Wednesday, November 18, 2015

CAN'T WAIT TO READ: Thicker Than Water by Kelly Fiore

Release date: January 5th 2016
Publisher: HarperTeen
Purchase: Amazon

Synopsis via Goodreads:
Cecelia Price killed her brother. At least, that’s what the police and the district attorney are saying. And although Cecelia is now locked up and forced into treatment, she knows the real story is much more complicated.

Cyrus wasn’t always the drug-addled monster he’d become. He was a successful athlete, but when an injury forced him off the soccer field and onto pain medication, his life became a blur of anger, addiction, and violence. All CeCe could do was stand by and watch, until she realized one effective way to take away her brother’s drugs while earning the money she needed for college: selling the pills.

Soon, CeCe becomes part drug dealer, part honor student. But even when all she wants is to make things right, she learns that sometimes the best intentions lead to the worst possible outcome.

Thicker than Water is an unforgettable dark, harrowing look into the disturbing truth of drug addiction and the desperate love of a sister watching her brother deteriorate before her eyes.



DSC_0097BAbout the Author
Kelly Fiore has a BA in English from Salisbury University and an MFA in Poetry from West Virginia University. She received an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2005 and 2009. Kelly’s poetry has appeared in Small Spiral Notebook, Samzidada, Mid Atlantic Review, Connotation Press, and the Grolier Annual Review. Her first young adult novel, Taste Test, was released in August 2013 from Bloomsbury USA, and her second, Just Like the Movies, again from Bloomsbury, was released in 2014.




27 comments:

  1. This sounds really good! Great pick!

    http://lovesbooksreview.blogspot.com/2015/11/waiting-on-wednesday-tell-me-three.html

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  2. Wow! This one sounds really intriguing! Great choice :)
    Danielle @ Life With Two Boys

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    1. I know right! Hope the story delivers :)

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. Sounds like a very intiguing read!
    Great pick!
    Alma @ A Novel Place

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  4. Wow, this one definitely looks like one I'd enjoy. Great cover, too. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine, from one of my favorite authors: “FIND HER”

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    1. Yeah, I love the cover. As intriguing as the blurb.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. Really good pick and the cover is just perfect for it. Sounds like a captivating read.

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  6. This one sonds really good, I like this type of books.
    Here is My WOW

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  7. Great pick! I'm really looking forward to this one as well. It sounds like it will make for a good and dark read. I really like the cover a lot too.

    Traci @ The Reading Geek

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    1. I love me some dark reads. Hope it turns out be awesome.

      Thanks for stopping by, Traci :)

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  8. Great pick! I just started this one because I'm part of a blog tour for it! But it sounds amazing!
    xo Stephanie @ In Wonderland

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  9. Great Pick. This one is totally new to me. Thanks for putting it on my radar :)

    Happy Reading

    Here is my WoW pick

    Michelle @ Book Briefs

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  10. This sounds very interesting. I hope you enjoy reading it.
    My WoW

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  11. Wow... this one sounds like it'll be a bit intense! I hope you get it soon!

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  12. I'm not sure this is my kind of read but I really hope you love it!! :D

    Here's my WoW!

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  13. Oh my goodness, Shane! This one definitely sounds both intense and very deep! Doing the right thing isn't always as easy as it seems... Thanks for sharing!
    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

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  14. I hadn't heard of this before, but it sounds really intriguing. Thanks for sharing, and for stopping by my WoW earlier. :)

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  15. Oh my goodness, this is heartbreaking! And promising too! Here's mine:http://editingeverything.com/blog/2015/11/18/wow-a-mans-world/

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  16. This one sounds really interesting, plus I really like the cover!
    Thanks for stopping by at my Waiting on Wednesday post earlier this week :)

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  17. Awesome pick Shane this one looks and sounds great. I started to realize that I am really into book like this one which I thought I didn't. Which that really surprises me that I love these kind of books. lol :) Thank you for stopping by my blog. :)

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  18. WOW. This sounds super intense! I'll definitely have to check it out, thanks for sharing!

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