Still Life with Tornado (kindle or Ebook) Author A.S. King

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T come to grips with years spent sleepwalking in the ruins of their toxic marriageAs Sarah herself often observes nothing about her pain is remotely original and yet it still hurtsInsightful heartbreaking and ultimately hopeful this is a vivid portrait of abuse survival resurgence that will linger with readers long after the last pag. I love to be surprised by YA authors who manage to find a new angle from which to write about the same topics too well trodden in YA lit Here is a fresh take on the family abuse scenario Of course this AS King so some magic realism is in the mix Still Life with Tornado follows King s winning formula but this formula still works for me

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Still Life with Tornado

Sixteen year old Sarah can’t draw This is a problem because as long as she can remember she has ‘done the art’ She thinks she’s having an existential crisis And she might be right; she does keep running into past and future versions of herself as she wanders the urban ruins of PhiladelphiaOr maybe she’s finally waking up to. Still Life with Tornado had me fooledI thought it was all about Sarah and her teenage existential crisis at firstBut it s not just about her It s about her her mother her father her brother her family her future and her pastI ve read dozens and dozens of books dealing with the topic of abuse yet this one manages to explore the theme in an original way while keeping a realistic uality to it AS King s writing moved me It turned my insides into knots It made me hold my breath for at least half of the novel And I probably looked really silly as I read it with my eyes wide open

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The tornado that is her family the tornado that six years ago sent her once beloved older brother flying across the country for a reason she can’t uite recall After decades of staying together ‘for the kids’ and building a family on a foundation of lies and domestic violence Sarah’s parents have reached the end Now Sarah mus. Nothing s really original so let s not start alright In eight days of riding around that s what I ve discovered It s raining bullshit Probably all the time I m gonna be unoriginal and repeat what my fri en ds already said don t be fooled and think that it s about an angsty teenage girl It s really not Or maybe it is partially but AS King challenges the way we see angsty teenage girls After all aren t we all a little unfair when judging them What s our goal when we deny their right to be upset about things But now it s been so long that if I bring it up I ll look like a girl who ca


10 thoughts on “Still Life with Tornado

  1. says:

    But now it’s been so long that if I bring it up I’ll look like a girl who can’t let go of things Teenage girls always have to let go of things If we bring up anything people say we’re bitches who can’t just drop it If you're familiar with AS King then you'll probably understand immediately that this book is not what it first seems If you're new to her books then expect to be taken into a weird world of existen

  2. says:

    ‘‘Still Life with Tornado’’ had me fooledI thought it was all about Sarah and her teenage existential crisis at firstBut it’s not just about her It’s about her her mother her father her brother her family her future and her pastI’ve read dozens and dozens of books dealing with the topic of abuse yet this one manages to explore

  3. says:

    Now it's been so long that if I bring it up I'll look like a girl who can't let go of things Teenage girls always have to let go of things If we bring up anything people say we're bitches who can't just drop it This book changed me as a person Still Life With Tornado is about a lot of things but most of all it's about how teenagers

  4. says:

    ►Nothing's really original so let's not start alright? In eight days of riding around that's what I've discovered It's raining bullshit Prob

  5. says:

    Writing a review for this book doesn't seem originalview spoilerRead the book to find out why hide spoiler

  6. says:

    Sarah is in the middle of an existential crisis She stops going to school and spends her days visiting abandoned structures in Philadelphia An event at an art show triggered her crisis but she actually started falling apart a long time ago Th

  7. says:

    I love to be surprised by YA authors who manage to find a new angle from which to write about the same topics too well trodden in YA lit Here is a fresh take on the family abuse scenario Of course this AS King so

  8. says:

    Find all of my reviews at Before I even begin let me forewarn you that there is no way this is going to amount to any semblance of an informative review so different than usual right???? This is my fourth or fifth AS King book and at this point I pretty can only say My first King experience was Everybody Sees the Ants which I read back in the day when my reviews pretty much said Earth shattering stuff like “dis was gud” and everything

  9. says:

    “There are far too many silent sufferers Not because they don't yearn to reach out but because they've tried and found no one who cares” Richelle E GoodrichAS King an award winning and bestselling American author pens a heart wrenching tale of abuse magical realism teenage existential crisis in her new YA novel Still Life with Tornado where the central characters of 16 years of age is a victim of existential crisi

  10. says:

    I just finished and like usual I have no idea wtf I just read And I love it Being inside Sarah's head is unlike any other monologue It's messy

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