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Splintered

A Novel
Howard, A. G. (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A descendant of the inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix Alice's mistakes, she may save her family from their curse.
Authors: Howard, A. G. (Anita G.)
Title: Splintered
a novel
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2013.
Characteristics: 371 p. ;,22 cm.
Notes: Sequel: Unhinged.
Summary: A descendant of the inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, sixteen-year-old Alyssa Gardner fears she is mentally ill like her mother until she finds that Wonderland is real and, if she passes a series of tests to fix Alice's mistakes, she may save her family from their curse.
Audience: 780
ISBN: 1419704281
9781419704284
Statement of Responsibility: by A.G. Howard
Subject Headings: Hargreaves, Alice Pleasance Liddell, 1852-1934 Juvenile fiction. Mothers and daughters Juvenile fiction. Mental illness Juvenile fiction. Blessing and cursing Juvenile fiction. Characters and characteristics in literature Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Occult fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Topical Term: Mothers and daughters
Mental illness
Blessing and cursing
Characters and characteristics in literature
LCCN: 2012011538
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Jul 15, 2014
  • Jasmeet123 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

l love this book it is sooooooooooo interesting

Jul 15, 2014
  • booknerd_1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A twisted book with a sad and happy ending

Jul 11, 2014
  • Pinkirishrose rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Splintered is a story with a twisted version of Wonderland. Alyssa Gardner must solve the mystery and break the curse behind her family's past occurrences in Wonderland. Love this book! It was similar to fairy tale re-tellings, but with a darker, creepier twist. Would definitely recommend it!

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The history of mental illness in Alyssa's family dates back to her great-great-great grandmother Alice who once told Lewis Carroll about a place called Wonderland.
- Andrea Lipinski

Mar 31, 2014
  • JCLChristiH rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The author did a great job of giving the Alice in Wonderland story a freaky freshness for today's audience.

love love love this book! cannot stop raving about it i highly most abs-and-pecks-atootly recommend it. Creepy, Full of adventures, twists, mysteries, Gripping Beautifully developed characters that you will hate to love but love anyway.. really great brava to A.G. Howard triumphant work!

Nov 02, 2013
  • stars47 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is by far one of the best spins on Alice and wonderland. I loved it so much! And still do!

Nov 01, 2013
  • llongpine rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I did not want this story to end! The writing transported me to another world. I loved this book!

Aug 15, 2013
  • amodolo rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Absolutely loved this story, at a time where there are a lot of retellings happening, A.G. Howard does a different take, and instead does a "what happened after" type of story. It's twisted and yet feels so real. Definitely a great read!

Aug 13, 2013
  • meta101 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book was great! I loved the story line it was crazy and the dark secrets that were revealed blew my mind! It's a must read!!! Can't wait for Unhinged: Splintered Book Two to come out.

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Jul 13, 2014
  • BlueClover123 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book is a twist on the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland. It follows the journey Alyssa Gardner as she learns the truth of her family history while she seeks to end the madness.

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Mar 31, 2014
  • JCLChristiH rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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