Cuts Run Deep by Amber Garza (Review by Gladys – #NerdGirlOfficial)


Cuts Run Deep

Title: Cuts Run Deep

Author: Amber Garza

Published Date: October 8th 2014

Genre: YA Contemporary


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Piper wakes up in the hospital with no recollection of how she got there. Only fragmented memories surface – her boyfriend Jackson on the ground covered in blood, Piper standing over him, her hands slick and red. Then she is told the awful truth: Jackson was killed the night she was injured, and she is the only witness.

If only she could remember what happened.

Piper searches through her memories, recalling her entire relationship with Jackson in order to piece together what happened. Meanwhile, as Jackson’s family is trying to make sense of the tragedy, they find his journal and begin reading through it to find answers.

As the chilling truth begins to unfold, Piper has to face the darkest secrets of her relationship with Jackson and the part she played in his murder.


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***Gladys – #NerdGirlVamp’s  Review***


It’s often asked of a blogger to name a book that you would like to forget just so you could re-read it again and experience it one more time.  I would honestly have to say it’s Amber Garza’s, Cut’s Run Deep.

Not because it was a romantic love story that made you swoon because it wasn’t.  It was so hauntingly beautiful that I nearly lost all my tears reading it.  The novel tackled real life issues that were once very real in my life.  Thus making the read very emotional, but that didn’t add or take away from the rating I am giving the book.  The book itself was written with such fluency and grace.  She cared about her characters, even down to the pain and hurt they felt.  She became Piper and became Jackson.

The reader will go through a myriad of emotions while reading this book and not ones that they expect to if they are familiar with this particular authors other books.  I liked that.  I liked that it was different.  I enjoyed the darkness of the book but most of all I enjoyed the message.

The story and characters were structured in beautiful way making it a literal masterpiece.  The characters didn’t lack dimension and the story flowed without skipping a beat.  I enjoyed reading it.  Amber, I not only tip my Nerd Girl hat to you, I bow to you as well!  Bravo!

Gladys #XOXOtheNerdGirl

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