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Mephisto Waltz [Kindle Edition]

Bridgett Kay
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Book Description

In a repurposed abbey deep in the mountains, Miranda must make her way through a maze of cryptic messages and personal demons to survive the cruel world of gay reparative therapy.

When Miranda Rothschild's twin brother, Mark, commits suicide, Miranda and her parents move to the peaceful, seaside village of San Avila, Texas, looking to escape their pain. At her new school, Miranda finds herself especially drawn to Clara Schuler, a gentle, artistic girl who, despite the protectiveness of her friends, is bullied for being a lesbian. Miranda tentatively confronts her own sexuality, but just as she comes to terms with her feelings, her parents discover her relationship with Clara. Miranda's parents send her to a reparative therapy camp, Prodigal Ministries, run by the sadistic Dr. Caleb.

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  • File Size: 481 KB
  • Print Length: 320 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00788334W
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #939,597 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Modern YA Novel May 28, 2012
By mori
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I agree this book needs one more proofing before it is complete, but otherwise, it was a great young adult novel.

The story follows a very put-together (and slightly stoic) 16 year old girl as she matures through adversity. It explores themes on family, romantic love, and religious faith, and how they may affect controversial (but otherwise wonderful) teens in small-minded, conservative American towns.

This book has some very gothic notes to it, and fans of Bronte's Jane Eyre will be pleased to see a modern take on her Lowood.

I did have some concerns about whether some of the characters were fully developed, and there were a few anachronisms that gave it a disjointed feel (seriously, what teen uses the word "louse" these days?), but altogether, this is an interesting story that focuses on contemporary teen problems, and I enjoyed reading it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Book... May 22, 2012
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I'm about 80% through, and so I write this review without knowing the ending. My fingers are crossed for it to be a happy one. I love this character so much and I would hate for this to end badly for her.

I wanted to give the book 5 stars, but it honestly needed one more edit before being made available to purchase. There were just enough word usage errors to be distracting. Too many to just ignore, but not enough to ruin the book. I hope this author writes more, but I also hope you have someone proofread for you next time.

I still love it. If you have ever had a feeling of attraction to a member of the same sex, if you have ever wondered whether homosexual thoughts, desires, and actions are the same thing, whether any of it is a sin, if you've ever had any internal conflict about any of this, or ever wondered about those who had, you need to read this.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommend! February 13, 2012
By Doris
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I love this book. The characters were well developed, and it held my interest. I will recommend this book to others.
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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautifully written March 17, 2012
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I know a Mother is bias but I would love this book even if my daughter had not written it! It is nice to know she has a conpasionate heart.
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More About the Author

Bridgett Kay is a writer specializing in gothic romance and science fiction. She was graduated from Angelo State University with a B.A. in English in 2004. For a good many years, she has been active in local dance and music communities, and her exposure to the arts has been a great source of inspiration for her writing. You may sample her writing at http://bkkawaii.wordpress.com/.

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