Her Father can’t save her, her mother can’t save her and her brother can’t save her. I am pressed so hard against the earth by the weight of reality that some days I wonder how I am still able to lift my feet and walk. I find it fascinating when a story can create conflicting emotions simultaneously; I was incredibly somber, yet so hopeful and even happy. He just wants to build, too. View all 79 comments. What if the pain is too unbearable, to all consuming?

I do realise that I’m pretty much the only person in the universe who gave this less than 4 stars and most gave it 5 and there are a number of reasons, but I’ll get to those in a minute. The NA genre could use more authors like her. Former piano prodigy Nastya Kashnikov wants two things: I cried for her. And he’s the kind of friend that he needs to keep him in line but also that will give Josh his space. I think TSoT is a strange animal, not lending itself easily to categorization. Everyone who loves reading a good piece of work. The Sea of Tranquility stole my heart, broke it, robbed me of breath, and made me ache.

But what is clear is that Nastya’s painstakingly contructed facade of unsubtle “stay away” intimidation is covering a fractured and fragile host of emotional detritus, fear foremost, with deep, deep anger running a close second. Is it possible to smile again? I needed that time. Nastya is easy to love, from her original snarkiness that should have you laughing to the darker sides of her character that will draw you in and make you need to know her secrets.

The one she feels she has to hide from the world. However, I did enjoy reading it enough that I finished it in just a few days.

The Sea of Tranquility

And Josh comes with his own set of charms You will NOT be disappointed!!! I love both but if I had to pick — movke tooth. Sarah Drew’s sisteragain she pissed me off but I learned to be okay with her.

I’m sorry, this is just so emo. Even if it doesn’t tranquikity with you coming back to me. I seriously considered leaving the rating blank because The Sea of Tranquility isn’t something that can easily be summed up in stars, my feelings for it are much more complex than that.


No matter how hard that might be. You are commenting using your WordPress. And then he kisses me. They really showed their caring side for Josh and really looked out for him and they were welcoming to Nastya the first time they met her.

This is one of tbe books that make me want to re-evaluate all of my five star ratings. Now I want to re-read it so badly!!

And she likes it that way. I can’t seem to get these characters out of my head. And so our dramatis personae take the stage. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

My grandfather was up five times last night, which means I was up five times last katha, too. Every moment of this book was pure undiluted writing genius and I’ve added myself to the long line of readers that fell in complete book love with this story. Ali Larter as Aunt Margot.

I had made a resolution that I would do my best to read all of the physical books I owned that have been sitting on my bookshelves for months, some even for years. I not only couldn’t put it down, towards the end something happened miolay was so intense that it made me stand up, and I realized when I finished, as the tears began to flow, that I was still on my feet, in a kind of weird unconcious standing ovation for this superb bravura performance by an author so polished and artistically skillful that I really can’t believe this is her first book.

I know, I know.

I did run millxy him this morning, but mostly it was a nonevent. What happens when you deem your self worth so low, you can’t imagine that someone, anyone would want to hold you?

I wish I could experience it again but I am not sure my heart could take it just yet.


Outside is a different story. The ending felt a little rushed, but a lot of endings do when you love the characters so much. Also at some point Natsya hurts her hand really badly by mishandling a hammer, and she remains perfectly silent. You could totally see the purpose of a scene. Instead, when they get to me, I sit tranqullity and silent.

Author Q&A: Katja Millay on The Sea of Tranquility – Teen Lit Rocks

For a minute I was convinced that she must have handed me the wrong schedule, so I checked the top of the paper. Sign up and get a free eBook! I do get the feeling he genuinely wants to help. View all 45 comments. It strikes me as odd.

20 Questions with ‘The Sea of Tranquility’ Author Katja Millay

Who do you want to play as Josh, Nastya and Drew? Half of them are as miserable as I am. Sunday dinner at the Leighton’s house was nothing short tganquility amusing and entertaining.

And finally some of my favorite quotes: The Sea of Tranquility is her first book. Evil’s resourceful that way. It was just that good. Something about an office aide position.

There’s another problem, which is, well, the way men are portrayed in this book. That was cool, maybe a bit rtanquility. It just need a little more exposure and surely, producers will buy this. I felt, I broke, but I healed! But my favorite message this story presented was the ability to appreciate and live the life you have, instead of regretting the one you don’t Dilek VT Any age betweenor maybe older than that because my year old mother also tranquulity it To keep her identity a mystery to others, she’s moved to a city two hours away from where tragedy struck and effectively ended her life.

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