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I don't want to go too much into the story and give away what happens.
Filled with beautiful writing, stunning imagery, and a story you can get lost in, Lowry's debut novel is a wonderful example of how to write a book.
I loved the story, its setting, and in particular the voice of its main character.
I received a review copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.
"The Earthquake Machine" is the coming-of-age story of a fourteen-year-old girl. Read more
Rhonda lives a privileged, but very unhappy, life as a teenager in a home with two parents who have a chasm between them. Read morePublished on August 15, 2012 by nfmgirl
I had high hopes for The Earthquake Machine. The author has led what seemed an unconventionally interesting life, and the premise of a young girl adventure, a girl learning... Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by Cat
The book will appeal to some readers, however it just wasn't for me. At all. And the synopsis doesn't really represent what this book is focused on. Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by Turning the Pages
This book, let me start off by saying is one that will leave a lasting impact on you. I know when I finished this book and walked away from it, all I could think about was this... Read morePublished on July 29, 2012 by ChayseBWB
I have really mixed feelings about this book. On one hand I loved it. It is an interesting coming-of-age tale that is well-written, has sympathetic characters, and is honest and... Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by Olga J.
Overall, I liked this book okay. I really felt for the main character, Rhonda. She really defines the idea of lost. Read morePublished on June 15, 2012 by Meg @ A Bookish Affair
Rhonda has a tough life. He father owns a big pharmacy and brings home drugs to keep her mother mellow. He only friend is Jesus, the Mexican gardener. Read morePublished on June 13, 2012 by Amazon Customer
The teen years are a time of awakening for everyone. Each of us has our own set of circumstances, our own awakening. Read morePublished on May 19, 2012 by McGuffy Ann Morris