Angelina's Secret by Lisa J. Rogers
Posted by Krystal Larson at 9:10 PM Sunday, December 4, 2011
Have you ever thought that not all imaginary friends are...imaginary? The plot of this book incorporates an imaginative take on imaginary friends. Angelina has always been able to see Josie, but no one else has. Eventually, Angelina grows up and Josie seems to disappear; however, Angelina begins receiving eerie premonitions and Josie returns to haunt her. Angelina must decide if what she is experiencing is real or some psychotic breakdown.
When Angelina states that she does not think she is insane, but does, in fact, see ghosts, her family, especially her mother, is very upset about the whole thing. Angelina soon finds herself committed to a psychiatric institute. Now Angelina needs to figure out how to get herself out of this sticky situation and why ghosts are contacting her. The story takes off from here.
As a character, Angelina is easy to like and fun to read about. She will appear intelligent, inquisitive, and serious. The other characters are fun to read about, especially Josie, the reader will enjoy getting to know them. The premonitions Angelina experiences felt surprisingly real and the author described them quite vividly. The events were fast-paced, especially Angelina's time in the psychiatric hospital, and the ending could not have ended any other way. This book is recommended to young adult/teen readers.
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