Ella doesn't remember what it's like to be human; after all, she's lived as a doll for thirty years. She forgets what it's like to taste, to breathe...to love.She watches the professor create other dolls, but they don't seem to hang around for long. His most recent creation is Lisa, a sly goth.... show more
Ella doesn't remember what it's like to be human; after all, she's lived as a doll for thirty years. She forgets what it's like to taste, to breathe...to love.She watches the professor create other dolls, but they don't seem to hang around for long. His most recent creation is Lisa, a sly goth. Ella doesn't like Lisa. How could she, when Lisa keeps trying to destroy her?El
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: December 14th 2015
Publisher: Curiosity Quills
Pages no: 175
Edition language: English
Series: Broken Dolls (#1)
It's been a while since I could say: This is not like anything I can remember I've ever read. In the sea of (slightly) Dystopian YA Broken Dolls has managed to do something special: be original. Ella is a doll, and has been so for 30 years. She knows that before she was human, but can't remember a...
„Broken Dolls“ ist der Debütroman der australischen Autorin Tyrolin Puxty. Puxty blickt auf einen bunten Lebenslauf zurück und war in ihrer Heimat vor der Veröffentlichung ihres Erstlings eine erfolgreiche Songwriterin. Auf Amazon erreichte „Broken Dolls“ Platz 1 der Bestsellerliste; mir begegnete d...
[I received a copy of this book from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.]Mixed feelings regarding this novel: while I found the premise intriguing and a bit creepy (dolls who used to be human beings, possibly with a psychotic streak, I mean, come on, think “Chucky”), the explanation beh...
Thank you to Curiosity Quills for giving me an egalley copy of the book to review. I loved the premise of “Broken Dolls” – I haven’t read many stories that ventured into the realm of dolls. It reminded me of a story I wrote several years ago and I wanted to see where the premise would go. The only...
Review to come. I don't remember being human. Probably because I don't want to. The professor tells me how cumbersome the body is and how aches and pains are a way of life. He says this way, I'll never feel any pain and can dance for as long as I like, never growing old, never changing my joints. He...