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4.31  ·  Rating details ·  78,237 ratings  ·  9,705 reviews
A két és fél évvel ezelőtti, kimondhatatlan tragédia óta Nastya Kashnikov csupán az árnyéka régi önmagának. Másik városba költözik, elhatározva, hogy titokban tartja sötét múltját, és senkit sem enged közel magához. Terve azonban kudarcot vall, amikor azon kapja magát, hogy megmagyarázhatatlanul vonzza az egyetlen személy, aki ugyanolyan elszigetelt, mint ő maga: Josh ...more
Paperback, 496 pages
Published June 12th 2014 by Könyvmolyképző Kiadó Kft. (first published September 5th 2012)
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So I ended up creating a new shelf for that book : "Everyone loved but me".
Here I am, all sheepish and disappointed because I, once again, didnt like a praised Goodreads book as much as I thought I would (should). So many good ratings for this book. So many wonderful reviews, so many people saying they cried over the story. I didnt. I so fucking didn't.

+ : Its true what most of the reviewers say, there is no insta love.
- : There is what I call NEVA-LOVE. Or, 800-pages-long-and-still-nothing
Sep 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: ANYONE AND EVERYONE!!!
An infinite amount of stars!

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Beautiful, emotional, powerful, and unforgettable. There is a reason why I love this book so much. It gets better and better with every read. This is easily my favorite book. Period. A story of strength, love, forgiveness, healing, moving on, letting go, and second chances. Both main characters are amazing. They are damaged, broken and perfectly imperfect. There are so many other secondary characters you will fall in love with (Drew ♥). After re-reading this again,
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This book amazed the funny right out of me, but replaced it with something more. So much more that I can't even curse properly! It was so well written it hurt. By the end I was bled completely dry of all thought...all emotion!

I was so incredibly close to just repeating, "OH MY GOD, WOW! OH MY GOD, WOW! GET ME A DRINK! OH MY GOD, WOW!", over and over again for this review, but it's important for me to let you know exactly how this book made me
Aestas Book Blog
Sep 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites

Beautiful. Powerful. Deep. Heart-wrenching. Believable. Uplifting. Unforgettable. A must-read!!

WOW. 5+ stars. One of my favorite reads of the year!

The Sea of Tranquility is a beautifully written, deep and heart-wrenching drama about two damaged teens surviving unchangeable tragedies, and devastating grief, hurt, and pain; learning to cope with them, accept them, and somehow finding healing, safety and finally happiness and love in each other along the way.

Its quiet and very, very slow
Kristin (KC) - Traveling Sister
*5+++ Stars!*

Beautifully tragic and powerfully uplifting!

The Sea Of Tranquility is quite possibly one of the most beautifully written books I've read in its genre. The five stars allotted for rating just don't seem to suffice. Everything about this book pulled me in: from the ample rave reviews decorating Goodreads, to its calming title and enchanting cover--yet all of this was rendered insignificant when I became captured by the artistry within. 

The story opens with a powerful prologue,
Emily May
Jan 30, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of Pushing the Limits

Oh my god, I just don't know what to say about this book. I seriously considered leaving the rating blank because The Sea of Tranquility isn't something that can easily be summed up in stars, my feelings for it are much more complex than that. I do realise that I'm pretty much the only person in the universe who gave this less than 4 stars (and most gave it 5) and there are a number of reasons, but I'll get to those in a minute. But it's important to know that 3 stars isn't really accurate at
**STILL ON SALE!!!! | **

*The Most Amount of Stars I Can Give*

I love you, Sunshine, I tell her, before I lose my nerve. And I dont give a shit whether you want me to or not.


ThisThis right hereThis is the kind of story that makes you appreciate words. Makes you appreciate when nouns and verbs and adjectives are strung together to form these magical little sentences that touch your heart and you don't even know they're doing it until you're so sucked into the story you
Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
my review, a story:
i meet my mother for lunch one day. whilst eating and conversing, my thoughts slowly start to drift to this book (which i finished reading earlier that morning). mom wonders what im smiling about and i tell her i am in love. she asks, 'oh? how long did that take?' and i tell her only a couple of chapters.
because its true. i fell in love with this book (and more importantly, josh) so quickly, so deeply. i have a soft spot for broken backgrounds and those who have the strength
Alexis *Reality Bites*
Spoiler Free Review -READ THIS BOOK NOW! IT'S A MUST READ!!!
5 STARS out of 5
Genre: YA Romance-Mature Content


'Dying isn't so bad after you've done it once.
And I have.
I'm not afraid of death anymore.
I'm afraid of everything else.'

Nastya Kashinkov is a self inflicted mute at age seventeen. She was once an accomplished pianist but then something happens. She dies. She dies a horrific brutal violent death. Yes, death touches her for ninety six seconds before she is brought back to life. Only to
Oct 09, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
So many glowing reviews for The Sea of Tranquility, yet, I DNFed at 50%.

Why? Because:

1. Nastya is a twit.

2. Josh is a caricature

3. Both sound virtually identical. At a point, I couldn't distinguish whose POV I just read. Josh and Nastya were the same character, IMO.

4. Why should I care about their class schedules or which teacher was an idiot or the high school angst? I mean, who cares?

5. Nastya is a twat and I felt zero empathy (sympathy) for her ordeal.

6. Not enough plot. I respect all the
Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

Some things you just have to learn to live with.

Nastya doesn't talk. Not because she can't but because she chooses not to. She tries to go through life unnoticed, while never forgetting that day when her life got taken away from her.

➦In an attempt to restart her life, Nastya attends a new high school where nobody knows her. She meets a boy named Josh , who is not without problems of his own. They become friends and end up helping each other heal.

➦I know I'm 4 years too late to the party
Feb 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-books
I loved this book! The Sea of Tranquility is beautifully written. The words are beautiful and often flowed like water. Katja Millay really knocked it out of the ball park with her debut novel. I loved that it wasn't a typical YA romance book - it is so much more than that. It is heart breaking, it is sad, it is tragic, it is uplifting, it is a journey of sorts,it is about hope, it is about second chances, it's about survival, it's about starting over, it's about finding your way home. This book ...more
Annie Brewer
*SOB* God dammit. I've been crying for like the last hour. Fucking heart hurts, my nose is running and my eyes are puffy. To say this book broke me would be an understatement. I can't write a proper review at the moment because I'm an emotional wreck...devastation. But I will say...well hell now I'm at a loss for words choked up...nothing is coming to me. Once I can get my emotions in order, I will attempt at a good review. Bravo Katja, this book topped my list. I love ...more
Duchess Nicole
Oct 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone!!
Recommended to Duchess Nicole by: Tom
5 ++++++ stars!! A must read for any of my reader friends, and I dont say that lightly!

This is one of those books that make me want to re-evaluate all of my five star ratings. This is NOT just for readers of the YA genre. Its for everyone. Its not a feel good book, though I did put it down for the last time feeling good. Throughout most of it, though, my emotions were in such a turmoil that I didnt know WHAT I was feeling. I had sad tears in my eyes, and then angry tears. By angry, I mean I was
• Lisa •


I am moved beyond words. What an incredibly moving, beautifully tragic novel. Poignant, heartrending, moving, touching, emotional, captivating, intense, tragic, wistful, tender, dreamy, hopeful, enthralling, impassioned, sentimental, stirring, inspiring, monumental, unforgettable. These are Just some of but not all of my descriptions of this book. Whatever I write in my review it will not give this book justice, I know that this story has buried itself in my
L A i N E Y
Apr 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who wants to learn how people realistically deal with grief & loss of dreams & self
People who have never been through any sort of shit always assume that they know how you should react to having your life destroyed... As if there's a playbook for surviving hell.

The resignation and grief, the guilt and self-hatred. Especially the 'getting away from your loved ones' thing? Bull's eye.

**If you want to learn a bit about how people, in the real world, actually deal with guilt and loss and profound disappointment, this book would be illuminating to you.** And I can't say that
Amy | Foxy Blogs
I reread this one via an audio book.
After 3 years I decided to listen to this one and I have three words for the second time-> I LOVED IT!


You know it's good when you can't put it down and you stay up reading until you fall asleep with the book in your hands. Then you wake up extra early so you can finish the last couple of pages you couldn't keep your eyes open any longer before you zonked out.

After I finished I had to go back and read the section (view spoiler)
Dana Ilie
Jul 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bookclub
The love story between Josh and Nastya is so very romantic because of how difficult it is for these characters to allow themselves to love. Their romance is not a stereotypical love story, nothing is easy about it but they are both unable to fight it. The pace with which the intimacy between them slowly grows will undo you, every look they share, every touch, every gesture will melt your heart. This for me was the perfect love story because of how imperfect it is. We are not force-fed a fluffy ...more
Oct 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
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"I hate my left hand. I hate to look at it. I hate it when it stutters and trembles and reminds me that my identity is gone. But I look at it anyway, because it also reminds me that I'm going to find the boy who took everything away from me. I'm going to kill the boy who killed me, and when I kill him, I'm going to do it with my left hand."

WOW.... AMAZING..... I've been thinking about this book all day... wondering where to start with this review. I just don't know where to
Beth Hudspeth
Review here: Hello Beautiful Book Blog
So you see the title The Sea of Tranquility
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I'm doing a short review since there are so many to choose from and also because I am late to the party!

My favorite part was really just the smaller details woven in.
Her love of name meanings
The chair ♥
Ice cream
I could go on and on

^^^ I guess I really like to cling to the good things and the lighthearted moments, but there was a lot of pain and depression. Nastya hasn't spoken a word in over a year. She
Oct 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Ari by: Jacek
When two worlds full of tragedy collide, prepare yourself for some heartbreak...

Sometimes there are books that take my breath away, sometimes my emotions flood my soul, sometimes words cut deep into my heart, sometimes stories don't want me to let go, sometimes I fall in love... with a character, with a paragraph, with an author... sometimes I just feel like falling.

Deep and raw, that's how this story is.
It breaks your heart and even makes you enjoy that feeling, it plays with your mind, it
Aug 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Readers of Grounding Quinn, Beautiful Disaster, Easy, The Opportunist
Recommended to Fred by: Katja Millay
Shelves: favorites
I loved this beautiful and emotional contemporary romantic drama. I felt caught up in, and utterly swept away by its power, like a small boat being slowly but inexorably driven by the wind into a storm, an emotional storm that left me washed up and wrung out, but somehow richer as a person for having experienced it. It's beautifully and poetically crafted - every element, every character, all combine and contribute to the artful and emotionally intense world author Millay creates.

So what's up
Rachel Reads Ravenously
4 stars!

"I think I can believe in hope and I would like to believe in the dream of second chances."

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Well Katja Millay just brought on all of the feels.

This is one of those books that has been sitting on my tbr shelf forever. I had made a 2015 resolution that I would do my best to read all of the physical books I owned that have been sitting on my bookshelves for months, some even for years. The first book in line was this one. I cannot believe I waited this long to read it. It's such a
Dilek VT
Nov 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone who loves reading a good piece of work
Awesome book... More than 5 stars...
Such good story. So touching...
Burst into tears a few times... Laughed many times.
It really warmed my heart...
It is a hidden gem not everyone seems to be aware of...
Do read it!

The book is really very well written. Some pages are told by the female character, some pages by the male character. Because both characters are so messed up, this dual storytelling helps us to get in the minds of both characters, which was great.

Reading this book felt like a sharp
Carol [Goodreads Addict]
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If we had a telescope, I could show you the Sea of Tranquility. She points up at the sky. See? Up there on the moon. You cant really tell from here. Is that why you have a picture of the moon in your bedroom? You noticed that? It was the only thing on the wall. I thought you were into astronomy. Im not. I keep it there to remind me that its bullshit. I thought it sounded like this beautiful, peaceful place. Like where youd want to go when you die. Quiet and water everywhere. A place that
Jennifer Kyle
Sep 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Readers of Crash, Pushing the Limits and the Breathing Series
My Cast:


"He needs to be able to fix things and make it all better; to believe that youre okay so that he can believe hes okay.

Nastya is an illusion. She has changed schools and fled the safety of her family because she cant be who she used to be before her life took a horrific detour. She has moved in with her aunt and has begun classes at a new school. She also dresses to scare/repel other students. Josh Bennett is as socially inept as Nastya. He has lost every single person

RATING: 5+++++ Hearts!! :D <3 <3 <3

Sometimes I just forget how to breathe.

The Sea of Tranquility is one of those reads that stays with you long after the last page is flipped. Its beautifully flawless, defining and then redefining relationships and friendships, and leaving us with a smile on our faces despite its seriousness. Its a story of love, healing, forgiveness, family, and second chances as detailed through two stunningly complex, broken main characters. Josh and Nastya might
They say there's a place you go when you die
Perhaps it's full of life, laughter, and loved ones
Perhaps there's no light, no laughter; only darkness
Perhaps it's a place you've never seen before
Or perhaps it's a place familiar to you...
You can't know unless you've survived death
Survived and come back;
But what if...what if upon returning to life
All you've discovered is that you're still dead?
Walking around aimlessly with no purpose
Walking around and simply just existing
What if existing is all you
Kim Bailey

I get it! I FINALLY get it!
Everyone's been admonishing me for not having read this book.
"Read it!" They told me. "You'll love it!"

Well, you were all right! I did enjoy this book. Very much.

It's sad and melancholy, yet sweet and uplifting.
The characterization is really beautiful ... I liked that every single character was flawed in some way. Incredibly realistic. And not at all forced. Everything about them felt natural and realistic. And, even though it's been a (long) while since I was 18, I
Nov 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: all-time-fav
I'm speechless, this book was FANTASTIC!!

A must read!!! I don't have any words to describe how beautiful it was. I had to keep reminding myself it was YA because it didn't feel like it at all. The entire book was very emotional to me. Loved it!!!
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Katja Millay graduated with a degree in film and television production from New York Universitys Tisch School of the Arts and has worked as a television producer and film studies & screenwriting teacher. Her debut novel The Sea of Tranquility was a recipient of the American Library Associations Alex Award and was named one of the Best Books of 2013 by the School Library Journal. She currently ...more

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