Book Review: Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick

Kiss of Broken Glass
Author: Madeleine Kuderick
Reading Level: Young Adult
Genre: Contemporary
Released: September 9th, 2014
Review Source: HarperTeen

After she’s caught in the school bathroom cutting herself with the blade from a pencil sharpener, fifteen-year-old Kenna is put under mandatory psychiatric watch. She has seventy-two hours to face her addiction, deal with rejection, and find a shred of hope.

When I started reading this book it kinda hit home for me. The main character in this book Kenna was caught trying to cut herself in the school bathroom. Well they send her to the psych ward where she is under 72 hours of watch. She needs to fight her addiction and dealing with rejection. When reading this book you were actually reading her diary that she wrote eveything down for us to read and be in her postition. The reason why this book hit home for me because I went through the same thing when I was younger after having my daughter. I ended up developing postpartum depression and was put on so many meds to try and help me. It didn't work and I tried commiting suicide twice and I ended up in the pysch ward twice. What she wrote in her book you actually see there. There was one girl that would be in there for cutting.Others were in there because if trying to commit suicide. It was the longest three days of my life. Your family can come and see you but your mostly locked in there and you can't have a phone or anything that you brought with you. It's like a prison.

When I was reading the book it was bringing back the past that I would love to forget and wish never happened. But if that didn't happen to me back then I wouldn't be where I am today. This is a good book if you want a quick read and plus it makes you look at your life and love everything around you even more.

1 comment:

  1. I've been wanting to read this book since I'd heard of it. I also have a similar past with self-harm although I've never been to a rehab for it. I like how you included your own experience into this review. I'm sorry you went through Post-Partum Depression. Are you better or recovered from that now?


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