The Adoration of Jenna Fox

The Adoration of Jenna Fox Review

Who is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn't remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?

This fascinating novel represents a stunning new direction for acclaimed author Mary Pearson. Set in a near future America, it takes readers on an unforgettable journey through questions of bio-medical ethics and the nature of humanity. Mary Pearson's vividly drawn characters and masterful writing soar to a new level of sophistication.

Title:The Adoration of Jenna Fox
Edition Language:English

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  • Tatiana

    I confess, my reason for reading this novel was not very noble. When I added The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer to my TBR, a couple of astute friends informed me that this book's synopsis sounded strikingly ...

  • paula

    Interesting. The adoration of Jenna Fox is many things. It is: * a young adult speculative fiction novel for girls who don't like science fiction# a coming-of-age novel for people who eschew the touch...

  • Maggie Stiefvater

    I can't say much about this book without being spoilery. I do have to say that because the plot relies so much on secrecy, I would've never picked it up based on the cryptic jacket flap -- I didn't to...

  • Lightreads

    Huh, interesting. This book is the short first person narrative of a teenaged girl, told in a string of tiny sections, sometimes just a sentence or two, as she and the reader piece together her memory...

  • Heidi The Hippie Reader

    The Adoration of Jenna Fox fits nicely into a science fiction/medical category that includes films like Gattaca or books like Starters. As medicine advances, ethical questions begin to develop about t...

  • Susan

    Set in the not too distant future, this is a story that deals with medical ethics and how far is too far to preserve human life. Jenna Fox, 17, has just awoken from an 18 month long "coma" following a...

  • Lora

    "The accident was over a year ago. I've been awake for two weeks. Over a year has vanished. I've gone from sixteen to seventeen. A second woman has been elected president. A twelfth planet has been n...

  • Penny

    Actual Rating: 2.5 stars.I get why this book is liked by so many people.Personally, I didn't connect to it or the characters. It is an interesting premise but I need stories that are preferably packed...

  • Ari

    I love to read good books. This is one of them.I was a bit suspicious about it after seeing that the reviews were not that great, so I was a bit afraid to read it.. I love surprises too. If you want ...

  • Trin

    Teenage Jenna wakes up after an accident with no memory of who she is—though she knows all of Thoreau’s Walden by heart. As quickly becomes apparent, what’s going on is far more complex than a...