Cracked by K M Walton – book cover, description, publication history. Bullying gets a thorough examination in Walton’s YA debut, a stark, but often heavy-handed story that alternates between the perspectives of. I have had Cracked by KM Walton in my TBR pile for an obnoxious amount of time, at least two years which is totally unreasonable as it is so.
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Children’s Book Review: Cracked by K.M. Walton. Simon Pulse, $ (p) ISBN
Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Allegedly by Tiffany D. Instead, we focus on Bull’s and Victor’s relationships dracked other people, and that’s where the novel got unrealistic.
I’m so glad you reviewed this, Kelly—I’ve really been wanting to read it, and my library doesn’t have it! I always find myself being drawn to books about emotional and physical abuse, and I’m not really sure why. Dec 31, Abria Mattina rated it liked it. Three point five stars.
I don’t like the boy-saves-girl trope in YA, and I am pretty sure I’m not a fan of the girl-saves-boy trope any more. You even feel bad for Bull, despite the fact that he’s a bully.
Notify me of new posts by email. I’m not entirely sure I got where their wisdom came from so quickly. The whole point of acute psychiatric hold is to get you out of the situation that may or may not be a cause of your problem so that you can look at it objectively.
So, there he is on the psych ward in the one week suicide watch program.
After years of agony and abuse from not only his main tormenter, Bull, but also his shallow parents; Victor decides that there is no other way to escape the pain than to end it all himself with a bottle of sleeping pills. Price may vary by retailer.
Cracked by KM Walton | Book Review
Just his luck, he learns that his roommate is Bull Mastrick, the one person who would love to help end his life for him. I also loved that the character in the story k.m.wapton very deeply connected. Tired of feeling miserable, Victor takes a bottle of his mother’s sleeping pills—only to wake up in the hospital. What irks carcked about this is that these hospitals are extremely strict on the whole forming-relationships-while-you’re-hospitalized thing.
They never show him any love or anything. Although they do eventually talk and find out the things about one another that we as readers figured out long before, I had a little trouble with the believability here. Fanfiction is written better and more realistically. The only reason I actually read it all the way through was to write this review…. The main characters are a stereotypical bully and victim, almost painfully so.
As he drifts off, he regrets that his grandmother will no doubt be the one to k.k.walton his body, but he believes is doing what he has to do. My biggest problem with this book is that Victor’s life is portrayed as some zero sum game with absolutely everything against him, but then it all gets fixed with little to no effort on his part. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He is invisible to his k.m.waltpn who remind him he was an accident k.m.waltonn generally ignore his whole existence except when he may do something to inconvenience their lives.
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Cracked by K M Walton
Hospitals enforce the no-relationship rule explicitly. One rich, the other poor. Lady Thief by A.
This boy likes books and poetry and while you never really like him because he is a really mean bully you understand that behind the bully is another bully. That makes him feel better, at least a little.
I also didn’t like the ‘love heals all’ trope employed. How much does it crackdd to not have any love or affection in life? Also, Victor is terribly harassed by Bull.
Cracked by K.M. Walton
Aug 26, Mahra rated it it was amazing Shelves: I don’t think any one book or one person can give us the answers to such a large hole in humanity, but this is the kind of book that asks us to dig deeper as readers.
Dec 28, Raeleen Lemay rated it liked it Shelves: It made me so angry. As for Bull Mastrick, I thought that I would end up hating him. I read it in one night, and the characters development was great. I was hoping to see more of what happens within the school environment as that is where we hear about the problems occurring the most. More books from this author: It renews the fire within me to make the world a better, safer place–to stand up and have a voice.
Bull as you could probably tell by the name is the primary bully in school.
I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.