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Monday, October 24, 2011

Review: Fracture

Title: Fracture
Series: No
Genre: Young Adult- Contemporary
Author: Megan Miranda
Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers
Release Date: January 3, 2011
Book: Borrowed from Lilie from Read My Mind  /Netgalley

"Eleven minutes passed before Delaney Maxwell was pulled from the icy waters of a Maine lake by her best friend Decker Phillips. By then her heart had stopped beating. Her brain had stopped working. She was dead. And yet she somehow defied medical precedent to come back seemingly fine
-despite the scans that showed significant brain damage. Everyone wants Delaney to be all right, but she knows she's far from normal. Pulled by strange sensations she can't control or explain, Delaney finds herself drawn to the dying. Is her altered brain now predicting death, or causing it?
Then Delaney meets Troy Varga, who recently emerged from a coma with similar abilities. At first she's reassured to find someone who understands the strangeness of her new existence, but Delaney soon discovers that Troy's motives aren't quite what she thought. Is their gift a miracle, a freak of nature-or something much more frightening?
For fans of best-sellers like Before I Fall and If I Stay, this is a fascinating and heart-rending story about love and friendship and the fine line between life and death."

I must say that this book had a whole other take than what I thought. I was able to step into the world easily and finding myself piecing together clues before I knew it.
What I liked most about this book is the plot line. Filled with a great plot that keeps the reader hyped up and eager to read more. I love that it is also weaved in with a realistic looked at death. Not many of have us have experience death and live to tell the tale. I liked that it gave a whole new picture to what happens if you come back.

I like that the main character started off naive but quickly caught on to the real story. She is strong yet resourceful. Delaney is one of those girl who is smart and beautiful. I loved that she didn't think about herself but she thought of others as well.

The love interest is quite complicated but soon it all made sense. I knew something was off at first and well I'm sorry it ended that way.

Fracture is a great story that has many secrets, desires, and what is expected to do. The breaking of rules, changing of others people lives is overflowing on this book. Consistent with great characters, plot and a paranormal trait that holds the reader, Fracture is an amazing read!

I give it 4 BITES!

Happy Reading!


  1. Oh yay! I just got this this week and this is the first review I see of it. It sounds really good and I do like a good plot line!

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  2. Sounds like the plot is really engaging. You have me worried about the romance though!

  3. This sounds very intriguing. A very interesting thing to say about the romance though. Usually the reader isn't sad about how anything ends up. Hmm...

  4. this sounds like a really great read! i haven't heard much about it up until now but this definitely makes me want to read on and your review definitely supports that! i love a complicated plot line and romance.

  5. I really like the sound of the main character. I have been wanting to read this for a long time and it looks like I'm going to enjoy it when I do!

  6. I agree the love part in this is...well can't really say anything cause it'll ruin it however you know what I mean cause you've read it. Other than that it was a book read.


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