Shiny Broken Pieces

Shiny Broken Pieces

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Shiny Broken Pieces
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12+
Release Date
July 12, 2016
ISBN
978-0062342423
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June, Bette, and Gigi have given their all to dance at Manhattan’s most elite ballet school. Now they are competing one final time for a spot at the prestigious American Ballet Company. With the stakes higher than ever, these girls have everything to lose…and no one is playing nice. June is starting to finally see herself as a prima ballerina. However, getting what she wants might cost her everything—including the only boy she’s ever loved. Legacy dancer Bette is determined to clear her name after she was suspended and accused of hurting her rival, Gigi. Even if she returns, though, will she ever regain the spotlight she craves? And Gigi is not going to let Bette—or the other dancers who bullied her—go unpunished. But as revenge consumes her, Gigi may be the one who pays the price. After years of grueling auditions, torn ribbons, and broken hearts, it all comes down to this last dance. Who will make the cut? And who will lose her dream forever?

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(Updated: July 11, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
3.7
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Characters 
 
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Writing Style 
 
3.0

BLACK SWAN FOR TEENS

Shiny Broken Pieces brought the drama and then some. What's written as a books--reads like a Freeform tv show.

Continuing right where book one left off, Shiny Broken Pieces, sits in the pretty aftermath of the revenge and drama that Tiny Broken Pieces served.

What I liked:The mystery surrounding what happened to Gigi. I definitely wandered throughout the entire novel--which left me with a lingering tingle of excitement.

How far the girls were willing to go: I never knew what to expect. How far would these girls go? What would they do? It made for a thrilling read.

The drama: I'm one of the few people that love drama. The right kind, and this book has it. It serves it hot, ready and unpredictable.

What I didn't like: I don't have many complaints in this area. I was pretty satisfied with the writing, the pacing and the characters themselves. It wasn't perfect but it was a darn good read.

There's hints that there might be more. I wonder...

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