Posts Tagged: A.S. King

Jun 17
Review: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Review: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

5 Stars, Reviews 2

Ask the Passengers is funny and honest, and an experience I will never forget. While it doesn’t exactly tackle anything new, the style and voice of A.S. King is unique and perfect. Add that to her ability to weave in a bit of magic, and it’s hard to doubt that Ask the Passengers is anything but original. Astrid Jones is struggling. Her family… well, it’s safe to say it sucks, her friends are pushy, and her town is small. Small-minded, mostly,… Read more »

Jul 22
Review: Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

Review: Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

5 Stars, Reviews 7

Please Ignore Vera Dietz was a book that really hit home. Alcoholism, drugs, abuse, absentee parents… I could go on. If I wasn’t crying for the characters, I was relating to them, and with this book, and A.S. King’s writing, it was like I was apart of the book. Like I was living in Vera’s world instead of my own, but I wasn’t, because our world’s are the same. “Is it okay to hate a dead kid? Even if you loved him once? Even if… Read more »

Oct 30
Review: Reality Boy – A.S. King

Review: Reality Boy – A.S. King

5 Stars, Reviews 2

It was so hard to hold back tears while reading Reality Boy. It wasn’t exactly sad, but it was heartbreaking at times. Gerald has had a tough life, an awful childhood that really screwed him up, and no one seems to care or take notice. Gerald is an extremely angry character. He’s violent. He’s famous for it. Or rather, as he puts it, infamous. His childhood, psycho-sister and cold mother and all, was watched by millions. He was the victim… Read more »