She loves to teach but is haunted by the clock slowly ticking away due to her failing health. When a secret is revealed, she must figure out what it means before her time runs out.
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Circle of Secrets is Lauren Tisdale debut book and it is one fabulous debut if I may say so myself. I was so captivated by this book that I could not put it down.
I found this old medallion last week, and let's just say my life isn't quite so boring anymore She created a world where you could fall down the rabbit hole and join the brilliant characters of her first ever novel. Hardcover , pages. Her father, because he's going away and can't leave her with her grandmother, who is in the hospital. Shelby Jayne faces many issues that should lead to good discussion as she deals with bullies in a new school, struggles to forgive and reconnect with her mother, and sees family conflict with new eyes. This book was published by Scholastic.. I feel like I got to know the characters in a way that I didn't expect.
Tisdale has written a very intriguing story with so many twists that I could not read fast enough to find out what was going to be revealed next! Helen has a loving husband, 2 great sons whom gave her a couple of great daughters-in-law, and some really adorable grand kids.
She also has a father that develops some Circle of Secrets is Lauren Tisdale debut book and it is one fabulous debut if I may say so myself. She also has a father that develops some serious health problems and reveals a secret from Helen's past that she never would have expected. This sets her off on a mission. I'm not going to tell you what the mission is, you really, really need to read this book to find out. Marissa has a very serious health problem that she is dealing with. She is a single mother raising a very smart and adorable daughter, Sophia.
She also has very loving parents and some wonderful friends that are there for her when ever she needs help. Marissa meets a wonderful man while dealing with her illness. I don't want to tell you too much here either but he is a wonderful, kind, caring, supportive man that is full of great qualities that Marissa really needs in her life.
I loved how caring he is and what all he is willing to do to help Marissa. I loved watching their romance grow and there is a few really sweet love scenes between these two. Marissa finds out a secret from her past as well, it is totally unexpected and she sets out on a mission of her own. Once again, I don't want to tell you too much here. I don't want to spoil the story for you because this is one story I highly recommend to everyone! Lauren Tisdale has written a great story with a very interesting storyline that kept me completely captivated through the whole story. I suggest you keep Kleenex near by when reading this one.
There are a lot of emotional scenes and I found myself crying many times. The characters are so well written that I became completely attached to them. I can not wait to see what Lauren may come up with for her second book, I know that I certainly want a chance to read it though.
On the whole this is just a wonderful story. I highly recommend you use the link and go grab your copy right now, don't wait, hurry and grab this book so you too may start devouring this wonderful story.
I was given the wonderful opportunity to read this book so that I may share my opinion with you. As always it has been my great pleasure to share my thought with you on Circle of Secrets. Now where to begin? It may have taken me some time to sit down and read this book. But i needed to be in the right frame of mind I was captivated by the first page, the story just drew my in from the first word. I had to go and sit somewhere quiet where no one would disturb me, I love this book, it had me in tears, it shows that epic love exists.
I know that I certainly did. She created a world where you could fall down the rabbit hole and join the brilliant characters of her first ever novel. I feel like I got to know the characters in a way that I didn't expect. The back story is so well thought out and the secrets? Well let's just say I thought I had them discovered but I was wrong, they totally blew me out of the water.
I did not suspect them at all, and this is why you should read this book. The characters are amazingly written its hard not to fall in love with them, I know that I did, and one in particular. But I am not going to say who, you will just have to read for yourself. I cannot wait to read her next book to see what new secrets that she has to reveal. It is hell waiting, but I know that it will be worth the wait.
I highly recommend that you go and follow that link to her profile and buy this book. I know that you will not regret it, she will have you hooked on this book from the first page. You will want more as I do now. So go and put your slippers on, get something to drink and grab a box of those tissues cause you are going to need them. So go and read this book! Sometimes you just run up on a book that challenges your emotions and your mind. And that is the mark of the truly great author.
Mirage is a traiteur , a healer who ministers to those in need with herbal remedies, prayers, and patience. Mirage explains that the bottles are supposed to capture spirits and that notes are put inside to send messages from the beyond. A mysterious tone permeates this gripping story. Shelby is a believable, fully developed character, as is Mirage.
When the child starts at her new school, she is drawn into a frightening truth-or-dare challenge by the in crowd, which foreshadows future eerie, terrifying developments. She has to contend not only with a contingent of malicious local bullies but also her conflicted feelings for her estranged mother, Mirage—a traiteur, or traditional healer—with whom she must live while her father travels on business. Everything converges at the bridge during a dramatic and dangerous storm, and the final revelations make for a satisfying ending.
I think the mama does wake up though.
She told be that in the Circle of secrets and the rest of the books that at the very end of all those book it will tell you more about what happened with her mama. Were you mad that it was left on a cliffhanger? This very minute I just finished The Healing Spell, its was awesome. I just finished the healing spell and i really want to know if mamma will ever wake up!!!!!!!
Please write a sequal to the healing spell!!!!!
I an begging you!!!! I am also 11 so I am SO excited for your next book!!!! So please write a sequal to the healing spell!!!!!! I want to see what happens between Livie and TJacues Landry!! I total agree with you.
I am wondering will they end up together and was the healing spell for her or for her mama? Oh, and yes agreed with Georgia…. I might make on at my house.