And Then Everything Unraveled by Jennifer Sturman + Giveaway

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Genre: Young Adult - mystery
Synopsis: Delia Truesdale's life is turned upside down when her mother's ship disappears while on a trip on the way to Antarctica. Everyone believes and accepts that she is dead, but Delia thinks otherwise. She is sent to live with her two Aunts in New York City. While trying to adjust to the new life in a completely new and different city, with two different guardians, she is also trying to figure out the truth behind her mother's mysterious disappearance by herself. Is her mother really still alive or is she just fooling herself? If so, how is she able to find her?

Rating: 4 stars

Review: The mysterious and intriguing plot were the key to making me appreciate and like this book a lot. I thought it was just a unique factor, not often seen. It helped a lot also that I liked the protagonist, Delia. I thought she was very believable and likable. I just liked her personality. I truly rooted for her, and empathized with her and her situation.

I also liked the overall feel, fast pace, and flow of the novel. The author, Jennifer Sturman, truly has a way with words because I was able to keep reading without at all getting bored. So overall, I just thought And Then Everything Unraveled was a fun, light, and entertaining book to read. It had the perfect mix of contemporary YA, mystery, a bit of romance, and a dose of comedy. Recommended!

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4 comments:

  1. I like the idea of the added mystery element to this story. I've never read anything by this author but I like the sound of this.

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  3. I love this book! It's so funny and real with great characters. I laughed a lot when I was reading it.

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