The Book of Broken Hearts - YA Review by Tara L.

Reader: Tara L. 

Age: 13
Title: The Book of Broken Hearts
Author: Sarah Ockler
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pub Date: 5/21/13
Galley: Yes
Top 25: Yes
Convince us to read the book: The strong stylistic element was character development. I really liked the plot, because I think it really suited the book.
Memorable or Forgettable: The qualities that made it memorable were the characters. I personally really liked the characters, because they were all a big part of the book. It wasn't just a random person for a chapter or two.
Cover: The cover did tempt me to pick it up, and yes, it did reflect the contents.
Age Range: 14 through 17
Quality: 4Q Better than most
Popularity: 4P Broad general teen appeal
Annotation: Unlike most romance books it doesn't have the expected love triangle. It has suspense and mystery through the whole book.

tags: romance / realistic fiction / contemporary / ya lit

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