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Still Life with Tornado - A.S. King
Still Life with Tornado
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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 explores the urban ruins of Philadelphia. Or maybe she's... show more
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 explores the urban ruins of Philadelphia. Or maybe she's finally waking up to the tornado that is her family, the tornado that six years
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101994887 (1101994886)
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
5.0 Still Life with Tornado
It has been a long time since I really connected to a book so strongly and so quickly. This book has a delightful amount of magical realism but still has such a real and raw feeling to it that I could really related to and I could see 16 year old me in 16 year old Sarah, I can see my family in Sarah...
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 Still Life With Tornado
Sixteen-year old high-school sophomore Sarah has wanted to be an artist since she made a ceramic owl in first grade. But something shifts in her when her art teacher, Miss Smith, tells the class that there is no such thing as an original idea. Everything has been done before. Nothing new ever hap...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
4.0 Book 10/100: Still Life With Tornado by A.S. King
This is only the second A.S. King book I've read, and while I didn't enjoy it as much as Glory O'Brien's History of the Future, A.S. King's writing voice is so effortless and engaging to me that so far I've been willing to follow her places I might not put up with from other authors. The magical rea...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
5.0 Still Life WithTornado
She nailed it! I am just in awe at this novel. A.S. King addresses the issues that open our eyes to what goes on behind closed doors. I couldn’t put this novel down once I started it yesterday and I only stopped because it was getting late and I wanted to enjoy the ending. This novel haunted me as I...
carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it
4.0 Still Life with Tornado
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life.This book surprised me. I really didn't know what to think going into it. I grabbed it just because it looked somewhat interesting. I actually try not to read too much about a book before I sit down to read. For much of the book, I had no ide...
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