I just finished Unhinged, the sequel to Splintered. They’re sort of a twist on Alice in Wonderland. A dark twist! Alyssa is part of two worlds — the regular world that we’re in, and Wonderland. She thinks her family is cursed, so a childhood friend guides her through the undoing of some of Alice in Wonderland’s mistakes. Remember the River of Tears, anyone? This book has a little for everyone. It has suspense, adventure, a love triangle, and I liked the creative retelling of Alice in Wonderland.
In Unhinged, Morpheus, the childhood friend, returns to win Alyssa’s love and defeat her enemy. This book introduces more paranormal creatures, which I liked. Some are twisted! This book kept me wondering about Morpheus’s intentions until the end. He reminded me of Jack Sparrow, with his mysterious trickster ways. Alyssa also realizes she needs to be more cunning in order to beat her enemy. Their clash at the end is great! But she accidentally sends people she loves into the dark world …
Overall, I recommend reading both. Unhinged picks up where Splintered leaves off. I normally stay away from any books with love triangles, but these books were different and had a lot of dark elements.
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I can’t wait for the third book to come out… I want to read more about her twisted adventures.
- review by a Wayland Teen