Author: Ilsa J. Bick

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ARC Review: White Space by Ilsa J. Bick

ARC Review: White Space by Ilsa J. Bick

February 18, 2014 Review 46 ★★

Seventeen-year-old Emma Lindsay has problems: a head full of metal, no parents, a crazy artist for a guardian whom a stroke has turned into a vegetable, and all those times when she blinks away, dropping into other lives so ghostly and surreal it’s as if the story of her life bleeds into theirs. But one thing Emma has never doubted is that she’s real. Read more »

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Review: Drowning Instinct by Ilsa J. Bick

Review: Drowning Instinct by Ilsa J. Bick

September 2, 2013 Review 36 ★★★★½

There are stories where the girl gets her prince, and they live happily ever after. (This is not one of those stories.)

Jenna Lord’s first sixteen years were not exactly a fairytale. Her father is a controlling psycho and her mother is a drunk. She used to count on her older brother—until he shipped off to Afghanistan. And then, of course, there was the time she almost died in a fire.

There are stories where the monster gets the girl, and we all shed tears for his innocent victim. (This is not one of those stories either.) Read more »

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