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Wrecked Featured
Young Adult Fiction 2236
Pretty horrible
Overall rating 
 
2.0
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
2.0
Writing Style 
 
2.0
Hmmm.... I'm not quite sure what to say. I judged the book by its cover, and that is the sole reason I decided to read it.And so I read the description, and then I really got interested in the book and awaited patiently for the book to come into my possession.

Wrecked was an interesting read for me. The writing felt kind of awkward. Or at least what the author was writing about. The romance? Can you even call what the main character, Miranda, had romance? Christian, a merman, saves Miranda, and then they develop insta-love for each other. And the way she acts when she discovers his secret (which is almost the end of the book) is choppy at best, and immature at worst.

Not to mention I hardly got to know any of the characters except for MAYBE Christian and Miranda. And their character development was pretty non-existent. I guess that's what has me so disappointed. After the initial accident, you only hear about four or five characters. And by hear, I mean, they're mentioned and the main character occasionally interacts with them. In my opinion, the characters are what can make or break the story. You can have a fantastic plot, but if the reader doesn't give a crap about the characters, then it doesn't even matter.

I won't stop reading Anna Davies. I feel like this might have just been her trying to get some Young Adult Paranormal Romance in while the craze was still going strong. Maybe this just wasn't her genre. Come on Anna, just write what you know and feel, and then people will buy it and appreciate it.
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