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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Cracked by KM Walton | Book Review

Notify me of new posts by email. Parents wish you didn’t exist and the rest of your family is dead or far away? Bull and Victor hate each other.

That said, I nearly put the book down in the first 30 pages. All criticisms aside, I was well and truly satisfied by the ending of this novel. K.walton There’s a lot of inappropriate language in the book.

Cracked is fast-paced, and both boys have great, believable voices. Victor and Bull are so well drawn, so heartbreakingly described that the story gets under your skin.

When the boys wake up from their hospital treatment, they find themselves in the same room. It’s more about the ide Told in alternating chapters narrated by Victor and Bull, Cracked is the story of two young men who k.m.alton up in a psych ward.

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But it doesn’ Sometimes there’s no easy way out. I am something of a contemporary nerd. Get out the Kleenex! Dec 31, Abria Mattina rated it liked it. Each boy is miserable and desperate for a way out. Crakced my free time I can be found binge watching The Office with my husband and baby, spending way too much time on Pinterest or exploring my neighborhood.

Cracked by K.M. Walton

I hated the dialogue and the way the author tried to portray the way teenagers communicated with each other. Cracked is very fast paced.

But as I reached the end, the plot started to unravel. Their situations at home seemed too extreme to work with the later development of the story. I was glad that the characters ended up in a happy place and were able to recover from their issues, but it seemed unlikely to have everything suddenly become sunshine and rainbows. He discovers that unfortunately for him, Bull Mastrick dracked his hospital roommate. It reminds me that the world is not black and white–but grey–full of shades of truth that blur the lines between right and wrong, good and cracmed and ultimately life or death.

May 30, Elisa Ludwig rated it it was amazing.

Thanks Lenore Appelhans for gifting me this one! Then, I read his chapters. Aside from length of stay being accurate, the atmosphere and rapid pace of recovery felt too sunny and optimistic.


However, they are more victims of horrible home lives. All of this, along with his award-winning parents who regularly remind him that he k.m.walton an unwanted k.m.wakton, cause him to seek out a way to feel better about himself.

Because of this, Bull continues being a bully because, well, it helps him feel like he has some sort of power and control in his life. The bullying has gone on since kindergarten and hasn’t improved.

View all 3 comments. Though their solutions are different, they end up together as they search for meaning and a reason to carry on. The easiest way I have of explaining these issues without explicitly stating them is by stating that I actually believe the characters in the book are of a higher age and reading level than those who are meant to read this book. It renews the fire within me to make the world a better, safer place–to stand up and have a voice.