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When an injury tears her ballet dreams away from her, Brooke becomes withdrawn and depressed. She spends a great deal of time alone as she attempts to recalculate her life plan. It isn't until her unlikely friendship with quirky Miss Cee Cee that Brooke begins to realize that beneath the surface of dreams lies adventure, mystery, romance and more than just a touch of ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published April 21st 2011 by Jodi Bullock (first published April 9th 2011)
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Tessa
Jun 20, 2011 Tessa rated it really liked it
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This was such a good read. It's a story filled with all sorts of friendship, romance and some fantasy aspect to it. I read through this book a lot faster then I thought I was going to, there was always something interesting happening in it. The author did a very good job, hope she writes some more books!
Jayde Scott
Jun 13, 2011 Jayde Scott rated it it was amazing
When fifteen-year-old Brooke moves to a new village next to the weird, old lady, Crazy Carter or Cee Cee, everyone's talking about, Brooke knows to keep her distance while being polite, trying to blend in with everyone else. But something's happening. The old spinster keeps popping up in Brooke's dreams as Brooke's life starts to spiral out of control. Suddenly, there isn't just the strange dreams that keep sending Brooke a certain message; there's also the school throb, Blaze, she's had a crush ...more
Brenna
Jun 18, 2011 Brenna rated it really liked it
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I really loved this book! I wasn't expecting much but Jodi Bullock is a wonderful writer and portrayed the thoughts and emotions of a fifteen year old girl perfectly!

It's a fairly short book that doesn't take long to read but the plot felt as though it flowed naturally. I really enjoyed this unique plot, and it's very different from most teen/YA books being published now. It moved along just fast enough and Brooke was an easy character to relate to and enjoy.

I received this book in a Goodreads
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Lindsay
Jul 04, 2013 Lindsay rated it it was amazing
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I really liked this book. It was the best book that I have read in quite some time. I loved the plot since it focused on dreams. In fact this was the first book I have read that was about dreams. It was really suspenseful towards the end of the book and I kept turning the page to figure out what happened. Miss Cee Cee was my favorite character since she was crazy and funny at the same time. I would love there to be a sequel and would definitely read it if there was one.
Doreen Arnold
Jul 24, 2011 Doreen Arnold rated it really liked it
This was a fun book to read about dream makers (seers). It was quick and easy to read. I would reccomend this book for young adult readers.
Glenda Alexander
Aug 12, 2011 Glenda Alexander marked it as to-read
Sounds like a fun read
Ultiminio
May 25, 2011 Ultiminio rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
awsome and its me ultiminio
Ruby
May 27, 2011 Ruby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
it was the best book I've read!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jess
May 30, 2011 Jess marked it as to-read
From the reviews this sounds so good!
Heather
Jul 17, 2011 Heather rated it it was amazing
This was a very good book with a different twist.
Mikayla Brady
Mar 14, 2012 Mikayla Brady rated it really liked it
Butterfly by Jodi Bullock

Butterfly is based on a 15 year old girl named Brooke. She was a ballet star, but when a tragedy occurred she became depressed and lonely. Until one of the weirdest neighbors, Miss CeeCee, becomes friends with her. That is where the story begins.
Brooke has a deep crush on Blaze. Blaze is a kid at her school. They become good friends and find out that they are both seers, which means you can go into people’s dreams. Blaze and Brooke had to use clarity, which is a magical
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Sandra
Jun 09, 2011 Sandra rated it liked it
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A Ballet dancer who believed her dreams were ruined forever finds out that in her dreams she finds herself dancing better than she ever did in real life. An assumed crazy lady living next door to her becomes her best friend and most important confidante, whom she learns a magical ability that she has had since she took her first breath after being born lays dormant in her mind and is brought to life. The child hood crush on a boy that she grew up with and lost for a brief time, that comes back ...more
Mary Ting
Jun 20, 2011 Mary Ting rated it it was amazing
I truly enjoyed Butterfly. It’s a well written story about dream makers. According to Cee Cee, there would be a lot less happiness in the world without the dream makers, also known as seers. Jodi ties in dreams and nightmares well into the story plot. I was fascinated by this world and how the seers are able to connect together, jumping in and out of dreams. Although the story is shorter than the average young adult books, the story flowed well. And the characters were easily likeable. This ...more
Heather Nichol
Sep 28, 2011 Heather Nichol rated it liked it
I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads.

Although there were some gramatical errors and a few typos, the book was good. I found the story line to be a little difficult to understand at times. The explanations in the book left me a bit confused and it seemed to jump through time without warning a lot.

The concept of the book was great! Even though it wasn't perfect, I still couldn't put it down.
Dani
Dec 19, 2012 Dani rated it really liked it
Very different and enjoyable. It seemed like it ended abruptly, but I read there is another book in the works. I hope so.
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