Thursday, March 24, 2011

Wake Unto Me by Lisa Cach

Publisher: Penguin Group
Publish Date: March 31, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-14-241436-1
Pages: 304

Have you ever felt like you just didn't belong?  That's how Caitlin feels in WAKE UNTO ME. Her parents have three rowdy boys involved in sports and they think Caitlin might be a little...unbalanced.  It's not that her parents don't love her, they just don't know what to do with her. See, she has these dreams - sometimes terrifying nightmares and sometimes wonderful escapes into the history of Oregon (where she lives).  When Caitlin gets a full-ride scholarship to a fancy boarding school in France, she jumps at the chance to leave.

But now she's in France and the nightmares haven't stopped.  In facet, now she's dreaming FRENCH history! Ofcourse, the bonus is the boy in (and of) her dreams - Raphael. She knows in her heart that they are bound together..but he's only a dream...right?

This is a great historical fiction, I'm really glad to see historical fiction making a showing in YA. WAKE UNTO ME is well-written with lots of lovely description - it was like watching a movie - Lisa Cach did a beautiful job!

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