Love—good and bad—forces three teens’ worlds to tilt in a riveting novel from New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins.Three teens, three stories—all interconnected through their parents’ family relationships. As the adults pull away, caught up in their own dilemmas, the lives of the teens... show more
Love—good and bad—forces three teens’ worlds to tilt in a riveting novel from New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins.Three teens, three stories—all interconnected through their parents’ family relationships. As the adults pull away, caught up in their own dilemmas, the lives of the teens begin to tilt….Mikayla, almost eighteen, is over-the-top in love with Dylan, who loves her back jealously. But what happens to that love when Mikayla gets pregnant the summer before their senior year—and decides to keep the baby?Shane turns sixteen that same summer and falls hard in love with his first boyfriend, Alex, who happens to be HIV positive. Shane has lived for four years with his little sister’s impending death. Can he accept Alex’s love, knowing that his life, too, will be shortened?Harley is fourteen—a good girl searching for new experiences, especially love from an older boy. She never expects to hurdle toward self-destructive extremes in order to define who she is and who she wants to be.Love, in all its forms, has crucial consequences in this standalone novel.
Publish date: September 11th 2012
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
Ellen Hopkins is one of my favorite authors, but I was disappointed with this book. Tilt is a companion novel to Triangles, which I haven’t read (yet). Both books focus on three families. Triangles is about the adults, and Tilt is about their teenage children. Tilt tells the story of love in all i...
I was expecting more from this book because the synopsis is really well written. Kind of a let down, it falls short and might disappoint. Sean is the most interesting to me because he has a lot more obstacles to overcome than Mikayla and Harley. He's different and strong in ways that not very many ...
The perfect companion to TRIANGLES from the perspective of teens.Full review to be posted on www.literarymarie.com
My Rating: 3.5 As usual, Ellen Hopkins manages to engage, entertain, and [sort of] terrify readers with the harsh realities of life and the consequences of the decisions we teenagers make. Tilt is a book that managed to make me hate a particular character so strongly, but, at the same time, understa...
This books is a companion to "Triangles" - a book about three women dealing with life issues. The story is told through the eyes of three of their children over the same period of time and events in the first book. There was one little different thing about this book that I enjoyed. There are thre...