by Joseph Platko

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Bloom by Joseph Platko

Lea Perry wants to be a normal teenage girl. She loves to run, spend time with her best friend, Jason, and enjoys going to Red Leaf Middle School, but all that fades when she receives the gift of Bloom. Her new ability tells Lea when someone near is about to die. She wants to intervene and save them, but rules prevent her from interfering. Unable to act, Lea feels helpless as fear tumbles into her life. When will Bloom come again and for whom?

"We don't have the right to decide who lives and who dies."
Lea's Grandfather

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014676106
Publisher: Joseph Platko
Publication date: 06/25/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 131 KB

About the Author

Joseph Platko was raised in rural Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, he worked several jobs, including apprenticing in a mom and pop store as a meat cutter, before he attended college and graduated with a B.S. in Biology. He then went on to earn a M.S. degree in Immunology and a Ph.D. in Pathology. After graduating, he held a NIH fellowship and became a Research Associate before he exited the field and began to write in earnest. His first book, Bloom, was published on line just before his children left the nest. The author writes from his home in New England, where he lives with his wife and is frequently joined by two cats that love to chew on his laptop.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Granted i knew about this book before i looked it up and it tooooooook a lonng time find..... but i found it..... my mom is a hir stylist and her cleint is joe plakto...... which is cool..... she told me bout the book and i had to read it! The idea is so orginal! But it does lack a little bit of description..... other wise ita the best book ever!!!!!!!