Sara Barnard’s ‘Beautiful Broken Things’ turned us into beautiful broken things with such a powerfully emotional read. A very tender and thoughtful depiction of friendship and all the feels that come with maintaining relationships through personal growth and change.
Hoo! Yeah, this one hit us right in the guts. But we also wanted to hear what YOU GUYS thought of it too. We sent out copies to the lucky winners of our YouReview draw and asked that a review was posted on social media.
Here’s a roundup of YouReviewers for ‘Beautiful Broken Things’:
Not many YA books focus on strong female friendships but Beautiful Broken Things puts it at its forefront and does it so well #BBTReview
— lauren (@weasleygrxnger) March 26, 2016
Beautiful Broken Things really makes me want more YA books that are focused on the power of female friendship. #BBTReview
— Katie Brown (@KatieBookQueen) March 22, 2016
The book was getting a response even before our reviewers had finished it:
Only two pages in and I can relate to the character's problems with boys and I'm 20 😂😂 #BBTreview
— Kirsty ❤️ (@kirsty_reads) March 21, 2016
Now that I've started reading Beautiful Broken Things I can't put it down #BBTReview
— lauren (@weasleygrxnger) March 23, 2016
And it was good to see Barnard’s strong characterisation skillz being appreciated too:
The characters in Beautiful Broken Things are so beautifully written. They're all believable and full of emotion. #BBTReview
— Katie Brown (@KatieBookQueen) March 26, 2016
But it was pretty unanimous…
Beautiful Broken Things is such a heartbreaking but beautiful story about female friendships. So glad I had the chance to read it #BBTReview
— Kirsty (@kirsty_reads) March 24, 2016
This book is beautiful. And will make you feel things. Hard.
Thank you to our YouReviewers, and if we’ve piqued your interest you can get your copy right here.
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