Celeste (Gemini #1)
Celeste and her twin brother, Noble, are as close as can be -- until a tragic accident takes Noble's life. It's a loss that pushes their mother, a woman obsessed with New Age superstitions, over the edge....
Desperate to keep her son "alive," Celeste's mother forces her to cut her hair, wear boys' clothes, and take on...more
Celeste and Noble are twins whose mother believes she can speak to spirits. After their father dies, their mother keeps them isolated on their farm and homeschools them, until the day Noble has a terrible accident and dies. Celeste believes it was her own fault and tries to appease her mother when she tel...more
Celeste and her twin brother Noble share everything, including a new-age obsessed superstitious mother who has...more
As the series continue to be published, I notice more and more typos. And its like does he not have an editor? I don't know, but it's been getting on my nerves, it also happened in the De Beers series a lot.
The back of the book claims th...more
Celeste had a good start as I liked the angle of supernatural powers being passed down through generations, but I found that many pages would rattle on with the same hope...more
This book/series bothered me in so many ways. NO reason is given for Mom's obsessive preference over Noble. She doesn't explain or give any indication as to why Noble is her valued child, even though his 'gifts' are apparently lacking. The preference for Noble is so obvious, and when Celeste is forced to assume his role, that really goes too...more
I tried to understand the characters, and how they have such a strong belief in each other and these 'spirits'. I found that at the end of it...more
river. Celeste's mother, who is crazy, had such a hard time dealing with the death of her son (her
favorite child), she makes Celeste into Noble. She must be known as Noble and act exactly like him.
It was a very dark and disturbing book. Nevertheless, I read it anyway.