Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers – precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.’ Alyssa might be crazy, but she manages to keep it together. 459 more words
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Did I lower the rating of this book by one whole star because of a single character?
YES. Yes, I did.
Alyssa Gardner is your ‘edgy’ skater girl with clip-in dreads and a penchant for attempting sick kicks at the almost as edgy as her skatepark where her little crush/overprotective surrogate big brother works. 304 more words