Broken - YA Review by Tara L

Reader: Tara L.
Age: 14
Title: Broken
Author: C.J. Lyons
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Pub Date: 11/05/13
Galley: Yes
Top 25: Yes
Convince us to read the book: The stylistic element that was strong is definitely the character development, because it shows how much stronger and independent as the book goes on.
Memorable or Forgettable: The qualities of the book that make it memorable for me are the way the author writes it, and how it makes it seem like anyone could connect with the characters.
Cover: The cover did tempt me to pick up the book and it did also reflect the contents.
Age Range: 12 through 17
Quality:  5Q Hard to imagine a better book
Popularity: 4P Broad general teen appeal
Annotation:  Scarlet has been sick all her life for as long as she can remember. Finally her stepmom lets her go to school to be normal. She doesn't know how long she's going to live; it could be a week or a year.

tags:  realistic / contemporary / mystery / ya lit

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