Author: Mary E. Pearson
Reading Level: Young Adult
Seventeen-year-old Jenna Fox has just awoken from a year-long coma—so she’s been told—and she is still recovering from the terrible accident that caused it. But what happened before that? She’s been given home movies chronicling her entire life, which spark memories to surface. But are the memories really hers? And why won’t anyone in her family talk about the accident? Jenna is becoming more curious. But she is also afraid of what she might find out if she ever gets up the courage to ask her questions. What happened to Jenna Fox? And who is she really?My Thoughts:
Jenna Fox doesn’t know her parents. She doesn’t know if she has friends. When she wakes up after a year long coma she has to relearn everything. But some things come back to her quickly like words and walking but her memories come slowly. And everyday it is revealed that she doesn’t know who Jenna Fox is.
I have heard so many great things about The Adoration of Jenna Fox . They were all true. I’m surprised it took me so long to read this. When I finally did pick it up and start reading I was done with it in 11 hours. There is no other way to read it except in one sitting.
Jenna’s story grips you from the very first page. You learn about her as she learns about herself. The story is horrifying and beautiful. How far would a person go? Where do you draw they line between saving someone and completely recreating someone? These are all questions The Adoration of Jenna Fox makes you ask. It makes you think.
This is a sad story. Sometimes I was even disgusted at the actions of Jenna’s parents but other times I could sympathize with them. It’s also full of hope and betrayal and love. How can it be all these things at once? Mary E. Pearson has written a novel that our children will be reading. Our children’s children will be reading. It’s a classic. Read it please! 5 Stars!