Monday, February 17, 2014

Book Review: In the Blood



In the Blood by Lisa Unger is an addictive read that will keep one reading into the night. Even while finishing it, one still wonders what secrets might be revealed before the ending.

In this book, we meet Lana Granger who's about to graduate from the University in a little place called the Hollows in upstate New York. As she realizes that she is about to become an adult, she takes a job to prepare herself. Her job is takes care of an eleven-year-old boy named Luke. Luke is an extremely troubled and manipulative child. Soon a mental contest begins between the two in the form of a scavenger hunt. At the same time Lana's best friend disappears. Lana continues lying at all cost to prevent her biggest secret from being revealed. Only Lana is not the only one who knows her secret, and the other person can’t wait for the truth to come out.

Barbara Hutto
Youth  Department
Central Library

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