Here's what the back of the book has to say:
When you can see things others can't, where do you look for the truth?
This paranormal murder mystery will have teens reading on the edge of their seats.
Clarity "Clare" Fern sees things. Things no one else can see. Things like stolen kisses and long-buried secrets. All she has to do is touch a certain object, and the visions come to her. It's a gift.
And a curse.
When a teenage girl is found murdered, Clare's ex-boyfriend wants her to help solve the case--but Clare is still furious at the cheating jerk. Then Clare's brother--who has supernatural gifts of his own--becomes the prime suspect, and Clare can no longer look away. Teaming up with Gabriel, the smoldering son of the new detective, Clare must venture into the depths of fear, revenge, and lust in order to track the killer. But will her sight fail her just when she needs it most?
What Lila has to say:
When was the last time you read a straight up murder mystery? When was the last time you read a straight up YA murder mystery? Exactly. CLARITY fits this gaping hole in the market and not only that, but Kim's voice is fresh, funny and engaging at the same time. This was the kind of book I wanted to savor and yet couldn't help but fly through. I had to know how all the pieces fit into place.
Clare was a very unique character with a special gift, which was absolutely fascinating to read about. Add that to the beachfront setting and a colorful cast of characters (most of which you suspect at one point or the other) and you have a solid read. It's hard to compare this book to anything, because it's in a class of its own, but I know fans of Kimberly Dertings Body Finder series will EAT THIS UP. And I dare you not to pick up the book at the bookstore. I mean, Clare is literally illuminated, making the jacket pop right off the shelf.
Even better, I laughed out loud throughout and was torn between multiple love interests. This book seriously has it all--tension, a fabulous pace, well-drawn characters, the perfect tone--the list goes on and on. I can't wait to pass it along to the girls in our book club. They are going to fall in love.
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