A.S. King
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A.S. King

A.S. King has been called "One of the best Y.A. writers working today" by the New York Times Book Review. King is the author of highly-acclaimed novels including her 2016 release Still Life with Tornado, 2015's surrealist I Crawl Through It, Glory O'Brien's History of the Future, Reality Boy, the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner Ask the Passengers, Everybody Sees the Ants, 2011 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Please Ignore Vera Dietz among others.

She is a faculty member of the Writing for Children and Young Adults MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and spends many months of the year traveling the country speaking to high school students. After fifteen years living self-sufficiently and teaching literacy to adults in Ireland, she now lives in Pennsylvania. Find more at www.as-king.com.

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    • Dig

    • By: A.S. King
    • Narrated by: A.S. King, Mike Chamberlain, Tonya Cornelisse, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Acclaimed master of the YA novel A.S. King's 11th book is a surreal and searing dive into the tangled secrets of a wealthy white family in suburban Pennsylvania and the terrible cost the family's children pay to maintain the family name....

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Everybody Sees the Ants

    • By: A.S. King
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Lucky Linderman doesn’t want to wake up....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely excellent

    • By Emma Atherton on 11-11-14

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Me and Marvin Gardens

    • By: Amy Sarig King
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Obe Devlin has problems. His family's farmland has been taken over by developers. His best friend Tommy abandoned him for the development kids. And he keeps getting nosebleeds....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just okay.

    • By Erin Weller on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Ask the Passengers

    • By: A. S. King
    • Narrated by: Devon Sorvari
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ask yourself why you must read this book, NOW!!!

    • By Nancy on 10-25-12

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Reality Boy

    • By: A. S. King
    • Narrated by: Michael Stellman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    In this fearless portrayal of a boy on the edge, highly acclaimed Printz Honor author A. S. King explores the desperate reality of a former child "star" struggling to break free of his anger....

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Still Life with Tornado

    • By: A.S. King
    • Narrated by: Karissa Vacker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    A heartbreaking and mind-bending story of a talented teenage artist's awakening to the brokenness of her family, from critically acclaimed award-winner A.S. King....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The worst book I have every read.

    • By Somebody on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Please Ignore Vera Dietz

    • By: A. S. King
    • Narrated by: Lynde Houck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Vera’s spent her whole life secretly in love with her best friend, Charlie Kahn. And over the years she’s kept a lot of his secrets....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving, disturbing, and humorous

    • By Julie on 08-26-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • I Crawl Through It

    • By: A. S. King
    • Narrated by: A. S. King
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Four teenagers are on the verge of exploding. The anxieties they face at every turn have nearly pushed them to the point of surrender....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful book if you can let go and just listen

    • By Angela Dagnachew on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Glory O'Brien's History of the Future

    • By: A. S. King
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    In this masterpiece about freedom, feminism, and destiny, Printz Honor author A.S. King tells the epic story of a girl coping with devastating loss at long last....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story, Shame About Glory

    • By Crystal on 11-20-14

    Regular price: $25.08

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