We Speak in Storms

We Speak in Storms Review

It's been more than 50 years since a tornado tore through a drive-in movie theater in tiny Mercer, Illinois, leaving dozens of teens -- a whole generation of Mercerites -- dead in its wake. So when another tornado touches down in the exact same spot on the anniversary of this small-town tragedy, the town is shaken. For Brenna Ortiz, Joshua Calloway, and Callie Keller, the apprehension is more than just a feeling. Though they seem to share nothing more than a struggle to belong, the teens' paths continue to intersect, bringing them together when they least expect it, and perhaps, when they need it most. Both the living and the dead have secrets and unresolved problems, but they may be able to find peace and move forward--if only they work together.

Title:We Speak in Storms
Edition Language:English

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  • emma

    This is the synopsis of this book:A powerful and haunting debut novel about friendship, acceptance, and learning to let go as the balance between the living and the dead is upended, perfect for fans o...

  • Kat

    This debut was terrific! Fifty years ago, a tornado tore through rural Illinois, killing fifty teenagers in a small town. The memories of that day haunt the town, and local lore talks of ghosts who ha...

  • Chelsea

    three words: tornado. ghost. book.put this hauntingly beautiful magical realism story on your radar - full review to come!...

  • Diana | Book of Secrets

    A touching story about friendship and connecting. Made me teary-eyed at the end. Not at all like We Were Liars (as the blurb hinted at), but that's fine. It had its own haunting, unique message....

  • ?Brithanie Faith?

    5/5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ARC provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. We Speak In Storms by Natalie Lund is an absolutely stunning debut novel about friendship, acceptance, and lear...

  • Travel.with.a.book

    We speak in storms So I recieved an amazing book recentky "We Speak In Storms" by the author Natalie Lund for an honest review.I give the book 5/5 solid stars.The whole story is about the Midwestern T...

  • Caidyn (he/him/his)

    CW: sexual assault, cancer, grief, loss, homophobia, cheating, and death of a parentI received a finished copy from the publisher for an honest review!If y’all like crying, this is the book for you....

  • alana ?

    "We are many. Fifty-four buried in 1961. Another fifty who made it home with all or most of our bodies, and countless others - friends, parents, lovers - who lived on but because ghosts anyway, always...

  • Kelly

    I loved this book, and I loved it because it was a meaty book filled with my favorite things: small midwest towns, tornados, three very different (and diverse) main characters, ghosts, grief, and regr...

  • Mandy

    Just a quick mention: I'm supremely sensitive to books with disordered eating. I didn't know that it was going to be included this one, but I went in, still trying to give this a go. The main characte...