We Are Still Tornadoes

We Are Still Tornadoes : A Novel

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Growing up across the street from each other, Scott and Cath have been best friends their entire lives. Cath would help Scott with his English homework, he would make her mix tapes (it's the 80's after all), and any fight they had would be forgotten over TV and cookies. But now they've graduated high school and Cath is off to college while Scott is at home pursuing his musical dreams. During their first year apart, Scott and Cath's letters help them understand heartache, annoying roommates, family drama and the pressure to figure out what to do with the rest of their lives. And through it all, they realize that the only person they want to turn to is each other. But does that mean they should be more than friends? The only thing that's clear is that change is an inescapable part of growing up. And the friends who help us navigate it share an unshakable bond.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 146 x 216 x 26mm | 390g
  • Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • California, United States
  • English
  • 1250098408
  • 9781250098405
  • 996,154

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Readers aching for a combination of the '80s and a romance like Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park will be stoked. --Booklist "Perfect for the most reluctant of readers, especially young people contemplating life after high school. A must purchase." -School Library Journal "Sweet and heartfelt, this is one contemporary YA fans won't want to miss." --Buzzfeed Sweet, funny, & heartfelt! -- Susan Elizabeth Phillips, New York Times Bestselling Author Scott and Cath's letters perfectly capture the richness of their relationship. Their unflinchingly honest voices as they navigate the transition to adulthood create the book's emotional resonance. A love story to best friends everywhere. Smart, charming, and delightful. -- Kirkus Reviews I laughed so much while reading We Are Still Tornadoes. People will fall in love with Scott and Cath. Thoroughly enjoyable. --Bookling Critics This novel drew me in with its likeable characters and their special relationship...I could not put it down once I began. --Teen Reads Cath has a rare combination of self-confidence, spunk, and sarcasm. I love, love, love her character! A realistic look at a teen friendship and growing pains. Go out and get this fun book! -- Generation G Books Scott and Cath's friendship was one of the most beautiful things I've ever witnessed and I wish I could frame their letters and spread them all across my room to be reminded of it every single day...Outstandingly hilarious and utterly heart-wrenching at the same time, this book made me laugh and break so much that I can't remember not being in tears while reading it. -- The Bookish Crypt I adored everything about this book! With honest emotions and fun inside jokes...everything about this story worked together to deliver something retro yet fresh and moving. Read this one!! -- Uppercase Book Reviews The writing is smart and funny, and this is a warm, wonderful story about lasting friendship and the lessons learned during young adulthood. Loved it. -- Bookstr The relationships were so good and authentic...and the characters were unbelievably easy to love. I adored this book!" -Strung Out On Books "This book was absolutely A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!!!! Everything about it was perfect. It´s impossible not to laugh out loud...and I adored Scott and Cath. A beautiful well written story that captures the essence of friendship and love." -Book Nerd Addict "I adored this book! What a fun and unique story about friendship, love, and learning to be the person you want to be." -Lost In Literature Scott and Cath's relationship was adorable and their friendship was one I wish I had with someone. Overall I just loved them. -That Girl Bookworm This book was an absolute delight filled with humor and emotion, a perfect coming of age story. From beginning to end, this story will make you laugh and cry and as always, each of us are always tornadoes. --Moonlight Rendezvous We Are Still Tornadoes is a sweet read full of humor, friendship, and all matters of the heart. --YA Books Central Cath and Scott go through a hilarious, tumultuous, emotional journey and readers are given a front row seat. Surprisingly sweet for how much depth there truly is, We Are Still Tornadoes is an intoxicating book of friendship, love, and the beautiful complexities of life. --Reed's Reads and Reviews
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About Michael Kun,Susan Mullen

Michael Kun practices law in Los Angeles, California, where he lives with his wife Amy and their daughter. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied fiction writing, and the University of Virginia School of Law.

We Are Still Tornadoes is Susan Mullen's first novel and first collaboration with Michael. She is a graduate of Duke University, where she studied English literature, and the University of Virginia School of Law. She practices law and lives in Northern Virginia. Sue has been married to her law school classmate Kevin Mullen for 25 years, and they have two daughters.
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1,749 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 25% (432)
4 47% (820)
3 22% (393)
2 5% (83)
1 1% (21)
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