‘Curtis Hall’ is thrilling and magical

    “Surviving Curtis Hall: The Lure of Blood,” by L.A. Matthies. Copyright 2012, iUniverse Publishing Company, 245 pages. $20.48.

Reviewed by Jessica Page
Times-News correspondent

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   If you have a longing for adventure; “Surviving Curtis Hall: The Lure of Blood” is a perfect fit. Each character’s personality is well-described in every chapter. It draws you in and makes you want to read more as the pages are turned.
This thrilling book includes two guy best friends that come to the boarding school Curtis Hall in the efforts to avoid the temptation of drugs and harshness of violence at their other school.
Both boys, Tristen and Billy, are great at lacrosse and immediately join the team to keep up their game. Tristen has a bit of an ego, but he can be sweet just the same. Billy has a good head on his shoulders, but he has a bit of a temper. Overall, they both feel like they can handle anything. But little do they know, there are other things they need to worry about.
Deep within the layers of mysteriousness of the school are two girls, Marcella and Skye, who are like two shadows.
Things get more intense as the chapters go by. This is a story worth getting lost in. You don’t want to miss this amazing young adult thriller.

 Jessica Page is a home-schooled graduate and a Teens & Twenties writer.


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