by Mary Crockett
My rating: 4 stars
Publication Date: July 1, 2014
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Genre: Children's Fiction | YA
Print Length: 336 pages
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble
If dreams can come true…then so can nightmares
night Annabelle dreams of the perfect boy: tall, dark, and handsome
with impossible blue eyes. Then, just as suddenly as he appeared, he’s
gone…until he walks into her science class the next day. Perfect and
REAL. The boy of her dreams. And when he brushes past her, he whispers
“Annabelle.” Suddenly, Annabelle’s got the perfect boyfriend and a date
to prom. Her life is like a dream come true...until her dreams stop and
the nightmares begin.
Dream Boy by Mary Crockett
My Rating: 4 stars
We all have dreams, some we remember, some we don’t, some are more like wishful thinking. But what happens when you start to see your dreams coming to life, becoming reality? Can you dream your perfect boyfriend into reality? Annabelle has dreams about the perfect boyfriend, he is handsome, adores her, he is everything wonderful, dreamy and has eyes only for her. Too bad she has to wake up and go back to her normal real life. Enter her dream boy, Josh, right in the middle of chemistry. But his name wasn’t Josh, it was Martin, but he was definitely her dream boy come to life. Will Annabelle find that reality may not be as good as her dreams? Will her dreams start to become more like nightmares?
Dream Boy by Mary Crockett takes an often humorous look at one girl’s dreams and their significance with her deepest desires. Annabelle is an Eco-conscious teen with attitude, a sharp tongue when necessary and a laugh out loud inner dialogue that is sassy, snarky and edgy! Martin/Josh is, of course, a star athlete, charming, and very good looking, but there is more to him than the boy Annabelle dreamed of. Ms. Crockett makes dreaming and reality run almost parallel in her story-telling. Fast paced, tumultuous and just short of spooky, she takes a fascinating subject and gives it life through her well-developed characters, all while staying true to life in high school! Perfect for YA readers, the imagination and creativity of this author is magnetic!
I received this ARC edition from Sourcebooks Fire in exchange for my honest review.