➟ Twisted Author Laurie Halse Anderson – Ivogue.co.uk



10 thoughts on “Twisted

  1. says:

    I don t know exactly what it was about this particular book that touched me so much I ve read other books written by Laurie Halse Anderson, they were all great, but Twisted just totally blew my mind.This is a story about Tyler, a teenage boy who, trying to disengage himself from years of social invisibility, commits an act for which he is given 6 months probation and forced to a summer filled of character building labor When the summer is over, Tyler is a new person he is now a muscular hu I don t know exactly what it was about this particular book tha...


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    This is the second book I ve read by Laurie Halse Anderson and I was impressed yet again Her writing is very personal and gets right inside the protagonist s mind in a way that pulls the reader into the centre of her stories Twisted is about a teenage boy called Tyler who finds himself in the high school limelight after pulling a stunt that lands him with 6 months probation and hard labour which then results in him gaining a super hot body and a bad in a good way reputation Suddenly, his This is the second book I ve read by Laurie Halse Anderson ...


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    Laurie Halse Anderson s Twisted is one hell of a hand grenade launched into the canon of teen lit Tyler s senior year is about to start and things are looking like this community service for the Foul Deed is about over, classes are going to be hell, and the hottest girl at George Washington High has Tyler on her radar as does her a hole brother, Chip Ty has changed a bit as well the summer of landscaping has given him a new physique, and a new confidence, but like Aunt May says to a transf Laurie Halse Anderson s Twisted is one hell of ...


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    Long rant about my library system I wasn t intending to read this book I put another YA book on hold and after two days of in transit status when another book came in, I figured it should have been pulled off the shelf by then No.I ask the librarian Blink I explain, a little slower this time, that I put the book on hold It s no longer on the shelf, but it s not in the hold department yet Maybe it s in the shipment from today, she says with a big smile No, you see it s in transit from Long rant about my library system I wasn t intending t...


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    A former geek Tyler Miller got himself in trouble because of a prank The Foul Deed he pulled at the end of his junior year He was sick and tired of being a nobodya zit on the butt of the student bodyso he decided to to something that will put him on the map But things don t go exactly as planned and he gets caught Judge ordered him to do community service all summer helping janitors in his school Plus he had to pay for the damages he caused, so he sold his car and worked for a land A former geek Tyler Miller got himself in trouble because of a prank The Foul Deed he pulled at the end of his junior year He was sick and tired of being a nobodya zit on the butt of the student bodyso he decided to to something that will put him on the map But things don t go exactly as planned ...


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    Once you ve thought long and hard enough about doing something that is colossally stupid, you feel like you ve actually done it, and then you re never quite sure what your limits are If you ve never read anything by Laurie Halse Anderson before, let me tell you that she writes some of the best hard hitting realism Speak took a close look at a rape victim Wintergirls focused on an anorexic girl Twisted is centered around suicide.Anderson has a gift for being able to dive into the minds ofOnce you ve thought long and hard enough about doing something that is colossally stupid, you feel like you ve actually done it, and then you re never quite sure what your limits are If you ve never read anything by Laurie Halse Anderson before, let me tell you that she writes some of the best hard hitting realism Speak took a ...


  7. says:

    This book didn t really do it for me The whole time I was reading it, I kept thinking that if I was a teenager I would have had my jaw gaping open at some of the plot twists, but since I m now a jaded adult I felt like the events that occurred were a bitemotionally manipulative.Main things that bugged me the fantasy of a dorky guy who works all summer and comes back to school buff and suddenly semi popular The gun The inattentive father and the resolution that occurs with their rel This book didn t really do it for me The whole time I was reading it, I kept thinking that if I was a teenager I would have had my jaw gaping open at some ...


  8. says:

    TheI think about _Twisted_, theI think it is an effective and unusual contribution to any YA collection Halse Anderson accomplishes two remarkable feats in this book First, she gets the teenage male voice and preoccupations perfect Tyler s hard ons are just as much a part of his daily life as his social anxieties, crushes, and homework And secondly, she manages to address the deep level importance of family life, however dysfunctional, to adolescents The plot seems at first to TheI think about _Twisted_, theI think it is an effective and unusual contribution to any YA collection Halse Anderson accomplishes two remarkable feats in this book First, she gets the teenage mal...


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    i don t know why every book i ve been picking up recently has to do with suicide not directly, but indirectly it s pretty impressive anyway, this is the first of Laurie Halse Anderson s books i ve read with a male protagonist, and i have to say, i m pretty impressed with how well she got into tyler s head i also really liked yoda this book is centrally about identity and pressure, and, in a little like Thirteen Reasons Why, the reper...


  10. says:

    Everbody told me to be a man Nobody told me how Twisted is the story of a young man who s been a loser and a nobody until a poorly conceived prank at the end of his junior year lands him in legal trouble That includes probation, a required job with a landscaping firm and a summer time afterwork stint in the school s janatorial crew for restitution However the hard work pays off in unanticipated ways His new work hardened physique and his newly minted bad boy reputation make him a per...


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Twisted When Bethany Milbury Is The Victim In A Teenage Sex Scandal 17 Year Old Tyler Is Nailed As The Prime Suspect With Everyone Believing Him To Be Guilty, Tyler Spirals Into A Nightmarish, Paranoid State Of Mind He Is Desperate To Find A Way Out Of The Mess He S In.