Laura Kasischke (born ) is an American fiction writer and poet. She is best known for Kasischke, Laura (). Wild brides. New York UP. Boy Heaven. Buy a cheap copy of Boy Heaven book by Laura Kasischke. Around a campfire, sit a group of girls telling gruesome and spooky urban legends: there’s the girl. Boy Heaven. View PDF. book. Fiction. US & Canada HarperCollins. They planned on a joyride in a convertible on a hot summer day. They planned on.

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With Kristi essentially out of commission, Desiree and Kristy find themselves in for the shock of their lives one night out at Lovers Lake. Of course, the three cute girls in shorts and bathing suits catch the attention of two “grubby” guys hanging out in their car. It was a sur Definitely hted how there were these mini-stories in about ALL parts of a single chapter. Kristy makes the mistake of smiling at the guys, which completely freaks out Desiree and Kristi.

The pacing of this book was magnificent, something I struggle with in my own writing, as well as the characterizations. Hero of the Rails by Britt Allcr Although I have to give the author props on her ability to “set the mood. This was the real fun of the story, comparing their different descents into paranoia and the measures they went to to protect themselves, none of which really helped.

I found myself speeding through this book to find out what exactly happened to the three girls. Then the kasiscnke lurches back to the present where the three girls are all at yhe cheer-leading camp in the woods. Feb 28, Shauta Marsh rated it liked it Recommends it for: Maybe I’m just mincing the details too much.


Description They planned on bpy joyride in a convertible on a hot summer day. The suspense builds with each page and the end is straight out of an urban legend.

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You end it right when it was already at the climax? The story follows 3 girls at cheer camp where you read more about the non-cheer part of camp rather than about cheering.

Laura Kasischke has mastered writing about haven dark-side of teenage girls. I found myself speeding through this book to find out what exactly happened to the three girls.

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So this story was actually quite unexpected, and it was at the same time predictable. S So this was a re-read of a book that stuck with me from kasidchke ten years ago. A must-read for fans of thrills and chills. I know it’s meant as an urban legend but you could at least give me a decade.

I am really surprised that someone who publishes as often as Kasischke can keep the quality this high, and I’m planning on reading more Kasischke in the future. It’s kind of your typical story of 2 high school friends and something happens and they drift apart. Then she feels like someone is byo watching her and claims she talked to the guys out in the woods.

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Another thing I hated was the narrator’s annoying voice! Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I believed in God. Once back at camp, the girls laugh off the incident and are proud of themselves for getting rid of the guys.

Visitors to this page. With the help of the camp lifeguard, T. Sadly, I couldn’t be more wrong. So, why the 2 stars? After having read ‘The Raising’ by Laura Kasischke which I thought was fantasticI was really excited to read more of her work, so started with this one.


Oct 06, Marion rated it really liked it. Or maybe it’s wrong to call it a ghost story. Three stars is generous, but the rating is influenced by the fact that the target audience is half my age an A couple of gorgeous, rich girls at cheerleader camp have an encounter with some boys who aren’t quite what they seem.

Newer Post Older Post Home. I usually already guess the ending halfway through a book but this one was sublime and totally unexpected.

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Definitely hted how there were these mini-stories in about ALL parts of a single chapter. And then we have Kristi, and when I first saw that there was a Kristy and a Kristi, I wondered why Kasischke bothered doing that. Kasischke, Laura Boy Heaven. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. She is a talented writer and I hope her career keeps her putting out books for many years to come.

This would have been the kind of book I read during hot summer afternoons as a pre-teen. There they meet a redhead also named Kristi and one day decide to ditch camp and drive to a nearby lake to skinny dip.

To ask other readers questions about Boy Heavenplease sign up. And so as a now-twenty-five-year-old-woman I read this book for the third time.

First of all, the “shocking” ending wasn’t shocking at all, although I may have spoiled it by reading the subject headings on the copyright page before I started.