10 June 2013

Fragments by Dan Wells

Fragments by Dan Wells
Publisher: Balzer + Bray    
Publication date: February 26th 2013
My rating: 3 stars

Kira Walker has found the cure for RM, but the battle for the survival of humans and Partials is just beginning. Kira has left East Meadow in a desperate search for clues to who she is. That the Partials themselves hold the cure for RM in their blood cannot be a coincidence—it must be part of a larger plan, a plan that involves Kira, a plan that could save both races. Her companions are Afa Demoux, an unhinged drifter and former employee of ParaGen, and Samm and Heron, the Partials who betrayed her and saved her life, the only ones who know her secret. But can she trust them?
Meanwhile, back on Long Island, what's left of humanity is gearing up for war with the Partials, and Marcus knows his only hope is to delay them until Kira returns. But Kira's journey will take her deep into the overgrown wasteland of postapocalyptic America, and Kira and Marcus both will discover that their greatest enemy may be one they didn't even know existed.
The second installment in the pulse-pounding Partials saga is the story of the eleventh hour of humanity's time on Earth, a journey deep into places unknown to discover the means—and even more important, a reason—for our survival.

I hate when this happens. I loved Partials, more than Fragments because it was the start of the new world but Fragments ended up being a big pile of walking around the country and some characters were having the same discussions every few chapters which was tiresome. 

Kira leaves her home to find the cure for RM. She finds an IT expert who will help her with the ParaGen  computers. They stumble on Samm and Heron along the way. They need to trust each other if they want to find the cures for partials and humans. 

Kira is still trying to come to terms she's not human, but a partial. I admire her strength and persistence. She is one of those main characters who always want to do the right thing, even if it comes back to haunt them. But her stubbornness was also the thing which got her in so many additional problems, which also annoyed me. 

 While Kira is having trouble accepting the fact she's not entirely human, Sam is trying to break out of his shell and start sharing his feeling not only through the link but also with his words and body language. I wasn't sure if he had any feelings towards Kira but around 80% of the book we finally get a glimpse into his mind after a girl tries to maul him. xD 

I'm not happy about this book. It took so long for things to start happening. If you look at how many pages this book has, it's crazy! 564 pages! I'm not happy with it! And I wasn't even reading it. I was listening to the audio version which was 16 hours long. *head desk* 


  1. I'm actually happy that I haven't bought Partials. I mean I'll read that book eventually but I'd probably be disappointed in this one as well.

  2. LOL Sorry about Fragments and Sever. Wish I liked it so you could buy the rest of the trilogy and not just have the first book, Wither.