday, July 3, 2011

Book Review: Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma

The summer Chloe was 14,  a classmate died out at the reservoir near town which caused  her to move away.  Two years later, drawn by the irresistible pull of her older sister Ruby, Chloe comes back to town.  Ruby gives her a list of things she ABSOLUTELY must not do, including getting together with her longtime crush Owen.  But does Chloe owe Ruby complete obedience or is it time to crawl out of her shadow?

IMAGINARY GIRLS is haunting - with intoxicating prose and a storyline that had me wondering if Chloe was crazy with grief, living in a fantasy world, or if the paranormal events she narrates actually took place.  It's the kind of novel that grabs you and pulls you under until you're finished and only then can you surface, gasping for air, wondering where the time went and what the hell just happened.

IMAGINARY GIRLS is available in hardcover now.  Find out more about it at the author's website.


bermudaonion said...

This sounds like a roller coaster ride - you've definitely piqued my interest.

Zibilee said...

I am finding out that I really like paranormal reads in the past few months, which is funny because I have been holding them at arms length for so long. There really is an abundance of great YA out there right now, and I am just starting to collect and read through some of it. Thanks for the info on this title. It sounds rather interesting, and a little creepy, if I do say so myself!

Melanie said...

This is the first review I've read of this novel, though I've seen plenty of posts talking about its gorgeous cover.

Sounds like a fascinating book!

Lola said...

This one definitely sounds interesting! :)

Shari Green said...

I just read this and absolutely LOVED it! so well done!