Hey all! Sometimes I have tons of trouble trying to figure out which book I want to review. Sometimes I go through my Kindle and despite having hundreds of books, I sigh and need to go and find more. This was one of those times.
Freaks of Greenfield High by Maree Anderson caught my attention because of its tagline – a cyborg love story. I’ve heard of a few books exploring cyborgs and love, but none of them had really caught my attention. I read the description and decided that yes, I would get this (FREE!) book.
Freaks of Greenfield High has two main protagonists – Jay (a cyborg lady) and Tyler (a social outcast teenage boy). For the most part, we see Jay’s integration into high school life to better hide from the people who are chasing her. While she’s a skilled mimic, she doesn’t really understand how to handle the advances of rudely flirtatious boys. While they see each other briefly in the office before school, our protagonists don’t meet until their first period biology class over the dissection of a frog. It gets a bit embarrassing from there – especially when Jay realizes that her emotions are evolving. Continue Reading