Monday, October 27, 2014

Guest Review: Torn Away by Jennifer Brown

Goodreads Summary:

Jersey Cameron has always loved a good storm. Watching the clouds roll in and the wind pick up. Smelling the electricity in the air. Dancing barefoot in the rain. She lives in the Midwest, after all, where the weather is sure to keep you guessing. Jersey knows what to do when the tornado sirens sound. But she never could have prepared for this.

When her town is devastated by a tornado, Jersey loses everything. As she struggles to overcome her grief, she's sent to live with relatives she hardly knows-family who might as well be strangers. In an unfamiliar place, can Jersey discover that even on the darkest of days, there are some things no tornado can destroy?

In this powerful and poignant novel, acclaimed author Jennifer Brown delivers a story of love, loss, hope, and survival.

Publication Date: May 6, 2014

Jessica's Review:

This book took me longer to finish because I had to stop reading I was crying so much. :) I loved this story. It was so realistic and easy to put myself in Jersey's place. The beginning of the story was far and away the best I've read in some time and though the ending happened sooner than I was expecting, I would have liked to see a little more of the relationship between Jersey and her grandparents, I don't feel like I'm missing anything. Worth a read!!!!

5/5 Stars


  1. I own a copy of this and it just sits on my shelf! I need to change that.

  2. Glad you found something you enjoyed so much, Jessica :) Thanks for sharing your review. WRITE ON!