Search Results: "Swati Avasthi"


BOOK REVIEW

SPLIT by Swati Avasthi
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 9, 2010

"Readers seeking sensational violence should look elsewhere; this taut, complex family drama depicts abuse unflinchingly but focuses on healing, growth and learning to take responsibility for one's own anger. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
This portrait of a family shaped and scarred by abuse asks how both victims and perpetrators can move forward. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHASING SHADOWS by Swati Avasthi
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Haunting, mesmerizing and intense. (Graphic fiction hybrid. 13 & up)"
Two friends alternate narration and struggle with grief and trauma after a violent murder. Read full book review >