Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 11 Up—After Jace Witherspoon is : Split eBook: Swati Avasthi: Kindle Store. Award-winning novelist Swati Avasthi has created a riveting and remarkably After you’ve said enough, after you’ve run, after you’ve made the split—how do. 9 Mar Swati Avasthi’s debut, SPLIT, begins where other novels might end: with a teenage runaway who has finally escaped his abusive father’s fists.

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PERSON that was suppose to care for you and love you was a huge let down and you still tripped through life trying to be a better person. Of course I’d be lying if I didn’t say he wasn’t hot stuff, because, you know, he totally is.

If her hands were full already, you can appreciate what she is up against when swtai brother knocks on the door. I like the relationship between Christian and Jace. Yet, even beyond just Jace, his growing relationship with his brother is what made me love this book so much. You’re 16 and you just punched your father. In fact, I kept pushing it further and further behind in my reviewing schedule that I was simply forced to admit to myself that I needed to write this review, not for my readers, but for myself.

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However, occasionally, I do find books that really touch me on a deeper level, that really make me feel inside the story and the characters’ heads, up until the point when it really becomes empathy. How do I give a book 5 stars when it did nothing but make me feel anger, angst and a world of hurt? It can’t just vanish. To never lose his way.

So, bear with me while I get a few things off my chest and address these characters because I know no other way to review this book. The story focuses mainly on two brothers, Jace and Christian Witherspoon. Sep 16, Emily May rated it really liked it Shelves: Does this make him a monster too? And you’ve got the brothers. I wish you a lifetime of rainbows and an endless amount of happiness after you heal from your bruises and beatings. They emotionally grip and resonate strongly with me.


It made me understand. I’ve read stories about domestic violence, not many but a few, but I’ve never had a novel tackle the aftermath, the part of the story that the character has to deal with onc What an emotional read Return to Book Page. We all know about domestic violence and its avqsthi on people’s lives, but do we feel it?

I don’t pretend to be an expert on domestic violence, but I knew someone who was in this kind of relationship and people always say “I just don’t understand why they don’t leave”, “it’s pretty simple, if someone hurts you, they don’t love you, so you walk out the door”. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jace really needed someone like Mirriam in his life, who didn’t see him as a lost cause.

Read it Forward Read it first. I am surprised Avasthi avashhi not to have a big confrontation with the abuser. Split by Swati Avasthi Goodreads Author. This book is instructive in many ways, not least of which is the residual damage of family abuse.

What really intrigued me was his day to day struggle.

Split Summary

This book definitely took me on an emotional rollcoaster ride. He went to his brother s;lit help, but was treated like a stranger. There is a before, and there is an after, but sdati can’t really split your life in half, there will always be some things in between – there will always be sppit hunting you, there will always be someone left behind, swsti will always be choices that you have to make.

Present to your audience. Avasthi proves it can still be done the old-fashioned way — by creating real people that you will not want to part with at the end of the book. They makes me so very thankful for a pleasant home life.

This adds to the heartbreaking impact of the event because she broke a promise, something that ended up hurting her two children, people who are supposed to matter to her the most in her life. But he knows what he wants, and that includes a better life for himself and the absolute want to never turn out like his father.

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Split by Swati Avasthi

Never an abusive homelife – and its consequences – has been tackled with such sincerity. Anger comes in all forms: This is a story about what happens next.

And why did Jace break up with his girlfriend and can’t date any more? Jace leaves, spending the rest of the time until his mother arrives at places he used to go to. The relationships presented, the one between the brothers and the relationships they had with their love interests, those were incredibly realistic too. This book is powerful and at the same time emotionally destructive. And the smile would leave her. I needed a change.

Tbh I liked Christian more than Jace. Swati Avasthihaving worked with thousands of abused women, knows how such avaathi work very well and, luckily, has strong writing skills to relay this knowledge to the readers. Mar 09, Pages Young Adult. It’s been years since he last saw Christian, his older brother who managed to run away from their abusive father and start a new life for himself, and now with Jace having escaped the clutches of their father too, the two brothers can only hope that Jace’s mother will join them in an abusive-free life as well.

It avastih is a standout read. Another gift from my lovely Jen!! A firewall is blocking access to Prezi content. Also, there were some rather pathetic typos Although the book wasn’t flawless, Swati Avasthi did a great job with Split and I’m looking forward to her next book.

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