Winner of the 2018 Sheehan YA Book Prize, BORROWED is a genre-bending thriller that will take you to unexpected places.Rejection is never easy. But 17-year-old Linnea discovers its infinitely harder when its your own heart that does the rejecting. Nearing the one-year anniversary of her successful heart transplant, she starts to get the eerie sense that the donor is trying t...
|Number of Pages||:||264 pages|
Find my review also on my blog.
* Thank you to Elephant Rock Books for providing me with an eARC in exchange for my honest review *
Borrowed was nothing like what I expected it to be, and I mean that in the best way possible. This is a tale of grief, life, bodily autonomy, toxic masculinity, and survival told through the eyes of fascinating protagonists in a story filled with thrill and plot twists.
The story starts out innocent enough with a feeling of coming-of-age and a look into the lives of ...more
The concept and premise are genius! I appreciated that the female characters were strong, independent and relatable. The significance of the heart resonates with me. I can’t wait to read the next novel Lucia DiStefano pens!
Good suspense, but there is an unneeded incident in the final part that I don't think is forgivable. I am super sad about it--I think the whole incident could have been left out, and no matter what the author and her editor say, the scene is disgusting and wrong. #2booksunder50reviews