The Finer Points of Becoming Machine by Emily S. Andrews
  

Synopsis

The Finer Points of Becoming Machine by Emily S. Andrews

Growing up with a violent, control-freak father, sixteen year old Emma Banks has had a tougher ride than most. Unable to cope with the horrors of her childhood, Emma's world unravels in a spiral of drug abuse and self-harm. Following a failed suicide attempt, she finds herself committed to a secure psychiatric institution where she is finally forced to confront the painful past she has been trying to escape. Now she must fight the instinct to run and hide, and piece together a way forward. This fast-paced read is dynamic and gripping, perfect for teen readers who want all the characteristics of a long novel, dealing with teenage issues and tough topics, in a strong, condensed book. From a series written by some amazing authors, this book is everything a reluctant reader would want to get them engaged. Note: this book contains some strong language, graphic scenes and/or tough topics, so is only suitable for older YA readers.

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My favourite thing about The Finer Points of Becoming Machine is definitely the title

About the Author

Emily Andrews was born in Southern California and currently lives in Seattle, Washington. Her interests include writing fiction and poetry, indie / punk rock and industrial music, journaling and old horror movies. Emily has had several of her poems published through the International Library of Poetry and Poetry.com, and has also had her poetry featured on one of their spoken word albums. The Finer Points of Becoming Machine is her debut novel.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
216 pages

Author

Emily S. Andrews
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Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

20th December 2008

ISBN

9781841677149


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