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Imaginary Girls

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Dark, disturbing psychological thriller for mature teens.

Book Nova Ren Suma Horror 2011
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It's nearly impossible to untangle what's real and what's imagined in this seductive thriller — just as Chloe has a hard time disentangling love from self-interest. Most of the characters are alternately cruel and callous, and humiliatingly cowed. Mature teens will appreciate this distorted world as the setting for a twisted tragedy. Lyrical writing, perfect details, and a teasing way with the truth make this an absorbing read, though the plot moves at a sometimes glacial pace and character motivation can be as murky as the menacing reservoir itself.

Book Details

  • Author: Nova Ren Suma
  • Genre: Horror
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Dutton Books
  • Publication date: June 14, 2011
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 17
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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