The Night I Disappeared
HELD HOSTAGE BY AN INNER WORLD
Something scary is happening to seventeen-year-old Jamie Tessman. Ever since she and her mother arrived in Chicago, she's been plagued by freaky mind-slips and vivid daydreams about her sort-of boyfriend, Webb. When Jamie's inner world starts taking her hostage and keeping her imprisoned for longer periods of time, she becomes terrified that...more
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Imagine yourself as a 17 year old girl who has no friends and living with your mom who is one of the best lawyers working on a huge case and barely ever gets to spend time with you. Living like that can make you keep secrets, with a difficult life like that; you can go a little crazy. Jamie has. The Night I Disappeared shows you that life as a teenage girl is hard, especially with a mo ...more
When I started this book, I would have never anticipated the ending! I had a pretty good idea what Jamie was trying to hide, but I never felt so surprised at an ending before!
THE FIRST 50 PAGES:
It started off good, describing the characters and what she has to deal with; especially when her mother is a very important lawyer in a very important case.
This is where I felt it dragged in a bit, but I soon realized each detail became important when it came to Jamie's past.
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After moving to Boston, Jamie begins blacking out and thinking she was with her friend, Webb. The blackouts become a dangerous problem, leading her to therapy with Morgan's aunt.
Slowly, the truth about the night she met Webb unfolds, giving up a secret she's kept locked inside since she was nine.
The psychology details are very true to life an ...more
After a rocky end to her junior year, Jamie also finds out she'll be moving (for the summer anyways) to Chicago with her mom while she tries a big case. This only gets worse when she finds out that Webb, her crush, will be without technology and living off the grid as he goes backpacking through Europe. When Jamie meets her new friend Morgan, will Jamie's shaken reality destroy her? Or will she embrace her new reality?
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Jamie’s mom, is a lawyer. She defends people who’s been accused of doing a crime. Over the summer, when Jamie was out of school, her mother has to go to Chicago to defend a ...more
But when the daydreams start making her blackout, Jamie can't deny that something more is happening to her than missing Webb--it's almost like she's been using Webb to protect herse ...more
Jaime has never fit in at her boarding school. The only one who seems to understand her is her boyfriend, Webb, whom she meets up with as often as possible after school. But when her mother, who's a lawyer, has to travel to Chicago for a high-profile case, Jaime is dragged along, leaving Webb behind for the first time since she was a child ...more
This book is about Jamie whom daydreams a different reality to cope with her current life she's experiencing. I give the author props. It's hard to realize where exactly these realities are different, but I am a bit sour with the mother whom is a workaholic and I felt th ...more
Jamie begins to spend more and more time "zoning out," eventually resulting in one trip to the emergency room when she crashes a bike she is riding, and another trip when no one seems to be able to bring her ou ...more
I loved this book! It was a quick ...more
I couldn't put this book down it was fun to read and grabbed my attention from the beginning. Daydreaming is something i do constantly so i freaked me out a little when Jamie's daydreaming turned into a problem. She would ...more