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Blanco para la magia

(Blue is for Nightmares #2)

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Ha pasado un año desde que Stacey Brown salvara a su mejor amiga de una muerte horrible. Pero sus pesadillas regresan, acosada por los fantasmas de las víctimas de una serie de asesinatos brutales... y por un acosador enloquecido. Al tiempo que conjura desesperadamente hechizos de sanación, un nuevo alumno llamado Jacob entra en el panorama. Guapo y misterioso, Jacob le co ...more
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Published January 3rd 2010 by Jaguar (first published May 8th 2004)
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Jenn
This one was definitely better than the first and I think I give that credit to Jacob - who is by far the best character to come out of this series so far. I like how the author kept him very secretive literally up until the last minute. I don't think there was really one thing I didn't like about him.

Now, as for everyone else...I like PJ, he's entertaining and always good for a laugh. Amber, I really just don't get. Chad - no comment. Drea - hmph...bitch and worst friend ever (I don't think my
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Trisha
Jul 28, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
"Don't you know?" he asks. "White is for magic."

Meh. This one was just okay. I know that teenagers aren't supposed to want to talk to parents but I don't know why these teens are still keeping secrets from each other. It just seems so obvious, after the year before, that they trust each other and actually communicate. It's another book of 200+ pages of everyone not talking or talking in riddles or not trusting each other. I'm just sure at some point they'd figure out the problem I'm sad that I f
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Diana
Jul 02, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I really like this one, it was super cute. It was sort of part murder mystery, part fantasy, and a lot of teen romance that just happens to play out perfectly. Yes, there is a bunch of crazy stuff happening in the background. But, there was a super cute love story in the mix as well. I really liked the two of them and the way that they seem to fit together. Of course, super realistic that these teens find each other amidst the chaos and fall absolutely in love.
Hayley Martin
Jan 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good lord, I love this series.
And JACOB. Yes.
Kelli
Sep 25, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-read
Upon scrolling reviews before reading I did come across saying that this book was quite similar to the 1st in the series just with a few different characters and some things changed. Well - I like fun reads like this and these 'nightmares' are the way that Stacey 'sees' things. So of course I would expect this to be present in the second book as well.
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Ifigenia
Jan 23, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Reading this book is like reading the first one in the series, blue is for nightmares. The same plot and characters, just changing names and a couple of things. That made me read really slow, as I was not interested in what is going to happen later. At least at the end, I recovered the interest for it and have a moment in there. The relationship between of Stacey with her boyfriend, mum or best friend was not developed or explained properly at all. Hopefully, the third one is going to be better ...more
Mila
May 10, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I have read this ages ago, and I
have only a vague memory of liking it.
I saw this in bookstore today and thought it would be interesting to read it again.
I'll write an actual review as soon as I reread the series!
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Irene△⃒⃘➰
It was fine, I liked it but I'm not that enthusiastic about it.
It was better that the first one (that I completely forgot) but I can't give it more that 3/5.

I enjoyed the story and I will finish the series no matter what haha
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Alley Kat
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was worried about reading this since it's been so long since I read the first book, but everything was recapped very nicely. White is for Magic is a great sequel and carries on the story easily. The characters are crazy and amazing, and it all felt really believable. While I'm not a fan of romance, I like how it was done in this book. It didn't feel rushed at all like most young adult novels these days. The plot was captivating and interesting. I'm excited to read the rest of the series. ...more
Jessica (The Psychotic Nerd)
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MY THOUGHTS
This is going to sound very odd, but this series is like thriller candy! I enjoy reading these books!

This book is the sequel to Blue is for Nightmares and Stacey cannot get a break.After the murders and nightmares of last year, Stacey is dating Chase and trying at a sense of normalcy. But then the nightmares return. This time, it focuses of her past. On the girl she babysat once, but dies, and the girl who died last year. St
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Sally
May 09, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What would you do if one of your friends has really bad nightmares and suffering from that all night? Stacey Brown is the one who has really bad nightmares and can predict the future. A year before, Stacey Brown had saved her best friend, Drea, from a death through the nightmares. Now, she is having nightmares again about something. One day, she meet guy named Jacob. And he said he is from Colorado and having nightmares about Stacey so he moved to here, where Stacey lives, to save her. First tim ...more
Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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Sonia
Aug 01, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: review-d
Ugh.

This is one of the few books where I just said to myself "ok, that's it. I give up." and tossed it away.
I stumbled accross the third book of the series Silver Is for Secrets months ago, not knowing it was part of a series and I loved it. I even cried at the end of it and I don't cry that easily. So I decided I might aswell give the entire series a try. Worst idea I've ever had. The first book was OK, I'll give Stolarz this, the storyline was exciting, the characters were not the most inter
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Brittni
Great book. Gives a lot of interesting details about spells and so separates itself from other teen books with an unusually gifted teenager. Loved the inclusion of Jacob. The book wraps you up in its mystery so that you're racing to get to the end, just like the first one. The killer's easier to pick out in this one than in the first book, though.

The one thing I have a beef with is that being a Christian, I hate seeing God's name uncapitalized. If an author doesn't believe in God and doesn't wan
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Rebecca
Mar 08, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The first book of the series, Blue is for Nightmares, was okay. I found this novel to be basically a rehash of the first one, in terms of plot and character growth. Most of it dragged along and I found myself wanting to skip entire sections, particularly the extreme detail the author put into Stacey's New Age rituals. I suppose the book would be more appealing to junior high school students who also have an interest in Wicca. The ending was so obvious that I ended up skimming over it - yes, even ...more
Allison
Sep 24, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read Blue is for Nightares like 3-4 year ago. I've been wanting to get ahold of these books but haven't been able to. Finally I picked it up yesterday and started reading it.

This book was amazing. I wasn't sure how I was going to manage with it being so long ago having read the frst book, but I found no problems. Anything I may have forgotten was mentioned in this book and I wasn't feeling lost.
I still think Stacy is a "basic white girl" name though. It just makes me laugh.

This series is per
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Theresa Mayott
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Pheonix
Awesome read!!!!

I know it's only three stars but I have come to realize that it takes a lot to get a five star. The thing should be a work of art to get a five. Three means I really enjoyed it still. It was better than the first. I love the introduction of Jacob I think he is an awesome character for Stacey. The struggle between her and "her attacker" was well written and believable. Dream still annoys the living daylights outta me. Australian be a bitch of a friend and this book she is the same
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Tracy
I'm going to stop reading this. I've decided I don't really care about the characters or their ridiculous teen angst anymore. I don't really care for the writing style either. I'm pretty certain that Stacey's so-called 'BFF' is trying to steal her old boyfriend back from Stacey, that Stacey will end up with Jacob and that the ending will be as stupidly rushed as in the last book. It's like getting to the point of the end takes forever—"drawing out the suspense"—but the actual climax is so rushed ...more
Angel
Dec 09, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: one-time-read
I ABSOLUTELY love this series but in this book
Stacy needs to get a grip and stop being so Damn selfish. I mean really if she would stop trying to figure out every little detail to her nightmares she could try to actually figure out hte big picture! And is she trying to completely ruin any chances she has at a normal life? Every single time she gets into a fight with Chad and Drea she storms off, more concerned with saving her own butt when she has completely no idea who's trying to kill her. Sh
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Emma Bishop
Oct 24, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Well this sequel felt exactly like the first book. Everything that happened in this book seemed to be the exact same as the first one, just with the details changed. The whole book felt like a waste of time to me since I'd heard this story before. Also in this book a new character, Jacob, is introduced, but I feel like at the end of the story you still really know nothing about him. Hardly any background information is given to you about him, and by the end of the book I had no idea what Jacob's ...more
Lena
Oct 01, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sophmoreyear
I thought this book is really interesting. This book is the second book of the Blue is for Nightmares series. I thought this book was good because of where the story took place and it was really similar to the first book so I knew that I would like this book. Even though it wasn't as good as the first book, I still liked it because of all the twist and turns in the book. It made the book more interesting and really captures me into it like that. ...more
AH
This book started off a little slow for me, but maybe it's because I read this book before Blue is for Nightmares. The main character suffers from recurring nightmares, followed by bouts of projectile vomiting.

Once I got over the grossness of the vomiting, the story began to pick up the pace and it was very difficult to put the book down. The last few chapters had me on the edge of my seat and I was satisfied with the ending.

I would rate it a 3.5, but that option is not available.
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mia
Oct 11, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought that this book was better than the first one. I still wasn't too crazy about Stacy's friends, but I did thoroughly enjoy Jacob's character. He was really interesting especially since he was similar to Stacy in multiple ways. It was also interesting to have Stacy deal with both her nightmares and the "ghost groupies." It provided more mystery and anticipation to who the stalker/killer could be and what her dreams meant. ...more
H.orses
Nov 03, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One stalker down, another to go. A nice sequel to Blue is for Nightmares, you can really see Stacey growing as a character as she meets new people, new things happen, and her love life even starts to bloom again. A nice merge of magic, mystery, and that little touch of romance.
Lezidezi Higgins
This one was ok, but got a little repetitive after a bit. I enjoy all the magic elements and spell work though.
Bre Severance
Oct 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was the best!!!!! im soo happy its a series! idk what i would do if there was none!!!!!!! Its an amazing book thats keeping u at the edge of your seat! i just love it!!! <3
Donna
The second book in the Blue is for Nightmares series didn’t disappoint. WHITE IS FOR MAGIC delivers with even creepier dreams, projectile vomiting, and more rooted-in-reality magic that I can truly appreciate. It’s a more subtle fantasy and a subtle horror that plays with your head and I loved it.

I especially liked how unadjusted Drea was after everything. Which sounds twisted, but her reactions to things were so realistic and so honest that as a reader you really couldn’t fault her for them. Dr
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Brooklyn Betts
Apr 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book "White is for Magic" was written by Laurie Faria Stolarz. It's about a seventeen year-old girl named Stacy who is starting to have nightmares of people who have been killed. She found out that the nightmares are telling her that she is going to die in less than a week, and needs to figure out how to survive. Someone named Jacob came to help her because he was having dreams about her death. At first Stacey doesn't trust him, but then she starts to fall in love with him, which causes prob ...more
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Laurie Faria Stolarz grew up in Salem, MA, attended Merrimack College, and received an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College in Boston.

Laurie Faria Stolarz is an American author of young adult fiction novels, best known for her Blue is for Nightmares series. Her works, which feature teenage protagonists, blend elements found in mystery and romance novels.

Stolarz found sales success with he
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Blue is for Nightmares (5 books)
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  • Silver Is for Secrets (Blue is for Nightmares, #3)
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