Frannie in Pieces
What does you in—brain or heart?
Frannie asks herself this question when, a week before she turns fifteen, her dad dies, leaving her suddenly deprived of the only human being on planet Earth she feels understands her. Frannie struggles to make sense of a world that no longer seems safe, a world in which one moment can turn things so thoroughly for the worse. She discovers...more
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The supernatural elements were really out of place in a novel set up ...more
This book follows Frannie (Frances) through the grieving process after the death of her father. Her grieving takes her on quite an adventure. The narration is done from Frannie's point of view, which I much prefer, because we get to see things from her perspective, hear her throughts, and experience ...more
I appreciate the fact that this book deals with divorce as well as death. I have heard comments to the effect that in the opinion of certain experts, divorce is somehow more difficult for children to ...more
Pros: combining obsessive-compulsive disorder, divorce, a ...more
this book was sweet and funny. i liked ephron's p ...more
Meanwhile, in the real world, she pushes everyone away until she finishes the puzzle.
My problem with this book, and ...more
This was a good story about a girl who is trying to reconcile herself to her dad's death.
Personally, I was confused by this book. The big twist/surprise didn't make any sense to me and I felt that it wasn't explained very well. Some of the "regular" parts were nice to read. I think the story would have been better without the twist.
At least it was a library book and I can return it.